2010-07-15 E-Edition

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New And Used Book Sale

Friday July 16

Sponsored by The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura at The Oaks mall in Thousand Oaks, first floor between Banana Republic & Marciano, near Johnny Rockets entrance. Fri., July 16 through Sun., July 25. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday. All proceeds go toward programs of support for local […]

Historical hot wheels on display

New Shul to host outdoor Shabbot in Oak Park

The New Shul of the Conejo will host its first community event, Shabbot Under the Stars, at 5:30 p.m. Fri., July 30 in the amphitheater at Oak Canyon Community Park, 5600 Holley-tree Drive, Oak Park. Participants should bring a picnic dinner. Attendees will be able to greet the new board of trustees headed by Jay Laifman. Cantor Kenny Ellis will […]

Benefit for Calabasas mom

A celebration of life, silent auction and cocktail party will take place from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Tues., July 20 at the Calabasas Country Club, 4515 Park Entrada. The event will help cover medical expenses for Tracey Greenberg, Calabasas mother of three young children. She was recently diagnosed with Stage 4 breast and bone cancer. For more information, call (818) […]

Children create at iD Tech camp

Thousand Oaks council approves Los Robles Hospital expansion

Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center received the go ahead this week to expand its Thousand Oaks location, adding 60 beds, a fourth floor, and a 36- foot-tall parking structure. T.O. City Council members voted 3-0 to approve the expansion after Mayor Dennis Gillette and Councilmember Claudia Billde la Pena recused themselves. Gillette expressed a conflict of interest because he […]

Library book sale

Great deals in Moorpark

The Moorpark Friends of the Library will sponsor its mid-summer sale of gentlyused books from July 19 through Aug. 1 during regular library hours on the front porch of the Moorpark City Library, 699 Moorpark Ave. Books cost two bucks a bag. Patrons can buy a Moorpark Friends of the Library plastic book bag for $2 and fill it with […]

Jewish networking group to meet in T.O.

The next meeting for the Conejo Valley Chapter of JNET, a nonprofit, will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Wed., July 21 at Temple Adat Elohim, 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Members include individual Jewish business people, professionals, trades people and corporate executives from private, public, nonprofit and charitable organizations throughout the Conejo and San Fernando valleys. JNET is […]

Misses good old peace and quiet

I may be showing my age, but I remember the days before the gas-powered leaf blowers. I miss the quiet. I even miss the sound of leaves being raked. Remember rakes? I also didn’t have nightmares about piles of leaves that have not been completely removed from every square inch of my yard or sidewalk. I think our society survived […]