Reach Out to Your Assembly member

    Julia Brownley, representing the 41st Assembly District, can be contacted at the following lo- cations:             Capitoloffice:           P.O. Box 942849 Sacramento, CA 94249-0041   Telephone: (916) 319-2041                 Website:       www.assembly.ca.gov/             members/a41                   E–mail:   assemblymember.brownley         @assembly.ca.gov              Districtoffice:     6355 Topanga Cyn. Blvd.                 Suite 205   Woodland Hills, CA 91367   Telephone: (818) 596-4141

Friendship Circle offers special programs

The Conejo Valley Friendship Circle, a local nonprofit organization that pairs teenage volunteers with special needs children, hosted its fourth annual winter camp during the last week in December at the Milken Jewish Community Campus in West Hills. Special needs children from the Conejo Valley and the western San Fernando Valley attended. Erica Kane’s daughter, 9yearold Abby, took part in […]


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Collegiate tennis stars a hit at Sherwood Country Club

It's UCLA vs. USC in the singles final

The weather may have been bitter cold, but the action on the tennis court was red hot Monday afternoon during the finals of the Sherwood Cup 2007 at Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks. In the men’s singles final, it was a matchup of crosstown rivals as UCLA sophomore Haythem Abid defeated USC senior Dejan Cvetkovic in three sets 7-5, […]

Agoura High School to sponsor Valentine’s dance

Agoura High School’s ASB and Charger Club will sponsor an inaugural Valentine’s Day Dinner Dance from 7 p.m. to midnight Sat., Feb. 10 at the First Neighborhood Community Center, 31830 Village Center Road, Westlake Village. The dance is open to adults ages 21 and older. The evening will include food, dancing, raffles and a silent auction. Attire should be dressy […]

Two-Story Cottage-Style Home

Situated on a culdesac and backing to open space is a twostory cottagestyle home. The recently replastered lagoonstyle pool includes a waterfall and an attached spa. The home is updated with baths, travertine floors, newer carpeting and arched windows. This home has large rooms including 4 bedrooms and 3.5 baths. French doors open to the pool area, and there is […]

Cold weather bites into area crops

Ventura County farmers found themselves once again at the mercy of Mother Nature as an arctic front engulfed Southern California last weekend. Local ranchers and farmers watched the temperatures plunge and their crops destroyed, prompting Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to declare the area a state of emergency. “We have significant damage out there, but we can’t give a dollar value,” said […]

Blood donors needed

United Blood Services, Central Coast will sponsor the Heart to Heart Blood Drive from Sun., Jan. 21 through Sat., Feb. 17. Those who donate blood during the Heart-to-Heart blood drive will receive two See’s chocolate hearts. Visit bloodhero.com to find drives in Ventura County. For more information, visit www.unitedbloodservices.org/ centralcoast.

School district finalizes teacher contract

Healthcare was a bone of contention

After months of debate over teacher pay raises and health and retirement benefits, the Las Virgenes Unified School District and the Las Virgenes Educators Association, the union representing teachers, have reached agreement. Teachers won a 3 percent salary hike retroactive to July, plus an additional 3 percent raise effective Feb. 1. The contract also provides a $750 increase to the […]

The Clash rocks on the pitch

SOCCER STARS- The Clash recently won both the AYSO Region 4 boys U-12 division championship and the Area 10E title. Area 10E covers Agoura, Westlake, Newbury Park, Moorpark, Thousand Oaks, Simi Valley and Malibu. The Clash will now advance to the Section 10E championship next month in Bakersfield. Pictured in the bottom row from left to right are Chase Martin, […]