2010-11-11

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Oak Park library seeks more friends



The Friends of the Oak Park Library needs new “friends” in addition to donations of new and used books, DVDs and CDs. Friends is the volunteer support group for the library. The group has been assisting the library since it opened. The group needs the help of the community to continue providing donations of reading and audio visual material. Donations […]

Charity is always in fashion



Say goodbye to Westlake’s grand old tree

Fungus caused irreparable damage to the ages-old oak

Although they would rather leave it standing, Westlake Village officials have decided to cut down a large valley oak tree at Berniece Bennett Park that was said to be infected with a deadly fungus. Estimated at some 200 to 400 years old, the tree is in a parking lot next to the First Neighborhood community pool. The fungus has degraded […]

Good family pets are found in shelters



Ventura County Animal Services asks people who are looking for a new pet to check out the dogs being housed at the Camarillo Shelter, 600 Aviation Drive, in the airport complex. On any given day the Camarillo Shelter cares for more than 175 dogs, in addition to numerous cats, bunnies, horses and other critters. Dogs end up at a shelter […]

Total team effort required in CIF tennis tournaments



Outstanding individual talent will only take a high school so far in the CIF-Southern Section girls’ tennis playoffs. At some point during the journey, a team needs both its singles standouts and doubles tandems to step up and produce victories. As they begin first-round postseason action in their respective divisions this afternoon, the girls’ squads from Thousand Oaks, Agoura, Oaks […]

Baseball legend, community friend Sparky Anderson leaves lasting legacy



The Conejo Valley lost a great baseball man, and a better friend. George “Sparky” Anderson, a Hall of Fame baseball manager and longtime Thousand Oaks resident, died at his home on Nov. 4 following complications from dementia. He was 76. Renowned for his contributions to baseball, Anderson left an indelible imprint on the Thousand Oaks community he called home for […]

Assistance League to host fall luncheon



Fall Reflections, the 21st annual benefit luncheon presented by the Assistance League of San Fernando Valley, will be on Sat., Nov. 13 at the Marriott Warner Center of Woodland Hills. The shopping event will occur from 10 a.m. to noon, followed by lunch at 12:15 p.m. Several shopping venues will be featured, including Mrs. Claus’ kitchen with homemade sweets and […]

Long delayed Agoura homes are finally being built



After more than 20 years of planning, presentations and legal wrangling with the city of Agoura Hills, Riopharm USA Inc. has begun construction of 24 single-family homes on Agoura Road, west of Liberty Canyon Road. It’s the first new homes in the city in more than five years. According to Mike Kamino, director of planning and community development, the project […]

Pet of the Week




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