2016-06-16

Out & About



FUN FOR ALL—Two recent events amused and captured the attention of residents. At left, Sigrid Orlet of Oak Park is an exhibitor at the Arts Alive Festival on June 4 at Studio Channel Islands in Camarillo. Her artwork is titled “Rooted and Soaring.” Above, Linda and Alan Kuban of Agoura Hills sings along with the band during the Rotary Club […]

Coaches are fans, too

Rams invite hundreds of high school coaches to private OTA practice


Hundreds of high school football coaches, including dozens of locals, descended upon the Los Angeles Rams Residence Inn River Ridge training facility last weekend in Oxnard. Head coaches and assistants from Ventura County were invited to watch how the pros run the show. Many took notes, eager to pluck new drills for upcoming summer practices. Grace Brethren head coach Josh […]

Property value reassessment necessary




Owners of real estate who have experienced a decline in their property values may receive a reduction in their annual property tax bills. The decline may be caused by general economic conditions affecting real estate values. If the fair market value of the property as of Jan. 1, 2016 was lower than the Proposition 13 factored base year value, the […]

UCLA clinics recognized for excellence

Westlake Village and Thousand Oaks clinics are named

Twenty UCLA Health clinics in the Los Angeles area—19 primary care and one pediatric practice—have been recognized for excellence in ambulatory patient care delivery. Two of the clinics recognized are in Thousand Oaks and Westlake Village. The recognition was awarded by URAC, formerly known as the Utilization Review Accreditation Commission, an independent, nonprofit organization that promotes healthcare quality and accountability […]

Goff ready to snap, crackle, pop in L.A.




Jared Goff plopped down on the grass in front of a hydraulic lift and leaned against a giant blue pad. The Los Angeles Rams rookie quarterback sighed and bit into a Rice Krispies Treat. Will he snap, crackle and pop with the Rams? Goff signed a $27.9-million contract one day before his sixth practice as a professional football player. After […]

Student volunteers graduate



REWARD FOR SERVICE—At a May 10 meeting of the Calabasas Environmental Commission, Calabasas High School seniors Justin Greenwald and Alexandra Barr were commended for their two-year service as student representatives on the panel. Both recently graduated and are leaving the commission.

Clubs offers musical theater in summer



Registration is underway for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley’s Musical Theatre Summer Camp, which will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 5 to 29 at the Rocky and Lon Morton Boys & Girls Club on the Sequoia Middle School Campus, 2855 Borchard Road, Newbury Park. Extended care is available from 7 a.m. and […]

Lions fire Penprase



Oaks Christian High fired baseball head coach Tim Penprase. The eighth-year skipper, who guided the Lions to a CIFSouthern Section Division 4 championship in 2013, led his team to its first Marmonte League crown this season with a 19-10 overall record. In one of the team’s best seasons in school history, the Lions earned their first Division 1 playoff win, […]

SHERIFF’S BLOTTER



Agoura Hills A burglar caused $3,500 in damage trying to get into the office of Roadside Lumber in the 29100 block of Roadside Drive May 27. According to investigators, the culprit unsuccessfully tried to steal a safe. The victim was unable to determine if anything was taken during the incident. Westlake Village A resident on Foxmoor Court reported that someone […]

Boys & Girl Clubs name new board members



The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley announces the following new members to its board of governors. • Philip Denlea has almost 20 years of experience in banking and financial services. In 2010, he joined Logix and managed two branches before being promoted to vice president of finance in 2012. In 2015, he became regional vice president with […]