2015-07-30

YMCA board picks Stone as new chief



Ronnie Stone has been named president and CEO of the Southeast Ventura County YMCA by the Y’s board of directors. The organization oversees four branches: Conejo Valley YMCA, serving Thousand Oaks, Moorpark and Santa Rosa Valley; Miller Family YMCA of Newbury Park; Triunfo YMCA serving Agoura Hills, Westlake Village and Oak Park; and Simi Valley Family YMCA. Stone was previously […]

Singer/ songwriter returns to Kavli



The Kavli Theatre will host a performance by singer/songwriter Chris Isaak at 7:30 p.m. Thurs., Aug. 13 at 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. The platinum-selling, Grammy nominated Isaak returns to the venue with a new record, “Beyond the Sun,” as well as popular hits from his catalog. He plays rockabilly, blues and rock ’n’ roll. Tickets are $41 to […]

Teens graduate from correctional facility




Patrick Jefferson assured teens at the Ventura Youth Correctional Facility that it was okay to smile during a milestone some may have thought they would never experience: their high school graduation. The speaker said men, especially those of color, too often hide their emotions in an attempt to look tough in front of their peers. “This is a big deal,” […]

Finance award



For the 10th consecutive year, the City of Calabasas and Gary Lysik, the city’s chief financial officer, have been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association for the city’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. The award is the GFOA’s highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting. […]

Let’s all juggle



Show pays tribute to four music icons



The local premiere of the musical “Four By Four,” a tribute to the music of the Beach Boys, The Beatles, the Bee Gees and Motown, will take place at 3 and 7:30 p.m. Sat., Aug. 15 at the Scherr Forum Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Direct from Las Vegas, a cast of young singers […]

Probation check leads to police scuffle



A routine probation check at a home on Dovetail Drive July 22 in Agoura Hills led to the injury of a married couple and an officer with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Special Operations Unit. A team of Los Angeles County special investigators was assigned to search the home of Christian and Robert Lowe in a routine probation check, […]

Cyclists hit by alleged drunk driver



Two bicyclists were injured July 23 when they were struck by an alleged drunk driver on Mulholland Highway in Calabasas. The collision occurred just after 7 p.m. as the driver was turning south on Old Topanga Canyon Road. The vehicle, driven by 35-year-old Royce Edgar of Topanga, reportedly hit one of the victims head-on. The other cyclist was trapped under […]

Homage paid to unlikely Conejo Valley celebrity




If you ever laid eyes on June Ethel Dawn Coronado, chances are you haven’t forgotten her. For more than two decades, the makeup-and-wig-wearing homeless woman known as “Jenny” or “Freeway Annie” was one of the most recognizable faces in the area. As a testament to her unlikely fandom, on July 11, more than five months after Jenny’s death, about 30 […]

CCR band plays outdoors



The City of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services and The Acorn will present the fourth concert in the free summer Concerts in the Park series. Fortunate Son: a tribute to Creedence Clearwater Revival will perform at 6 p.m. Sun., Aug. 2 at Chumash Park, 5550 Medea Valley Drive, Agoura Hills. For more information, call (818) 597-7361, or visit the […]