October 30, 2014 RSS feed / Community

Former council member a special selection to tree board

Lazar pushed for changes to law in 2010

Former Thousand Oaks City Councilmember Judy Lazar has been selected to serve on the new committee charged with recommending changes in the city’s oak and landmark tree ordinance.  More...

School board candidates featured in amicable debate

Audience members expecting fireworks at a candidates forum for Conejo Valley school board hopefuls may have left disappointed, but those who were there to get an overview of the seven officeseekers got exactly that. More...

On a mission to scare

Visitors turn out in droves for frightening home attraction

Every year on Halloween night, visitors line up around a cul-de-sac in Thousand Oaks to experience the scary sights and sounds of Tom Drury’s elaborate haunted maze.  A sign in front of the house at 2494 Gillingham Circle says, “Welc More...

New exhibit is car lover’s delight

Reagan Library partners with Petersen Auto Museum

Greased Lightning, the famed, candy apple red convertible from the 1978 film “Grease,” took flight once again as it was craned through a second-story window at the Reagan Library last week.  More...

Cal Lutheran group celebrates veterans

California Lutheran University will host a Veterans Day celebration Sat., Nov. 8 featuring a documentary screening, tailgate party, music and a barbecue dinner on the Thousand Oaks campus.  More...

Briefs

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Sculpture show offered in November

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WHS freshman wins Science Fair Poster Contest

Audrey Kao, a 14-year-old freshman at Westlake High School, submitted the winning artwork will represent the 2015 Ventura County Science Fair.  Audrey’s artwork features a pair of young students under the word “IMAGINE,” the sc More...

Clay Court townhome proposal passes planning board test

Those pushing to see more housing developed along Thousand Oaks Boulevard scored their first major victory this week.  In spite of opposition from several local residents and two planning commissioners, a 26-unit townhome project just north of t More...

Holt wants senior services expanded

Longest-serving board member up for sixth term

You could call Susan Holt the “grande dame” of the Conejo Recreation and Park District.  The sole female on the current board, Holt has served the district for 20 years and is seeking an unprecedented sixth term as one of five candid More...

Former pro aims to tackle head injuries

Agoura native develops helmet for youth football

Football isAmerica’s game, and while the nation’s most popular team sport is fun to play and watch, it can also be dangerous.  Football players have been known to suffer head injuries that can lead to memory loss, depression and, in More...

How a photo birthed a book

Meet author of One City, One Book selection

The Thousand Oaks Library will present an Afternoon with Marisa Silver at 1 p.m. Sat., Nov. 1 at the Kavli Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. T.O. More...

Who will be the next king and queen of the Mardi Gras Ball?

Community Conscience, Under One Roof, is celebrating its 26th year of service to the Conejo community and seeking nominations for the 2015 Mardi Gras Ball king and queen.  The 23rd annual Mardi Gras Ball fundraiser will be at 6 p.m. Sat., Feb. More...

Local veteran receives special gift

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MOCK The VOTE

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Turn back clocks on Sunday

Daylight saving time ends at 2 a.m. Sun., Nov. 2. Before going to bed Saturday night, remember to “fall back” and turn clocks back one hour. More...