2015-06-25

Scouts honor service men and women



Fireworks by the sea



Channel Islands Harbor’s 50th anniversary will coincide with its Fourth of July celebration. Festivities will start at 11 a.m. Fri., July 3 with children’s activities, arts and crafts vendors and live entertainment throughout the day. The Sgt. Pepper/British Invasion Artists will perform from 4 to 6 p.m. in Harborview Park in Oxnard. The annual Channel Islands Harbor 10K Race and […]

Organzation helps those with brain injury



The Life After Brain Injury nonprofit will join Santa Barbarabased Jodi House Brain Injury Support Center, which will receive state funding starting July 1 for at least three years. Life After Brain Injury will support residents with brain injury throughout Ventura County while Jodi House will serve Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo County residents. Both organizations provide the care […]

Apparent Calabasas driver killed in crash



A man said to be from Calabasas drove his 2013 Tesla automobile off a hill near Las Virgenes Road June 22, killing himself and sparking a four-acre fire in the dry Malibu Canyon brush. Officer Dave Galbraith of the California Highway Patrol said the driver is presumed to be male, although the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office has listed the […]

Skateboarding mutt scoots to kids’ zone



Scooter, the skateboarding mutt costume character and Kids Fun Zone mascot, will be at the fun zone near Toys R Us at Janss Marketplace from noon to 3 p.m. Sat., June 27. Children will receive free craft supplies to make an American flag. They can also participate in other Kids Fun Zone activities, including the spin-to-win prize wheel. They can […]

Testing robots at Boys & Girls Clubs



Encouragement for seniors grieving a loss



Senior Concerns has partnered with Hospice of the Conejo to present a free weekly grief support group for seniors who need help to recover from the loss of a spouse or significant other. This group will meet from 4 to 5 p.m. starting Tues., July 14 at Senior Concerns, 401 Hodencamp Road, Thousand Oaks. The Caring Companions Grief Support Group […]

Agoura joins growing list of communities favoring national park expansion

Study proposes 313,000 more acres added to recreation area


The Agoura Hills City Council has endorsed an expansion of the national park system as proposed in the National Park Service’s Rim of the Valley study. The city joined Los Angeles and Ventura counties in supporting the plan’s option D, which would allow the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area to grow by over 313,000 acres in the hopes of […]

Economic swing keeps city in good shape




Westlake Village officials see a stable budget in the year ahead. The city will continue to receive a steady stream of revenues from its business community to maintain programs and services for its 8,300 residents through the next fiscal year and beyond. General fund revenues for the 2015-16 fiscal years are anticipated at $11 million with expenses at $9 million. […]

Life in the Single Lane

Cougar town

Mother Nature and Father Time have been playing tricks on me lately. I sometimes forget what I want to retrieve from one room by the time I get there from another, and my arms aren’t long enough to read fine print. Happily, however, I live during a time when the age of 40 has been declared the new 20, and […]


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