2013-08-15

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 […]

Reyes Adobe Days festivities expand

Four-day event to start Thurs., Oct. 3 with Senior Fiesta


The ninth annual Reyes Adobe Days festival hosted by the City of Agoura Hills will be expanded from three to four days this year. The festival, scheduled from Thurs. to Sun., Oct. 3 to 6, is a celebration of California culture through history, art, music, merchandise and food. At the kickoff event last Tuesday, Agoura Hills Mayor Pro Tem Bill […]

Blood drive challenge



The City of Agoura Hills will join the American Red Cross to host a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tues., Aug. 27 in the community room at 30001 Ladyface Court, Agoura Hills. Participants will receive two Laugh Factory tickets. Donors will be entered in a drawing for a chance to win one of five $1,000 American Express […]

Restaurant supports cancer research with today’s sales

DJ, drink specials begin at 5 p.m.

Zin Bistro Restaurant announced that 20 percent of all food and beverage sales made all day today, Thurs., Aug. 15, will be donated to the Susan G. Komen for the CURE fund for breast cancer. Hours are 11 a.m. to close. DJ with drink specials starts at 5 p.m. The restaurant is at 32131 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. Some […]

Chabad to celebrate High Holy Days

All Jews welcome

Chabad of the Conejo will host High Holiday Services at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd. Rosh Hashanah will be celebrated starting Wednesday evening, Sept. 4, and Yom Kippur begins Friday evening, Sept. 13. The services are expected to draw 1,500 adults and children to the 8,000-square-foot Grand Ballroom. Hotel boardrooms will be used for the toddler programs […]

Conejo Valley Home Remodeling Show seeking vendors



The 37th Conejo Valley Home Remodeling Show will be Sat. and Sun., Sept. 7 and 8 at the Westlake Hyatt, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. The show is accepting vendor applications from local builders, interior designers, manufacturers, contractors, landscapers and other trades seeking to reach the homeowner market. The show attracts approximately 5,000 visitors each year, and more than […]