2010-05-13

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Man named Park Service’s top volunteer



Tony Valois, a volunteer at the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, won the national George B. Hartzog Jr. award for Outstanding Volunteer Service by an Individual, presented by the National Park Service. He received the award last Saturday at the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area volunteer picnic at Peter Strauss Ranch in Agoura Hills. Valois will travel to […]

Foster youth to share experiences



The Reach Out to Foster Youth event will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Thurs., May 20 at Calvary Chapel Thousand Oaks, 2697 Lavery Court, Newbury Park. A panel of four youth who have recently aged out of foster care will be sharing their experiences and struggles of being on their own. The event is for anyone who wants to […]

Golf tourney supports hospice



Hospice of the Conejo will present its 23rd annual charity golf tournament Mon., May 24 at Sunset Hills Country Club, 4155 Erbes Road, Thousand Oaks. Individual and foursome entry fees are $99 and $396, respectively. The entry fee includes greens fees, practice balls, cart,barbecuelunchand awards banquet. Proceeds from the tournament will support the services offered by the hospice, which serves […]

Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura Vandals caused $300 in damage to the tires of a vehicle parked in the 28700 block of Conejo View Drive April 26. Thieves stole a $300 pair of sunglasses from a car parked in the 29700 block of Kimberly Drive April 27. Burglars stole a $640 gun, ammunition and $140 in cash from the bedroom of a home in […]

Agoura High welcomes Special Olympics



Church to host charity yard sale

Money to help Red Cross, Manna and World Vision

Agoura Bible Fellowship will host a community yard sale from 7 am. to noon Sat., May 15 at the church, 5564 Foothill Drive, Agoura Hills. The sale will also have a raffle for a four-pack of Dodger Dugout tickets, including food and drinks, worth $2,000. All the money raised at the sale will be donated to the Red Cross, World […]

UCLA study seeks smokers to test stop smoking vaccine



UCLA researchers are seeking smokers between the ages of 18 and 65 for a national study using an experimental vaccine to help them quit smoking.  The investigational vaccine produces antibodies that bind to nicotine. The resulting molecule is too large to reach the brain and gradually reduces the satisfaction smokers receive from their cigarettes.  To qualify for the yearlong study, volunteers […]

Lost Hills deputy is ‘Top Gun’



Calabasas Library hosts film discussion group



The Calabasas Library movie discussion group for adults will meet at 6 p.m. Wed., May 19 at the library, 200 Civic Center Way. The group will watch a lighthearted movie about a widow and how she tries to deal with her financial woes after her husband dies. The film is rated R for drug content and language. For more information, […]


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