Monthly Archives: October 2011

Construction to begin soon on long-anticipated Dos Vientos Playfield

More than 20 years after it was first discussed, a long-awaited playfield is going to be built in Dos Vientos. Source of this article: The Thousand Oaks Acorn, October 27, 2011 Earlier this month, the board of directors of Conejo … Continue reading

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OP-ED: ‘Too dirty to fail’?

House Republicans’ assault on our environmental laws must be stopped. Source of this article– Los Angeles Times, October 21, 2011 By Lisa P. Jackson Americans must once again stand up for their right to clean air and clean water. Since … Continue reading

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Mountain lions barely surviving in urban wildlife environment

Poaching death shines light on the battle to save area’s big cats Source of this article: The Thousand Oaks Acorn, October 20, 2011 By Sylvie Belmond In addition to threats from traffic, pesticide poisoning and urban encroachment, the small number … Continue reading

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Bridging the gap between Thousand Oaks and Santa Rosa Valley open space

Source of this article – Ventura County Star, October 19, 2011 By Rachel McGrath Members of the nonprofit Conejo Open Space Foundation watched from a hillside Wednesday morning as contractors lowered a pedestrian bridge into place, linking open space nestled … Continue reading

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Mountain lion was a poaching victim, fish and game wardens say

Investigators are hoping they’ll get a tip in the case of P-15, found dead in the western Santa Monica Mountains in September. Source of this Article: The Los Angeles Times, October 5, 2011 By Bettina Boxall, Los Angeles Times A … Continue reading

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