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Defeat the Drought expo coming to Civic Arts Plaza

Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Camarillo) and the City of Thousand Oaks will host a “Defeat the Drought” water conservation exposition from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., June 27 at the Civic Arts Plaza courtyard, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. The expo will help residents evaluate options available to make a conservation plan that works for them. Local vendors […]

Deputies give children a hand

Sheriff ’s program aids kids with disabilities

Deputies at the Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station are inviting the public to support 999 for Kids, a program of the Sheriff’s Youth Foundation that provides equipment and services for foster children who have mental and physical disabilities. Thousands of kids in Los Angeles County are under the care of the Department of Children and Family Services because they’ve been abused […]

Friendship tested, lies exposed

The truth hurts in “Pack of Lies,” the latest play by Panic! Productions, a community theater troupe based in Thousand Oaks. This 1983 drama by Hugh Whitemore may be unknown to many theatergoers but it is well worth the ticket. Based on a real incident, it’s the story of lies, loyalty and the clash between friends and country. It’s 1960, […]

Letting their light shine

No proselytizing, church members just want to lend a hand at local school

The members of LightShine Church gather well, but they scatter better. It’s a motto the congregants live by. Born of Westlake’s Westminster Presbyterian Church, LightShine is what members call a “missional church,” where members go out into the community to serve. Most often and most recently where they’ve gone is Walnut Elementary School in Newbury Park. “The church has come […]

Opposes higher water rates

It’s time for a water revolution! The Triunfo water district is raising rates again. They are creatively referred to as water shortage rates, but they are really water profit shortage rates. The district tells us we are not doing enough, and it believes we will use even less water if it costs more. The fact is, we are all using […]

Songs of the Southern saw

Sometimes it seems more prudent for me to tarry on trails rather than return to my rural Agoura home to tackle some insane doit yourself project. “If only I’d just kept hiking. . . .” That’s fast becoming my new mantra as I comb sawdust and cobwebs out of my hair. Where did I stray from happy trails to become […]

Little Misses with manners


THURS., JUNE 18 Channel Islands Gulls 11 a.m. at Saticoy Country Club, 4450 Clubhouse Drive, Somis. Social hour 11 a.m., luncheon at noon. Ron Ota of Flower Power Florist in Camarillo gives program. Auction of his creations; proceeds given to charities. Raffle. RSVP requested. Contact: Shirley. Phone: 805.263.6062. Thousand Oaks Stamp Club 6:30 p.m. at Goebel Adult Community Center, 1385 […]

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