2017-06-01

Brain power triumphs!

Viewpoint teacher wins $50K and inspires her students during appearance on popular TV game show


Her mastery of poetry and English and a thirst for knowledge landed Nan Cohen a spot in the finale of the 2017 “Jeopardy!” Teachers Tournament. The two-week televised trivia competition began with 15 of the nation’s brightest K-12 educators. Cohen and contestants Mary Parker, a teacher of high school French and Engl ish from Rogers, Ark., and David Clemmons, an […]

Chumash museum seeks new volunteers



The Chumash Indian Museum will host a new volunteer orientation at 9 a.m., Sat. June 10 at 3290 Lang Ranch Parkway, Thousand Oaks. Members of the public are invited to learn about volunteer opportunities at the facility, such as assisting with school tours, events and guided hikes. The museum is dedicated to preserving the history and culture of the Chumash […]

Gold standard

Lion boys’ golfers seize Marmonte League, CIF titles



Tom Placke didn’t mince words when he described this year for Oaks Christian High’s boys’ golf team. “We had the most successful season we’ve ever had,” the head coach said. The Lions, who handed perennial powerhouse and cross-street rival Westlake its first league loss in five years, compiled a 16-1 overall record en route to their first Marmonte League crown. […]


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