New Eagle Scouts earn their wings

TOP OF THE CLASS—Garrett Green and Aaron Wazana (middle left and right) from Boy Scout Troop 642 receive their Eagle rank during an Aug.18 ceremony at the American Legion in Woodland Hills. Assistant Scoutmaster Howard Schwartz, far left, and Calabasas Mayor David Shapiro, far right, also attended.

She goes for the Gold with passion for photography

Girl Scout Kaylee Jacques has a passion for video and photography that inspired her Gold Award project, Video for a Cause, for which she created short videos about Many Mansions and its services. Many Mansions is a nonprofit corporation that has provided service- enriched affordable housing to low-income residents of Ventura County since 1979. The Oaks Christian junior photographed and […]

Crafters, artisans gather at Harvest Festival

The 30th annual Harvest Festival Original Art and Craft Show will run Fri. to Sun., Oct. 4 through 6 at the Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W. Harbor Blvd., Ventura. Hours are Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. The show features more than 24,000 original creations from […]

Interfaith harvest seeks unity

Many beliefs will work on Labor Day

Over 200 people from diverse faith traditions will come together on Labor Day to promote community and generosity by serving together on an organic farm. The fourth annual Labor Day Harvest will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mon., Sept. 2 the Abundant Table Farm, 1012 W. Ventura Blvd., Camarillo. People from all faiths as well as those […]

Episcopal priest takes leadership of Lutheran congregation

Like the unanimous vote that placed her into the role as the new pastor of Mount Cross Lutheran Church, the Rev. Julie Morris’ calling to the Camarillo parish reflects a growing spirit of unity within Christianity today. Baptized in the Catholic Church, Morris became ordained as a priest in the Episcopal Church 18 years ago, and now she is serving […]

Calabasas High golfer an ace at U.S. Women’s Amateur tourney

But now it’s back to the classroom

Caroline Canales probably never would have visited Mississippi if it weren’t for golf. The 16-year-old junior at Calabasas High School competed in the U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship in West Point, Miss., earlier this month, where she made it to the quarterfinals. She’s been playing competitive golf for five years and said what appeals to her about the game is it’s […]

Boys of Summer

LEAGUE CHAMPS—The Warriors, comprised of fifth- and sixth-grade boys, are the AYBA Summer League winners. The squad went 7-1. The team members are Jacon, Decian, Dante, Giacomo and Rohin. Teammates Adian and Hudson are not pictured.

The future looks good

Track club awards scholarship

Each year the Future Track Running Pack, a Conejo Valley running club, presents a scholarship to a local high school graduate who has participated in cross country and or track and field and wishes to continue their education. This year’s $2,000 scholarship was awarded to Sylvia Cruz-Albrecht of Oak Park High School. The 37 scholarship candidates submitted a 500-word essay […]

Pet of the week

SOFT AND CUDDLY—Beautiful Cosette is new to the Habikat room. She has met the criteria to be in a free-roaming area and likes to visit with the people both young and old who stop by to meet her. Meet Cosette, ID No. A5171516 at the Agoura Hills Animal Care Center, 29525 Agoura Road. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so […]

Pantry 4 Paws feeds hungry pets

Since 1982, the Humane Society of Ventura County has operated a pet food bank at its shelter in Ojai. Every year, thousands of pounds of pet food is distributed from the facility to local families in need to feed their animals. The success of the pet food bank has led to Pantry 4 Paws, a countywide pilot program from the […]

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