More arrests made in Oak Park vandalism

More arrests have been made in connection with the vandalism at Deerhill Park in Oak Park, according to police. Near the park at about 10:30 p.m. on Jan. 14 an unidentified man flagged down Senior Dep. Dave Nadon of the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department to alert him to a vandalism that was in progress. Nadon saw a white truck leaving […]

Girl Scouts to award local women

The Girl Scouts of Tres Condados and a Ventura County steering committee will host the Women of Distinction fundraising luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Feb. 9 at the Las Posas Country Club in Camarillo. Honorees are three women from Ventura County: Victoria ChandlerNelson, Jill Lederer and Helen Yunker. Chandler-Nelson has many years of experience in business and fund […]

Online services are expanded

Principle Based Enterprises, a talent management solutions company based in Agoura Hills, and ChristianJobs.com, an employment website serving the Christian-friendly business and ministry market, announced a joint marketing initiative to offer the PBEProfile leadership assessment and PBECoaching leadership development system to job seekers and employers through www.ChristianJobs.com. The online tools are intended to build leadership competence based on core Biblical […]

Apex youth soccer squad finishes strong

NEW HEIGHTS- The Apex Girls U-11 soccer team tied for first place in league play and took second place in the Rich Bailey Girls’ Friendship tournament in January. The players, who hail from Agoura Hills, T.O. and Moorpark, are: Dani Brown, Nadia Doris, Christa Helms, Ari Dugas, Jackie Haas, Hannah Dearborn, Liana Moss, Meghan Head, Christina Spadafora, Erika Moxley, Melinda […]

Jazz bands to perform

The Calabasas High School jazz bands will perform their second concert of the year Thurs., Feb. 15. The bands are directed by Josh Barroll and Aaron Kohen. The Calabasas jazz bands have received several awards and honors, including recognition at the Essentially Ellington competition at New York’s Lincoln Center and several local venues. Lori Weiss, a member of the Calabasas […]

Brand New Condos

38 Brand New Wood Ranch 2 bedroom, 2 bath, Gated, Senior Condos. This serene senior (55+) community is nestled in the heart of exclusive Wood Ranch. Units are exquisite with granite in kitchens and bathrooms, gorgeous cabinets, and Whirlpool appliances, including refrigerator. They each have private garages, semi private elevators, and balconies. There is a community pool, spa, rec room, […]

Final respects paid to fallen soldier

SOMBER GOODBYE– A funeral procession accompanies the body of Lance Cpl. Anthony Charles Melia, 20, to a Westlake Village church on Monday. Below, Melia’s parents, Mike and Vicki, console each other during the service. The Marine, who was a graduate of Thousand Oaks High School, was killed by a bullet while searching for insurgents in Al Anbar province in Iraq […]

Writer speaks on writing

Mary Embree will be the guest speaker at the Ventura County Writers Club meeting, 7 p.m. Tues., Feb. 13 at Borders Books, 125 W. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. The public is invited. Embree, a resident of Ventura, has written “The Author’s Toolkit: a Step-by-Step Guide to Writing and Publishing Your Book.” She founded the Small Publishers, Artists and Writers […]

Business offers child car seat inspections

Babies “R” Us will offer free inspections of child safety seats from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wed., Feb. 14 at 23741 Calabasas Road, Calabasas. Participants should bring both the car seat and the child who rides in it. No appointment is necessary. Car seats will be checked on a first come, first served basis. Trained CHP officers will be […]

Agoura’s Ritterbush honored as top coach

Agoura High’s Dennis Ritterbush has been named the Marmonte League’s Coach of the Year for wrestling. “I was shocked, surprised,” Ritterbush said. “At the end of the year we just came on. We wrestled well the last half of the season and turned things around.” Ritterbush said the award was a credit to his coaching staff. “You can’t do this […]