2014-07-24

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All-star team is number one



Rotarians to provide needed school supplies



The Rotary School Backpack Stuffing Event will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., Aug. 2 at Art Trek, 703 Rancho Conejo Blvd., Newbury Park. The goal of the event is to provide more than 200 backpacks and school supplies to children in the community who would otherwise not begin school with the necessary supplies, and a backpack […]

Rescue me



The Ventura County Camarillo Animal Shelter and Rescue Me Inc. plan to find homes for every one of the shelter’s homeless animals from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sun., July 27 at the Camarillo Animal Shelter, 600 Aviation Drive. Adopters will receive a license, free gift bag and vet visit as well as reduced adoption fee, microchip and rabies vaccine. […]

The interesting saga of Budge Sourpuss




Sporting atop my laboring shoulders a head bursting with dreams and plans as I carried moving boxes into my newly acquired, first-ever home of my own in rural Agoura, I initially failed to notice an object on the deck railing. The home’s former owners had worked diligently to clear out all of their belongings. So what was this thing left […]

Pet of the Week



Pedaling for arthritis




Supporters of a major annual bicycle ride that raises money for the Arthritis Foundation gathered last Friday in Westlake Village to kick off the fundraising efforts of one local rider, Barbara West, who is planning to participate. The Thousand Oaks resident is taking part in her second Amgen People’s Coast Arthritis Bike Classic. Last year, West rode with 230 cyclists […]

Eye On Local Area Stocks



Actors strike up the band with ‘Music Man’



Clabasas High School’s Summer Theater presents Meredith Willson’s timeless classic, “The Music Man,” at 7 p.m. Thurs. to Sat., July 24 to 26 at the Calabasas Performing Arts and Education Center. The show featuring more than two dozen local young actors tells the story of fast-talking traveling salesman Harold Hill as he cons the people of River City, Iowa into […]

Biker-friendly congregation welcomes all




When he was younger, Rick Fish never thought he’d become a pastor, let alone create his own church. In 1996, while serving as a deacon at Christian Church of Thousand Oaks, he was sponsored by the church elders to become ordained as a minister. The following year he received a message that would change his life. In February 1997, when […]