2014-05-15

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OPUSD has poor track record



Hate and racism are nothing new in the Oak Park Unified School District. What is occurring in 2014 is the result of failure to appropriately deal with parental complaints of anti- Semitism, and calls for resolving student flight from the district, causing an influx of the outof district student replacement population in 1998. As an example, in 1998 at Brookside, […]

Movie night to raise funds for Nobriga family



A fundraiser to support Logan Nobriga, a 9-year-old local boy with leukemia, will start at 5:30 p.m. Fri., May 16 at the Agoura PONY Baseball complex, Lupin Elementary SchooL, 26210 Adamor Road, Calabasas. The event will have a home run derby, food and games. The movie “The Sandlot” will begin at dusk. Logan is a member of the Agoura PONY […]

Flying Squirrel



Jet lag The average U.S. worker in a private company receives 10 to 12 days of paid vacation every year. So that time better count, right? But what happens if you’re flying long distances to your destination, say to Hawaii or Mexico? Or Europe? You might be jetting to a time zone three to eight hours different from yours. And […]

Documentary on Larry King case



California Lutheran University will screen the HBO documentary “Valentine Road” and director Marta Cunningham will discuss it at 10 a.m. Tues., May 20 on campus at 60 W. Olsen Road in Thousand Oaks. The film recounts the murder of Oxnard junior high student Larry King in 2008 and explores the lives of two young people in the community who were […]

Ten legends honored for inaugural cross country hall of fame



The inaugural class of the Ventura County High School Cross Country Hall of Fame has crossed the finish line. Amy Skieresz and Deena Drossin of Agoura, Elaine Canchola of Nordhoff, Kim Mortensen Newman of Thousand Oaks and Denise Ball-Dearborn of Newbury Park are the girls’ inductees. Eleazar Hernandez and Eric Reynolds of Camarillo, Ryan Wilson and Bryan Dameworth of Agoura […]

Calabasas Park debate continues



Mr. Litt asked “ why not the whole story” but then only writes a few brief paragraphs that to me contain mostly incorrect information, demonstrating a lack of knowledge and understanding of historic events in Calabasas Park. I would be happy to go into more detail but doubt anyone is interested or this is the time and place for that. […]

Helping out the working dog



Beatles band to twist and shout on Memorial Day



In celebration of the 50th anniversaries of the City of Thousand Oaks and the Beatles’ first U.S. appearance, the Conejo Recreation and Park District’s 2014 Summer Concerts in the Park Series kicks off with the Stars of Beatlemania on Memorial Day at 5 p.m. Mon., May 26 at the natural amphitheater in Conejo Community Park, 1175 Hendrix Ave., Thousand Oaks. […]

What’s in store for foodies, wine lovers

Wine and food fest proceeds to benefit Rock Against Traffcking

The eighth annual Calabasas/ Malibu Wine and Food Festival returns for a culinary treat at locations in Malibu and Calabasas throughout June. Patrons will have the opportunity to sample the creations of some of the top chefs in the area while benefiting charities and organizations that help the less fortunate. This year’s festival proceeds will benefit a new partner, Rock […]


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