May 18, 2017 RSS feed / Community

Star closes production facility in Camarillo

The Ventura County Star will close its printing facilities in Camarillo and contract the Los Angeles Times to print the newspaper in a cost-cutting move that will impact some three dozen production department employees, the company announced.  More...

Mountains Fund honors environmental champions

Spring showers and a Chumash prayer ushered in the who’s who of environmental champions honored at the second annual Santa Monica Mountains (SAMO) Fund spring celebration May 7 at King Gillette Ranch in Calabasas. More...

In space: the final frontier

Astronaut Scott Kelly discusses his year orbiting Earth

From launch to landing, Capt. Scott Kelly took the audience on a motivational journey of personal discoveries through space and back down to earth. People often ask: What’s the best part of flying in space? More...

Swing into action at the B&G Clubs Golf Classic

All proceeds will go toward programs for kids

Golfers can participate in the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley’s eighth annual Golf Classic while helping raise funds for local youths from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. More...

Virtual village pops up in the Conejo Valley

For the men and women involved in the new Conejo Valley Village project, it’s all about maintaining their independence for as long as possible.  “We joined because we want to stay in our home,” said Rosa Lee Schentes, who, alon More...

SCOUTS HONOR

A SWEET CAUSE—Troop 992 from Sumac Elementary in Agoura Hills donates a portion of the profits from 2017 cookie sales to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and the Agoura Hills animal shelter. More...

Not just blowing wind

Dinner and discussion about turbines

The public can attend a dinner and discussion about proposals to place wind turbines off the Central Coast, including on floating platforms, on Wed., May 31 at the Moqueca Brazilian Restaurant, 1610 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Ste. More...

FOR THE RECORD

A report last week incorrectly stated that the Valley Cats Adoption Center is moving to Woodland Hills. The center moved from Woodland Hills, and its new address is 790 Hampshire Road Ste. H in the Westlake portion of Thousand Oaks. More...

Lost Hills deputies come to dog’s rescue

IN THE ARMS OF SAFETY— Lost Hills Sheriff ’s Station deputies Matt Brantley, left and Tracy Koerner, right, with resident Sunshine Tutt and her pet Dachshund, who were rescued when a condominium fire broke out at 9 a.m. More...

Assistance League announces its new board members for 2017-2018

Assistance League of Conejo Valley has elected a new board for the 2017-2018 fiscal year.  The officers are: Tammy Richards (president), Chriss Alwood (vice president of membership), Marina Grignetti (vice president of philanthropy), Rozalia Sch More...

The truth and nothing but the truth

Westlake Village resident Carmen Mormino will give a presentation titled “The Truth” from 4 to 6 p.m. Sun., May 21 at 28632 Roadside Drive, Ste. 240-B, Agoura Hills.  More...

Role models know the ABCs of philanthropy

The Associates For Breast and Prostate Cancer Studies, known as the ABCs, hosted its annual Mother’s Day Luncheon event on May 10 in Beverly Hills.  The fundraiser benefited breast and prostate cancer research at the John Wayne Cancer Inst More...

All hands on deck

MOMS ARE NO. 1—Dads from Boy Scout Troop 127 cook goodies for the annual Mother’s Day Breakfast at Malibou Lake Mountain Club in Agoura Hills on May 14. More...

Old is new again on list of popular baby names

Emma and Noah are again America’s most popular baby names, for the third year in a row. This marks the fourth year at number one for Noah and the third for Emma. More...

Go inside for bargains

St. Julie’s Helping Hands Ministry will host its annual indoor parking lot sale and fundraiser Fri. to Sun., June 2 to 4.  Hours are 9 to 6 p.m. Sat., June 3 and 9 a.m. More...