2010-05-20 E-Edition

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Las Virgenes district approves penalty refunds

The Las Virgenes Municipal Water District board of directors approved a policy that will credit funds back to customers who were penalized for exceeding their water use budgets. Some 12,000 district customers will receive refund credits totaling about $3 million. The refund credits were authorized because district-wide water conservation has come close to matching the annual target set by the […]

Banjo battle in Topanga

United Methodists serve deeppit barbecue

The United Methodist Church of Thousand Oaks will host its annual Old-Fashioned Community Deep-Pit Barbecue from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sat., May 22 and from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sun., May 23 at the church, 1000 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. The event is a fundraiser to benefit the Manna food bank and the Westminster Free Clinic. The […]

Sumac Park community expo offers a little something for all

Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Burglars stole two purses from a car parked on Cornell Road April 29. Among other things, the purses contained an iPod, a digital camera, a pair of sunglasses and a wallet with several bank and gift cards. The value of the loss was estimated at $1,200. Vandals damaged the windshield of a car parked on Vejar Drive May 3. […]

Tennis teams in semifinals

The boys’ tennis squads from Oaks Christian and Viewpoint have advanced to the CIF-Southern Section semifinal round. OCHS plays host to Valencia of Placentia in a Division 3 semifinal on Tuesday. Viewpoint plays a to-be-determined opponent in Division 4 the same day. Check www.cifss.org for updated match times and locations.

Memorial Day

Memorial Day on Mon., May 31 will create early deadlines for the issues of Thurs., June 3 and Fri., June 4. Letters to the editor and press releases for those editions will have a deadline of noon Thurs., May 27, which is also the deadline to reserve space for real estate advertising. The deadline for reserving display advertising for those […]

Making music at jazz fest

‘Slave hunter’ to speak to Unitarians

Aaron Cohen, a modern-day “slave hunter” who works undercover to free people from bondage around the world, will speak at a community forum at 7:30 p.m. Fri., May 21 at Conejo Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 3327 Old Conejo Road, in the Songbird Office Park, Newbury Park. Cohen is the author, with Christine Buckley, of “Slave Hunter: One Man’s Quest to […]

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