2016-05-05

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Unsafe in Liberty Canyon?



My husband and I have lived in beautiful Liberty Canyon for 14 years. Everything about this place makes us grateful on a daily basis that we are fortunate enough to be a part of such a warm, safe and beautiful community. Recently our area has had a barrage of homes broken into. Fortunately, we were able to acquire three photos […]

Winning with ‘Wi-Tricity’

Ventura County Amateur Radio Club presents awards

The Ventura County Amateur Radio Club presented two achievement awards at the Ventura County Science Fair on April 20. The awards recognized one junior- and another senior-division student whose projects best demonstrated the use of electromagnetic radiation, including radio communications. The winners each received a $100 scholarship. The senior division winner was Ryan Damerell of Ventura High School. His project […]

Humane Society CEO launches book



Wayne Pacelle, president/ CEO of the Humane Society of the United States, will sign his new book, “Humane Economy: How Innovators and Enlightened Consumers Are Transforming the Lives of Animals,” Sat., May 7 at Barnes & Noble at the Westlake Promenade, 160 S. Westlake Blvd., Thousand Oaks. In addition, the following will also take place: Sprinkles Cupcakes and Kreation Organics […]

Calabasas ready to run relay for a cure

24-hour fundraiser to begin May 14 at A.E. Wright school


Residents, students and the business community will come together for the 14th annual Calabasas Relay For Life Sat. and Sun., May 14 to 15 at A.E. Wright Middle School. The overnight event is a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, to raise awareness of cancer, celebrate survivors and remember those lost to the disease. The ACS uses funds to support […]

The Warriors in a nutshell



A near miss



Not to run an unpopular opinion shared by no one into the ground, but one last time I feel I must share something with all of you. Mon. or Tues., April 25 or 26, I was walking my dog up Mulholland Highway. I was, of course, traveling on the safe side of the highway when I noticed some dozen or […]

Stakes are high in poker tournament



Draughts Restaurant and Bar will present a Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament and Casino Night Fundraiser Sat., May 14 at 155 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Hosted by St. Paschal Baylon Men’s Club, the event will start at 6:15 p.m. for check-in and the tournament will begin at 7 p.m. The event will include roulette, craps and blackjack, all hosted by […]

Fundraiser will pair pets with veterans



Pets for Vets, Ventura County Chapter, will present its inaugural fundraising dinner gala honoring local veterans at 6 p.m. Sat., May 14 at the Reagan Library, 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley. Pets for Vets, a national nonprofit organization, rescues shelter pets and then trains and pairs them with American veterans who suffer from post traumatic stress disorder or traumatic brain […]

Pregnancy center renovated



Community leaders and the Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Conejo Pregnancy Center in Thousand Oaks on April 7. After nine years at the location, the CPC underwent renovations. As a nonprofit, the CPC funded the remodeling through the donors who were part of the Adopt-A-Room Campaign. Following the ribbon cutting, the clinic […]


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