2016-09-15

Welcome fall with arts and crafts festival



The 27th annual Ventura Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show will run from Fri. through Sun., Sept. 30 to Oct. 2 at Seaside Park, Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W. Harbor Blvd., Ventura. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. The West Coast’s largest indoor arts and crafts […]

Creek cleanup volunteers needed



Volunteers are being sought for the annual Medea Creek cleanup in Agoura Hills. The event, organized by the City of Agoura Hills and Heal the Bay, will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Sat., Sept. 17. Participants will meet at the corner of Kanan and Agoura roads. Each year, thousands of community volunteers come together to remove debris from […]

Warriors battle for the win



TOP TROPHY—The Warriors U-12 soccer team wins the Camarillo Cup tournament, playing hard with no substitutions and getting three shutouts out in four games. The tournament took place over the Labor Day weekend. Back row, from left are: assistant coach Ben Chu, Ara Gyuloglyan, Jake Tomay, Max Peters, Harrison Novak, Ryan Chu, Roy Haramati, Matthew Hinkle and coach John Saleh. […]

A magical show




A deaf magician will be the star of the show at Oak Park High School’s Pavilion on Sept. 28. Matthew Morgan, aka Magic Morgan, will perform “An Evening of Magic and Comedy,” which is being presented by Friends of Oak Park Schools to support ability awareness. Barry Myerson, president of Friends of Oak Park Schools, said the magic show is […]

Universalist Unitarians welcome their new minister




It took more than a year, but Conejo Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship’s search for a new spiritual leader is over. The Rev. Nica Eaton-Gunn delivered her first sermon to CVUUF’s diverse congregation as its settled minister Sunday. “It was a great sermon about a new day or a fresh start and everybody was feeling great about the choice we made,” […]

Zika discovery cause for precaution, not panic



Ventura County health officials recently announced the first reported case of the Zika virus in the county. Dr. Robert Levin, the county’s chief public health officer, said the woman who contracted the virus had been traveling through Latin America, which is how she contracted the disease. A mosquito bite in the county was not the cause. There’s been a lot […]

Hospice seeks participants for holiday contest

Local groups, businesses welcome

Hospice of the Conejo is looking for local businesses, nonprofits and community groups to join in a tree-decorating contest fundraiser. In return for a $500 donation to the organization, which provides free nonmedical hospice and grief support to individuals and families, participants will be provided a 4-foot tree to decorate Tues., Nov. 15 using materials and ornaments of their choosing. […]

Hooper keeps focus on core business




It used to be that Hooper Camera had nearly a dozen locations catering to shutterbugs across the Southland; now the company has just two. Opened in 1952 by Jack Williams, the family-owned business has faced increasing competition from online retailers like Amazon and has been further pinched by the proliferation of camera-equipped smartphones. With dwindling sales and rising real estate […]

Chabad welcomes the new year with High Holiday services at the Hyatt

Worship open to all Jews

Chabad of the Conejo will hold its High Holiday services at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Rosh Hashanah will begin the evening of Sun., Oct. 2. Yom Kippur will start the evening of Tues., Oct. 11. The services are expected to draw 1,500 adults and children. The 8,000-square-foot Grand Ballroom will turn into a sanctuary […]


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