2014-04-17

CLU scholars



The eighth annual Festival of Scholars at California Lutheran University will showcase a range of work by undergraduate and graduate students from Mon., April 28 through Sat., May 3 at the Thousand Oaks campus. The scholarly work includes a variety of research, creative work and the application of theory to real-life situations. Faculty members will present summaries of recent sabbatical […]

Doctor says he’s not guilty




Dr. Terry Stanger, a 67-yearold Agoura Hills resident who has been charged with more than a dozen felonies related to money laundering and the overprescribing and selling of controlled substances, pleaded not guilty on all counts during his arraignment in a Ventura County courtroom April 15. An arraignment is a formal reading of criminal charges in the presence of a […]

Blooms and buds on display in annual garden tour fundraiser



The Westlake Village Garden Club will host its 41st annual Garden Tour from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun., May 4, featuring five gardens in Westlake Village, Newbury Park and Thousand Oaks. The gardens offer variety in size, style and plant materials. Several have views. One home will host a special garden-themed boutique plus exhibits on drought-tolerant plants along with […]

Yummy fundraiser to benefit park lands



The Santa Monica Mountains Fund and Sprinkles Cupcakes in Thousand Oaks have teamed up for Earth Day to raise money supporting public park lands in the Santa Monica Mountains. Proceeds from all Earth Day cupcakes purchased between April 21 and 25 from the Sprinkles Cupcake store at the Westlake Promenade will go to the Santa Monica Mountains Fund, the nonprofit […]

Surf’s up for high school athletes

Team performs well in league and at state


One group of Oak Park and Oak View high school students knows that education takes place outside the classroom, too. These students belong to a surfing club and they recently competed in the fun waves at Oceanside Beach in San Diego County on April 6 and 7. The Oak Park High School Surf Team belongs to the Scholastic Surf Series […]

City says OK to tennis academy




The Calabasas City Council approved a new professional services agreement with Top Seed Tennis Academy at a meeting on April 9. The agreement covers the operation and development of tennis programs at the Calabasas Tennis and Swim Center. Purchased by the city in 1994, the the center includes a playground, saunas, snack bar, adult lap pool, children’s training pool, 16 […]

Local sculptor ahead of his time

Westlake ‘s John Storojev to demonstrate technique

The Westlake Village Art Guild will present John Storojev demonstrating sculpture technique at a dinner meeting on Tues., May 6 at Los Robles Greens West Ballroom, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. The doors will open at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 6 p.m. and the demonstration from 7 to 9 p.m. Storojev currently works in metal, employing electric […]

Affection from a four-legged friend



Essay winner has a way with words



The Conejo Valley Optimist Club recently held the annual Essay Contest for local youth. This year’s winner was Krista Thomas from La Reina High School. The assigned topic for this year’s essay of 700 words or less was “How Dreams Lead to Success.” Students were judged on vocabulary and style, grammar and punctuation, neatness and adherence to contest rules. Krista […]

Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura Hills Someone stole $1,400 worth of computer equipment from a guest computer room at the Westlake Village Inn on Agoura Road April 5. A thief stole $ 1,200 worth of work tools from two vehicles parked in front of a home on Wheelhouse Lane April 4. Someone stole a $150 pair of sunglasses, $ 125 worth of clothing and […]