2011-03-24

2011-03-24 E-Edition

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Bond restructuring should help local schools




Local school districts have the opportunity to restructure their construction bond programs using zero-interest loans from the federal government, a money-saving move expected to help both schools and homeowners. The Qualified School Construction Bond (QSCB) program will save taxpayers millions of dollars in the long run, but homeowners will have to pay slightly higher taxes each year until the bonds […]

Library marks Einstein’s birthday

E = MC2

Youth of the Year celebrates



Aftershock soccer team crowned state champs



‘Which test is best?’ to look at college exams

Explores the ABC’s of SAT, ACT

The Chyten Educational Center will participate in the inaugural Chyten Educational Services “Which Test Is Best” Day on Sat., March 26 at the center, 2900 Townsgate Road, Suite 103, Westlake Village. Two identical sessions will be offered at 8:30 a.m. and again at 1 p.m. To help teens determine which college admissions test will best meet their needs, at the […]

Japanese earthquake relief— Thinking globally but acting locally



The heartbreaking images coming from Japan following the massive earthquake and tsunami that struck the island country March 11 are sober reminders of how truly at risk we all are when it comes to natural disasters. Nothing could have prepared the Japanese for the havoc caused by the quake and subsequent tsunami. Across the country, rail and roadways were damaged, […]

New talk show to feature local business profiles



Quinn-Simon Productions will officially open May 14 at 3649 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. The company will produce the “Maureen Quinn” talk show, featuring local business and community profiles to help “breathe life into their marketing and communication efforts in an up close, personal, and fun manner.” The company will also produce humorous, “person on the street” hidden camera skits. At […]

Learn about solar power



Southern California Edison will present a free class for residential customers on the California Solar Initiative program and the incentives it offers to home­owners who decide to install solar systems on their homes from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Mon., March 28 at the Thousand Oaks Southern California Edison Service Center, 3589 Foothill Drive. Customers will learn about solar energy basics, […]

Raptors finish proud




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