Community hears call for help

Child with cancer seeks support

Oak Park residents rallying around a family whose 9-year-old boy was diagnosed with leukemia in September are asking others to help out by eating at the Tikka Grill in Westlake Village Jan. 17 through 31. Thirty percent of diners’ bills will go to Ethan Childs and his family during the three years of treatment he needs. “Everyone at the school […]

Luncheon to feature antiques appraisal

National Charity League Incorporated, Conejo Valley Chapter will host its annual luncheon, “35 Years of Giving” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tues., Feb. 27 at Sherwood Country Club, 320 W. Stafford Road, Thousand Oaks. The luncheon will feature a Bonhams and Butterfields antique appraisal clinic. Appraisers will be on hand in to appraise paintings, collectibles, silver, jewelry and furniture. […]

Angry women at higher risk for heart disease

While previous studies have shown that anger and hostility in and of themselves can increase risk of heart disease in men, little of the research has included women. But the results of a new study conducted with only women suggests that women who outwardly express anger may be at increased risk if they also have several other risk factors: age […]

Four teams in the mix for Marmonte League boys’ basketball championship

Westlake, Thousand Oaks and Calabasas all chasing Simi Valley

The Marmonte League boys’ basketball season has reached its midway point, so it’s about time to separate the contenders from the pretenders in the race for a league championship. Prior to Wednesday night’s games, Simi Valley had a twogame lead over Westlake, Thousand Oaks and Calabasas. The Pioneers were 6-0 in Marmonte play while the Warriors, Lancers and Coyotes all […]

Ventura College enrollment underway

Ventura College Community Education is now taking enrollments for the spring semester in a variety of notforcredit classes, seminars and workshops. The community education program offers more than 100 classes, workshops and seminars including bartending basics, digital photography, antique/warbird aircraft ownership, energy sustainability series, and adult or youth ballroom boot camp. For more information or to register, call the community […]

This Elegant Three Bedroom, Three Bath Home Is Nestled Among Ancient Oaks

This property’s lot is more than 10,100 square feet and the residence has nearly 2,700 square feet. The private residence is secluded and quiet, nestled among ancient oak trees. The setting has a natural creek and golf course views on a culdesac location. The saltwater lap pool, with new pebble tech surface, is integrated into the landscaping. A flagstone walkway […]

Agoura Hills faces hefty clean-up fees

Agoura Hills, Calabasas and Westlake Village will be required to pay what some officials are calling “outrageous” dollar amounts in order to meet strict new water quality regulations governing the pollution at Malibu Creek. Now that the Environmental Protection Agency and Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board have approved bacteria limitations for the creek, cities are estimating their share […]

Relay for Life gears up again

ENCORE- Grace Coryoka, left, and Alyssa Burns did such a great job organizing the 2006 Relay for Life, a 24-hour walk-a-thon to raise funds and awareness for cancer patients, they will co-chair the event again this year. Last year the duo had hoped to raise $40,000 at the event but brought in more than double that, raising $93,000 for cancer […]

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THURS., JAN. 18 Soroptomists Meet Inaugural meeting of Soroptimist, club for professional, business women. Lead service projects to benefit women, girls. 6:30 p.m., Mavericks Restaurant, 5225 Cochran St., Simi Valley. $10 includes hor d’oeuvres, drink, tax, tip. RSVP, the14health@sbcglobal. net. Green Thumb Pleasant Valley Garden Club meets at Camarillo Seventh-day Adventist Church, 3975 Las Posas Road. Refreshments served 9 a.m. […]

Redell: Darrell Scott need not apply to Oaks Christian

Oaks Christian head football coach Bill Redell has a message for Moorpark High junior running back Darrell Scott: Stay with the Musketeers. Scott, the state’s secondleading rusher last season with 3,194 yards, has informed Moorpark athletic director Rob Dearborn that he’s planning to transfer, perhaps as early as next week. “I asked him about it because there had been a […]