April 20, 2017 RSS feed / Community

Knight urges NASA to save test stands used at Simi field lab

U.S. Rep. Steve Knight is spear­­heading an effort to save the remaining rocket test stands and preserve the Chumash cave paintings at the Santa Susana Field Lab in the southern hills of Simi Valley, north of Oak Park.   More...

Optimistic in the Conejo

DONATION—Dan Rieder, president of the Optimist Club of Conejo Valley, presents a check for $500 to Susan Murata, executive director of Hospice of the Conejo. More...

Fisheries program helps veterans reel in jobs

Corp members help study, restore wildlife habitats

National Guardsman Phil Taylor felt he needed some direction in his life when a fellow soldier suggested he try the California Conservation Corps.  “Life wasn’t going the way I wanted it,” the 22-year-old said.  More...

They’ll toast the value of public speaking

Sheraton Agoura Hills Hotel welcomes District 33 Toastmasters

District 33 Toastmasters will hold its 2017 Spring Conference on Fri. More...

What’s worth you? it to

Residents can bring treasures to valuate

The California Museum of Art Thousand Oaks will host its second Valuation Day from 4 to 7 p.m. More...

Sign-ups open for kids’ sports leagues

Registration is open for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley’s spring 2017 coed Jr. NBA Basketball League and Sunday Soccer League.  The sports leagues are open to ages 3 through 12.  The Jr. More...

Celebrating our Earth

Earth Day is April 22, and the following local events are planned for this weekend.  Staff from Ventura County’s General Services Agency will lead a walking tour demonstrating their use of native plants, mulch, composting, efficient irriga More...

Chumash chief honored

A program for all ages about Chumash Chief Charlie Cooke will take place from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Sat., April 22 at Satwiwa Native American Indian Culture Center,Via Goleta and Lynn Road, Newbury Park,  More...

Philately lately?

The Ventura County Philatelic Society will offer adult education stamp collecting classes and free stamp collection reviews and evaluations from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., May 6 at the Bonaventure Community Building, 10949 Telegraph Road, Ventura.  More...

Olympic gold medalist hosts Conejo Valley swim meet

The “California Condor” landed in Thousand Oaks for the fourth annual Matt Biondi Masters Classic swim meet on March 19. More...

Chili fest sure to be hot stuff

This year’s cook-off and car show is April 30

The Rotary Clubs of Thousand Oaks and the Conejo Valley will present the 41st annual Chili Cook-Off and Classic Car Show from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun., April 30 at Conejo Creek Park North, 1379 E. More...

Cookies and kids

The Cookies for Kids’Cancer club at Calabasas High School will host its fourth and final bake sale of the school year from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Call the stork, new mountain lion born

But, the young female could be a kissin’ cousin

National Park Service researchers, together with biologists from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, recently marked a 4-week-old mountain lion in the Santa Monica Mountains. More...

Man gave co-worker THC-laced chocolate, police say

A Rosemead man is facing a felony poisoning charge after he allegedly gave a Thousand Oaks co-worker a bite of a THC-laced chocolate while she was on the job.  More...

One city is bound by one book

Author of ‘The Boys in the Boat,’ Dan Brown, to speak at Agoura library

When author Daniel James Brown met his neighbor’s father, Joe Rantz, he fully expected to hear a fascinating sports tale. After all, Rantz was a member of a college rowing team that ended up winning Olympic gold in 1936.  More...

Easter treats

EGG INSPECTORS—Above, 2-year-old Phoebe Kupper of Calabasas examines a colorful Easter egg as her 5-year-old sister, Sophie, finds eggs of her own and mom captures the moment during the Bunny Trail Junior Egg Hunt at Juan Bautista deAnzaParkin More...

Democrats host a party

Ventura County Democrats will host the annual Spring Fling luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sat., April 29 at the Los Robles Greens Banquet Room, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks.  More...

Equestrian rides into the sunset

Well-known stable master and educator Jim Wyllie dies at 98

James Wyllie, a well-known Malibu equestrian and university educator, died March 16 in Agoura Hills. More...

Briefs

Of note for seniors Senior Concerns will present the following seminars at 401 Hodencamp Road, Thousand Oaks. For more information or to RSVP, call (805) 497-0189. More...

Oak Park music fest a notable event

ALL IN SYNC— Student s participate in the Oak Park Unified School District Music Festival at Media Creek Middle School on April 2. Above, the Oak Park High School Choir Girls’ Barbershop Quintet sings a cappella. More...

Habicat Café helps homeless cats

Find and meet fur babies at the event

Healthcare for Homeless Animals and the Agoura Animal Care Center, with the help of Cindy and Levi Morrow, will present the third annual Habicat Café from noon to 4 p.m. More...

Nominate outstanding volunteers

The Conejo Valley Historical Society is seeking nominations from members of the public of men and women from the Conejo Valley who have provided outstanding volunteer services to their community.  The Conejo Valley covers Westlake, Thousand Oaks More...

On a real winning streak

GO TEAM, GO!—The Real SoCal North Ranch Boys’ Soccer Team win the Nike Winter Cup Tournament. Front row, from left: Santiago Diaz, Kaleb Nehdar, Griffin Valladares and Stephen Ouvaroff. More...