2011-09-01 E-Edition

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Dive in, help the aquatic program

Damn the torpedoes (read: economy), it’s full steam ahead for the Agoura Water Polo Foundation and its effort to raise funds for a new aquatic center at Agoura High School. With the blessing of the school district, the foundation wants to renovate the Agoura High swimming pool to the tune of $1.9 million. The school’s 40-year-old pool is deteriorating and […]

Warning about detector scam

The Los Angeles County Fire Department advises citizens of a possible scam involving carbon monoxide detectors. A private company has been soliciting residents via mail to purchase a $126 carbon monoxide detector from them or face fines or penalties according to Senate Bill 183. While the law does mandate the installation of carbon monoxide detectors in all single-family residences, no […]

Support group meets

The James Cosper Stepping Stone Foundation will sponsor a LGBTQ Support Group on alternate Fridays at 171 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Ste. 206, Thousand Oaks. The group will meet on Sept. 9 and 23, Oct. 7 and 21, and Nov. 4 and 18. Participants can drop in anytime between 4 and 8 p.m. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call […]

School moves

Peace Montessori has moved from Thousand Oaks to the campus of the Church of the Epiphany in Oak Park. The school will have access to three large classrooms, a library/ resource center and a full kitchen. Valley View Park is across the street for the children to play in during recess and lunch. With a growth in enrollment, the school […]

Spinal neurosurgeon inspires kids to study medicine

Blake Bryan, 14, already has a clear vision of what he wants do with his life—he wants to help people who are in pain. Earlier this year, the Thousand Oaks teen spent a day with neurosurgeon Ian Armstrong, visiting patients and observing a surgery in the operating room at the Brotman Medical Center in Culver City. “It was awesome. Dr. […]


Agoura kicks o’ 2011 Reyes Adobe Days

The grand marshal for the seventh annual Reyes Adobe Days in Agoura Hills will be Don Most, the actor who portrayed the rascally Ralph Malph on the iconic television series “Happy Days.” Reyes Adobe Days is a multiday event that celebrates California culture, the heritage of Agoura Hills, art, music and the importance of family ties. The event will be […]

WWII ‘candy bomber’ captivates audience

In the military, Gail Halvorsen was addressed as “Sir,” or “Colonel,” his rank after more than three decades of service. But a certain twinkle comes to his eye when someone calls him “the Candy Bomber” or “Uncle Wiggly Wings.” Last Sunday, Halvorsen revealed how he acquired the nicknames in a lecture he gave at the Church of Jesus Christ of […]

Oak Park High School kicks o’ football season