2012-10-18 E-Edition

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Oak Park tank dedicated

Gardens of the World recruiting volunteers to help visitors

Gardens of the World, a Thousand Oaks visitor attraction owned and operated by the Hogan Family Foundation, is looking to increase the number of volunteer docents that assist more than 20,000 guests annually. Docents receive complete training and must commit three hours per week for at least one year to lead free, public educational tours of the gardens. Currently 45 […]

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College Corner

The importance of being nice

Being nice may not help win presidential elections but it can go a long way in the college admission process. Niceness is rarely mentioned when people talk about college admission, and it’s probably not going to be a factor at huge public universities that make decisions based strictly on high school transcripts and standardized test scores. But it does come […]

Marmonte West standings League Overall

Moorpark 3-0-0 6-1-0Oaks 2-0-0 6-1-0TOHS 1-2-0 4-4-0Agoura 0-2-0 2-5-0Calabasas 0-2-0 1-6-0

Navigating the election minefield

As the Nov. 6 election approaches, the fog surrounding the 11 state ballot measures intensifies. Whom to believe and whom not to believe in the fight surrounding the initiatives is hard to know. That’s why the local League of Women Voters chapter did a great service to the electorate by hosting a town forum Oct. 10 in Calabasas that explained […]

Agoura man recalls mission to rescue colleagues

. Former Electronic Data Systems employee was part of team assembled as Iranian revolution exploded

During a 500-mile car journey from Istanbul to a remote Turkish-Iranian border crossing, Ralph Boulware and his two Turkish chaperons drove on a narrow dirt road with enormous potholes and no guardrail. Over the bank was a long way down. “That was when I thought, ‘Don’t worry about this, you’re not going to get hurt. If you go through the […]

City to host seminar on how to live with wildlife

The City of Westlake Village will host a free seminar titled “How to Coexist with Wildlife” at 7 p.m. on Tues., Oct. 23 in the Westlake Village City Council Chambers, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. Dr. Seth Riley, wildlife ecologist for the National Park Service, will present information on the effects of urbanization and habitat fragmentation on carnivores in the Santa […]

Team plows through title game

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