2016-09-08

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Toasting the fine art of communication one speech at a time




A dozen people from diverse walks of life came together in pursuit of a common goal at a recent Toastmasters club meeting in Westlake. During the hour-long gathering Aug. 25, club members and guests practiced speaking in front of a supportive audience. Participants included a young woman who aspires to be the next Miss California, a middle-aged man who is […]

NPR exec to talk at CLU



Jarl Mohn, president and CEO of National Public Radio, will speak at 7 p.m. Fri., Sept. 16 in Samuelson Chapel at Cal Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks. Mohn, who took the helm of Washington, D.C.-based NPR two years ago, will appear in an event presented by KCLU radio. He will discuss the news business and the future of NPR. Mohn […]

Former Chicago frontman in concert



Peter Cetera, formerly of Chicago, will perform at 8 p.m. Sat., Sept. 17 in the Kavli Theatre at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. T.O. Blvd. Cetera penned and sang lead vocals on Chicago’s first No. 1 single, “If You Leave Me Now,” as well as “Baby, What a Big Surprise” and “Hard to Say I’m Sorry.” Chicago became […]

Information on military academies



Service Academy Night will be at 6:30 p.m. Thurs., Sept. 15 at the Thousand Oaks High School Performing Arts Center, 2323 N. Moorpark Road. All area high school students who are interested in an appointment to West Point Military Academy, Annapolis Naval Academy or the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Coast Guard or Merchant Marine academies can attend and learn about […]

Sing along with Channelaires



Channelaire Chorus Of Sweet Adeline is a female, a cappella, barbershop harmony group. New members are welcome. Rehearsals take place from 7 to 10 p.m. Tues., Sept. 13, 20 and 27 at the Center for Spiritual Living, 340 Mobil Ave., Camarillo. The ability to read music is helpful but not necessary. For more information, call (805) 557-4962 or go to […]

Extra, read all about it



CAMPS—The Red Devils boys’ AYSO Extra Team is the 2016 Camarillo Cup Champions, the team’s first tournament win. Back row from left: Coach Alan Howie, Connor Howie , Braden Oliver, Cayde Rooke, Dalton Davis, Brady Dieffenbach and coach Brian Oliver. Front row from left: Cooper McAllister, Kaden Graves, Shai Stabinsky and Alex McAllister.

Strike up the band at CLU



The New West Symphony League will host a Star-Studded Recital and Autumn Barbecue Sat., Sept. 24 in honor of the 100th birthday of late symphony philanthropist Bill Israel. Dinner will be held at 5:30 p.m. in the Lundring Events Center on the Cal Lutheran University campus in Thousand Oaks. The recital will follow at 8 p.m. in the Samuelson Chapel. […]

Students tend to health needs of residents

Latino teens serve in community clinic


Their hearts are in the right place. Latino teens participating in the Thousand Oaks-based Westminster Clinic’s Corazones Sanos para Mi Familia program, or Healthy Hearts for My Family, are constantly brainstorming ideas to help reduce the high rates of diabetes and high blood pressure in their communities. It was nearly two years ago, at one of their first weekly meetings […]

Fairy tales come alive in Westlake




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