2010-07-15 E-Edition

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MAC suggests high school parking crackdown

Young drivers attending Oak Park High School this fall could have a tougher time finding parking spaces off campus if the Municipal Advisory Council has its way. MAC members last week created a subcommittee with Chair Mike Green and Vice Chair Mike McReynolds to come up with solutions that will discourage students from parking on neighboring streets during school hours. […]

Turn over new leaf at book fest

The Ventura County Writers Club will be exhibiting at the fifth annual Ventura Book Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat, July 17 at Crowne Plaza Hotel, 450 E. Harbor Blvd., Ventura. The exhibit will have books by club members and pre-order forms for the club’s new anthology. The Book Expo is free to all attendees. Parking will be […]

Team Liverpool named division champs

At least Brandon Hein is still alive

I read the recent article on the May 22, 1995 murder of Jimmy Farris with some interest. As I understand the facts that led to Brandon Hein’s conviction for murder, it appears that some important information was left out of the article. The murder was preceded by a series of escalating incidents that day, unrelated to the killing, consisting of […]

Area talent on a learning curve in Midwest League

Agoura, Calabasas grads playing for Single-A Quad Cities River Bandits

Area baseball players may have misunderstood the mantra, “Go West, young man.” Many are heading to the Midwest— specifically, the Midwest League. Several locals play in the Midwest League, a Single-A minor league outfit with teams sprinkled in small towns across America’s Heartland. Former Agoura High teammates Robert Stock and Jason Novak play for the Quad Cities River Bandits. They’re […]

Oak Park residents raising a champ

When Dale and Carole Kornreich’s youngest child, Jaclyn, flew the coop in 2007 to attend college, the thought of a house without the constant activity of youngsters filled the Oak Park parents of three with dread. To stave off the loneliness they believed was inevitable, the Kornreichs picked up a pooch from a breeder soon after dropping off their daughter […]

Regional art museum coming to the Conejo Valley

A regional art museum to serve the cities of Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village, Agoura Hills and Calabasas is moving forward with planning and development and membership invitations. Locating the new visual arts center in downtown Thousand Oaks on city-provided land was unanimously approved by the Thousand Oaks City Council at its June 22 meeting. The regional art museum task force, […]

Poetry contest open

The Women’s Artistic Network has announced the second annual Carol E. Doering Poetry Contest.Winners will receive $75 for first prize, $50 for second prize and $25 for third prize. The contest is open to anyone except club members. Entries must be original, unpublished and must have received no prior awards. The deadline for submission is Sept. 30. For contest rules […]

Boycott update

If we’re boycotting Arizona, are we going to deny them any help fighting wildfires if they need it? Or is this another “exception” to the boycott? Paul Scrivano Agoura Hills