2010-12-09 E-Edition

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New look on school boards

Two local school districts underwent a changing of the guard Tuesday. Oak Park Unified School District Board of Education said goodbye to longtime members Mary Rees and Cindy Vinson and welcomed newcomers Mary Pallant and Allen Rosen during a farewell reception Tuesday evening at Oak Park High School. Taking the helm as board president for the first time is Barbara […]

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Fresh sounds at Westlake High concert

Concert review

The Westlake High School choral music department has scored again with another delightful, varied program of holiday music, presented Dec. 2 at the school’s new Carpenter Family Theatre. Even after 31 years at the helm, music director Alan Rose strives to keep his program fresh, with new songs, new arrangements and the usual amusing gimmicks and creative touches that keep […]

Agoura rec center purchase delayed

Land deal needs court approval

A Superior Court in Georgia’s Fulton County will decide the outcome of a proposed land purchase for the new Agoura Hills recreation and senior center. The city hopes to build the center on land previously owned by Temple Beth Haverim, a conservative Jewish congregation that closed its doors in June due to financial troubles. The 6-acre property with a 15,600-square-foot […]

No ordinary Joe

I want to express my heartfelt appreciation for the generous donation from Trader Joe’s- Agoura, our community partner. Because of your generosity, the Oak View High School Turkey Walk for Needy Families was able to donate $200 in Trader Joe’s gift vouchers. Your donation, along with a cash donation of $1,700 from students, parents, and school staff, will assist many […]

New Oak Park MAC seated

By Sylvie Belmond belmond@theacorn.com     Two incumbents and one newcomer recently appointed to the Oak Park Municipal Advisory Council (MAC) took their oath of office at a meeting last week.     Alon Glickstein has lived in Oak Park since 2003. He was the sole candidate interested in filling former Councilmember Jay Kapitz’s seat. The 54-year-old Kaptiz retired from the board. […]

Don’t get lost while hiking

During the past few weeks, people have been getting lost in the Ventura County backcountry on a regular basis. In November at least 13 people were lost or stranded and needed rescuing at night by the sheriff’s department helicopter crew or volunteer search and rescue teams. Rescue teams are often slowed down or stopped by rain, heavy fog, snow or […]

Choral group to present ‘Holiday Treasures’

Los Robles Master Chorale will present its first family-oriented holiday concert, “Holiday Treasures,” at 2 p.m., Sun., Dec. 12 at Ascension Lutheran Church, 1600 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. The concert will include seasonal classics such as Roger Wagner’s “The Christmas Story according to St. Luke,” Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas” and Alfred Burt’s carols. Also included will be music from […]

Hanukkah’s eight days light up the community

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