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 […]


It seems to me that the politicians have everything backwards. They should be the ones being fined for not providing reservoirs to carry us through droughts. They have not built a reservoir in 45 years and they should have planned for these conditions. The Chatsworth reservoir has been empty for years. If it needs work, then it should be done. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

WAGS on top

The Art of Being

Life in the fast lane requires mindfulness

Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you isan idiot, and anyone going fasterthan you is a maniac?—George Carlin I love the aforementioned quote by George Carlin because I can see myself in it and I am wondering if you might see a bit of yourself it as well. There are times I am behind the wheel when, […]

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