2012-08-02 E-Edition

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Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills A thief stole $300 worth of items from the garage of a home on Kimberly Drive July 21. A shoplifter stole $220 worth of cosmetics from the CVS drug store in the 5600 block of Kanan Road July 20. Someone caused $ 500 in damage to a glass door of a home on Lake Lindero Road July 19. […]

Calabasas Scouts earn gold awards for service

. From teaching English to directing theater, Girl Scouts learn valuable skills that will last

Ambassador Girl Scouts from Troop 5466 of Calabasas were recently awarded the highest honor in Girl Scouting, the Gold Award, a culmination of two-and-a-half years of requirements and more than 65 hours of community service each. Avni Desai’s “ Spreading Knowlege” project took her to a village school in Devnagar, India, where she created individualized lesson plans and interactive learning […]

Residents propose building tile wall to honor pets

Two Oak Park residents are launching a nonprofit program to help organizations that rescue animals. They are seeking community support for an introductory project that they say will benefit pet owners and beautify the community. The foundation, called WhatCanWe.org, was inspired by Christopher Myers, an Oak Park High School alumnus who died in February when his car went off Kanan […]

Arts center has the blues

The Ventura County Blues Society will present veteran blues guitarist Jimmy Thackery along with SoCal/Ventura-based guitarists Alastair Greene and Mikey Mo at the Sunday Blues Concert Matinee Series Event II at 1 p.m. Sun., Aug. 5 at the High Street Arts Center, 45 E. High St., Moorpark. Doors open at noon. Barbecue, beer, wine, cocktails, snacks, soft drinks and water […]

Celebrate National Night Out

The Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff and the City of Calabasas invite the community to participate in National Night Out at 6 p.m. Sun., Aug. 12, by locking their doors, turning on outside lights, and spending the evening with neighbors at the Calabasas Lake Concert at the Calabasas Tennis and Swim Center, 23400 Park Sorrento. Communities throughout the nation will participate in […]

Rotary of Westlake names new offcers

The Rotary Club of Westlake Village, a service group, recently named new officers for the 2012-2013 year. The club’s new president is Edwin Velarde, a software developer and technology consultant, and co-owner of Oak Park Family Dentistry. He joined the Rotary 18 years ago and is the 40th president for the local club, which was chartered in 1972. “I am […]

Pet of the Week

Oak Park women’s soccer team uses good clean fund to raise money

GOOD SCORE—Above, members of the Oak Park High School women’s soccer team raise funds by hosting their annual car wash. Below, team member Brittany VonSchneidau, 15, makes a windshield sparkle.

Nominations open for Golden Acorn Awards

The Community Foundation for Oak Park is seeking nominations for its 2012 Golden Acorn Award, which honors residents of Oak Park who volunteer their time and efforts to benefit their community. Recipients are dedicated to serving the community without seeking rewards. The deadline for submissions is Aug. 20. Established in 1979, the nonprofi t community foundation supports volunteer efforts within […]