Get useful info from the Bar

The State Bar of California has prepared a free consumer education guide titled "Seniors and the Law: A Guide for Maturing Californians." It’s described as a comprehensive guide to the rights and responsibilities of seniors in California and provides information on how to avoid financial scams and deal with difficult landlords as well as providing basic information on Medicare, Social […]


Las Virgenes Unified School District today announced its policy for providing free and reduced price meals for children served under the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program. Each school and the central office has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by any interested party. Students may buy lunch for $2.00 at the elementary schools […]

Medical office condo complex coming to Thousand Oaks

Silagi Development & Management Co. has announced plans for building what’s reportedly the first medical office condominium in Ventura County in many years. Moshe Silagi, principal of Thousand Oaks-based Silagi Development & Management Co., said the new development, to be known as Regency Medical Plaza, will be a two-story, 70,000 sq.-ft. project located on 4.5 acres of land at Newbury […]

Sign up soon for tennis tourney

The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services is co-sponsoring a tennis tournament open to youth ages 8 to 15 from noon through 5 p.m. Sat., Aug. 16 at Moranda Park in Port Hueneme. This is a novice tennis tournament for youth who have not won a match in a sanctioned SCTA satellite tournament. There will be separate divisions […]

Is there a ‘distracted-driver personality’ type?

Is there a ‘distracted-driver personality’ type? According to an analysis by Response Insurance of their national driving survey, people who use cell phones when driving are more likely to be distracted from the road even when they’re not talking on a phone. The results indicate there may be a "distracted-driver personality" type behind the wheel. The Response Insurance National Driving […]

Guitar stolen during benefit concert

While the Hoobastank benefit concert was sold out and most people who attended the show agreed that the band couldn’t have performed better, not everyone was totally happy. Dan Estrin, the band’s lead guitarist from Calabasas, reported that his $3,500 Paul Reed Smith guitar was stolen from The Canyon stage, following the band’s sound check earlier in the evening. "I […]


HOUSEHOLD YEAR MONTH WEEK YEAR MONTH WEEK SIZE 1 11,674 973 225 16,613 1,385 320 2 15,756 1,313 303 22,422 1,869 432 3 19,838 1,654 382 28,231 2,353 543 4 23,920 1,994 460 34,040 2,837 655 5 28,002 2,334 539 39,849 3,321 767 6 32,084 2,674 617 45,658 3,805 879 7 36,166 3,014 696 51,467 4,289 990 8 40,248 3,354 […]

Job seekers satisfied with Ventura County career center

A recent survey of Ventura County’s One-Stop Job & Career Centers showed high satisfaction among job seekers who use them. The Workforce Investment Board of Ventura County (WIB) oversees six Job & Career Centers and two satellite offices countywide, which are operated through a network of local organizations and agencies. Serving more than 6,000 new visitors each month, the centers […]

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Give kids a lift for life

Thousands of children between 4 and 8 are killed or injured in car crashes each year––and many of these deaths and injuries could be prevented. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that fewer than 10 percent of children ages 4 to 8 (weighing between 40 and 80 pounds and up to 4-feet-9) are properly belted in booster seats. […]

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