LoVEFest supports African orphans

LoVEFest 2011 will take place from 3 to 5 p.m. Sat., Sept. 10 at Gardens of the World, 2001 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. The event will have food, wine tasting and music, with proceeds going to provide housing for children orphaned by AIDS in South Africa. The musical artists will be The Horizons, Bleeding Harp, Tim Heintz and Friends […]

Women’s club meets for luncheon

Thousand Oaks Christian Women’s Connection will host a “Travel in Style” luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wed., Sept. 14 at a new location, Los Robles Greens, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Kika Paprika will present a fashion show and Shannon Sergey will be the musical guest. Diane Maxie will discuss “ When Life Throws You a Curve.” […]

Crocodile rockin’ at concert

Four veteran musicians and the music of Elton John from his early years will close out the Conejo Recreation and Park District’s 2011 Summer Concerts in the Park series on Labor Day at 5 p.m. Mon., Sept. 5 in the natural grass amphitheater at Conejo Community Park, 1175 Hendrix Ave., Thousand Oaks. The concert, sponsored by the Thousand Oaks Acorn, […]

Chamber breakfast

The Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce Jumpstart Networking Breakfast will be from 6:45 to 9 a.m. Fri., Sept. 9 at the Los Robles Greens Banquet Center, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. The program is the Schoolto Career mini-conference, a collaborative business and education event presented by the Las Virgenes and Conejo Valley unified school districts, School-to-Career Program and […]

Small Calabasas brush fire snuffed in a hurry

9/11 ceremony in Ventura

The public can pay respects in remembrance of the firefighters, peace officers, military personnel and civilian victims of the terrorist attacks of 9/11 in the 10th anniversary memorial ceremony from 11 a.m. to noon Sun., Sept. 11 on the lawn of the Ventura County Government Center, 800 S. Victoria Ave., Ventura. The event is presented by the Ventura County Emergency […]

National Back to Church Day

Simi Church of Christ will participate in the national Back To Church Sunday at 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sept. 18 at the church, 1554 Sinaloa Road, Simi Valley. National Back To Church Sunday seeks to reach people who once attended church. A study by LifeWay Research found that 67 percent of Americans say a personal invitation from a family member […]

An afternoon of wine and giving

Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura A $430 pair of sunglasses was stolen from an unlocked car parked in the 27300 block of Park Vista July 31. Calabasas A thief stole five bicycles valued at about $800 from property in the 26300 block of W. Bravo Lane Aug. 21. Authorities apprehended a man who stole five cellphones at Malibu Creek State Park Aug. 18. Someone […]

Oak Park turns teal to take part in ovarian cancer awareness month

To raise awareness of ovarian cancer and its symptoms, several Oak Park residents have turned their town teal. Diane Darling and several other health-conscious folks tied teal-colored ribbons on the Welcome to Oak Park monument signs on Kanan and Lindero Canyon roads, and at various shopping locations to attract attention to the “silent disease” during Ovarian Cancer Month in September. […]