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Grassy areas headed for endangered list

With the goal of decreasing its overall water use by a third, the Conejo Recreation and Park District approved last week a host of significant measures aimed at conservation. Among them: The district will convert all "nonfunctional turf" at city parks to wood chips or mulch within the next couple of years.

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Summer Concert Lineup is Announced!

Our 2015 Summer Concerts in the Park Series kicks off with The Stonez: A Tribute to The Rolling Stones on Memorial Day at 5 p.m. Mon., May 25 in the natural amphitheater at Conejo Community Park in Thousand Oaks. The show is free and family-friendly.

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Trailhead at Rancho Potrero open for business

The Rancho Potrero trailhead improvements will officially be open to hikers, bikers and horseback riders on Saturday! It has about three miles of trails with another one mile planned. The rails tie into the trail systems of Rancho Sierra Vista-Satwiwa Park, the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area and Point Mugu State Park.

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Organic Garden Collective Planned at Goebel

The Goebel Commission believes a community garden, where Thousand Oaks residents could rent space and grow their own organic fruits and vegetables, would benefit the senior citizen population in many ways including providing more to the center's lunchtime cafeteria.

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New off-leash areas for dogs in Thousand Oaks

Walnut Grove is one of three parks in the Thousand Oaks area with new off-leash areas. The other parks are Kimber and Estella. In the next six months, the Conejo Recreation and Park District will study usage, noise and traffic associated with these fenced areas and determine whether to make them permanent features.

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Wildwood Park Update

Two and a half months after a cracked water pipe erupted at Wildwood Regional Park in Thousand Oaks, sending a geyser high into the air and damaging parts of the park, facilities have been repaired and are open again to visitors.

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CRPD Vote Clears way For Mixed Use on Thousand Oaks Blvd

Developers seeking to build multifamily housing along Thousand Oaks Boulevard cleared a major hurdle this month when the Conejo Recreation and Park District's board of directors voted in favor of reducing its Quimby fees for that section of the city.

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PLAY CONEJO RECEIVES $50,000 DONATION

Play Conejo has received an unexpected and unprecedented $50,000 personal gift and donation from the Tull Family Foundation. The funds will help create the unique and much anticipated playground at Old Meadows Park – home of Conejo Recreation and Park District's award-winning Therapeutic Recreation program.

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2015 Conejo Open Space Challenge

From March 1 through May 31, we are challenging mountain bikers, hikers, trail runners and equestrians of all ages to experience ten of the best and most beautiful multi-use trails in the Conejo Open Space! 

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Geyser in Wildwood Regional Park

A crack in a section of pipeline running though Wildwood Regioinal Park sent water surging high into the air for at least an hour on Monday, causing damage to the park's nature center and attracting the attention of residents for miles around. Residents and the fire department called to report the break and crews arrived at the site within minutes.

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