2017-03-02

2017-03-02 E-Edition

SCHOOL CHOICE

Battle heats up over where kids should attend


The Oak Park Unified School District’s economic life support system known as the District of Choice (DOC) program is under fire for being discriminatory and taking crucial funding away from neighboring districts. The program allows students in any public school to transfer into a school district designated by the state as a District of Choice—without being officially released from their […]

A military feast



The Conejo–Simi Valley Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America and the Conejo Valley Chapter of the Military Order of the World Wars will present a special dinner program Wed., March 15 at the Los Robles Greens Banquet Center, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. The social hour will start at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m. […]

OPENING DAY



Support for cancer patients



The Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/Santa Barbara will offer these free programs for people with cancer, cancer survivors and their loved ones at 530 Hampshire Road, Westlake Village. In addition, ongoing orientation meetings to learn about CSCVVSB meet at 7 p.m. Tuesdays and 10 a.m. Fridays. Mon., March 6 from 6 to 7:30 p.m., energy medicine exercises with Wendy Kunkel. Learn […]

Agoura Hills targets annexation in the east

Properties lie in Liberty Canyon


Jeremy Wolf grew up in the Liberty Canyon area of Agoura Hills. When the 2011 Agoura Hills City Council election arrived, Wolf went to his polling place to cast his vote, but he was surprised to learn that he didn’t live in the city after all. His place of residence officially lay in an unincorporated area of Los Angeles County. […]

Medical tax deductions for seniors

Other Side of 50

The cost of medical and dental care is typically the largest expense for older Americans. Fortunately, some of these bills may be tax-deductible. The 2016 tax year could be the last time adults age 65 and older can take advantage of a lower threshold for deducting a portion of your medical and dental expenses. If you itemize your deductions on […]

Camp registration is open



The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley offer summer camps that run between June 19 and Aug. 18. Campers can attend the full nine-week session or register for a few weeks at a time. Camp Extreme, for youth entering grades one through nine, will be at Marion & John E. Anderson Youth Center and Cal & Marje Johnston […]

Khanna Vision moves to Westlake



Khanna Vision Institute, based in Thousand Oaks for more than a decade, has moved its offices to Westlake Village. The new spacious office and surgery suites are opposite Westlake Village Inn and Golf course at 31824, Ste. F, Village Center Drive. The phone number remains the same at (805) 230 2126. KVI has acquired the latest equipment for Lasik, PIE, […]

First Westlake then T.O., music fest can’t get a break




The production company behind last year’s highly attended but widely panned Blue Sun Music and Wine Festival in Westlake Village won’t get a shot at redemption in Thousand Oaks. On Feb. 16, the board of directors of the Conejo Recreation and Park District voted 3-1 to deny Aditya Festival Productions’ application to stage a large music festival at Conejo Creek […]


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