The facts about heartburn

A free seminar on heartburn, acid reflux and gastro esophageal reflux disease will take place today from 6 to 7 p.m. Thurs., April 10 in classroom 2, Los Robles Hospital, 215 W Janss Road, Thousand Oaks Gastroenterologists Dr. Gilbert Simoni and Dr. Kumar Desai and general surgeon Dr. Maggie Kademian will conduct the seminar. The physicians will discuss GERD signs […]

Wood shop chop

Regarding the April 3 story “Another nail in the coffin for traditional wood shop classes,” I was saddened to hear about Bob Coryell’s retirement from teaching and the end of wood shop class at Lindero Middle School. My sons Mike and Matthew, now in their 20s, were both students of his during their time at Lindero. To this day, Bob’s […]

Students reminded about dangers of DUI

Lecture to discuss vegetarianism, Christianity

Charles Camosy, an animal ethics expert and an assistant professor of theology at Fordham University in New York, will discuss whether Christians should be vegetarians during a free presentation at 7:30 p.m. Tues., April 15 in Lundring Events Center in the Gilbert Sports and Fitness Center, 130 Overton Court on the Thousand Oaks campus of California Lutheran University. Camosy argues […]

All-Stars are shining bright

History comes alive

Baseball exhibit now open at Reagan Library in Simi Valley

Nolan Johnson can’t get enough baseball. The 7-year-old slugger suits up for the Moorpark Little League Red Sox and constantly talks baseball with his father, Dean. “You can’t keep him quiet when it comes to baseball,” Dean Johnson said. Nolan can’t decide on which Major League Baseball team to root for, the Dodgers or the Angels? Johnson, an avid Los […]

Good for Gaines

City Councilmember Fred Gaines has just finished his first term as mayor of Calabasas, and we wish to applaud his diligent efforts throughout the year and thank him for making our city a better place. During his tenure, it was clear that the entire City Council set a very high standard for its own conduct, both during meetings and while […]

On the Trail

Renewal at Rock Ridge Is there a trail in Oak Park that does not go up, as in Empire State Building kind of up? Up as in “Welcome to the world of thigh strain, calf ache and ankle tendons that feel like slack guitar strings?” Yet even as I groan, I cherish these trails. To be sure, I am not […]

‘Requiem’ on Palm Sunday

Contemporary classical composer John Rutter’s “Requiem” will be presented at the 8 and 9:30 a.m. Palm Sunday worship services on April 13 at Ascension Lutheran Church, 1600 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. The public is invited. Ascension’s Chancel Choir and a chamber orchestra will present this special music event under the direction of Howard Sonstegard. Rutter was commissioned to write […]

Volunteers can learn grant writing

Grants To You is a national nonprofit organization helping to strengthen communities by offering volunteers a low-cost grant writing and research class to enable them to assist a local nonprofit. The next class will run Wednesdays from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. beginning April 30 at the boardroom of the Ventura County Community Foundation, 4001 Mission Oaks Blvd., Camarillo. In the […]