Visit to Africa changed everything

After Brendan Callahan graduated from Westlake High School in 2005 he headed to Boston University with one goal in mind: to pursue a career in which he could make money. “When I first walked through the doors of the B.U. School of Management, I had dollar signs in my eyes,” said Callahan, 21. “I wanted to use my business degree […]

Church helps local families balance budget

Conejo Valley Community Church has teamed up with Angel Food Ministries to provide affordable high quality food for about half the price of retail grocery shopping for families affected by the economic crisis. Angel Food Ministries is a nonprofit, nondenominational organization dedicated to providing food relief to communities nationwide. Angel Food offers a box of food for $30 that contains […]

Westlake hoops squad takes the fifth

“Sherman’s Way”

Directed by: Craig M. Saavedra Written by: Tom Nance Starring: Michael Shulman, James LeGros, Enrico Colantoni, Brooke Nevin, Lacey Chabert, Tom Nance Rated: Not rated (mild adult language, mild sexual innuendo) Running time: 97 minutes Best suited for: story lovers, life lovers, movie lovers. Least suited for: those new age cinematic gurus telling us that story and dialogue no longer […]


Hold ‘Em Poker Tourney to benefit Kiwanis

The second annual Kiwanis of Thousand Oaks Foundation Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament and Casino Night is coming soon and it promises to be an exciting and entertaining event at The Canyon Club in Agoura Hills, Conejo Valley’s music source, on Sun., April 19. Registration and lessons begin at 4 p.m. Buffet dinner starts at 4:30 p.m. Tournament and casino […]

Janss Marketplace hosting beauty contest, model search

Janss Marketplace in Thousand Oaks is sponsoring an inaugural Beauty Contest and Teen Model Search. The beauty contest has four age categories: up to 2 years old, 3 to 4 years, 5 to 8 years and 9 to 12 years. The Teen Model Search is for ages 13 to 18 by a top local talent agent. The contests offer $250 […]

Talent pool is deep for area high schools

Marmonte League spring outlook: Swimming

March has brought with it Marmonte League action in boys’ and girls’ swimming. While the Westlake High girls’ team and the Thousand Oaks boys’ squad are considered oddson favorites to capture league titles, the Marmonte promises to feature a plethora of top swimmers who will battle it out for individual championships as well. Here’s a school-by-school breakdown of some of […]

Town Center names artists for calendar

Simi Valley Town Center has announced the artists selected for inclusion in the mall’s monthly calendar More than 20,000 Simi Valley Town Center calendars are distributed to Simi Valley and Moorpark households and are available onsite at the mall. The glossy, fullcolor calendar highlights all Town Center events, including a monthly fine art show and sale and a weekly farmers […]

Mountain View Home Sits On A Large Sweeping Corner Lot

Beautiful Estates at Mountain View home sits on a large sweeping corner lot and features hardwood floors, recessed lights, French doors, closet organizers, loft, and upstairs laundry room with sink. The family room has built-in surround sound and fireplace. The kitchen has granite center island with Sub Zero and pantry. The master suite has sitting area, fireplace, recessed lights, and […]