2010-01-07

High school sports offer the best game in town



There are few things in life better than a good seat at a major sporting event. Whether the seat is courtside, right behind home plate or on the 50-yard line, fans appreciate being in the middle of the action. But ticket holders at professional games know those seats don’t come cheaply. A courtside seat to the Lakers? Forget it. You’d […]

Space Monkeys are out of this world



Rock band gives funds to Willow Elementary



The parents of Adam Levine, lead singer of the rock/R&B group Maroon 5, presented a donation of $25,000 to Jessica Kiernan, principal of Willow Elementary School, and Laly Ballard, Willow’s Parent-Faculty Association president, at the school’s recent annual fundrais-ing event to support educational programs. Levine’s younger brother and sister attend Willow. “This generous gift from Maroon 5, Career Artist Management […]

Project Transformation underway



Eight individuals will be given an opportunity to improve their health and wellness through a sixmonth personalized program at the California Health & Longevity Institute in the Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village. The program is valued at $11,000. The contest is open to those age 18 and over. There is no entry fee or purchase required. To enter, applicants must […]

Boogie at Bogies



Writers offer library grants



Sisters in Crime, an international support group for mystery writers, is offering a “We Love Libraries” lottery. Grants of $1,000 will be awarded to libraries each month throughout 2010. Winners will be drawn from entries received at the website www.sistersincrime.org. To enter, log on to the site, fill out an application form and upload a photo of one or more […]

College district elects chairs



The Ventura County Community College District board of trustees elected Robert Huber as chair and Cheryl Heitmann as vice chair at a recent annual reorganization meeting. Stephen Blum, Arturo Hernández and Larry Miller will continue serving as board trustees. Huber has served on the board since 2004 and represents Area 4, which includes East Las Posas Valley, Moorpark, Simi Valley […]

Natural ways to treat mood disorders



The monthly Meet and Greet sessions sponsored by the Conejo Valley Mental Health Professionals Association will open the new year with a program about how to naturally treat mood disorders. The lunchtime meeting is titled “Testing Neurotransmitters and Effective Natural Approaches to Treating Mood Disorders.” Sharon Norling, MD, will discuss the latest research from noon to 1 p.m. tomorrow, Jan. […]

‘Female Transport’ to open at Hillcrest Center

British prisoners learn to survive

Gothic Productions will present “Female Transport” by Steve Gooch from Jan. 8 through 24 at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Performances are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. In 1820 a group of female London street criminals are shipped to Australia to help colonize the continent. They discover their survival […]

Leonis Adobe featured on Huell Howser show



The Leonis Adobe Museum will be featured on “Visiting . . . with Huell Howser” at 7:30 p.m. Mon., Jan. 11 on KCET television (channel 6 on Time Warner cable). The feature is part of Howser’s “California Gold” series, which takes viewers to diverse neighborhoods in Southern California. Howser and the adobe will host the premiere kickoff party at 6:30 […]


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