Celebrities offer hope at gala for Cancer Support Community

While a diagnosis of cancer often shocks and scares people to their core, patient survival rates depend on many factors, including the emotional support they receive during treatment and beyond. Members of the Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/Santa Barbara attested to the power of support, sharing many tales of hope at the annual gala on April 27 at the Four Seasons […]

Bushes take command at school benefit

Air Force One at the Reagan Library served as a backdrop for more than 800 guests attending the Oaks Christian School annual fundraising gala April 6 in Simi Valley. Special guests were former president George W. Bush and former first lady Laura Bush. The Bushes occupied the White House from 2001 to 2009. The 17th annual Gala Dinner Auction for […]

Orchid show is blossoming

Check out the flowers Memorial Day weekend

The Conejo Orchid Society will hold its annual Orchid Show and Sale fundraiser Memorial Day weekend, May 24 to 26, at the Grant Brimhall Library, 1401 E. Janss Rd., Thousand Oaks. Hours are from noon to 6 p.m. Fri., May 24; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat., May 25, and noon to 3 p.m. Sun., May 26. Demonstrations of orchid […]

Mosey on down to the 63rd Conejo Valley Days

Country music fans can put on their best western duds and lasso up a twangy good time during the 63rd annual Conejo Valley Days celebration at Conejo Creek Park South, 1300 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. On Fri., May 10, the festival will feature county music from the band Rebel Heart and line dance lessons with Kristal Lynn Konzen. Line […]

Remember to check out Senior Concerns’ memory cafe

Senior Concerns offers quarterly Memory Cafes, with the next one scheduled from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sat., May 11 at Senior Concerns, 401 Hodencamp Road, Thousand Oaks. Lunch will be provided. A Memory Cafe is a social gathering where people with memory loss, along with their caregivers, friends and family, can come together in a safe, supportive and engaging […]

A great time at the street fair

Westlake Village families celebrate

Alan Alda shares a hawk-eye view on life

Actor finds meaning ‘in the moment’

Alan Alda, who became a household name with his portrayal of Army surgeon “Hawkeye” Pierce on the 1970s sitcom “M.A.S.H.,” comes across as a genuinely nice, charitable and intelligent person, and that’s refreshing. The actor spoke at the Kavli Theatre in Thousand Oaks on April 16 as part of the Distinguished Speaker Series, sharing humorous anecdotes to illustrate his innovative […]

Painter giving demo at art guild meeting

The Westlake Village Art Guild will hold a dinner and art demonstration by painter Anette Power on Tues., May 7 at Los Robles Greens West Banquet Room, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Check-in begins at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 6 p.m. and then the demo. Born and raised on an island off the coast of Sweden, Power […]

Eye out for our fine feathered friends

Take the Hike to Unite against hatred

Inaugural event takes place on Saturday

Hike to Unite will host its inaugural hike from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Sat., April 27 at the Paramount Ranch trailhead, 2903 Cornell Road, Agoura Hills. The purpose of the hike, organizers say, is for participants to learn more about fostering respect for all human beings and nature through open dialogue, problem solving and generosity. Hike to Unite founder is […]

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