A great thanks to the volunteers

On behalf of Danny and Traci Greenberg, race directors, and the vendors and runners, a big thank-you to all the community members who turned out to cheer the runners on and to the over 450 volunteers who helped make the event possible. Your community spirit, enthusiasm and thoughtfulness were appreciated by the runners as they passed by or were helped […]

Celebrate National Park week at Paramount’s science festival

In commemoration of National Park Week on April 20 through 28, Paramount Ranch in Agoura will be the site of Science Fest from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat., April 27. The fourth annual familyfriendly event hosted by the National Park Service will feature hands-on demonstrations, live animals and more than 50 interactive exhibits. People of all ages can experience […]

New charter school will open in the area

Sanctioned in February by the Ventura County Board of Education, a new public charter school for grades six through 12 will open in Thousand Oaks in August—the first in the city to cater to middle and high school students. Slated for a vacant building on Moody Court, the Albert Einstein Academy for Letters, Arts and Sciences (AEALAS) will be open […]

Teenage rebellion at Oaks Christian


“Footloose,” the 1998 show about teenage rebellion and repression in small-town America, is one of several Broadway musicals that have become popular with high school theater companies. Along with “Grease” and “Bye, Bye Birdie,” it’s known for its exuberant dance numbers, hit-laden score and characters that teens can identify with. The Oaks Christian High School Theatre Arts Department put on […]

Reduce stress

The Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/Santa Barbara will host a free eight-week seminar titled “Mindfulnessbased Stress Reduction” from 1:30 to 3:45 p.m. Wed., April 10 through May 29 at 530 Hampshire Road, Westlake Village. The class is based on Jon Kabat Zinn’s program at the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. The program combines meditation, gentle yoga, […]

Too many hands reach into the Prop. 30 pie

Your opinion piece in last week’s paper was, as usual, well done. Unfortunately, you missed a point that might make the surprising method of distribution of Prop. 30’s proceeds to the state’s schools relatively benign in comparison. Before voting, I read Prop. 30 all the way through, which isn’t my normal practice. If you did the same, you would have […]

Discovery Center to host lecture on saving the ocean

The Discovery Center for Science and Technology will present “Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Crusade to Save the Oceans” by Holly Lohuis, executive coordinator of the Ocean Futures Society at 7:30 p.m. Thurs., Apr 11 at the Scherr Forum Theater, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. The oceans are beset by many problems caused by human activity, including overfishing, […]

High School Hi-Lights

Agoura ChargersSat., April 6: Mock SAT/G building/ 8:30 a.m.Mon., April 8: Late start dayzero period begins at 9 a.m.IBPA meeting/faculty diningroom/6 p.m.Tues., April 9: WASC parenthome group/media center/7 p.m.Charger Club/A1/7 p.m.Wed., April 10: Lip sync information meeting/A1/12:25 p.m.TAB/faculty dining room/7p.m.Thurs., April 11: Every 15MinutesCalabasas CoyotesMon., April 8: Counselors toA.E. Wright Middle SchoolPFC meeting/9:30 a.m.Dodgeball second semestertournament/12:15 p.m.Cheer paren/5 p.m.Dance booster/6:30 […]


THURS., APRIL 4 Democratic Club Of Camarillo 6:15 p.m. at Orchid Building, 816 Camarillo Springs Road, Camarillo. State Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson discusses her experiences and impressions on returning to Sacramento. Free. Phone: 805.484.6601. Mysteries To Die For Book Group 6:45 p.m. at Super Tommy’s, 3085 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., T.O. Discussion of “True Detectives” by Jonathan Kellerman. Guests welcome. Contact: […]

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