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44th Assembly District debate held- candidates differentiate themselves

44th Assembly District debate held- candidates differentiate themselves

By George Miller  (Originally published May 13, 2014- republished due to election race between McCoy and Irwin) There has been a paucity of real debates this season. Certain partisan groups have held “candidate forums” which are little more than “beauty contests” to introduce candidates to the party faithful. There was only one other debate by […]

Tune in! Thousand Oaks TOTV to Broadcast 50th Anniversary Parade Live!

Tune in!  Thousand Oaks TOTV to Broadcast 50th Anniversary Parade Live!

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Thousand Oaks Accepting Applications for Community Enhancement Grant Program

Thousand Oaks Accepting Applications for Community Enhancement Grant Program

The program provides grants for non-profit community and school groups, such as clubs and booster organizations, to raise funds to support group activities. A total of $45,000 is available in grant awards. Applicants are encouraged to submit grant proposals for creative, independent environmental projects. Extra points will be awarded for water or energy conservation projects. […]

City of Thousand Oaks seeks applicants for Cultural Affairs Commission

City of Thousand Oaks seeks applicants for Cultural Affairs Commission

City of Thousand Oaks–50 years on October 7th 2014!

City of Thousand Oaks–50 years on October 7th 2014!

Conejo Valley School Board District Advisory Council accused of violating Open Meeting laws

Conejo Valley School Board District Advisory Council accused of violating Open Meeting laws

By Cathy Carlson Editor’s note: Why is this newsworthy? Because a concerned citizen was illegally denied her right to speak out about a huge ($197,000,000) proposed bond issue which she felt was wasteful– allegedly triggering multiple Brown Act violations and a cover-up, not to mention intimidation. She claims DA’s office issued a letter of reprimand […]

UPDATE—Snake now in custody—Deadly monocled cobra spotted in Thousand Oaks area

UPDATE—Snake now in custody—Deadly monocled cobra spotted in Thousand Oaks area

The albino monocled cobra was nabbed after it skittered across a residential street in Thousand Oaks.  It had just left an open space area and scooted into a backyard a few doors down from where it had bitten a dog days earlier.  It took half an hour for fire and animal control personnel to locate […]

Tropical Paradise will be shuttered at end of wedding season–permit renewal denied by Planning Commission

Tropical Paradise will be shuttered at end of wedding season–permit renewal denied by Planning Commission

By Debra Tash The Planning Commission voted 4 to 0 against renewal of Tropical Paradise’s Conditional Use Permit, Commissioner Paul Magie being absent. The event venue is located in the Santa Rosa Valley and has been legally operating for nearly four and half years.  During her presentation county planner Michelle D’Anna explained to the Commission […]

Central American Newspapers Encouraging Minors to Enter US Illegally–Mentions a Naval Base in California

Central American Newspapers Encouraging Minors to Enter US Illegally–Mentions a Naval Base in California

Thousands of illegal immigrants flooding the U.S.-Mexico border are overwhelming federal resources and facilities. Word-of-mouth and news reports that U.S. Border Patrol agents are giving perceived amnesty to children migrants has apparently spread in Central America and may be prompting more hopefuls to make the dangerous journey north.  La Prensa, a popular newspaper in Honduras with a circulation […]

Westlake Plaza’s Renovation–Upscale Eateries and Oak Tree removals

Westlake Plaza’s Renovation–Upscale Eateries and Oak Tree removals

By Daniel Gelman Westlake Plaza,(anchored by Sprouts Market), and the adjacent Gelsons and Vons shopping centers are undergoing extensive renovation construction. This is the town’s original shopping area developed in the late 1960’s at the corner of Westlake Blvd. and Agoura Rd. on the Ventura County side of town. Officially, it is in the City […]