2013-08-22

The Art of Being



“When we are out of balance in one area of our lives, it shows up in other areas of our lives, too. We might not recognize it, or understand that the two things are related, but one thing affects the other nonetheless. We might attempt to ‘fix’ the second thing, but if we don’t fix the first thing, the thing […]

Fun day at Westlake Lake



We just want to thank Bud Fish and his crew from WLMA for an amazing day of fishing and learning at Kids Day at the Docks Sat., Aug. 17. Your hospitality was over the top and fun was had by all. This annual event just reinforces what a wonderful community we have here in Westlake Village. Thanks again and we […]

Farmers market teaches kids about good nutrition



As summer winds down, school will soon be back in session and the Ventura County Certifi ed Farmers’ Market Association is providing an opportunity to educate kids on the importance of healthy eating through its Back to School program. The market encourages parents to involve kids in the shopping experience and get children excited about making healthy choices. According to […]

Celebrity game a victory over bullying



Rock Life, an anti-bullying program at the Agoura Hills/ Calabasas Community Center, is hosting a celebrity basketball game Sat., Sept. 7 to raise awareness for its cause. Rock Life co-founder Mitch Richmond, a six- time NBA All-Star, Rookie of the Year and Olympic gold medalist, will lead the team. The community is invited to attend the event, which starts at […]

Film explores effects of homelessness



The impact of homelessness on children will be explored from 7 to 8 p.m. Thurs., Sept. 5 at Lifetree Cafe, 71 Loma Drive, Camarillo. The program, titled “Children With No Place to Call Home: Helping Kids in Crisis,” features a filmed visit with homeless children and their parents, as well as with agency workers who assist homeless children. Admission is […]

Oak Park man who died from overdose was loved by friends and family




Leeor Zakay, a 24-year-old Oak Park man, died from what’s being described as an accidental drug overdose at his home on Aug. 10. Zakay was found by his father, Aviv Zakay, sitting unconscious in his car at the family’s home on the morning of Aug. 8, according to reports from those who knew him. Paramedics rushed the younger Zakay to […]

Flying Squirrel

Nonstop or not?

If the Flying Squirrel were flying from Agoura to Santa Barbara, would he choose a nonstop flight or a connecting one with a layover in the city of Ventura? Clearly this is an absurd question. There’s no commercial airport in Agoura or Ventura. And of course he would choose nonstop. But I bring up this ridiculously hypothetical query because in […]

Kids learn teamwork at summer camp



A look at the Spirit working among Catholics



A program titled “From Vatican II to Pope Francis: How God’s Spirit Moves the Church in the World Today” will be presented Wed., Sept. 18 at the Serra Center, Padre Serra Parish, 5205 Upland Road, Camarillo. Hospitality will begin at 7 p.m., followed by the presentation from 7:30 to 9 p.m. The Rev. Kenan Osborn, author, speaker and theologian, will […]

Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura Hills A thief stole a $300 remotecontrol truck from the garage of a home on Meadow Vista Way Aug. 4. A vandal caused $75 in damage shattering the side window of a car parked on Agoura Road Aug. 4. Someone scratched the paint of a vehicle parked near a business in the 23800 block of Calabasas Road July 29. […]


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