Fireworks blamed for last week’s blaze

EARLY 4TH OF JULY–Officials from the Ventura County Fire Department have yet to charge two youths in connection with the fire that burned more than 200 acres near Lang Ranch last Friday. Evidence at the scene revealed that fireworks started the blaze. A Ventura County Fire Department spokesman said charges will depend on the evidence, on the statements made by […]

Arts gallery seeks talent

The Healing Arts Gallery at Los Robles Regional Medical Center invites Agoura Hills, Oak Park, Westlake Village and Thousand Oaks artists to submit their two-dimensional artwork (including photography) for consideration. Works selected will be featured for two months during the gallery’s 2002-2003 season. The gallery is an area within the hospital dedicated to the display of fine art and photography. […]

Children with asthma can now enjoy summer camp too, a family workshop also offered

The American Lung Association of Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties is offering a free summer day camp, "Camp Wheez," for children with asthma. The camp is for children planning to enter grades 1 to 6 in the fall. It will run from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Aug. 13 to 17, at the Sacred Heart School in the city of […]

Young missionaries fulfill higher calling

The phone rang early on Mother’s Day, one of the two best days of the year for mothers of missionaries of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Missionaries of the Church of Jesus Christ may call their family on Christmas Day and Mothers’ Day. Claudia and Kevin Hamilton of Agoura Hills were awakened at 6:00 a.m. by a […]

Calabasas graduate earns law school fellowship

Douglas P. Brosnan, a student at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, has been recognized as a Hastings Tony Patino Fellow Elect. The fellowship, which carries with it an $8,700 grant, was presented at the college’s annual scholarship tea this spring. A member of Hastings’ Class of 2003, Brosnan is a 1995 graduate of Calabasas High School […]

Kim Devane to join Malibu Stage board

Kim Devane, a Calabasas High School graduate, has been elected to the board of directors of the Malibu Stage Company Theater. Devane, niece of actor William Devane and a stage actor herself who has appeared in television and theatrical projects, plans to devote her attention to the marketing and publicity aspects of the theater. Her goal is to involve celebrities […]

Young adults cancer support group meets monthly in WLV

The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura offers a Young Adults Networking Group from 7 to 9 p.m. on the third Friday of each month at 530 Hampshire Road, Westlake Village. This group provides empathy, support and advice for young adults who have been diagnosed with cancer. Participants share concerns unique to their age bracket including dating, childbearing, loss of independence, friendships, employment […]

Westlake Village Church offers inner healing

The Westlake Church of Religious Science, at 2649 Townsgate Road, Ste. 500, in Westlake Village, offers the following ongoing activities: Sundays: From 9:30-9:50 a.m., meditation and healing service; at 10 a.m. Rev. Sue Rubin conducts a "Celebration of Life." Also at 10 a.m. is pre-school, Jr. Church, Tweens and Teens. Wednesdays: From 6-7 p.m. Rubin leads "Practical Spiritual Psychology." Participants […]


Retiring Lost Hills Sheriff’s Captain John O’Brien (left) welcomes the new commander, James Glazer.

Agoura Chamber seeks nominations for Penland Award

Nominations are presently being accepted by the Agoura/Oak Park/Las Virgenes Chamber of Commerce for the 2000-2001 Walt and Dot Penland Award. The award is given to an individual who has demonstrated outstanding community dedication and service to the Chamber’s coverage area. Applications may be picked up between 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Mon. through Fri., at the Chamber office, 30101 […]