•An item in last week’s health section referred to the La Leche League of Thousand Oaks and Agoura Hills hosting a silent auction and luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Borchard Community Park, 250 Reino Road, Newbury Park. It failed to mention the date of the event, Wed., Sept. 21. For details, please call (805) 4963867. •Mary Wiesbrock’s […]

Nominate mother of the year by Oct. 15

California American Mothers Inc., a nonprofit, nondenominational organization, is taking nominations for its Mother of the Year awards from all cities in Southern California. Nominated mothers will receive prizes and a complimentary luncheon Sat., Nov. 12 at the Sunset Hills Country Club in Thousand Oaks. Categories and criteria are the following: Mother of the Year must be a mother at […]

Bella Vita raises funds for Wellness Community

Bella Vita Social Club selected The Wellness Community Valley/ Ventura as the benefactor of their annual fundraiser. Their donation will help the organization assist those facing cancer in the community. The 120-member club was formed more than 50 years ago for women and men of majority Italian descent. “We have great respect for the work that The Wellness Community does […]

Other local football matchups

Agoura (1-0) at Camarillo (0-1) Westlake (1-0) at Notre Dame (1-0) Outlook: The Chargers narrowly escaped a considerable upset last weekend at the hands of Buena and will have to improve greatly if they hope to knock off Camarillo on the road. Running backs Kevin Clifford and Josh Irvin combined for only 12 yards on eight carries during Agoura’s 18-13 […]

Jewish charity seeks to build affordable housing

Haverim B’nai B’rith of the Conejo Valley, a nonprofit charitable organization, plans to build affordable housing for low-income seniors in the Conejo Valley area. B’nai B’rith International and the federal government agency HUD have built 36 projects across the U.S. Haverim B’nai B’rith of the Conejo Valley, the local unit of B’nai B’rith, is in the early stages of planning […]

Worries about unruly traffic

We are residents of Westlake Canyon Oaks in the city of Westlake Village. Recently we received a glossy mailer extolling “ambiance” of the proposed Town Center in Westlake Village. This collection of “dining and shopping” would sit right next to the new Lowe’s. The last paragraph of this mailer begins with the words, “To help you arrive safely and conveniently […]

Local laser optics expert dies in bike wreck

A Calabasas man, described as an internationally-recognized laser optics expert, was one of two bicyclists killed on Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu last Saturday morning. Stanislav Ionov, 46, was pronounced dead shortly after the accident. Ionov, who lived in the Dry Creek Canyon area, was said to be a marathon runner who frequently rode his bike to and from work […]

Calabasas woman loses 100 pounds

A little over a year ago, Christina Morris would stand at the bottom of the stairs in her Calabasas home, asking herself if what she forgot on the second floor was really worth another trip upstairs. At 5-foot 5-inches tall, Christina weighed 304 pounds and everyday tasks took monumental effort. Christina said it was struggle to get off the couch, […]

Seminar to help local employers avoid sexual harrassment claims

Local employers can protect themselves from sexual harassment claims through a sexual harassment training seminar to be held from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. on Wed., Oct. 26 in the sixth-floor boardroom of Nordman Cormany Hair and Compton, 1000 Town The seminar meets the new California legal requirement that requires companies with 50 or more employees to send supervisors and owners […]

Last Week’s Top Performers

Dominick Huerta, QB; J.T. Wright, WR, Agoura: Huerta’s 3-yard touchdown pass to Wright with just under five minutes to play gave the Chargers an 18-13 comefrom-behind victory over Buena. Oak Park Defense: Forced seven turnovers during a 21-14 win last weekend against Grace Brethren. Linebacker Alex Chang had 10 tackles and linebacker David Henningsen scored the game-clinching TD on a […]