2009-07-23

Oak Park water tank awash in legal issues

Construction remains on hold

Triunfo Sanitation District has hit a snag in its quest to build a new water tank in Oak Park. The problem involves a complex history of deed restrictions on the open space where the tank would be built. Officials from Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District, which owns the proposed water tank site in the hills above Oak Canyon Park […]

T.O. Farmers Market open for business



FRESH FUN—Beth Faitro of Agoura Hills, left, and Kristin Brabant of Westlake Village shop for produce and big, bright sunflowers at the Thousand Oaks Farmers Market last Thursday. Since the completion of The Oaks mall, the market will once again be in its regular location in the mall’s east parking lot on Thursday afternoons.

Datebook



Sunday, July 26 Agoura Hills Concert In The Park The Tokens performs outdoors at Chumash Park, 5550 Medea Valley Drive, Agoura Hills. Bring picnic dinner, lawn seating. Free. Phone: 818.597.7361 Contact: Agoura Hills Recreation Center Time: 6:00 p.m. Date: 7/26/2009 THURS., JULY 23 La Monica Ballroom Redux 7 to 10 p.m. at Santa Monica Pier. Original experience of historic La […]

Church invites kids to Vacation Bible School



Church in the Canyon in Calabasas will offer Vacation Bible School for children ages 4 through grade 5 from 6 to 8 p.m. Sun. through Thurs., Aug. 9 through 13 at the church, 4235 Las Virgenes Road, Calabasas. A dinner for all VBS families and a performance of “Boomerang Express, The Musical” will take place at 5:30 p.m. Fri., Aug. […]

Defending Oak Park water tank



It is time for the NIMBYs and whiners to stop complaining. You have had ample time, information and opportunity over the past few years to voice your opinions, concerns, outrage and anything else you thought pertinent to change the Triunfo board’s decision on the location of the new Oak Park water tank. You failed to attend every meeting of the […]

Quiet Hidden Hills rocked by wild partygoers

Neighborhood focus

By Stephanie Bertholdo  bertholdo@theacorn.com Between 2,500 and 3,000 people came to the quiet equestrian community of Hidden Hills on Sun., July 19 for the second annual "P.L.A.Y. (Providing Laughter and Amusement for Youth) in the Jungle" party at the multimillion-dollar home of businessman Larry Pollack. The adults-only, jungle-themed party had everything wild and crazy guys (and gals) could ask for—booze, […]

Taking simple green steps at home pays



Need an extra $1,500 or so? Whether global warming is real or not, that’s about how much consumers would save in a year just by taking little green steps at home. Experts aren’t suggesting anything major such as installing home solar panels, which requires a sizable financial investment upfront. They’re talking more like simple “tweaks” to just a few things […]

New restaurant anchor for The Oaks mall



Undaunted by recent store closings throughout Conejo Valley, one restaurant has decided to open a freestanding, 7,500-square-foot location at The Oaks mall in Thousand Oaks. Lazy Dog Cafe opened last weekend on Hillcrest Drive, adjacent to the Muvico Theaters. It is the first major restaurant to open near the theaters on what is supposed to become a restaurant row. Ruth’s […]

Unity concert



Inspirational singer/songwriter Daniel Nahmod will perform a concert of his music at 1 p.m. Sun., July 26 at Unity of the Oaks Church, 1414 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks, in the Gold Coast Plaza. General admission is $10 in advance or $12 at the door. Children ages 6 to 12 are $5 and under 6 are admitted free. For […]

Pavley played the blame game



Sen. Pavley’s guest editorial is a continuation of the infantile justifications that have precipitated the very crisis Ms. Pavley decries. Namely: •“The Republicans made me do it.” •“It’s the Republicans’ fault for not agreeing with me and others who think as I do.” •“It’s all because the power the minority party exercises is too great.” •“Don’t blame me—the minority/governor did […]


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