2010-05-27 E-Edition

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Comments taken regarding park

The city of Westlake Village will host a special meeting of a City Council park ad hoc committee to review draft conceptual plans of the future city community park at 7 p.m. Wed., June 2 at the Westlake Village City Hall, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. The public is invited to attend and provide comments on the draft designs. A final […]

Young rocker at The Roxy

DREAM— Agoura High School sophomore Arnie Sallan, seated, plays on stage at The Roxy in Hollywood with Chris Cornell of Soundgarden and AudioSlave. The impromptu jam session took place during Cornell’s set when Arnie called out and asked the rocker to play with him. Cornell replied, “Why not?” To view the video, visit www.youtube.com/watch?v=NGOS9STAviQ.

Beatles, Monkees bands to kick off summer concerts

The Conejo Recreation and Park District’s 2010 summer concert series kicks off on Memorial Day with Beatles and Monkees tributes at 5 p.m. Mon., May 31 in the natural amphitheater at Conejo Community Park, 1175 Hendrix Ave., Thousand Oaks. The show opens with Pleasant Valley Sunday, a tribute band that recreates the music and slapstick comedy skits of The Monkees. […]

A vote for Linda

I am writing to endorse Linda Parks for another term as Ventura County Supervisor. I first moved to Ventura in 1962, a time when it was not so unique. Since then, Santa Barbara to the north clamped down hard on growth and Los Angeles to the south has done the opposite. The results are clear. We are in the middle, […]

Oh yeah, Oak Park

Eagle girls win CIF-SS Division 3 track and field title

By Eliav Appelbaum eliav@theacorn.com The Eagles gave Kevin Smith the perfect going-away present. Oak Park High’s girls’ track and field team won the CIFSouthern Section Division 3 championship under the guidance of longtime head coach Smith, who is stepping down at the end of the season. Smith, who has directed the Eagles’ cross country and track programs for 25 years, […]

Las Virgenes sewer customers to give input on new Tapia permit

Water district wants regulations to be relaxed

The Las Virgenes-Triunfo Joint Powers Authority, comprising the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District and Triunfo Sanitation District, is requesting sewer customers served by either agency to send comments on the pending permit for the Tapia Water Reclamation Facility to the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board. “The five-year permit renewal process is an opportunity for the public to make […]

Water district presents free garden class

In a repeat of a previous class that filled quickly, Las Virgenes Municipal Water District will host a free one-night garden design class from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wed., June 9 at the district headquarters, 4232 Las Virgenes Road, Calabasas. A complimentary light supper will be provided to participants. The class will be conducted by designer and author Douglas Kent, […]

Volunteers are needed for summer Artwalk festival

Event to feature 125 artists

ArtWalk ’10 is seeking volunteers to assist with the two-day, juried outdoor fine arts and designer crafts event from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat. and Sun., June 5 and 6 on the grounds of the Bank of America building (formerly Countrywide Bank) at Hillcrest Drive and Wilbur Road, Thousand Oaks. The event will feature approxi ately 125 artists, musicians, […]

Favors open space

As a horse owner, I support Linda Parks for supervisor. Linda Parks was one of the several local residents who came to the rescue to help retain the open space zoning of these our rural open space areas. The combined Simi Hills open space, encompassing roughly 15,000 acres of open space and critical core habitat, is used for recreation for […]