2012-05-24

MUSE invites prospective families to get acquainted



The MUSE school will host a presentation from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on the campus, 1666 Las Virgenes Canyon Road, Calabasas. Prospective parents can learn about MUSE’s early education to elementary program, and starting in the fall, MUSE Middle School. The evening will include conversation and a presentation by MUSE students, families, founders, administrators and teachers. For information or to […]

Eagles dig deep to make school history

. Oak Park clips Corona del Mar for CIF-SS boys’ volleyball crown


Patrick Quinn looked at the championship plaque before hoisting it above his head for everyone to see. The head coach of the Oak Park High boys’ volleyball team examined the hardware closely again, double-checking to make sure it was real. He took a big breath and exhaled. Yes, this is real. The next moment, players surrounded Quinn in a giant […]

Sounding off on the D.A.’s race



There are several good candidates running for Los Angeles district attorney. Jackie Lacey is not one of them. For the past 12 years, Lacey has served as little more than D.A. Steve Cooley’s political puppet. When asked publicly at our organization’s candidates’ forum how, if elected, she might deviate from Cooley’s governance, Lacey could offer not a single criticism of […]

Eye on the Conejo



Glancy will be missed It was a sad day for Thousand Oaks residents earlier this week when City Councilmember Tom Glancy announced his resignation, effective immediately, because of poor health. Glancy has faithfully served the taxpayers of T.O. When he was appointed as a replacement council member in the wake of Ed Masry’s resignation, I wrote an editorial in the […]

Get in shape atfitness fair



The inaugural Conejo Valley Fitness Fair will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun., May 27 on Triunfo Canyon Road near the Hampshire Road intersection in Westlake Village. The fair’s purpose will be to bring recognition to the growing issue of child obesity in the U.S. More than 100 firms will offer healthy alternatives to families, display their […]

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Summer dedication

While many college students will be enjoying relaxing days on the beach this summer, Westlake Village resident Patrick Bishop will give up summer vacation to remain on campus at Saint Joseph’s University as a member of the school’s Summer Scholars Program. Bishop is one of 102 students who will engage in facultymentored research and creative projects at the Philadelphia, Penn.campus. […]

O.P. alive in SoCal finals



The Oak Park High boys’ volleyball team defeated Cathedral Catholic of San Diego in three games Tuesday night at home in the opening round of the CIF Division II Southern California Regional Volleyball Championships. OPHS won by scores of 25-16, 25-18 and 25-22. Oak Park plays at Westview of San Diego in the second round tonight at 7.

Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura Hills A vandal smashed the taillight of a vehicle parked on Quail Run May 11. The value of the loss is $300. Someone caused $ 1,000 in damage shattering four windows at a construction company in the 29400 block of Agoura Road May 10. A thief stole two spools of wire worth $70 from the Agoura High School campus […]

Oak Park woman helps communities through AmeriCorps organization



Sari Haskell of Oak Park and eight of her AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps teammates arrived in Williamsburg, Mo., March 12 to begin an eightweek project with the Missouri Department of Conservation. The team has since worked across several conservation areas, including Whetstone Creek and Burnt Mill. Haskell is assisting with various tasks for the MDC, such as controlled burns […]

Conejo abloom with orchids



The Conejo Orchid Society will host its annual Orchid Show and Sale Fri. through Sun., June 8 to 10 at the Grant Brimhall Library, 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Admission is free. Hours are noon to 6 p.m. Fri., June 8; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat., June 9; and 1 to 3 p.m. Sun., June 10. The annual […]