2009-08-27

Topanga docents seek volunteers



Topanga Canyon docents are seeking volunteers interested in learning about the natural history of the Santa Monica Mountains to lead mid-week interpretive walks for school children and weekend family walks within the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Areas. A new 10-week volunteer training class will begin at 9:30 a.m. Sat., Sept. 26. The six-hour sessions, taught by educators and professional […]

Car burglars apprehended



As residents continue to leave valuables inside vehicles, thieves continue to steal them. On Aug. 13 a person called the police about a suspicious vehicle parked on the 300 block of Wynn Court in Thousand Oaks. When they arrived to investigate, deputies found Jesse Israelson, 18, and another 17-year-old inside the vehicle sleeping. Inside the car with them, police allegedly […]

Oak Park students given healthier food choices



Children and teens returning to classes in the Oak Park Unified School District in September will have healthier options for school lunches, thanks to the nutrition experts at California Health & Longevity Institute.   Cafeteria staff from the public school system attended training sessions that included a cooking demonstration and menu tasting of more than 50 new recipes created by […]

Heads up: Microbrewery comes to Agoura



A microbrewery with a grain silo and artwork that pays homage to Ladyface Mountain will open in the space previously occupied by Chuy’s Mesquite Broiler in the Agoura Point shopping center at Kanan and Agoura roads. The Agoura Hills Planning Commission approved the new business, called Ladyface Alehouse and Brasserie, on Aug. 6. Jean Luc Nouzille of Old Agoura presented […]

Thunder strikes the competition



Contact your local sheriff’s department



From area code 818 (Agoura Hills, Calabasas, Chatsworth, Hidden Hills, West Hills or Westlake Village), call (818) 878-1808. From area code 310 (Malibu or Topanga), call (310) 456-6652. Oak Park is located in Ventura County and is served by the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department at (805) 494-8200.

Parents might miss child’s vision problems



Parents generally know when their children are coming down with an illness, feeling anxious or in need of a nap, but may not always know for sure if their kids can see normally. This can be particularly true when it comes to silent vision issues such as amblyopia, commonly known as “lazy eye,” which can affect an estimated 200,000 children […]

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Buckles & Bows begins square dance classes



Buckles & Bows Square Dance Club will host weekly beginner square dance classes from 7 to 9 p.m. every Tuesday beginning Sept. 8 through May at the Thousand Oaks Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest. The first class is complimentary and a $5 donation is requested for all other sessions. Refreshments will be served in each class. Students may […]


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