2012-12-27

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Keep holiday driving safe




When holiday parties are in full swing, some revelers may risk getting behind the wheel of their car while intoxicated. Law enforcement encourages partygoers to make other arrangements. “First off, just don’t drink and drive, said Mike Ranes, a detective with Lost Hills Sheriff Station traffic division. “If you’re going out and going to be at a party, have a […]

Training starts at foundation



Make-A-Wish Tri-Counties has a shortage of volunteer Wish Granters in South Santa Barbara County and is accepting volunteer applications and hosting trainings. Make-A-Wish Tri-Counties grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope and joy. Wish Granters go out in teams of two to meet with the wish child and family to learn […]

Retiring water district manager praised




With his calm and informed leadership, John Mundy solved problems and introduced new ideas that benefited both the employees and ratepayers of the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District, said community representatives at a gathering honoring the retiring LVMWD general manager on Dec. 12. Mundy, who turned 60 in October, has been at the district for 16 years and was appointed […]

Local kids measure up



Hats off to the New Year



Strawberry Festival opens poster contest



The 2013 California Strawberry Festival is seeking submissions for the official poster contest of its 30th anniversary celebration, with a prize purse of $2,000 and a getaway package for two awarded to the winner. The deadline is Mon. Jan. 7. The winning poster will be available for purchase and the design will be on T-shirts and promotional items during the […]

Smooth jazz player at home in T.O.




After touring across the globe for two decades with some of the biggest rock bands and soloists, saxophonist Steven Eugene Grove found his happy place in the Conejo Valley. “Chillaxing,” he says in the tranquility of his home studio. Grove, better known as Euge Groove, recently completed a new smooth jazz album called “House of Groove.” “It’s really peaceful and […]

Photography classes begin



The Thousand Oaks Photo Group is offering basic digital photography instruction in a three-class series from 6 to 8:45 p.m. Wed., Jan. 9, Feb. 6 and March 6 at the Goebel Senior Adult Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Classes are free to members of the Thousand Oaks Personal Computer Club and The Thousand Oaks Photo Group. Yearly membership […]

2012 Photo Gallery




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