Agoura Hills sees revenue in city parks

In anticipation of ball games and birthday parties competing for space at local parks with carnivals, corporate picnics and weddings, the Agoura Hills City Council examined its parks reservation policies at last month’s meeting. The first come, first served policy for picnic shelters and open grass areas may not be meeting the needs of the community, said Amy Brink, director […]

Library offers new online resource for vehicle recalls

The Ventura County Library has a new web-based resource to help make it easier for patrons to maintain, repair and follow service bulletins and recalls for cars, trucks, vans and SUVs. The ChiltonLibrary database offers complete and detailed repair information on thousands of make and model combinations. Anyone with a Ventura County Library card can access the database through the […]

Art show coming this weekend

ArtWalk 2008, a juried art and craft show sponsored by the Conejo Valley Art Museum will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat., June 7 and Sun., June 8 at the Countrywide Bank building grounds at Hillcrest Drive and Wilbur Road, Thousand Oaks. Guest artist Francisco Sotomayor from Green Mountain Falls, Colo., will exhibit a 1,000ton traveling statue […]

Round Meadow proves to be ‘water wise’

Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills Thieves stole 50, one-dollar bills from a home in the 3000 block of Trail Creek on May 27. Vandals caused $2,300 in damages to two vehicles parked in the 5300 block of Captains Place May 26. Someone caused $200 in damages to a door at Lindero Canyon Middle School in the 5800 block of Larboard Lane May 23. […]


The Las Virgenes Community Learning Center has 75 students enrolled, not 96. The school expects to begin the next school year with 80 students.

Westlake plans expanded hazardous waste program

The city of Westlake Village will discontinue its motor oil collection program at Berneice Bennett Park on the fourth Saturday of each month. Sat., June 28 will be the last collection event. In its place, an expanded doortodoor household hazardous waste collection service will be offered to city residents. Numerous items are identified by California state law as unacceptable for […]

Cirque du Monarchs

Support for Wellness Community encouraging

Community residents open their wallets for cancer programs

On May 30, the Wellness Community Valley/Ventura celebrated 17 years of providing support and hope to people fighting cancer with its annual gala dinner and fundraiser in Westlake Village. More than 700 people attended the awards presentation and live auction at the Four Seasons Hotel. The event raised donations for Wellness Community assistance programs. Grammy Award winning singer Melissa Manchester […]

High school juniors urged to apply to Anti-Defamation League mission

High school students who will be starting their junior year this fall are invited to apply to participate in the Anti-Defamation League’s Grosfeld Family National Youth Leadership Mission to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., from Nov. 16 through 19. The mission is offered at no cost to participants and includes airfare, hotel, meals, tours and programs. The […]

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