2010-04-08 E-Edition

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Take Your Acorn on Vacation


I am a fifth-grade student at Oak Hills Elementary School and I am writing to protest against the Lady Face project that the City Council has decided upon. Lady Face is already very pretty without a Wild West statue on its peak. The tram would just be too much. Why did people vote to ruin Agoura’s beautiful mountain? As a […]

Each glass sold gives relief to a child overseas

Temporary water flow coming from reservoir

Las Virgenes Municipal Water District has been informed that its supply from the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California will be cut back through April 14 in order to maintain the supply line that serves the region. As a result, the district will supply customers with water from its storage reservoir in Westlake Village. “Some customers may notice a slight […]

Oak Park High School hopes to raise funds with fun events

Shop, enjoy art and play golf at a fundraiser to benefit Oak Park High School on Sat., April 17. A boutique and art show will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Registration for the Oak Park Concrete Golf Classic is at 9 a.m. The tournament runs through 4:30 p.m. All three events are open to the public. There is […]

Thedinga brothers feel right at home in Oak Park

Duo wastes little time adjusting to life on the West Coast

Jack Thedinga moved to Oak Park from Middletown, Del., in January 2009. Instead of quietly burying his head in textbooks for the rest of his junior year, Thedinga—within weeks of moving across the country—tried out for a school play. His desire to embrace his new surroundings, encourage teammates with a smile and be a leader on the Oak Park High […]

Census overload

I am not surprised that government agencies are going broke after the example I just received from the U.S. Census Bureau. Several weeks ago I received a notice that I would be mailed a questionnaire regarding the census. Did I really need to be advised of that? About a week later I receive the questionnaire and I promptly filled it […]

Tips to keep children safe while they play sports

The following tips can help lessen the risk of a child sustaining a sports- or recreation-related injury. •Wear the right gear for the sport. Protective gear such as wrist and shin guards and knee and elbow pads should be worn during all active sports. For children who participate in hockey, baseball, lacrosse, fast pitch softball, ski and snowboard, a helmet […]

Hospital expansion up for review

Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center’s proposed expansion is up for public review, with a draft environmental impact report available online and at city hall until April 19. The EIR evaluates the environmental effects associated with the proposed additions on the hospital’s 13-acre campus at 215 W. Janss Road in Thousand Oaks. A new patient care wing, a fourth story […]

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