LVMWD explores reservoir for reclaimed water

Las Virgenes Municipal Water District officials are contemplating a capital improvement project which could help the district make sure no recycled water goes to waste. The Tapia Water Reclamation Plant in Malibu Canyon treats approximately 10 million gallons per day, converting sewage into treated recycled water that complies with state and federal standards. During warm weather months, the treated water […]

Conejo Y needs lifeguards, child care workers

The Conejo Valley YMCA, which serves Thousand Oaks, Moorpark and Santa Rosa Valley, is seeking swim teachers, lifeguards, child care teachers and aides. Swim teachers and lifeguards are needed at the Conejo Y facility at 4031 N. Moorpark Road in Thousand Oaks. The indoor swimming pool is open year-round, with swim lessons, exercise programs and the swim team. Additional personnel […]

WLV make-up artist nominated for Emmy

Celebrity make-up artist Lisa Ashley, department co- head for the television series “Hot in Cleveland,” received an Emmy Award nomination for make-up for a multi-camera series. The 64th annual Primetime Emmy Awards—honoring the best in primetime television programming from June 1, 2011 through May 31, 2012—will take place Sun., Sept. 23 at the Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles. Ashley’s […]

Church carnival gives community taste of something good

The annual Country Time Faire and Carnival at St. Jude The Apostle Catholic Church in Westlake Village is once again offering the community a weekend of good old fashioned fun, with a bounty of food, games, music, extravagant raffle prizes—and even some competitions. The faire is scheduled at the church on Sept. 22 and 23. Saturday’s festivities will run from […]

Calabasas boy already learns meaning of altruism

Sharing his blessings to make others happy is an established value for 7-year-old Jack Elginer. The Calabasas boy recently used his birthday as chance to collect gifts and donate them to the Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station’s new comfort room. On Sept. 5, Jack delivered 30 toys and multiple books, puzzles, stuffed animals and videos to the sheriff’s station. The donations […]

Preventing teen dating violence is topic of program

Interface Children and Family Services has joined with the Verizon Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Verizon, to present a teen dating violence prevention program for ninth-grade students in health classes throughout Ventura County. The prevention program encourages teens to declare their personal relationships and spaces as violence-free zones. According to the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, dating violence […]

The Acorn Epicurean

Wildflour Bakery Lisa and Greg Yulish relished the days when they were raising their three children; their Oak Park home was a hub of activity. Lisa loved to cook and was happy to provide an environment where family and friends could share a meal, work on school projects and, according to Lisa, just hang out. In the spring of 2012, […]

Renovation at the Hilton Garden Inn