2011-07-21

Westlake Juniors open to new members



The Westlake Village Junior Women’s club will host a new member social at 7: 30 p. m. Tues., Aug. 9 at a member’s private residence. The casual event will have food and beverages. Prospective members can meet active members and learn more about this philanthropic and social club. The Westlake Juniors, as members are commonly known, is a philanthropic and […]

Prolapse seminar slated



Sherry Thomas, MD, urogynecologist on staff at Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center will discuss the latest procedures in treating pelvic, uterine, rectal and vaginal prolapse in a free seminar from 9 to 10 a.m. Thurs., July 28 at The Oaks mall, lower level, near Macy’s Men’s and Home Store, Thousand Oaks. Light refreshments will be served at the seminar. […]

Meditation workshop



Len Foley will teach a halfday workshop titled “Transforming Your Working Life Through Spiritual Practice” from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., July 23 at the Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center, 910 Hampshire Road, Suite I, Westlake Village. The class will focus on specific, practical techniques for bringing mental stability and happiness to a busy, often chaotic life. Foley has been […]

Coyote traps in urban area cause concern




In response to a protest from several residents, Calabasas will temporarily outlaw coyote traps within the city’s boundaries. Calabasas contracts with Los Angeles County to snare aggressive coyotes, but at a City Council meeting last week, four speakers urged city officials to stop the “cruel and inhumane trapping” of coyotes. “The animal remains trapped for a day or so in […]

Remembering Catherine Mulholland



Catherine Mulholland, noted historian and granddaughter of William Mulholland, died recently at her home in Camarillo. She was 88. Mulholland wrote a comprehensive and critically praised biography of her grandfather, the founder of the Domestic Water Works System, later renamed the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. She also wrote extensively about life in the West San Fernando Valley […]

Support for hearing loss



The Hearing Loss Association is an educational, advocacy, and support group for the hearing impaired. The group will meet at 1 p.m. Sat., Aug. 6 at the Goebel Senior Adult Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. The group will discuss captioned telephones. For information, call Ruth at (805) 526-9845 or send an email to ruth_ 6572@sbcglobal.net or email Anni […]

It’s ‘Christmas in July’ at St. Julie



The Helping Hands Ministry of St. Julie Billiart Catholic Church will host a “Christmas in July Sale” this weekend in the parish hall, 2475 Borchard Road, Newbury Park. The times and dates are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sat., July 23 and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sun., July 24. The doors will be opened to seniors and disabled persons […]

Coyotes seen as friends, not enemies



Calabasas announced it will temporarily outlaw coyote traps within its municipal boundaries following complaints by four speakers at a recent City Council meeting about the “cruel and inhumane trapping” of the animals. Normally, city officials don’t feel compelled to change policy at the request of a handful of residents, but in this case they did, and correctly so. To be […]

United Way names new officers



Adam Thunell, vice president of operations and Chief Operating Officer for Community Memorial Hospital in Ventura, assumed the duties as chair of the board for the United Way of Ventura County on June 30. He will serve in this capacity until June 30, 2012. Thunell succeeds Madeline Hess, chair emeritus of the Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce. Hess will […]

Chamber president to serve on Los Robles Hospital board



Jill Lederer, president and CEO of the Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce, has been appointed to the board of trustees for Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center. Her term begins immediately and will run for three years. A native of New York, Lederer moved to Thousand Oaks in 1983 to open the first of her Domino’s Pizza stores. Her […]


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