2012-05-03 E-Edition

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Candidates for Congress eye June primary

Acorn/CLU forum is May 7

With just over a month left until the June 5 primary election, the six candidates for Ventura County’s 26th U.S. Congressional District have already collected more than $1.3 million in campaign funds, making it one of the most expensive current races for a seat in the House of Representatives. Almost two- thirds of the amount was raised by State Sen. […]

Need more retail, not oces

Our family and friends enthusiastically support the approval of Planning Area C on Russell Ranch Road for a new Target shopping center. The community doesn’t need another multi-story office building on this property, which would certainly contribute to even more traffic congestion and safety hazards at peak commuter travel hours. While offices building might be good for a developer, we […]

EPA awards Oak Park High School students

My Stu Bags to hold boutique

My Stuff Bags Foundation for abused and neglected children will host its third annual Chic Stuff Boutique and Luncheon from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wed., May 23 at the Westlake Village Inn, 31943 Agoura Road. Shopping and food will be available. My Stuff Bags helps children rescued from bad home environments. Often these kids enter crisis shelters and foster […]

Or Ami welcomes Holocaust survivor

Man’s disappearance in Oak Park still a mystery

   An investigation continues into the disappearance of television executive Gavin Smith, who went missing after leaving the home of a family friend on the evening of May 1 in Oak Park.    According to a bulletin distributed by the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department, the 57-year-old Smith was last seen at the home in the 500 block of Kellwood Court […]

Weather, or not?

Thinking outside party lines

In his farewell address, George Washington warned Americans about the danger of forming political parties. Yet despite his caution, the American populace constantly engages in partisan behavior. On one hand, political parties prove beneficial by simplifying political choice. Parties also yield greater organization and more effective practices within governmental operations. But over time, these factions have assumed a paramount role […]

New sculptures coming to Botanical Garden

The Morris B. Squire Foundation will install sculptures at Conejo Valley Botanic Garden and Kid’s Adventure Garden on Fri., May 4, starting at 8 a.m. and continuing throughout the morning. These artworks have just been uninstalled from their exhibit term at the San Diego ( Quail) Botanic Garden and will now have a new home in Thousand Oaks. During the […]

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