2014-12-25 E-Edition

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Cancer Support Community names Campbell as new president

The board of directors for the Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/Santa Barbara has named James E. Campbell as the organization’s next president and chief executive officer. “ Jim’s proven strength in development, combined with the commitment of the existing board of directors and staff, puts the Cancer Support Community in a great position to continue the pattern of growth that Suzanne […]

The Movie Nut

The story itself should have been an obstacle. How could it be possible to tell this true, mostly-internal tale of a woman hiking alone for three months in the wilderness— and make it interesting? The answer: Apply talent. Director Vallee has proven (in last year’s “Dallas Buyers Club”) that he can tell stories powerfully by getting extraordinary performances from his […]

Santa’s helpers raise funds

Art show on calligraphy

Studio Channel Islands Art Center’s Blackboard Gallery will host a free joint exhibition titled “Image and Essence” from Jan. 3 through 28, with a free reception from 4 to 6 p.m. Sat., Jan. 10 at 2222 Ventura Blvd., Camarillo. The exhibit—Outsider Art, Chinese Calligraphy and Uppity Women: Different Approaches to Figurative Art—will feature the work of Tiger Huang, Maggie Kildee […]

At The Library

The Calabasas Library at 200 Civic Center Way will offer the following free programs in January. For more information and hours, visit www.cityofcalabasas.com/library. The library will be closed for New Year’s Day on Thurs., Jan. 1 and for Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Sun., Jan. 18. Yoga and You for adults will take place at noon Thurs., Jan 8 […]

Menorah lighting promotes community

Brandeis chapter looks at Hollywood cinema

Brandeis National Committee, Conejo Valley Chapter, will present University On Wheels, an afternoon with Thomas Doherty, Brandeis University professor of American studies at 1 p.m. Thurs., Jan. 8 at North Ranch Community Center, 1400 N. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Doherty will discuss Hollywood cinema from 1931 to 1939, the history and impact of the Jews and Nazis. Admission is $20. […]

Unitarians host service tonight

A family Christmas Eve service will be held tonight at 7 p.m. Wed., Dec. 24 at the Conejo Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 3327 Old Conejo Road, Newbury Park. The service will include stories and songs of the season with music from the choir, additional musicians and congregational singing. For more information, call (805) 492-8751.

‘Twas the fright before Christmas