Local schools salute veterans who served

Oak Park, Las Virgenes students keep military in mind

In honor of this year’s Veterans Day, Brookside Elementary School fourth-graders wearing red, white and blue sang the theme song from each of the four United States military branches. The 12 veterans in attendance at the Oak Park school’s Tuesday assembly stood when they heard their branch tune. The vets represented the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines. Students also […]

Runners take their marks at Calabasas Classic

GO— Runners depart last Sunday on the first leg of the 10k race at the 6th Annual Calabasas Classic. More than 1,900 runners entered the various races at the Civic Center, benefitting the Talbert Family Foundation. Events lso included a 5k race, family fun run and vendor booths.

Ask the Arborist

Q: What are the most common pine trees in the Conejo Valley? Why are so many of them dying? What can be done about it? A: There are more than 100 species of pine trees in the world, but we see only a portion of that number growing in the Conejo Valley. The most common species of pines found in […]


THURS., NOV. 12 IWOSC Ventura County Satellite Writing Group 10 a.m. to noon at Sherwood Country Club, Thousand Oaks. Openagenda meeting without a speaker. Bring information or tips to share on writing. RSVP with e-mail to be added to attendee list for admission to site. Phone: 805.402.7979 Contact: Dawn Wood Email: aubewood @verizon.net Time: 10:00 a.m. Date: 11/12/2009 Somis Thursday […]

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