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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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CRPD’s Smartphone App Expands Its Capabilities

The app, which is available through Apple's App Store, has been around since 2013, but this is the first time users can use it to sign up for any of the park district's offerings, according to Tom Hare, CRPD’s administrator for parks and planning.

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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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Teen Programs Benefit From Haunted House

Janss Marketplace officials presented Conejo Recreation & Park District with a $30,000 donation recently through money raised at the shopping center's annual Reign of Terror Haunted House.

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Park District adds off-leash areas

Thousand Oaks dog owners will soon have three new places where their canines can legally run free.  At its Nov. 20 meeting, the Conejo Recreation and Park District board of directors voted 4-0 (chair Joe Gibson was absent) to convert portions of three parks—Kimber, Walnut Grove and Estella—into fenced-in, offleash dog areas for a six-month trial period.

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Environmental analysis of proposed park available

The last giant swath of unused land in the city's boundaries, a 145-acre site in the Lang Ranch area of Thousand Oaks, could become a haven for runners, mountain bikers, model plane fliers and disc golf enthusiasts.

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