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A day for cancer survivors

The Dignity Health St. John’s Cancer Center of Ventura County will host a celebration for cancer survivors, family, friends and caregivers to commemorate National Cancer Survivors Day Fri., June 3 from 1 to 3 p.m. in its healing garden and conference rooms 1 and 3 at 1600 N. Rose Ave., Oxnard. The event will feature music, food, education and guest […]

Cancer survivors join Relay For Life

Stacey Hood was only days removed from a mastectomy when she walked in her first Relay For Life last year. The then-39-year-old Thousand Oaks resident had been diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer three weeks prior and underwent the surgery right away. After the relay, she’d have the first of 16 rounds of chemotherapy. “I had only had surgery and […]

Free acting workshop

A free acting workshop for all ages will be presented by Sherry Faith at 11 a.m. Sat., May 28 at 28854 Roadside Drive, Agoura Hills. Following the seminar, participants can meet and mingle with the acting coach. Faith is opening the West Coast Actor’s Studio (Actors Lab Inc.). Seating is limited. For more information, location and preregistration, email production@ Actors-Lab.com.

Pet of the week

OL’ BLUE EYES—Milton is a male black and white domestic shorthair cat about 2 years old. He is litter-box trained and shows little interest in small children. If you would like to adopt Milton ask for ID No. A4714451 at the Agoura Hills Animal Shelter, 29525 Agoura Road. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so check http://animalcare.lacounty.gov before visiting the […]

University Village residents share Holocaust experiences

Six Holocaust survivors were honored during a National Day of Remembrance candle-lighting ceremony May 5 at University Village retirement community in Thousand Oaks. “I wish that all who are here agree with me that we don’t want to happen again the worst genocide of mankind,” said Clara Knopfler, one of the six survivors, all residents of University Village. In 1944, […]

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