2011-04-14 E-Edition

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Nice clean image

These days it seems rare that you find a big company that does something nice or generous for somebody but I had that experience and want to tell everyone. My 5-year-old son Austin has been obsessed with the garbage truck for three years. For his recent fifth birthday party all he said he wanted was a garbage truck birthday party, […]

Students raise $6,000 for youth home

Help for Young Women in Transition

Dr. Lee treats a variety of issues

Dr. Evelyn (“Evie”) Lee has worked closely with women and their issues for more than 25 years. Lee ran a successful makeup business in the San Fernando Valley prior to obtaining a doctorate in psychology and starting a career as a therapist. Lee specializes in women and girls in transition, including menopause, adolescence, and identity and image issues. She treats […]

Anger: brave new world or stress unleashed?

My sister and I were driving along, engaged in conversation, when we noticed a black BMW following closely behind. It was so close that we could clearly make out the driver’s upraised middle finger. This became more visible as he roared around us into the lefthand turn lane. My sister, a petite woman who drives a large SUV, was not […]

Total Wine pops the cork


Agoura A $ 2,200 mountain bike, $400 cellphone and $250 pair of sunglasses were stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 29700 block of Kimberly Drive April 3. Someone stole a purse containing $100 in cash, a driver’s license and bank cards from a car parked at a park in the 5800 block of Chesebro Road April 3. The culprit […]

Students prove theories at county science fair

Students with a passion for science had the opportunity to put their knowledge on display April 6 and 7 at the 57th annual Ventura County Science Fair at Seaside Park. The projects they designed were born of both serious inquiry and fanciful conjecture. Katie Madrid, a seventhgrader at Mesa Union Middle School in Somis, wondered if crickets prefer some colors […]

Caring for the Conejo

Program to discuss varicose vein treatments

Trung D. Bui, M.D., vascular surgeon and endovascular specialist on staff at Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center, will discuss the causes, resulting effects and current treatments for varicose veins at a free seminar from 9 to 10 a.m. Thurs., April 21 at The Oaks mall in front of Macy’s Home and Men’s Store, Thousand Oaks. Morning refreshments will be […]

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