2010-10-07

2010-10-07 E-Edition

Taste Of Conejo

Tues., Oct 12

4:30 to 7 p.m. at Four Seasons Hotel, 2 Dole Drive, Westlake Village. Showcase of local vendors and businesses. Sponsored by Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce. Advance tickets: $35 Chamber members $40 nonmembers. At door $45 and $50. PHONE: 805.370.0035 CONTACT: Chamber office WEB: www.conejochamber.org TIME: 4:30 p.m. DATE: 10/12/2010 THURS., OCT. 7 Hire A Vet Job & Resource […]

Book drive to support charities



Agoura Hills to lower permit fees for solar panels



A new energy-efficiency incentive program will allow Agoura Hills residents to install solar panels and other energy-related home improvements without paying high permit fees. The initiative cuts the cost for solar paneling permits by more than 80 percent. According to building official Amir Hamidzadeh, permit fees are based on the value of each project, a method used by most cities. […]

Good clean fun at local Dirt Dash and Mud Run



CSI Conejo Valley



The Oak Park section of the Sept. 23 Sheriff’s Blotter had only three entries. The first report was about a man who battered his girlfriend. The second a woman who battered her boyfriend, and the third “A lawn ornament was stolen from a front yard.” A coincidence? I think not. There were a couple of suspicious reports in the Westlake […]

Players to Watch



Camarillo Oak Park QB Zandro Diaz QB Connor Hill WR Jake Maulhardt WR/DB Aki Zapata LT Brandon Baker OG/DL Connor Phillips C Matt Haney RB/LB Nick Rodgers DT William Leaupepe RB/LB Jeremy Chang Outlook All five Tri-Valley League football programs have been nothing short of phenomenal this season. Nordhoff, Fillmore, Oak Park, Santa Paula and Carpinteria have combined to win […]

State lagging as key economic indicators continue to slump, expert says

A bearish forecast

A heavy regulatory environment and other governmental missteps continue to delay the recovery of small businesses in California, the Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce was told at its annual economic forecast breakfast last week in Thousand Oaks. The administration’s “too big to fail” philosophy has helped America’s large corporations, but not the small entrepreneur, said Dr. Bill Watkins, director […]

New exhibit will please rock hounds



The California Oil Museum will host a new exhibit, “The Many Facets of Rockhounding,” from Oct. 17 through Jan. 10, 2011, at the museum, 1001 E. Main St., Santa Paula. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. An opening reception will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. Sun., Oct. 17. The exhibit will feature displays […]

Halloween season kicks off with ‘The Sorcerer’

Play Review

The Ventura County Gilbert and Sullivan Repertoire Company kicks off the Halloween season with “The Sorcerer,” an operetta whose plot centers on magic, incantations and a mystical love potion gone haywire. The work, which was first produced in 1877, was Gilbert and Sullivan’s third collaboration but their first full-length operetta. “The Sorcerer” proved to be a portent of things to […]


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