Marmonte standings

Don’t stress if you can’t fundraise

As someone who has worked in the school fundraising industry for 10-plus years, I wanted to respond to Carolyn Becker’s letter of Sept. 17 and let her know there’s a tremendous positive side to school fundraising, which is, thank goodness we have it. Just look around at our schools in the Oak Park/Las Virgenes districts and see how much money fundraising has brought […]

Memory Walk to support Alzheimer’s research

Home Instead Senior Care, serving Ventura County and the Alzheimer’s Association in Ventura County, will sponsor the annual Memory Walk from 9 a.m. to noon Sat., Oct. 17 at Conejo Creek Park North, behind the library, 1379 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Proceeds from the event will support the mission of the Alzheimer’s Association  to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through advancement […]

Community Concert Band gives fall show

Music featured from movies

The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services, the Las Virgenes Unified School District and the city of Westlake Village will host the fall performance of the Community Concert and Jazz Bands at 4 p.m. Sun., Oct. 11 at Agoura High School, 28545 W. Driver Ave. Agoura Hills. Susan Treworgy will direct both bands. The concert will feature selections […]

Time for the Pumpkin Festival

The annual Calabasas Pumpkin Festival will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat. and Sun., Oct. 17 and 18 at Juan Bautista De Anza Park, 3701 Lost Hills Road, Calabasas. The event, hosted by the Calabasas Chamber of Commerce and city of Calabasas, is open to the public with free parking and admission. Shuttle service will be available. The […]

Tri-Valley standings

Pedestrians and drivers are both at fault

How about an editorial cartoon in the Opinion Section that goes like this: A parent is parked on the opposite side of the street, across from Medea Creek Middle School, instructing their child to jaywalk. The caption under the cartoon is as follows: “The rules don’t apply to me. Hurry up and dart out into the street or you’ll be […]

Physician to discuss arthritis

Dr. Christian Dequet, rheumatologist on staff at Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center, will discusses the most common forms of arthritis, their symptoms and the treatments at a free seminar from 9 to 10 a.m. Thurs., Oct. 15 at The Oaks mall near Macy’s Women’s Department Store on the lower level, Thousand Oaks. Morning refreshments will be served. This seminar […]

Gilbert & Sullivan’s ‘The Yeomen of the Guard’

Play review

“The Yeomen of the Guard,” presented by Ventura County Gilbert and Sullivan Repertoire Company, is another in a series of outstanding musical presentations of the classic works of English librettist W.S. Gilbert and composer Arthur Sullivan. When Gilbert and Sullivan wrote the opera in 1888, the team was about to dissolve. Sullivan had become disaffected by the lightweight, albeit hugely […]

Agoura Hills business decision sign of times

The Agoura Hills City Council has agreed to continue the suspension of its sign ordinance through January 2010 to help retailers boost their bottom line during the holiday season. An initial easing of sign restrictions was approved by the council in October 2008 and extended in January and again in March. The council on Sept. 23 agreed to extend the […]