2014-05-08

2014-05-08 E-Edition

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Water shutdown continues through May 12



The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California must perform work on the supply line that provides water to the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District service area from Thurs., May 8 through Mon., May 12. During those dates, LVMWD and Oak Park Water Service will not receive water from Metropolitan. To maintain adequate water supplies for necessary uses and any possible […]

WLV seeks help with high tech

Residents invited to focus group today at 6 p.m.

Residents of Westlake Village are needed to help the City Council create a new Information Technology Strategic Plan that will serve as a guide for the city on residential and business technology initiatives. A residential focus group will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. today, May 8 at WLV City Hall, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. Residents are encouraged to attend […]

School has new marketing director



Carden Conejo, a private preschool through sixth-grade school in Westlake Village, has appointed Silvia Scally to the position of marketing and communications manager. She joins the school after working in business development for 12 years as vice president of strategic corporate relations for a U.S. language service provider. She also worked 19 years as director of marketing and event management […]

Fruitful family festivalfinally here



The 2014 California Strawberry Festival is set to get underway from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sat. and Sun., May 17 and 18 at Strawberry Meadows of College Park in Oxnard, 3250 S. Rose Ave. The fruitful fete offers activities for the entire family with ongoing concert performances on two stages, more than 200 fine arts and crafts booths, the […]

The faithful unite at National Day of Prayer




For a number of religious Americans, May 1 this year wasn’t just May Day, it was Pray Day. More than 300 Conejo Valley residents representing various Christian faiths gathered at California Lutheran University’s Gilbert Sports Center to observe this year’s National Day of Prayer with a prayer breakfast. The annual event, hosted by the Southeast Ventura County YMCA, featured keynote […]

Oak Park hate tweets roil the community

Were high school students racist, immature, or a little of both?


Several Oak Park High School students, including athletes and at least one cheerleader, celebrated Adolf Hitler’s April 20 birthday with a flurry of anti-Semitic and racist tweets that incited fear in the community. One racist tweet was made against a Chinese employee at a local donut shop. Parents and students erupted in anger over the incident and contacted Oak Park […]

High winds cause injury, car damage




High winds last week snapped a large tree branch which seriously injured an Agoura High School student as she walked to school. The 17- year- old student, whose name has not been released by her parents, was headed down Colodny Drive in Old Agoura by the Oakcrest Townhomes April 30 when the tree branch fell and pinned her to the […]

Life in the Single Lane



The Pursuit of Happyness I’ve been hit with a bad case of spring fever. I noticed it when I found myself feeling somewhat envious of the bunnies and birdies pairing off all around me. Even the flowers and trees are proliferating in multicolored splendor. This glorious season makes me feel that I too should be flying or hopping around to […]


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