2005-01-20

Disaster relief well underway



Disaster relief well underway The Ventura County Community Foundation (VCCF) has established a Tsunami Relief Fund so local donors can contribute to relief efforts aiding tsunami victims. The Relief Fund already has a $9,000 challenge grant from the Foundation’s Special and Urgent Needs Fund. "The magnitude of this natural disaster is breathtaking, and relief efforts will be continuing for many […]

Calabasas native active in business

Stacey Borden attending Harvard

Stacey R. Borden, a Harvard College junior and 2002 valedictorian at Calabasas High, was recently elected president of Harvard Undergraduate Women in Business (HUWIB), the largest student business organization at Harvard with over 100 active members. As mentorship chair in her sophomore year, Borden founded the HUWIB Corporate Mentorship Program, which pairs undergraduate women with professional business mentors. She also […]

Emergency services gathering information for disaster relief



Emergency services gathering information for disaster relief The Ventura County Office of Emergency Services (OES) is collecting names, addresses and phone numbers of all county renters and homeowners whose homes sustained damage as a result of the recent floods. Residents who have not already reported damage are urged to do so by calling the OES hotline at (805) 654-3593. This […]

Apex U-14 take home Coast League crown



House concert to feature singer-songwriter pair



Russ and Julie’s House Concerts will feature singer-songwriters Jeff Young and Jonathan Pointer at 8 p.m. Sat., Jan. 22 at a location in Oak Park to be provided with reservations. Cost including coffee and dessert buffet is $15. All proceeds are donated to the performers. Jeff Young has been the keyboard player and backup singer in Jackson Browne’s band for […]

Friend remembers community activist

Sandoval
worked to save
historic
Reyes Adobe


Sandoval worked to save historic Reyes Adobe Sandy Sandoval, a long-time community activist who worked to save the historic Reyes Adobe from demolition, died Dec. 27. He was 82. Sally Schneider, a former Agoura Hills resident, said she worked with Sandoval when they were both members of the local chamber of commerce. "He was strong until the end," she said. […]

AHS student sees Washington inauguration



Michael Westerband, a student at Agoura High School, has been accepted into the People to People Presidential Inauguration event, a Jan. 19 to 23 educational program in Washington, D.C. Westerband and other selected students recently traveled to the nation’s capitol to witness President Bush’s official swearing-in and inaugural address. Westlake Village resident Westerband was nominated and accepted for the honor […]

Blood donors needed



Blood donors are needed to replenish the county’s blood supply. Kaiser Permanente will be sponsoring a blood drive at its Thousand Oaks office, 365 E. Hillcrest Drive, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tues., Jan. 25 and Wed., Jan. 26.

Enjoy Gracious Living In This Dramatic Estate



Gracious living is a hallmark of this Morrison Sutton Valley Estate home. The two-story 3338 square foot floor plan offers 5 bedrooms and 3.5 baths on a beautifully landscaped half-acre view lot. The dramatic two-story living room features a marble fireplace and floor-to-ceiling French windows. The remodeled kitchen with a breakfast bar and nook invites family to linger over morning […]

Kingsmen Shakespeare to present Romeo and Juliet geared for kids



The Kingsmen Shakespeare Company, a nonprofit organization known in the Conejo Valley for its productions at the Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival each summer on the campus of California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, will perform Shakespeare’s "Romeo and Juliet" in early February. Daytime performances are student-oriented and are followed by an open discussion with the actors. Shows will be at 10 a.m. […]


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