Wellness Community needs runners, walkers

The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura is recruiting members for “Team Wellness,” a group of runners and walkers who will participate in the Los Angeles Marathon on March 21 or a 5K Run/Walk on March 20 and raise money for cancer support programs. The NPN 5K Run/Walk is the official warm-up race for the L.A. Marathon. The run/walk begins at Dodger Stadium […]

What goes down must come up

The regional economy is in the early stages of recovery. That’s the good news. But 2010 could be a slow-and-go year if consumer spending remains sluggish and the job picture doesn’t begin to improve. At least the housing sector has started to rebound, and judging by the way things were this time last year, that’s the best news of all. […]

To tax or not to tax: A Social Security question

When it comes to Social Security benefits, you may be wondering who must pay taxes on them and who does not. If you file a federal tax return as an “individual” and your total income is more than $25,000, then the answer for you is yes, you’ll have to pay federal taxes on your benefits. If you file a joint return and you […]


International Day at Medea Creek gives students a worldwide perspective

Televised forum

The Jan. 15 candidates’ forum sponsored by the Conejo Valley Republican Women Federated will be repeated in two parts several times before the election on Time-Warner cable. All sessions will be shown on Wednesdays from 1 to 2 p.m. Feb. 3 and 17 and March 3 and 17: Insurance commissioner Steve Poizner for governor, Carli Fiorina for U.S. Senate and Damon […]

Water saving tips: Limit watering, turn off sprinklers

California American Water is continuing the call for water conservation by urging all of its local customers to turn off outdoor irrigation systems during rainstorms and to leave their sprinklers and other irrigation systems turned off for at least seven days after the rains end. The storms will cut the need for outdoor watering. Even with the California Department of […]

Love Stories. .

This Valentine’s Day we asked our readers to share stories about how they met the love of their life. Their answers warm the heart.

“Internally and externally successful.” That is the part of his ad that I remember most clearly. That “internally success”part still haunts me. I respond. I suggest that we meet in the afternoon at his home. I need to get to the beach anyway. The ocean has something to tell me that will help me get through this summer. Maybe he […]


When do the coaches cross the line?

Calabasas girls’ coach in the hot seat

Are the assault charges filed against Calabasas High School basketball coach David Goosen part of an elaborate plot cooked up by disgruntled parents whose daughters were dropped from the team, or does the coach’s unconventional and sometimes volatile courtside manner warrant further scrutiny by police and school officials? Whether to support or condemn the girls’ head coach for his actions […]