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Activity room opens new opportunity for senior retreat residents

Ed Wisner, a 92-year-old resident at the Agoura Hills Senior Retreat, can see through walls. Wisner, a former entrepreneur, envisioned an activity room for the residents of the assisted living community, a gathering place that would take advantage of the light and warmth afforded by the adjoining courtyard. The only problem with such an undertaking was that a few walls […]


Lunchtime meetings move to Westlake

The Conejo Valley Mental Health Professional Association’s monthly lunchtime meetings, which have been in Agoura Hills for many years, will now take place in Westlake Village. On Fri., June 4, the group will host marriage and family therapist Susan Tschudi, who will discuss how trauma can be treated with the eye movement desensitization and reprocessing method. Tschudi said that EMDR […]

New name, new lobby for county animal department

On May 4, the Ventura County department that oversees the care of stray and abandoned animals and enforcement of animal laws received approval from the board of supervisors to have its name changed from Animal Regulation to Animal Services. Like many other departments around the country, this agency was first called Animal Control. The name was changed to Animal Regulation […]

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