2010-10-21 E-Edition

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Manna food drive on Oct. 30

The Conejo Valley Kiwanis will sponsor a food drive for Manna, the Conejo Valley food bank, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., Oct. 30 in front of the Vons and Albertsons stores, 1736 Avenida de los Arboles, Thousand Oaks. All donated nonperishable food, personal care products or disposable diapers will be distributed to low-income families. For more information, visit […]

Solo hike into local mountains turns fatal for 18-year-old

The body of an 18-year-old Calabasas resident was found Oct. 15 at the bottom of a steep ravine in the Santa Monica Mountains just north of Malibu. Tristan Sayre apparently went hiking alone on Oct. 14. His body was found the following day in a rugged area west of Decker Canyon Road near the Ventura County line. The mountainous terrain […]

Orkney for Triunfo

I am asking for re-election to the Triunfo Sanitation District Board because I care that the district be the best that it can be. I also do the homework, by preparing in-depth for meetings, reading reports, and asking hard questions. This way I can get the “big picture,” see the issues, and know what action to take. It would be […]

Clearly, she loves to play volleyball

Visual impairment can’t stop Calabasas middle blocker

Heather Tepper had just earned a roster spot on the girls’ junior varsity volleyball team at Calabasas High. That’s when Tepper’s eye doctor told her some disheartening news. “Don’t play sports,” he said. Tepper, a freshman at the time, continued playing anyway. During the following year’s checkup, the doctor told Tepper the same thing. That season, as a sophomore, Tepper […]

Much ado about style

Motorcyclist killed in Kanan Road crash

Yes on Yeoh

I am writing to endorse Sepideh Yeoh for the Oak Park School Board. Sepideh is highly intelligent, articulate and deeply dedicated to the children, parents and schools in the Oak Park School Unified District. She has a wonderful ability to listen, process and respond to the various issues with sincerity. As a grandparent of two Oak Park district students, I […]

Free girls’ lacrosse clinics in T.O.

Conejo Valley lacrosse teams have joined ranks to host weekly girls’ lacrosse beginner clinics for grades three through 12. The free lacrosse clinics are held Sundays from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Old Meadows Park, 1600 Marview Drive in Thousand Oaks. Lacrosse instructors are current and ex-high school players from the Conejo Valley. Equipment is provided. The clinics will run […]

Kids help raise funds for four-legged friends at shelter

Money will go to medicine, pet food

Children attending the Triunfo YMCA childcare program at Sumac Elementary School in Agoura Hills are raising money this month to help their four-legged friends. Money raised through the children’s recycling efforts in October will be donated to the Agoura Hills Animal Shelter. “Each month, the kids come up with a community service project,” said Jenna Grossman, Triunfo YMCA program director. […]

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