2015-04-09

Team storms to victory



Going steady




Oak Park High doesn’t have Rory McElroy. The Eagles have been just fine navigating water hazards, bunkers and rough in the Coastal Canyon League. Oak Park, 6-3 overall and 3-1 in league, is tied with Camarillo for the league’s top spot. The squad’s lone league loss came at the clubs of the Scorpions, who edged the Eagles by two strokes […]

Oak Park water symposium



The Oak Park Community will have a symposium on water at 3 p.m. Sun., April 12 at Mae Boyar Park, 130 Kanan Road. Dr. Richard Ambrose, director of the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, will present ways that homeowners and the community can use landscaping to help conserve and clean water runoff in the Malibu Creek Watershed. Ambrose […]

Fundraiser for homeless animals



Healthcare for Homeless Animals, a volunteer-based organization that funds medical needs for the animals at the Agoura Animal Shelter, will present a fundraising event from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sat., April 18 at the Veggie Grill in Westlake Village at 3825 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. On this day, mention the fundraiser and 50 percent of all food and beverage […]

Gem show has many facets



The Conejo Gem and Mineral Club will present its annual show, Pageant of a Thousand Gems, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat. and Sun., April 18 and 19 at the Borchard Park Community Center, 190 Reino Road, Newbury Park. The event is suitable for all ages, and will feature exhibits and sales of gems, jewelry, rocks, minerals and fossils. […]

Win one for the skipper



Plans for traffic circle put into motion




Calabasas residents and city officials come at you from different directions when they discuss the proposed traffic roundabout at Las Virgenes Road and Thousand Oaks Boulevard. Calabasas has installed traffic circles at other locations in the city to slow traffic and reduce the potential for collisions. The roundabouts also improve landscaping and aesthetics, officials say. But while traffic circles work […]

Band from the Boardroom to hit the stage in Moorpark




On April 25, the Ventura County Blues Festival makes its annual appearance at Moorpark College, and this year one of its founders and longtime volunteers will be a performer. Sandy Scott is a vocalist with the Band from the Boardroom, a blues-rock band that was started by employees at Swann Security, a Santa Fe Springsbased company in the electronic surveillance […]

Celebrating spring at Mae Boyer Park



Iron men bend, don’t break




The Chargers are iron men. Agoura High boys’ volleyball head coach Marla O’Hara admires the toughness exhibited by her eight varsity players. “They are my iron men,” the coach said. “We don’t have many subs. They just are so strong to go the distance and not have any real breaks.” The iron men battle in the Marmonte League gauntlet, but […]


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