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Deal reached to preserve free lunch program

The 50 or so seniors who take part in the Goebel Adult Community Center's free daily lunch program can continue to do so after the center’s cafeteria is converted into a full-service cafe later this year.

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Know your trail etiquette?

With hundreds of miles of walking, cycling and equestrian paths, the Santa Monica Mountains and Ventura County backcountry are a magnet for people who enjoy the outdoors. But the trails can be a source of conflict between leisure users and thrill seekers.

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Conejo Champ heading to Olympics!

Thousand Oaks resident and member of CRPD's Conejo Champs bowling team will bowl for Team USA in this summer's Special Olympics!

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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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