2010-11-18

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More CHP officers to patrol 118 Freeway



More CHP officers will soon be driving on State Route 118 as part of a federal grant project designed to reduce the number of DUI-related traffic collisions in the area. The California Highway Patrol received a $212,803 grant this month from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to create a “DUI safety corridor” along the 118 for nine months beginning […]

Disabled children to hit the trail



Ride On Therapeutic Horsemanship will take a team of horses, staff and volunteers to the Santa Monica Mountains to give students the experience of a trail ride in the wilderness at 9 a.m. Sat., Nov. 20. “Horses give our riders a sense of freedom they can find nowhere else. Taking our program into this beautiful wilderness and combining our riders […]

Lighthouse welcomes families to festival

Snow, Santa, slides available for children

Lighthouse Church will host “A Conejo Valley Christmas” for the whole family from 5 to 9 p.m. Sat., Dec. 4 on the church grounds, 3353 Old Conejo Road, Newbury Park. The event will have Santa’s Village, a Christmas tree lighting ceremony, carolers, children’s pictures with Santa, story time with local authors, bouncers, megaslides, six tons of snow and free Christmas […]

Los Robles doctors use robot to treat prostate cancer



Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center recently announced that urologists Kyle Himsl, MD, and James Pero, MD, successfully performed the first robotic-assisted prostatectomy in Ventura County using the newest version of the da Vinci Si Surgical System. “The robotic system greatly improves surgical capabilities by enabling the surgeon to see ana- tomical structures more clearly and perform surgical procedures more […]

Basketball team has fundraiser



The Oak Park High School girls’ basketball team will sponsor a Bowls of Hope fundraiser for Many Mansions from 1 to 5 p.m. Sat., Nov. 20, in room 104 on the Oak View High School campus, 5701 E. Conifer, Oak Park. For a fee of $10, participants can paint a bowl which will be fired later and resold at an […]

Reach Out to Oak Park



The Oak Park Municipal Advisory Council meets on the fourth Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. in the Oak Park High School presentation room (G- 9) at 899 Kanan Road. MAC minutes and agendas can be found at the website www.countyofventura.org/ bos/dist2.asp. Send e-mail to Linda.Parks@ventura.org. The Oak Park Unified School District Board of Education meets in the high […]

Agoura Hills Senior Retreat to host veterans benefit seminar



The American Association for Wartime Veterans will host a Veterans Aid and Attendance Benefit event at 2 p.m. Sun., Nov. 21 at Agoura Hills Senior Retreat, 5217 Chesebro Road, Agoura Hills. The program is for wartime veterans and their surviving spouses. The event will cover VA benefits and the application process, how veterans/spouses can become eligible even if they exceed […]

Youths entertain homeless



The Love Factory club members from Westlake High School will perform a variety of music, including classic cello, viola, Christian, rock and jazz, from 6 to 9 p.m. Wed., Nov. 24 at the rescue mission in Oxnard. More than 1,000 people will be coming for dinner and the music performance. The Love Factory club members volunteer at both the mission […]

Tips to keep kids safe online



Even if parents don’t allow their children to use the Internet or join social networks, most can and will get access elsewhere, including school. So what do parents need to know to protect their children’s online safety? •Connect. Sit down with your children and explore the sites they want to be on. Read the privacy policies. Check out the site’s […]