Forum coming next Tuesday on proposed sales tax hike in Ventura County

Forum coming next Tuesday on proposed sales tax hike in Ventura County The League of Women Voters of Ventura County will host a countywide forum on Measure B, the half-percent sales tax for local transportation projects, from 6:30 to 8:15 p.m. Tues., Sept. 21 in the Ventura Room at the James Cowan Conference Center, 550 Airport Way, Camarillo. The forum […]

Partial list of activities of the California Coastal Commission

Some of the other activities in the California Coastal Commission’s public education program include: •Waves, Wetlands, and Watersheds, a marine debris curriculum for children in third through eighth grades with hands-on activities to teach them about the dangers of pollution in the ocean. •Adopt-A-Beach: A year-round way to clean beaches. The Coastal Commission provides groups with bags, data cards and […]

Advice on selecting a plastic surgeon

Plastic surgery has become more popular than ever, due in part to the enormous media attention and the plethora of reality television shows promoting various makeovers. When considering any type of plastic surgery, the most important decision to make has to do with the credentials of the surgeon and the location where the surgery will take place. You need to […]

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Top Performers

Cory Smits, QB, Agoura: Went 19-of-28 for 217 yards and three touchdowns in a win over Buena. Threw no interceptions. Not too shabby for his first varsity start. Jeff Rapaport, RB, Westlake: Rushed the ball 12 times for 193 yards, caught four passes for 52 yards and scored four TDs (three in the first half). He basically was the Warrior […]

‘Principles for Potential’ is message at United Methodist

"Principles for Potential," is the title of Dr. Gary Alan Dickey’s message at the 8, 9 and 10:30 a.m. worship services on Sun., Sept. 19 at United Methodist Church, 1049 Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. The 8 a.m. service meets in Alton Hall and is casual. Music will be performed at each service. Christian Education classes for all ages meet at […]

Vacant lot an eyesore

Vacant lot an eyesore As a local business owner and resident of Agoura Hills, it surprises me that such a low tolerance for progress seems to permeate residents’ thinking. Regarding the proposed automotive detail center to be developed on a parcel of land that at present is unsightly and poses significant safety hazards, I believe as homeowners, consumers and parents […]

Genetic Savings and Clone

This is the real name of a California corporation backed by one of the wealthiest men in this country. The company provides DNA banking and cloning of cats and dogs. Pause (or should I play clever and say "paws"?) a moment, scratch your ears and think about it. You’ve got zillions of dollars to pursue your pet project. So why […]

Meeting on LVUSD school nurses postponed

A Calabasas Education Fund meeting to discuss the shortage of nurses in Las Virgenes Unified School District on Sept. 21 has been cancelled until October. Call Mary Sue Maurer for details at (818) 613-0503.

L.A. County Arboretum needs volunteers

L.A. County Arboretum needs volunteers Do you love to garden but have no place to get dirty, or would you like to get out of the house for several hours each month? The Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden is an ideal place to donate your time, knowledge and loving care. Members of the Arboretum’s volunteer organization, Los Voluntarios, […]


THURS., SEPT. 16 Some Creepy Kin The Gypsy Players present "The Addams Family Mystery," a comedy-murder mystery spoof, at 7 p.m. Thursdays from tonight through Nov. 18 with Sunday brunch performances on Oct. 3 and 14 at 11 a.m. and a special Halloween performance on Oct. 31 at 5 p.m., at Grand Vista Hotel, 999 Enchanted Way, Simi Valley. $45. […]

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