2013-02-21 E-Edition

High-end restaurant, club scene a hard sell in Agoura

Sunset Room follows Chapter 8 as latest to close

It hasn’t been for a lack of effort. Local entrepreneurs have tried and failed in their attempts to bring the Hollywood club scene to Agoura Hills and surrounding communities. The strong demographics of the region told them it would be worth the shot. But left in the dust due to economic and other reasons have been such ventures as Chapter […]

One City, One Book features tale of World War II veteran

Unbroken” recounts bombardier’s dramatic survival at sea

Louis Zamperini, the subject of Laura Hillenbrand’s book “Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption,” will be the guest speaker for the Agoura Hills One City, One Book program in April. The book, selected for this year’s One City, One Book reading program, is about Zamperini, an Army Air Corps bombardier whose plane crashed into the […]

The other side of 50

Walking your way to fitness and friendship

For many of us, getting fit is an ever-present entry on our to-do list. Not so for Mike McAdam. Since April 2012, McAdam, 41, a recreation coordinator at Goebel Adult Community Center, has lost an incredible 225 pounds. “Last year at this time I would dread walking to the front desk to greet visitors,” he told me recently. “My knees […]

Student wowed by trip to Washington, D.C.

Oaks Christian school sophomore Veronica Sams was chosen to be a delegate to the five-day High School Presidential Inaugural Conference in Washington D.C., which provides student scholars with a deeper understanding of the history behind the electoral process and the rich traditions surrounding the presidential inauguration. As a delegate, Veronica attended several important events that coincided with the January 2013 […]


Senior Luncheon Noon at Pleasant Valley Senior Center, 1605 Burnley St., Camarillo. Corn beef and cabbage lunch. Free screening of “The Three Stooges.” $5 for lunch. Reservations required for lunch. Phone: 805.482.4881. Conejo Ventura Mac User Group 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Camarillo Health Care District , Dos Caminos Plaza, 3639 E. Las Posas Road, Ste. 160. Contact: Susan Herrera. […]

Youth discover history at Torah fair

Volunteers make life enjoyable in community

Their contributions are appreciated

Volunteers in Agoura Hills keep city services humming. About 300 people, including seniors, teens and families, were honored for their contributions at the 25th annual Agoura Hills Volunteer Recognition ceremony at city hall last week. The Feb. 13 event began with a reception in the library community room and continued in the council chambers, where city officials called each volunteer […]

Dine with dogs to support Search and Rescue program

The third annual Dining With The Dogs fundraiser dinner is scheduled from 2 to 7 p.m. Sat., April 6 at the Camarillo Ranch House, 201 Camarillo Ranch Road. The fundraiser will benefit the Ventura County Sheriff’s K-9 Unit and K-9 Search and Rescue as well as the National Police Dog Foundation, which benefits Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. The dinner […]

Hockey champs of the Tri Valley league

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