2011-09-01

2011-09-01 E-Edition

Out-of-town students boost Oak Park’s 2011 enrollment

34 percent are non-resident


Despite dwindling enrollment and shrinking budgets at school districts throughout the region, Oak Park Unified School District is trending in the opposite direction. Oak Park schools opened yesterday with a record enrollment of 4,223 students. Thirty-four percent of this year’s enrollment is made up of out-of-town children who transferred under the state District of Choice program. The District of Choice […]

Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura A $430 pair of sunglasses was stolen from an unlocked car parked in the 27300 block of Park Vista July 31. Calabasas A thief stole five bicycles valued at about $800 from property in the 26300 block of W. Bravo Lane Aug. 21. Authorities apprehended a man who stole five cellphones at Malibu Creek State Park Aug. 18. Someone […]

Oak Park turns teal to take part in ovarian cancer awareness month




To raise awareness of ovarian cancer and its symptoms, several Oak Park residents have turned their town teal. Diane Darling and several other health-conscious folks tied teal-colored ribbons on the Welcome to Oak Park monument signs on Kanan and Lindero Canyon roads, and at various shopping locations to attract attention to the “silent disease” during Ovarian Cancer Month in September. […]

National Back to Church Day



Simi Church of Christ will participate in the national Back To Church Sunday at 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sept. 18 at the church, 1554 Sinaloa Road, Simi Valley. National Back To Church Sunday seeks to reach people who once attended church. A study by LifeWay Research found that 67 percent of Americans say a personal invitation from a family member […]

An afternoon of wine and giving



Three cheers for the red, white and blue . . . and green and yellow . . .



Help the sheriff fight reckless driving



The Sheriff’s Teenage Traffic Offender Program (STTOP) wants you to be the eyes and ears of the community. If you witness a case of reckless driving, call STTOP at (818) 880- 5420. To learn more, visit www.sttop.net.

Celebrating region’s equestrian lifestyle




Arabian horses parading with colorfully costumed riders will be among the attractions at the seventh annual “Day of the Horse” in Thousand Oaks. The event was started in 2005 by Barbara Kloster, who was riding her horse around her T.O. neighborhood when she realized the hoofed animal was part of a community unknown to most residents. “People were stopping me […]

Community gathers for rummage sale




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