Christian women revisit good ole’ days

The West Valley Christian Women’s Connection invite guests to a lunch and program on “Life in the Valley 1880s style” at 11:30 a.m. Thurs., Jan. 18 at the Woodland Hills Holiday Inn, 21101 Ventura Blvd. Angela Schwanz and Vivian Allen from the Leonis Adobe Museum will present “Life as it was During Early Valley Days.” Guest speaker is Loretta Hughes, […]

Civic center is a beacon for all

The past decade has been a golden age of construction for city halls and libraries in our area. Calabasas, Agoura Hills and Westlake Village- three cities that were once slated to become a single, Las Virgenes metropolis- have defined strength of character and individual purpose with the public buildings they’ve chosen to construct. The placement of three libraries within such […]

Saturday in the park

THAT’S FUN- Adithi Raghavan, 2, and mother, Shobana, of Calabasas, try out playground equipment that sways back and forth like a boat at a recent buddy play date at Brandon’s Village, a universally-accessible playground at Gates Canyon Park in Calabasas. The event also included arts and crafts, music, dance and refreshments.

Preventing identity theft

Tips on safeguarding against this growing crime

Q: I keep reading about identity theft as a risk to my finances. How can I protect myself? A: Sophisticated thieves have turned identity theft- someone uses personal information, such as your Social Security number, name or credit card information, without your permission to commit fraud or other crimes- – into a multibilliondollar criminal enterprise. According to a 2006 report […]

Get help with addiction

More than 22 million Americans struggle with drug/alcohol addiction. Narconon can help. Start the New Year right by calling Narconon at (800) 4686933 for free counseling, assessments and referrals to centers nationwide. For more information, visit www.stopaddiciton.com.

Honor roll

Jessica Penn of Oak Park has been named to the dean’s list for the 2006 fall term at College of Business at the Providence, R.I., campus of Johnson and Wales University, where she is pursuing an associate degree in equine studies . Students on the list have earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.40 or above.

Valley Interfaith Council to honor Martin Luther King Jr.

The Valley Interfaith Council will host the 19th annual Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration on Mon., Jan. 15 at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church, 15950 Chatsworth St., Granada Hills. Refreshments will be served at 5 p.m., followed by the program at 6 p.m. Music will be provided by several local choirs and the Peacemaker Drum Circle. Keynote speaker is […]

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Tree seedlings available

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection’s new crop of conifer tree seedlings is available for mail order purchase. The seedlings are available in a variety of sizes, ranging from one-year-old plug stock to four-year-old bare root seedlings. Recent wildfires and bark beetle tree mortality have occurred throughout much of Southern California’s forested landscapes. This crop of seedlings offers […]

Economic development meeting planned

John F. Johnston, county executive officer for Ventura County, will address Ventura County’s successes and challenges with regard to budget, finance, labor relations and key issues facing county government and the community at a meeting from 3 to 7 p.m. Thurs., Jan. 18 at Spanish Hills Country Club, 999 Crestview Ave., Camarillo. The event will be the 10th annual meeting […]

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