Gem show will sparkle

The Ventura Gem and Mineral Society will present its 50th annual Gem, Mineral, Lapidary and Fossil Show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat., March 3 and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sun., March 4 at the Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W. Harbor Blvd. This free show will feature 70 displays of gems, minerals, fossils, rocks and jewelry. Benitoite, […]

Finding safe personal care products

Earth Talk environmental commentary

Dear EarthTalk: I know that there are many issues with personal care products being unsafe for our health, but where do I look to find out what’s safe and what’s not?—Mary Pulaski, Trenton, NJ. The average American uses about 10 personal care products each day, resulting in exposure to some 100 unique chemicals. However, the vast majority of the 12,500 […]

Agoura United gives an All-Star effort

Auditions open for ‘Harvey’

High Street Arts Center will have auditions for “Harvey” from 7 to 10 p.m. Wed., Feb. 15 and Thurs., Feb. 16 at the theater, 45 E. High St., Moorpark. Directed by Ken Rayzor, the play is about Elwood P. Dowd and his best friend, an invisible 6-1/2 foot rabbit, Harvey. Performances will run for five weeks at 8 p.m. Fridays […]

Alternatives to horse slaughter

Re: “ Saving horses from slaughter,” Jan. 19. I’m a 17-year-old girl who is attending her last year of high school. I’m applying to colleges. I’m in Advanced Placement and honors classes, and I’m constantly working my hardest in school and getting good grades so when the bell rings for dismissal I can put on my breeches and boots and […]

Birthday expectations

In the beginning of a relationship, men treat their women way too well for their birthdays. It’s not that women don’t deserve to be treated well. Rather, men can never top what they did during those early days of dating, and after a number of years of marriage—if it gets to that point—women will hold us husbands to the untoppable […]

Rotary event to benefit children, homeless pets

The Rotary Club of Woodland Hills and Malibu Pet Companions will present the inaugural Bless the Beasts and the Children event from 6 to 10 p.m. Sat., May 19 at a private Malibu estate. The event will raise money for local and international Rotary service projects benefiting children, as well as for Malibu Pet Companions’ medical care for sick, injured […]

Lacrosse club claims Starz Cup


THURS., FEB. 9 Woodland Hills Republican Women 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Woodland Hills Country Club, 21150 Dumetz Road. Mary-Mark Haggard speaks on “The Economy, the Job Situation and Obamanomics.” L. A. City Council candidate Joyce Pearson talks. $22 for luncheon. RSVP. Contact: Jane. Phone: 818.225.0843. Simi Valley Community Council 11:30 a.m. at Lost Canyons Golf Club, Simi Valley. […]

Canwood trees taken out

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