2011-08-25

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Westlake sports park making a comeback




The new Westlake Village YMCA sports complex and community park on the north side of Thousand Oaks Boulevard, west of Lindero Canyon Road, appears to be coming together. Following long delays on the project, the city hired a new contractor, Southern Californiabased Park West Landscape, Inc., to spruce up the property. The hillside facing T.O. Boulevard lay dormant for months […]

Contact your local sheriff’s department



From area code 818 (Agoura Hills, Calabasas, Chatsworth, Hidden Hills, West Hills or Westlake Village), call (818) 878- 1808. From area code 310 (Malibu or Topanga), call (310) 456-6652. Oak Park is in Vent ura County and served by the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department at (805) 494-8200.

Oaks Christian students raise money for Simi Valley kid’s Make-A-Wish




Thomas Johnson, 6, had the opportunity to get up close and personal with much of the animal kingdom earlier this month when he made visits to the San Diego Zoo, the Wild Animal Park and Sea World. From Aug. 8 to 12, the Simi Valley first-grader, who’s been battling a potentially fatal illness since he was an infant, got to […]

Pet of the Week



Tasty wrap-up to Wild West Vacation Bible School



The ABCs of back to school



With summer gone in a flash, students went back to classes this week in the Las Virgenes Unified School District. Oak Park returns next week. Three issues come to mind when the topic of schools returns to the table: the cost of education, the safety of students and the health of students. According to the National Retail Federation, families with […]

Woman killed in lightning strike led active lifestyle




Jennifer King loved a new adventure. “Why not?” she would always ask. “She had the perfect philosophy of life,” said Christina Rivera, King’s partner. But that life was cut short when King, a 1992 graduate of Westlake High School, died Aug. 11 after she was struck by lightning while on vacation in Costa Rica. She was 36. “She lived more […]

T.O. square dancers meet regularly



The Buckles & Bows Square Dance Club of Thousand Oaks will host weekly beginner square dance classes from 7 to 9 p.m. every Tuesday from Sept. 6 through May 2012 at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. The first class is complimentary and a $5 donation is requested for all other classes. Refreshments are […]

Groovin’ and playing at Rancho Simi rec & park anniversary




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