Credit union CEO appointed to consumer committee

Joseph Schroeder, president and CEO of Ventura County Credit Union, has been appointed to the Credit Union National Association Consumer Protection Committee. With a network of affiliated state credit union leagues, CUNA serves 90 percent of America’s 7,700 state and federally chartered credit unions. As a committee member, Schroeder will work to monitor developments in the area of consumer protection […]

Beat the heat with a good book

When the rest of the country thinks about Southern California summers, they picture endless days of surfing, beach volleyball, sun bathing and barbecues. That may be the life for those living along the coast, but here in the Conejo Valley and other inland areas where temperatures often reach the high 90s and above—as they did last weekend—many summer days are […]

Local sailor a part of history

Jason Bohner was aboard carrier when Osama bin Laden’s body was buried at sea

A U. S. Navy sailor from Westlake Village has forever been linked to a moment in the nation’s history that will never be forgotten. Seaman Jason Bohner was on duty aboard the USS Carl Vinson on May 2 when the ship picked up a team of Navy SEALs carrying the body of Osama bin Laden, leader of the terrorist organization […]

Summer nights are swinging at The Oaks

Parents can get jump on fall with registration for child care

Southeast Ventura County YMCA branches serving the Conejo Valley, Simi Valley, Moorpark, Santa Rosa Valley, Westlake Village, Oak Park and Agoura are registering students for childcare programs at school and childcare sites for the 2011-12 school year. Children in YMCA childcare receive a variety of planned and structured activities throughout each day. Each site is staffed with licensed professionals who […]


U-12 Gold squad a softball powerhouse

This team keeps on winning and winning and winning. The Westlake-Agoura Girls Softball U- 12 Gold squad is heading to the American Softball Association California State Championships this weekend in Lancaster. Thirty-two of the best softball teams in California will compete in the double-elimination tournament Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The top 12 squads advance to the Western Nationals at Fresno […]


Grant funds disaster program

The Ventura County Economic Development Association (VCEDA) received a State Homeland Security sub-grant for $66,821 to develop a business disaster recovery program for the county. VCEDA is bringing together business, government and local resources to develop a program and plan to improve business’ ability to prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters. “No one likes to think about a […]

Order of Eastern Star open to inquiries

The Conejo Valley chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star wishes to talk to women who are interested in membership. OES is one of the largest fraternal organizations in the world; both men and women can join. The Conejo Valley chapter will celebrate its 50th anniversary this year. The chapter is affiliated with the Conejo Valley Masonic Lodge in […]

Volunteers needed to oversee spending

Oak Park Unified forming committee of 12

The Oak Park Unified School District Board of Education is seeking applicants for a Citizens’ Oversight Committee for Measure R, Measure C6 and Measure C Parcel Tax. The committee will meet at least quarterly and has the responsibility of informing the public about the expenditure of the bond and parcel tax revenues. It will also make an annual report to […]

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