2017-02-16 E-Edition

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Hospital shows heart for women and their health

West Hills Hospital and Medical Center will host a Women and Heart community health event from 6 to 8 p.m. Thurs., Feb. 23 at the West Hills Hospital Cafe, 7300 Medical Center Drive. Women will have the opportunity to learn tips about heart disease prevention. The event will include a cooking demonstration on the value of nutrition and its impact […]

A rush to volunteer

The Dole Great Race of Agoura Hills isn’t until April 1, but organizers are looking for volunteers who can be assigned to various jobs now. According to race organizer Jodi Regan, it takes about 500 teen and adult volunteers to pull off the Dole Great Race, a multifaceted event that has become a must for runners throughout California and beyond, […]

Workshop on yoga, relaxation, meditation

The Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/Santa Barbara will host a free workshop, “Introducing iRest Yoga Nidra,” from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. at 530 Hampshire Road, Westlake Village. The six-session special workshop, which has already started, will continue Wed., Feb. 22 and March 1, 15, 22 and 29. iRest Yoga Nidra meditation is a research-based practice of deep relaxation and meditative inquiry, […]

Students reflect on their creativity

The spotlight is shining this year on student creativity, especially locally. PTA Reflections is a nationally acclaimed student recognition program that encourages creativity in many forms. In the 12th District PTA— comprising schools in Ventura County, including Oak Park, Thousand Oaks, Newbury Park, Simi Valley, Moorpark and Camarillo— hundreds of entries were received this year and scores of students were […]

Auditions open for ‘Peter Pan’

Cabrillo Music Theatre will hold auditions for a new production of the Tony Award-winning musical “Peter Pan” that will run July 14 through 23 in the Kavli Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. The play is based on J.M. Barrie’s tale, with score by Morris “Moose” Charlap and Jule Styne and lyrics by Carolyn Leigh, Betty Comden and Adolph Green. […]

Yarrow carries on legacy of folk trio

CONCERT PREVIEW /// Peter, Paul and Mary

The members of Grammywinning folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary were an integral part of the political and social upheaval of the 1960s. They weren’t afraid to sing their conscience, performing songs that promoted humanity, hope and activism. Despite the 2009 death of bandmate Mary Travers, Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey are carrying on the group’s legacy. They’re set […]

Shakespeare comedy: love is in the air

One of William Shakespeare’s best-regarded comedies, “Much Ado About Nothing,” made its debut earlier this month at Camarillo Skyway Playhouse in a production directed by local actress/producer Vivien Latham. The London-born Latham, a cousin of the late Oscar-winning director Sir Richard Attenborough, has been producing and performing plays in the county since moving to Ventura in 2002. She is only […]

Student receives MLK award

Bjorn Yearwood, a Calabasas High School senior, received a surprise when he was chosen to be honored by the MLK Committee of Ventura County Jan. 16 during the 31st annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration in Oxnard. Bjorn also received certificates of appreciation from representatives of the state Legislature and U.S. Congress. The Martin Luther King Jr. Committee was […]

Biggest benefit of the year supports LVUSD performing arts program

Tickets are still available for the fourth annual “We Are the Future” concert to support performing arts programs at Agoura and Calabasas high schools. The concert is tomorrow at 7 p.m. Fri., Feb. 17 at Calabasas High School’s performing arts education center. The show will feature about 150 middle and high school students who will sing, dance, play in bands […]