Picnic, car show, kids’ parade to kick off Conejo Valley Days

The Conejo Valley Days (CVD) kickoff picnic and classic car show will run from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat., March 6 at Conejo Creek Park North, Thousand Oaks. At 10 a.m. the CVD’s 48th annual Children’s Parade will be presented. Children age 12 and under are invited to decorate their bicycles, dress in country costumes and ride in homemade […]


THURS., FEB. 26 Cents for Women Ventura County Chapter of National Assn. of Women Business Owners: Financial consultant Irene Smith will present financial seminar for women, "Choose Your Destination," at 6 p.m. in Renaissance Hotel, Agoura Hills. $35-$45. Reservations: (818) 991-0688 Chamber Mixer Agoura/Oak Park/Las Virgenes Chamber of Commerce hosts a Networking Mixer at 5:30 p.m. at One America Wireless, […]

Bar Mitzvah planned for special person

By Jack Israel Through the caring support of a synagogue, rabbi, teenage mentor and his parents, Jeffrey Rinsky will become a Bar Mitzvah on Sat., March 13 at Shomrei Torah Synagogue. Jeffrey, who’s a victim of Down syndrome, conquered all odds to be able to march up to the Bema to lead the congregation in prayer and become an adult […]

Retired librarian likes Measure E

When I moved to Agoura in 1973, I was drawn by the excellent reputation of its public schools for my young daughter and by the offer to manage the then-Las Virgenes Library. Over the years since, Las Virgenes Unified School District has fulfilled my early hopes for my children’s education and has continued its tradition of providing a quality public […]