2013-03-21

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Volunteers for Earth Day



The California State Parks Foundation will host 24 environmental improvement projects at state parks across California as part of its 16th annual Earth Day Restoration and Cleanup from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sat., April 13. Up to 75 volunteers are needed to help with park improvement projects at Malibu Creek State Park, this area’s sole cleanup site. Participants will […]

Taking big strides for a cause



IT COMES AROUND—Paela Rodner of Agoura Hills, left, and Tania Weissberg of Thousand Oaks join the 7th annual Friendship Walk at Willow Elementary School in Agoura on Sun., March 17. The fundraiser supports the Conejo Valley Friendship Circle, which offers programs and assistance for special needs children and their families.

City offers camps and programs for children



The Agoura Hills Recreation Center is offering a variety of camps and programs this spring and summer for children. For information on programs or to register, call the rec center at (818) 597-7361 or come by the rec center at 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Agoura Hills, or visit www.agourahillsrec.org. Registration for summer camps has begun. A variety of camps are […]

Women business owners to discuss cyber threats



The Ventura County Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners will have a dinner meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thurs., March 28 at Los Robles Greens Clubhouse, 299 Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Kimberly Pease, co-founder and vice president of Citadel Information Group Inc., a California information security/cyber security management firm, will speak on the topic “The Growing Cyber Threat: […]

A return tour?

T.O. exploring possibility of hosting Amgen bike race again in 2014


The Amgen Tour of California, the nation’s premier cycling race, may return to Thousand Oaks in 2014 to coincide with the city’s 50th anniversary. “We’re certainly very interested in having the tour come back to town,” said Andrew Powers, city spokesperson and acting assistant city manager, who will join Mayor Claudia Bill-de la Peña for a meeting with officials from […]

Spring into retirement

COMMENTARY | Social Security


Here are a few important items about Social Security retirement benefits and how to apply for them. When you work and pay Social Security taxes, you earn “credits” toward Social Security benefits. If you were born in 1929 or later, you need 40 credits—10 years of work—to qualify for retirement benefits. The Social Security office determines the amount of your […]

Clippers win two championships



Eye On Local Area Stocks



Popular Oak Park grad dies in Cabo accident

Memorial services planned


Sam Levine, a 2009 Oak Park High School graduate and four-year basketball star with the Eagles, died tragically Tuesday while vacationing in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Tim Chevalier, Levine’s basketball coach, teacher and eventual colleague, said Levine was just weeks from graduating from the University of Southern California when he fell to his death from the sixth floor of his […]


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