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St. Max Kolbe welcomes new priest

Father Jarlath Dolan, the new pastor at St. Maximilian Kolbe Church in Westlake Village, says he’ll draw on his four decades of experience in the priesthood to help guide local parishioners with their spiritual needs. He also plans to join forces with the congregation and continue the philanthropic works started by previous church leaders. “One of my goals is to […]

Mothers grieve on both sides of case

Regarding John Britt’s letter about the criminal case of Brandon Hein, I support Brandon’s plea for freedom because he is not responsible for Jimmy Farris’s death. Additionally, Jason Holland did not “plunge a knife into the victim’s chest repeatedly,” as Mr. Britt suggests. A surgeon who saw Jimmy at the hospital said the stab wounds were not brutal or forceful. […]

New faces at Senior Concerns

Senior Concerns has elected two new board members. Both will serve initial three-year terms. Kim Lucas is the director of regulatory affairs at Baxter Healthcare Corp of Westlake Village. Lucas resides in Somis and is a member of the Moorpark Women’s Fortnightly Club working in support of Habitat for Humanity. She has also been active in the Boys & Girls […]

Meditation group for those touched by cancer

The Wellness Community Valley/ Ventura invites cancer patients, survivors and family members to a free meditation group from 7 to 8 p.m. Mon., Aug. 2 at 530 Hampshire Road, Westlake Village. The group is not a class but offers those affected by cancer the opportunity to practice meditation together and discuss their practice. The group is open to meditators and […]

No end in sight to state’s spending

Last week at the Agoura Hills City Council meeting we were asked to support a resolution that would help “fix’ the state’s budget crisis. This fix was paid for by a raid on the state’s recycle and oil fund reserves, as well as a tax on oil production in the state. The scheme was brought to you by the same […]

Malibu Arts Festival returns

Celebrating its 39th year, the Malibu Arts Festival returns for a two-day run on July 24 and 25 at the Malibu Civic Center. An array of award-winning painters, sculptors, photographers, jewelers and other unique artisans will be showing their work. Visitors can chat with the artists while local musicians provide live entertainment. The Malibu Chamber of Commerce produces this event, […]

Church hosts movie in the park

Church in the Canyon invites the community to its annual free dinner and movie in the park Sat., July 31 at the church, 4235 Las Virgenes Road, Calabasas. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. A moon bounce, inflatable water slide and other activities for children will be provided. The movie will begin at dusk, about 8 p.m. Bring lawn […]

Sweet poodle needs loving home

Lamb Chop, a loving, playful 6-year-old miniature poodle, recently lost her home. The Hogan Family Foundation’s Lifeline 4 Paws Rescue Support Program is trying to find a new family to take her in. Lamb Chop sustained an untreated back injury when she was about 1 year old, but today gets around fine and even chases down tennis balls after being […]

New vendors join T.O. farmers market

The Thousand Oaks Farmers Market is welcoming three new vendors. East & West Gourmet Afghan Food sells Bolani products, including a vegetarian flat-bread stuffed with either spinach, pumpkin, potatoes or leeks. Offering natural beef products, the Watkins Cattle Company also joined the Thousand Oaks Farmers Market this spring. LooHoo’s Asian Comfort Food shares family recipes from China and special creations […]

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