Nod to our northern neighbors

Harbor hopping for Easter

The Ventura Harbor Village will hold their Harbor is Hopping event from 1 to 3 p.m. Sun., March 23 at the Village Carousel Stage. Mother Goose will be on hand for storytelling and face painting and the Easter Bunny will be available for photos. The Garden Lady will help children and adults plant springtime flowers. There will also be a […]

Library offers online practice tests

The Ventura County Library is offering LearningExpress Library, a new online test preparation database to help students overcome testtaking anxiety. To access the database, go to www.vencolibrary.org and click on “Databases,” “Research” or “Homework.” The library’s electronic resources collection is arranged by subject and listed alphabetically. The link for LearningExpress Library is listed under Test Preparation. LearningExpress provides free, unlimited […]

St. Max program develops job skills

If you are currently in the job market and even if you have a powerful résumé, don’t miss the next meeting of the St. Maximilian Employment Ministry at 7 p.m., Thurs. March 27 in Room 2 at St. Maximilian Catholic Church, 5801 Kanan Road, (corner of Lindero Canyon Road), Westlake Village, 91362. Attendance at the meeting will help equip you […]

Temple hosts film festival

Temple Beth Torah’s fifth annual Ventura County Jewish Film Festival will open at 7 p.m. Thurs., April 3. Unless noted otherwise, all films will be shown at the Regency Buenaventura 6 Theater at the 101 Freeway and Telephone Road in Ventura. On opening night, the British comedy “Sixty Six” will be screened. The film takes place in 1966 and is […]

Next To The Simi Hills Golf Course

Situated in the foothills of northeast Simi Valley, next to the Simi Hills Golf Course, is this updated 4bedroom, 2½bath singlestory Indian Hills pool home. Features include an open floor plan, vaulted ceilings, step-down living room with Venetian plaster fireplace, tile flooring through entry, kitchen and breakfast room, faux designer finishes throughout. The master suite has a private patio and […]

Friendship Circle hosts walk to help special needs kids

Fundraiser is March 30

The Conejo Valley Friendship Circle will hold its third annual 5K Friendship Walk to raise funds to support programs for special needs children and their families from 1 to 4 p.m. Sun., March 30. The walk will begin at the Chabad of Agoura Hills, 30345 Canwood St., proceed on Reyes Adobe Boulevard, and culminate with a festival with music, refreshments […]

Protect children from common respiratory virus

With cough and cold season still in force, parents with infants and small children should be on the lookout for a common virus that may lead to potentially serious complications- respiratory syncytial virus. Nearly half of all children are infected during their first year of life, and almost all children get an RSV infection by the age of 2. According […]

The importance of internships

The competition that high school students face when applying for admission to selective colleges doesn’t end once they’re in college. With an eye toward building a strong resume, this generation’s ambitious students are competing for the most desirable internships. While accounting majors or engineering majors have concrete, easily articulated skills to offer employers, a student majoring in English or history […]

Easter services on tap at United Methodist

The United Methodist and Lutheran congregations will worship together on Maundy Thursday at 7:30 p.m. March 20 at the Westlake Lutheran Church, 2630A Townsgate Road, Westlake Village, and Good Friday at 7:30 p.m. March 21 at the United Methodist Church of Westlake Village, 1049 Westlake Blvd. The United Methodist Church will present identical Easter Sunday worship services at 9 and […]