Surf’s up for Longboard Classic in Ventura

The C Street Longboard Classic is slated for Sat. and Sun., Sept. 16 and 17 at Surfer’s Point (C Street) in Ventura. The surfing contest has been held annually since its inception in 1986. In addition to the surfing competition, the weekend will be full of raffles, vendors, camaraderie, and the Ventura Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation’s “Clean Water Paddle-out.” […]

LaLeche League to host auction, luncheon benefit

La Leche League of Thousand Oaks and Agoura Hills will host a silent auction luncheon fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wed., Sept. 20 at Borchard Community Park, 250 Reino Road in Thousand Oaks. The event will include free food and children’s entertainment. The public is invited. All proceeds will benefit the local La Leche League groups. The league […]

Last Week’s Top Performers

Brent Moore, WR, Westlake: Moore, a junior, hauled in six receptions for 95 yards in the Warriors’ 44-7 season-opening whitewashing of Basic at home. He averaged 15.8 yards per catch. Oaks Christian defense: New year, same results for the OCHS defense, as the Lions shutout Lompoc, 49-0, in their first game of the season. USC-bound defensive back Marshall Jones logged […]

Ideas for designing baby’s nursery

Green for Baby, an organic clothing and bedding store, is hosting a free lecture featuring Mary Cordaro, a respected environmental consultant and lecturer who has specialized in creating healthy homes for 15 years. She will speak on “How to Create a Healthy Nursery for Your Baby” at 2 p.m. Sat., Sept. 9 at 2989 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. […]

City was responsive to school’s needs

On behalf of the Conejo Jewish Day School, I would like to publicly thank the city of Agoura Hills for being so responsive to our school’s needs in moving to our new campus at Temple Beth Havarim. The Agoura Hills planning staff, the planning commission and the city council made a special effort in coordinating the analysis, requirements and appropriate […]

Laurie Allen

As the new school year begins, a plan for the forth annual end-ofschool year luncheon honoring Simi Valley’s crossing guards is well underway. “We got a late start last year,” said realtors Laurie Allen and Eileen Richardson of Rodeo Realty in Simi Valley. “But with the help of the community, somehow we got it done!” Allen and Richardson collected gift […]

Creature feature

EYE TO EYE-Matthew Urmersbach, 11, of Woodland Hills meets a baby possum at the Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum. The animals were presented by Nature of Wildworks, a nonprofit wildlife care center.

This victory is twice as nice

Many people saw double- even triple and quadruple-at the 31st annual Twins Day Festival in Twinsburg, Ohio. The King family of Agoura Hills, which includes identical twin boys Steven and Kevin, participated in the festival in early August. The family won a bronze medal in the “Most Alike Males” for the 9and 10-yearold division. “Of course I see two different […]

Encore club to take boat ride

Westlake Village Encore invites all women to the group’s first meeting of the year on Fri., Sept. 8 at the Westlake Yacht Club. Coffee, treats and tea sandwiches will be served at 9:30 a.m., with a meeting following at 10 a.m. The new board and interest group chairmen will be introduced and the year’s activities will be presented. A boat […]

Transplant recipient support group to host doctor

Ronald W. Busuttil, MD, PhD, will be the guest speaker at the next meeting for Transplant Recipients International Organization’s Ventura County West Valley Chapter from 7 to 9p.m., Fri., Sept. 15 in the Conejo room at the Baxter Health Care Company, 1 Baxter Way, Westlake Village. Busuttil is the director of Dumont-UCLA liver and pancreas transplant program and the chief […]

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