Derek Ross for school board

I want to endorse Derek Ross for the Oak Park School Board. I have known Derek Ross for six years. During that time he has served Oak Park very effectively. Derek has a number of signifi- cant accomplishments, which I believe show his connection and knowledge of the community. Derek served four years on the Oak Park Municipal Advisory Committee. […]

Good deeds, indeed

Take Your Acorn on Vacation 2014 Photo Contest

Weekend schedule

Agoura atMoorparkFriday, 7 p.m.Verbum Dei atOak ParkFriday, 7 p.m.Paraclete atWestlakeFriday, 7 p.m.Viewpoint vs.Windward (at Calabasas High)Friday, 7 p.m.

Celebrating the talent of three Latinas

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, California Lutheran University will present a free musical theater production based on the lives of three Latin American women at 7 p.m. Fri., Oct. 10 in Samuelson Chapel at 165 Chapel Lane on the Thousand Oaks campus. Core Ensemble will present “Tres Vidas,” celebrating painter Frida Kahlo of Mexico, peasant activist Rufina Amaya of […]

A near miss

I’d like to share with you a real-life, harrowing tale. Last week, I was standing in my backyard. I heard a thunderous bang on the hilltop above. I looked up to see a 40-foot, 36-inch diameter steel and concrete pipe barreling down the hill toward me. Within seconds, it sped down the hill, across the access road, and hit an […]


As an Oak Park pioneer, I follow the activities of the community daily, mostly through the website Oak Park Now.com, edited by Derek Ross. Derek is an example of the best in the community. He has volunteered to serve on several Oak Park panels, chaired the Municipal Advisory Council, and his work on the website is also totally volunteer. He […]

Tech fest to host NASA speaker

Displays from robotics and scientific groups

The Oak Park Library and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, CSUN chapter, will present the second annual Tech Fest from 1 to 5 p.m. Sat., Oct. 11 in the parking lot in front of the library on the Oak Park High School campus, 899 N. Kanan Road. Dr. James Lux of JPL/NASA will speak on “FINDER—Using deep space communication […]

Family Men

Flea and tick killer I’m afraid to talk back to Siri, the iPhone’s intelligent personal assistant, for fear she’ll give my phone a virus. I play it safe, follow the rules, never putting weird things like pineapple on my pizza. So the other afternoon before going to work, I applied that monthly flea and tick treatment to my pet beagle. […]

Marmonte League standings

League OverallMoorpark 0-0-0 4-2-0Westlake 0-0-0 3-2-0Oaks 0-0-0 3-3-0St. Bonnie 0-0-0 3-3-0

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