2011-10-06 E-Edition

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Second vehicle might have caused deadly crash

The mother of a 9-year-old girl who died in a traffic accident Oct. 1 on the freeway near Calabasas remains fighting for her life this week at USC Burn Center. Gilani Taylor of Oxnard received burns to more than 90 percent of her body after her car rolled over and caught fire at about 8:30 a.m. last Saturday on the […]

Triunfo reps seek permanent seat on board

Triunfo Sanitation District leaders are seeking a permanent seat on the Ventura Regional Sanitation District board of directors. The new position would allow TSD to participate in negotiations that affect the management and staffing of their agency, they said. “Our request is in the spirit of continuous improvement and for the benefit of the constituents of both agencies,” said Michael […]

Hidden Hills on parade

The hunt for a prescription drug plan

It’s that time of year again. “Open season” is right around the corner for the Medicare Part D prescription drug plan. Hunting down the best plan for you is no game. Newly eligible Medicare benefi ciaries and current beneficiaries who are considering changes to their Medicare Part D plan should mark their calendars for Oct. 15. The “open season” will […]


THURS., OCT. 6 MOMSnext 9:15 to 11:30 a.m. at Living Oaks Community Church, 1033 Business Center Circle, Newbury Park. Guest speaker is actress Chelsea Cameron. For moms with children of all ages. Brunch served. Call for child care. Phone: 805.376.1800. Web: www.livingoakschurch.com. Camarillo Women’s Club 10:30 a.m. luncheon at Wedgewood Banquet Center, 901 Sterling Hills Drive, Camarillo. Jeannette Hosek of […]

Sprinkler funds

The City of Calabasas will receive a $630,000 state grant to become one of the first cities in Southern California to install a smart irrigation control system for city-owned landscaping. The grant will allow Calabasas to convert all city-owned landscape irrigation to recycled water and convert all watering controllers to smart irrigation, which only waters landscaping when actually needed. The […]

Another mountain lion killed in Santa Monicas

One of the last remaining male mountain lions being studied by the National Park Service has been found dead in the Santa Monica Mountains, a likely victim of poachers. Named P-15 in the NPS study, the lion was discovered on Sept. 11—and officials say it did not die of natural causes. A hiker found the body in the west end […]

‘STARS’ team burns brightly all summer long

Free flu shots

Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center will be giving free flu shots from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sat., Oct.15 at its SurgiCenter on the hospital campus at 2190 Lynn Road, Thousand Oaks. Sponsored in conjunction with the Ventura County Health Department, the flu shots are for healthy people age 60 and over and for those who are 18 and […]