2015-06-25 E-Edition

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Summertime jobs are hot this year

School’s out and many high school and college students will be—or have been—searching for a summertime job. There’s good news for those teens hoping to earn a few extra bucks during the break. Due to the improving economy, it’s expected that about 35 percent of businesses will hire seasonal workers, a recent report issued by the employment website Career Builder […]

Special Olympics torch passing through Calabasas

The Flame of Hope, the offi cial torch for the Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015, will be carried into Calabasas for a ceremony at city hall on Fri., July 17. The athletes will be joined by law enforcement personnel, known as Guardians of the Flame, in a procession that brings the Olympic torch into Calabasas on its way […]

Workshop at Chumash museum

Summer S.H.A.R.E is a workshop at the Chumash Indian Museum, an archeological site, that will take place from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on four Wednesdays at 3290 Lang Ranch Parkway in Thousand Oaks. Dates are July 1, 14 and 28 and Aug. 11. The program is basically the same each day. Children ages 7 to 13 can learn the […]

The Movie Nut

“Do you ever look at someone and wonder what is going on in their head?” With that question, Pixar begins “Inside Out,” its 15th animated film. It takes us into the mind of Riley, an 11-year-old girl. It shows us how she sees her world—and explains it all in a way that’s creatively delightful, often insightfully brilliant. Nobody tells a […]

New names on Chamber boards

Greater Conejo Valley Chairman of the Board Rick Lemmo has appointed Ian Gee, general manager of the Sheraton Agoura Hills, to the Chamber’s board of directors. Gee received his education from Brunel College in Bristol, England. He has previously managed properties including the Sheraton Los Angeles Downtown Hotel, Westin Long Beach and Hotel Plaza Athenee New York. Gee also serves […]


Football history at the Reagan

“Football! The Exhibition” is on display through January 2016 at the Reagan Library, 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley. The 5,000-square-foot exhibition features over 600 artifacts, including rare, historic and iconic memorabilia. Displays include artifacts from game legends as well as sections on the L.A. Rams, USC and UCLA, and other historically important players and organizations. Football cards and photographs of […]

Meet the poster winners

The winners of the Ventura County Fair poster contest and the winning design will be presented at 10 a.m. Mon., July 6 in the administration conference room at the Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W. Harbor Blvd., Ventura. This year’s fair theme is “A Country Fair with Ocean Air.” All of the winning artwork will be on display. Highlights of the […]

Volunteer ushers needed

The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza theaters are looking for a volunteers to usher for all types of presentations. Ushers must become a Friend of the Civic Arts Plaza, costing $15 per year. Volunteers will then be given information and training in two sessions: from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wed., July 29 and from 7:45a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sat., Aug. […]