Classes at Goebel center

The Goebel Adult Community Center at 1385 E. Janss Road in Thousand Oaks will present the following fall events and programs. To register, call (805) 381- 2744, visit www.crpd.org/ gsac or stop by the center. Goebel Wine Tasting Night: 6 to 8 p.m. Fri., Sept. 20. Red and white wine tastings served with cheeses and fruit. $40. Goebel Game Night: […]

Recital will have internationalflair

American mezzo- soprano Leslie Anne Cook, who recently won first place in the Vissi D’Arte International Singing Competition in Prague, will give a recital as part of the Elation Arts 2013 concert series at 2 p.m. Sun., Aug 25 at Emmanuel Presbyterian Church, 588 Camino Manzanas, Thousand Oaks, Cook has performed solos at several of the Elation Arts concerts, including […]

Chargers plan fundraiser

The Agoura High girls’ volleyball team will host a grass volleyball tournament from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. The fundraiser will take place on campus next to the softball field on Thousand Oaks Boulevard. The tourney costs $40 for a two-person team to play and receive a BBQ lunch. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Agoura wants to raise […]

Local panhandlers get mixed response from wary residents

Communities deal with growing problem

Panhandlers asking for money are not an uncommon sight, even in our local affluent neighborhoods. Some congregate on Thousand Oaks Boulevard near the entrances to Do-it Center and McDonald’s; others loiter around supermarkets such as Whole Foods and Vons on Moorpark Road. Calabasas and Camarillo have seen their share, too. How the community should deal with those who beg in […]

County clerk opens new satellite offce

Residents can get marriage licenses,file property documents in Thousand Oaks

The first East County clerk and recorder satellite office will open on Thurs., Aug. 22 in the Thousand Oaks City Clerk’s Department, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., inside the Civic Arts Plaza. The official ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at 10 a.m., Aug. 22. The new office will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays The […]

The Other Side of 50

Caregivers and their spouses

There came a time in our marriage when my husband, Peter, did something so extraordinary that I fell in love with him all over again. You might think it was a grand gesture, like a surprise trip to Italy or a diamond necklace. It wasn’t. It was something so simple, yet so profound. Peter joined me in my caregiving journey. […]

Girls grab championship title

Representative to speak about trip to Israel

Rep. Brad Sherman will be the featured speaker at 7: 30 p. m. Fri., Aug. 126 during Shabbat services at Congregation Or Ami, 26115 Mureau Road, Ste., B, Calabasas. The congressman will provide an insider perspective on the situation in Israel and the Middle East based on his service on the Foreign Affairs Committee and his recent trip to Israel. […]

Workforce Investment Board names offcers

The Workforce Investment Board of Ventura County recently elected new officers for two-year terms. Mike Soules is the new chair, and Sandra Werner is the vice chair. Soules is president of Corwin, a SAGE company in Thousand Oaks. A member of the WIB since 2011, he has served on the WIB Evaluation Committee and the WIB Executive Committee. Werner is […]

Haw defense fires back

The defense attorney representing Gary Alan Haw says he has “ironclad proof” that at least two of the three alleged victims in a molestation case against his client are lying about being sexually assaulted. Haw, 50, of Agoura Hills is the co-owner of Tan LA at 1625 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. He was indicted last Friday by a Ventura County […]