Agoura woman named president of Women Business Owners

Agoura resident Sandra Cherry was named as president of the board for the California Women Business Owners. Cherry will serve a two-year term, assisted by Miriam Shaffer Begg as treasurer and Colleen Phillips as secretary. CWBO’s objectives are to encourage business ownership by women; to support women business owners; to promote economic stability in businesses owned and operated by women; […]

Marmonte standings

International Day of Peace slated

In celebration of the United Nations’ International Day of Peace, the Eleven Days of Global Unity and the Season for Interfaith Celebration will sponsor the “Living Peace in Ojai” event, Sept. 21 to 23. A peace vigil will be held at Libbey Park in Ojai at 7 p.m. Fri., Sept. 21. The film “Peace One Day” will be screened outdoors. […]

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Higher water rates on the way

After two years of studies, workshops, consultants’ advice and an extensive public outreach campaign, the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District will raise water and sewer rates starting Nov. 1. On Monday, the district completed its final effort to educate the public about why- and how high- water and sanitation rates will rise. Potable water and sewage fees are expected to […]

Hula spices up Mega Mixer

HAWAIIAN STYLE- Tina’s Ports of Paradise presents a colorful hula demonstration at the annual Aloha Mega Mixer last month. The Thousand Oaks-Westlake Village Regional Chamber joined forces with the Camarillo, Ojai Valley and Port Hueneme chambers to host the event at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. Mid-State Bank and Trust was the Big Kahuna sponsor.

Music, food at medical benefit

The Ventura County Medical Resource Foundation will host the second annual Festival of Flavor from 1 to 5 p.m. Sun., Sept. 16 at the Palms Outlet Center in Oxnard. The event will benefit programs such as the mobile mammography vehicle and treating children with critical illnesses at the Ventura County Medical Center. The festival will feature a silent auction, opportunity […]

Avoid homework hassles

Parents and caregivers are constantly reminded of how important it is to pay attention to children’s homework habits. But what if you’re a working parent who can’t always be home to ensure that the work gets done? Renew the expectation of excellence. Iit’s important to verbally communicate your expectation that your son or daughter will complete all the homework that’s […]

Tri-Valley standings

“3:10 To Yuma”

After decades of celluloid adoration, the western, some said, died back in the mid-’60s. Gene Autry and John Wayne and Randolph Scott had gotten too old, and Gary Cooper rode off in ’61. Seemed maybe Hollywood had moved along. But then came Butch and Sundance, “The Wild Bunch” and some foreigner named Sergio Leone. We were back in the saddle […]

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