May 3, 2007 RSS feed / Community

Stream to Sea Day raises enviromental awareness

NATURE'S FRIENDS- Mollie Hogan of the Nature of Wildworks animal rescue displays Tara, a red-tailed hawk, at the April 28 Stream to Sea conservation event in Calabasas. More...

Postage stamp prices go up and up

The governors of the U.S. Postal Service approved an increase in the price of a first-class stamp to 41 cents, authorized the issuance of the Forever Stamp and approved shapebased pricing. These new prices will take effect Mon., May 14. More...

Men arrested for local crimes

Steven Cossel, 24, of Simi Valley, and Luis Rivera, 20, of Oxnard, were arrested April 25 on charges of possession of stolen property and violations relating to drugs and parole. More...

Celebrities have heart

HELPING HANDS- Above, actor Chad Everett, national spokesperson for Gift for Life International, visits with Rik Zelman, president of the Agoura/Oak Park Rotary Club, at the Music for Heart fundraiser at The Canyon club in Agoura H More...

Community mourns loss of Beck-Whitehead

Michael Beck-Whitehead of Agoura Hills was known as an irrepressible prankster, a hardworking professional and a dedicated, behindthescenes civic leader, but according to family, friends and colleagues she will be remembered best as a devoted More...

Hospice to host golf tournament

The 21st annual Hospice of The Conejo/Robert S. Haaland Golf Tournament is scheduled for Mon., May 21, at the Sunset Hills Country Club, 4155 Erbes Road North, Thousand Oaks. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. More...

Understanding children's picture books

Children's library assistant Jill Nevins will share her knowledge of young children and books at 7 p.m. Wed., May 9 at the Calabasas Library, 23975 Park Sorrento St. More...

Westlake Women's Club lunch big success

More than 400 women filled the Westlake Hyatt lobby and grand ballroom last Friday to attend the Westlake Women's Club's 38th annual philanthropic luncheon and fashion show sponsored by The Oaks mall. More...

County healthcare receives grants

The Livingston Memorial Foundation of Westlake Village has presented grants totaling more than $396,000 to 32 Ventura County nonprofit organizations for medical and health-related issues during its 2006-07 grant yearwhich ended April 30. More...

Make your garden checklist

May signals the beginning of the year's peak garden growing period. More...

Enjoying first place

LOOKING GOOD- The seventh-grade AYBA Spurs celebrate making playoff champions. Front row, from left, Jimmy Nguyen, Joshua Cosmer and Richard Fasani. More...

Senior Expo provides options for elderly

Vicky Leary, 77, has a decision to make. More...

Community embraces Relay For Life

When she was just 3 years old, Lauryn Wood was diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma, a cancerous tumor on the side of her face. More...

Thomas named Federation's Citizen of the Year

Old Agoura resident a 'longtime giver'

Jess Thomas, an Old Agoura resident and member of the Las Virgenes Homeowners Federation, was honored as the federation's Citizen of the Year at their 40th annual installation banquet April 20. More...

Keep Oak Park beautiful

The fourth annual Beautification Day in Oak Park will be from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Sat., May 5 at Oak Park High School, 899 N. Kanan Road. More...

Sheriff's task force keeps watch over sex offenders

The Ventura County Sheriff's Department, in conjunction with the Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Departments, has announced the creation of a tricounty task force focusing on registered sex offenders. More...

Teen drivers under duress

"Step on the accelerator, check your mirrors and blind spot, then merge as fast as you can. You are bound to get on. Somehow, someone will let you on." The words of your driving instructor echo in your head as you get on the freeway. More...

Calabasas orchestra returns

Calabasas Chamber Orchestra members are prepping for their first concert in two years, as the group's founder and conductor has returned from the hiatus he took to fight cancer. More...

Audubon Society hosts field trips

The Conejo Valley Audubon Society will present birding field trips in May. The group's website is www.ConejoValleyAudubon.org. +Pine Mountain, Sun., May 6: An allday outing with a picnic at Pine Mountain Campground. More...

'A Slice of Paradise' proves to be an enjoyable ride

BEAUTIFUL BIKE- Robert and Heidi Chartier, left, pose with the designer of their new chopper, Vince DeFalco of Picture City Cycles, and Sumac Elementary School Principal Karen Hansen, following the school's dinner dance and silent auction on Saturd More...

Astronomers look skyward

The Ventura County Astronomical Society will hold its monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. Fri., May 18 in the multipurpose room of Mesa Union School, 3901 Mesa School Road, Somis. More...

Keep an eye out for animal intruders

Animal-proofing a home should be at the top of any list of warm weather home chores, according to many state natural resource and environmental officials nationwide. More...