2017-01-12 E-Edition

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Fix Mae Boyar

As an Oak Park resident, I am asking for a new design for the Mae Boyar Park Community Center that will be built to replace the existing one. In October, Rancho Simi Rec and Park District presented a very contemporary design to the Oak Park Planning Committee that they approved, despite the fact that its style does not match any […]

Activities galore at the fairgrounds

“Rooted in Tradition” is the theme of the 2017 Ventura County Fair scheduled for Aug. 2 through 13. Ventura County is rich with traditions including family, cultural and religious customs as well as the agriculture industry and community celebrations. The annual Ventura County Fair Parade will be Sat., Aug. 5 and include a tribute to Grand Marshal Edgar Terry in […]

Ladyface Ale celebrates anniversary with the release of new brew

Ladyface Ale Companie and its brewpub, Ladyface Alehouse & Brasserie, will celebrate its seventh anniversary with the release of a special new ale, The Shepherdess, together with special events in January. A traditional seventh anniversary gift is wool and The Shepherdess’ name is a nod to the history of Agoura Hills. The city was named after French Basque shepherd Pierre […]

‘Tis the season for itchy skin relief

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 […]

Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills Burglars broke through a back window and ransacked a home on Lewis Place Dec. 26. The culprits stole a black semiautomatic pistol, ammunition, two watches and other items. A burglar took a $4,000 set of golf clubs, nine pairs of shoes valued at $900 and a $200 jacket from a car parked on Rondell Street Dec. 26. A […]

Mary Louise Gold of Westlake Village passed away December 17, 2016 after a long illness.

Mary Lou was born in Buffalo, NY, and was raised in nearby Rochester, NY. She graduated with a degree in Elementary Education and Library Science from the State University of New York at Geneseo. Mary Lou moved to California in 1962 where she met her future husband Phillip.They married on September 20, 1963. The November 8, 1963 issue of the […]


THURS., JAN. 12 Woodland Hills Republican Women 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Woodland Hills Country Club, 21150 Dumetz Road. John Duffy speaks on “From Mao to Reagan” and his journey to become a conservative. Luncheon cost: $25. RSVP requested. Contact: Jane Leisure. Phone: 818.225. 0843. Simi Valley Community Council 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Sutter’s Mill, 3885 Cochran […]

Support for hereditary breast, ovarian cancer

The Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/Santa Barbara will host a hereditary breast and ovarian cancer support meeting from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sun., Jan. 15 at 530 Hampshire Road, Thousand Oaks. The meeting is for those who have been affected by hereditary breast or ovarian cancer. This FORCE (Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered) outreach support group will discuss the […]

High-speed chase leads to motorcyclist death

A Santa Barbara motorcyclist died in Thousand Oaks Jan. 7 following a high-speed chase with the California Highway Patrol. The 21-year-old man was riding more than 100 miles per hour on the westbound 101 Freeway Saturday evening near Las Virgenes Road in Calabasas when the pursuit began, CHP officer Leland Tang said. The man’s name was not released pending family […]

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