2012-07-05 E-Edition

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Unlicensed driver who struck woman and kids not charged

An unlicensed driver who’s vehicle hit a mother and three young girls in a crosswalk on Thousand Oaks Boulevard last month will not face criminal charges, police have decided. Instead, Downey resident Carlos Miguel Serrano Nino, 52, has been cited for multiple vehicle code violations. On June 14, Serrano Nino was arrested on four counts of failing to yield right […]

Eye On Local Area Stocks

Local craft brewery mixes innovative beer with tasty food


The LAB Brewing Co. Craft breweries are one of the fastest growing segments of the U.S. alcoholic beverage industry. Locally, several microbreweries have set up shop recently and are taking advantage of the community’s thirst for new and unique beers. At the LAB Brewing Company in Agoura Hills, almost a third of the more than 30 beers on tap are […]

Committee looks at Oak Park spending

A committee that oversees how bond money is spent in Oak Park Unified School District recently expressed concerns that the board of education has added several new improvements that weren’t originally planned. The district approved four new projects that will cost a total of $20,000, including concrete step repairs at Oak Hills Elementary School and repairs in the serving kitchen […]

Young gymnast sees bright future

Claire Daly, 14, recently returned from performing in the 2012 United States Rhythmic Gymnastics National Championships in San Jose June 26 and 27. While she didn’t make the U. S. National Team, Claire’s confidence is high after several other top performances this year in the U.S. and abroad. Claire is a Westlake Village resident and will attend Oaks Christian School […]

A milestone for young bible scholars

Schroeder shoots for Olympic gold

‘I want that gold for these guys. I want them to have a chance at making history.’

By Dashiell Young-Saver youngsaver@gmail.com Terry Schroeder, head coach of the U.S. men’s water polo team, is hungry for Olympic gold. Having tasted silver three times, twice as a player (1984 and 1988) and once as a coach (2008), the longtime Westlake Village resident is determined to lead this year’s group to the top of the medal stand. The last time […]

Learn about foster parenting

A foster parenting informational meeting will discuss the rewards of foster parenting from 6 to 8 p.m. Tues., July 10 at the Human Services Agency of Ventura County, 855 Partridge Drive, Ventura. More than 600 children in Ventura County need foster homes. For more information, call (805) 654-3456 or go to www.vchsa.org/foster.

Adat Elohim welcomes new preschool director

Jewish early childhood education pioneer Donna Becker is the new director of the award-winning Temple Adat Elohim Early Childhood Center in Thousand Oaks. Becker has credentials in both early childhood teaching and administration as well as specialized training in special needs assessment. She is a long-time board member of the Association of Early Childhood Jewish Education, a member of the […]