2009-09-10

Tri-Valley standings



Program will discuss breast cancer



The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura will host a free presentation titled “Frankly Speaking About Advanced Breast Cancer” for people affected by cancer at 6:30 p.m. Thurs., Sept. 24 at The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura, 530 Hampshire Road, Westlake Village. Silvana Martino, DO, will discuss the needs of women newly diagnosed with advanced (metastatic) breast cancer and women who have lived two to […]

Episcopal church has community garden



Driving to and from Holy Nativity Episcopal Church’s community garden in the Westchester neighborhood of Los Angeles, volunteers noticed backyard trees producing more fruit than one household could consume. A light went on, and Harvest Westchester¬†was born. “We have a community garden at the church, and an outgrowth of the garden is to take everything produced there to a food […]

Praises sung for model smoking ordinance in Calabasas

Ban expanded to include rental units

The yearold Calabasas ordinance that regulates smoking in apartments has been called a success by the City Council. In an update at last week’s council meeting, local antismoking groups commended the council for its model ordinance. The outdoor smoking ban that was passed in 2006 was extended to include rental units in the city at the beginning of last year. […]

League to host brunch for potential members



The League of Women Voters of Ventura County is seeking new members and invites all interested women to attend the annual membership meeting and brunch at 10 a.m. Sat., Sept. 26 at Spanish Hills Country Club, 999 Crestview Drive, Camarillo. Following brunch, state board vice president Trudy Jarratt and local officers and members will present an informative program about the […]

Other local football matchups



Granada Hills (0-0) at Calabasas (0-0) Outlook: Both programs are coming off 1-9 campaigns, so, barring a tie, somebody’s going to match last year’s win total. More so than in any recent year, Calabasas’ preseason schedule allows for a fast start. In addition to Granada Hills, the Coyotes play at Hueneme and Channel Islands in the coming weeks. All appear […]

Nursing graduates are pinned



Professional Medical Careers Institute School of Nursing recently awarded 30 pins and certificates of completion to students who completed a 185hour nursing assistant course. The pinning ceremony took place at the Grant Brimhall/Thousand Oaks Library in Thousand Oaks. The students obtained their clinical experience at local healthcare facilities such as Westlake Healthcare, Thousand Oaks Healthcare and Oak View Assisted Living. […]

Synagogue sponsors tropical family fun



Conejo Valley, Simi-Moorpark Realtors form new entity



The Conejo Valley Association of Realtors and the Simi Valley–Moorpark Association of Realtors have voted to merge the two organizations into a single corporation. A vote on Aug. 27 approved the formation of a new group to be called the Conejo Simi Moorpark Association of Realtors. The marriage was unanimously approved by each board of directors. “While the Simi ValleyMoorpark […]

Rotary Club presents 23rd annual Oktoberfest



The Newbury Park Rotary Club will present its 23rd annual Oktoberfest from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sat. and Sun., Sept. 26 and 27 at Underwood Family Farms, 3370 Sunset Valley Road, Moorpark. The event will have authentic German music, dancing and food. New this year is the BrewFest Beer Garden, featuring traditional Oktoberfest German brews along with selections from […]


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