Oak Park MAC endorses verizons towers

County must give the final okay

The Oak Park Municipal Advisory Council voted 3-2 in favor of a request to replace a set of Verizon wireless towers on the Kilburn water tank. The Ventura County Planning Commission will consider the MAC’s recommendation. The recommendation includes modifications to lessen the impact of the cell towers on residents who live near the water tank at the end of […]

Rose Marie tells it like it is, from a grandmother’s perspective, in comic CD

Library offers CD for free checkout

Rose Marie, star of “The Dick Van Dyke Show,” lends her talents as host of the comedy CD “ Grandmas Rock!,” now available for check out at the Westlake Village Library, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. Any resident of Ventura or Los Angeles counties can borrow the CD at no charge even if they are not library members, since the CD […]

YMCA kicks off Strong Kids campaign

The Southeast Ventura County YMCA and its four branches have kicked off the annual fundraising campaign which continues through mid-March. The YMCA Strong Kids Campaign hopes to raise $280,000 from individuals and businesses in the community. Each dollar contributed goes directly to making local Y programs and memberships available to those in financial need and to enhance the Y’s youth […]

Seminar explains ‘hospitalist’

Kevan Pickrel, MD, chief hospitalist physician for Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center, will give a free community health seminar from 9 to 10 a.m. Thurs., Feb. 17 at The Oaks mall on the lower level in front of Macy’s Home and Men’s store, Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Pickrel will explain how he coordinates care with the patient’s physician. When […]

Regarding recent Israel letter

I feel compelled to defend, with some amusement, my friend Glen Wilcox regarding his controversial letter. You all know it. He suggested that the U.S. government save $2.5 billion yearly by moving Israel lock, stock, and barrel to Texas, and thereby we might also avoid some of the more distasteful side effects of the “war on terror.” Jew-baiting? Hate speech? […]

Sisters honor mother’s memory with hope for cancer cure

For many, Valentine’s Day means roses and romance, but for sisters Jessica and Kristen Bardwil, Feb. 14 is about love, remembrance and a determination to find a cure for cancer. For the third consecutive year, the Bardwil daughters will join forces with The Lustgarten Foundation, the nation’s largest private funder of pancreatic cancer research, by hosting a run in their […]

Stagecoach Inn Museum welcomes new volunteers

The Stagecoach Inn Museum will host an orientation day for prospective volunteers and docents from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sat., Feb. 26 at the museum, 51 S. Ventu Park Road, Newbury Park. Participants will learn about the rich heritage of the area and the history of the Conejo Valley from the Chumash to present. The day will have a […]

Children, staff face off in a battle of the brains

Only the strong survive at Marmonte wrestling finals

Grapplers from Westlake, Agoura claim crowns

There was little drama during the Marmonte League wrestling finals last weekend at Simi Valley High. Nine of 14 champions won by pin, and several other matches were decisively secured. The day, however, marked a changing of the guard within the Marmonte. Moorpark High savored a dominating team effort by crowning five champions and sending 10 of 13 Musketeers to […]

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