Mental health support group for teens

The Conejo Valley Depression and Bipolar Support Group has started a new group exclusively for teens and college-age individuals. The new group meets at 7 p.m. Wednesdays in room 6 of the education building at The Church of the Epiphany, 5450 Churchwood Drive, Oak Park. The adult group meets on Mondays at the same time and place. Depression mixed with […]

Westlake Village honors volunteers young and old

The City of Westlake Village has a long-standing tradition of honoring citizens for their community service. TOP AWARD—Citizen of the Year Sybil Nisenholz, left, with Westlake Village Mayor Sue McSweeney. Last week, four residents were honored by the City Council for their volunteer work, civic pride and commitment to the betterment of the community. The city honored two Youths of […]

Local youth promote water awareness through original art

Twelve students were recognized as finalists in the annual Water Awareness Poster Contest at Las Virgenes Municipal Water District during ceremonies conducted at the board of directors meeting on May 22. The posters were selected from more 2,600 entries submitted by students from elementary schools within the district’s service area. The artwork used a range of expression—including watercolors, mixed-media, and […]

Dude, the Waves are lookin’ good

Marcelo Lehninger steps in as music director of New West Symphony

The New West Symphony recently announced the appointment of Marcelo Lehninger as music director of the regional professional orchestra. Lehninger will become only the second music director in the symphony’s 17-year history when he begins his tenure at the start of the 2012/2013 season. He succeeds Boris Brott, the founding music director and conductor laureate of the orchestra. Lehninger will […]

Sheriff on Red Cross council

The American Red Cross of Ventura County has appointed Sheriff Geoff Dean to the organization’s President’s Council. Dean is a 33-year veteran of the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office and has been a longtime supporter of the American Red Cross of Ventura County. The President’s Council is a group of community leaders dedicated to helping the Red Cross alleviate suffering in […]

Water district’s auto meters not mandatory

But opt-out fees will be imposed

Ratepayers in the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District who believe the new automated meters being installed throughout the district’s service area will have adverse effects on their health have the option to decline the use of the devices near their homes. The water district’s board of directors approved an optout policy last week, allowing residents in single-family homes to continue […]

Comedy Sportz does it for laughs

Eagles continue diamond dominance

Summer concerts at Janss Marketplace

Janss Marketplace has announced the lineup for the annual Summer Concert Series from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays from June 20 through Aug. 29 at Moorpark Road and Hillcrest Drive in Thousand Oaks. All shows are free. June 20: Acoustic Saints, fountain courtyard June 27: Hollywood Stones (Rolling Stones tribute), food court July 4: DJ, fountain courtyard July 11: Jumpin’ […]

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