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Move Inc. joins Habitat for Humanity in playhouse construction

Event benefits military families

Habitat for Humanity of Ventura County and Move Inc. launched the inaugural Playhouse Build Day on Sept. 22 at Move. Inc. Russell Ranch Road headquarters in Westlake Village. The playhouse program is a new effort by Habitat to bring together corporations, the community and Habitat volunteers to build and donate playhouses to local military and veteran families. Over 100 Move […]

Dance medicine

The Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/Santa Barbara will hold a free workshop, “Dance Medicine: Finding Well-being through Expressive Movement” from noon to 1:30 p.m. Thurs., Oct. 6 at 530 Hampshire Road, Westlake Village. Dance medicine, developed by Nadia Natali, is an immersion into personal discovery and healing that promotes well-being for body, mind and soul. The facilitator, Soma Aloia, is a […]

Four birds with West Nile Virus found in Ventura County

Eliminate standing water to discourage mosquito breeding

The Ventura County Environmental Health Division recently received confirmation from the California Department of Public Health that four wild birds collected during mid- September tested positive for West Nile Virus. One was found in Simi Valley and three were found in Thousand Oaks. WNV is established in Ventura County. A total of 32 birds collected from the county this year […]

Teens stand up against suicide

Adrian Schemm is all too familiar with the suicidal thoughts many young people deal with. The Grace Brethren High School senior said he was bullied as a child. As a consequence, he thought about killing himself. “I tried to overcome the suicidal thoughts on my own, but in the end what really helped me was a kid that I went […]

The blues never felt so good

The Ventura County Blues Society will present its Memphis Band Challenge at noon Sat., Oct. 1 at Studio Channel Islands, 2222 Ventura Blvd., Camarillo. Ventura-based musician Darrin Yarbrough and the Shure Thing Band will perform their feel-good countrified blues. Shure Thing Band started with Yarbrough’s vision, which revisits the late ’60s/early ’70s era of rock ’n’ roll and integrates modern […]

Let’s root for ‘Bring It On’

Panic Productions will present the musical “Bring it On” Oct. 6 through 16 to the Scherr Forum, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. T.O. Blvd. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays, and 2:30 Sundays. This production is directed by Nicolas Womack with musical direction by Ben Ginsberg and choreographed by Keenon Hooks. This Tony […]

Concert for the cats


THURS., SEPT. 29 Rhetorical Link Toastmasters 7:15 p.m. at Thousand Oaks Surgical Center, 401 Rolling Oaks Drive. Open house, refreshments served. Contact: Eve Oettinger. Phone: 805.490.6048. FRI., SEPT. 30 Used Book Sale 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Woodland Hills Library, 2220 Ventura Blvd. New and lightly used kids and adult fiction, trade, […]

Introduction to Girl Scouts in free night out events

Girl Scouts of California’s Central Coast invites girls K-6 to learn about scouting at these Girls Night Out events in Ventura County. All events are free. Girls and their families will learn about various Girl Scout programs, including outdoor activities, building robots, camping, earning badges, playing sports and the Girl Scout cookie program. These family events, open to the public, […]