2017-01-05 E-Edition

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Triunfo seeks board member

The Triunfo Sanitation District board of directors is seeking a member to fill the vacancy created by the recent departure of Mike McReynolds, who resigned from the board and is moving out of the area. District services include wastewater collection and treatment, potable water distribution and recycled water treatment and distribution. “This is an opportunity for someone with strong problem-solving […]

Bridal show features latest trends

Over 80 wedding specialists will showcase their services

What are the latest wedding trends in gowns, photography, makeup and more? Brides-to-be can find out at the 34th annual Bridal Premiere show Sun., Jan. 8 at the Hyatt Regency Westlake, where more than 80 wedding professionals will showcase their services. Vendors will include limousine operators, caterers, tuxedo shops, videographers, wedding favor specialists, florists and dress shop owners. “Every year, […]

‘Tis the reason for itchy skin and what to do about it

COMMENTARY /// Dry skin

There are a lot of great things to look forward to as winter approaches. One thing, though, that many people are not at all excited about is the return of drier air, which can cause dry skin—what dermatologists call “winter itch.” Skin sometimes has trouble staying naturally moisturized this time of year, when humidity is lower outdoors and heated indoor […]

New parkand ride open

51 parking spaces

The City of Calabasas completed construction of a new parkand ride facility in Old Town. The 51 new parking spaces next to the Leonis Adobe at 23537 Calabasas Road will bridge a 23-mile gap in the existing parkand ride network north of Los Angeles, city officials said. The county Metro board provided $3.2 million to allow the city to buy […]

Pet of the week

A NEW PET FOR THE NEW YEAR—Toby is a male orange tabby domestic shorthair mix about 7 years old. He is a sweet boy who gets along with other cats. If you would like to adopt Toby ask for ID No. A4993549 at the Agoura Hills Animal Shelter, 29525 Agoura Road. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so check http://animalcare.lacounty.gov […]

Red Cross seeks blood donations

The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood or platelets to help meet the need for blood this winter. Donors with all blood types are needed. Following are the upcoming blood donation opportunities: Simi Valley: From 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sun., Jan. 8 at St. Peter Claver Catholic Church, 5649 Pittman St. Thousand […]

Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills A vandal caused $ 400 in damage shattering the window of a car parked on Francisca Way Dec. 20. A thief stole a $500 cellphone, a $300 iPad, $200 in cash and a bill worth 20 euros from a home on Medea Mesa Road Dec. 10. Calabasas Burglars caused $ 400 in damage prying open the door of […]

Inmates make a ‘pawsitive’ impact

The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office is launching a pilot program this month that will provide a second chance for both inmates and shelter dogs. VCSO’s detention-services division has partnered with Pivot Animal Assisted Education Outreach, a Ventura-based nonprofit that works to save dogs facing euthanasia at local shelters by providing them with training that could make them more adoptable. As […]

Grief support group Jan. 11

Temple Etz Chaim will host a bereavement support group for people in the Conejo Valley from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wed., Jan. 11 at the synagogue,1080 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. The support group meets the second and fourth Wednesdays of every month. The group is free and open to the community. Temple membership is not needed. For details, email […]