2017-05-11 E-Edition

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AIMING HIGH—U.S. Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Armand W. Wallace graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science agree through the Community College of the Air Force. Wallace is the son of Debi A. Wallace of Port Saint Lucie, […]

Hospital earns safety award

The Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center in Thousand Oaks recently received an “A” grade for patient safety by The Leapfrog Group, a national patient safety watchdog. The Leapfrog Group assigns A, B, C, D and F letter grades to hospitals to provide a picture of patient safety in the United States. The Los Robles Hospital was the only hospital […]

Keep dogs safe with snake avoidance training

A rattlesnake avoidance training class will be offered Fri., May 12 at VCA Westlake Village Animal Hospital, 31166 Via Colinas. Appointments are available between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Rattlesnakes can be found almost anywhere: backyards, parks and neighborhood fields. Dogs will be taught how to recognize when a poisonous rattlesnake is nearby and how to avoid a potentially fatal […]

On Mother’s Day, Scouts know best

Malibou Lake breakfast is an annual tradition

The annual Mother’s Day Breakfast served by Boy Scout Troop 127 has been a community tradition since 1963. The troop will again host the all-you-can-eat breakfast this Sunday, May 14, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Malibou Lake Mountain Club, 29033 Lake Vista Drive, Agoura Hills. The breakfast is the troop’s biggest fundraiser. For $5, guests can partake […]

Agoura workshop sets goals

Stormwater compliance, a city beautification campaign and a look into the growing needs of the Agoura Hills Recreation and Event Center were among the issues addressed at the city’s annual goal-setting workshop last month. According to City Manager Greg Ramirez, the city is planning for a two-year budget cycle, a process that began last year. Agoura Hills is expected to […]

Support for families of gays and lesbians

Group meets in Oak Park Monday

PFLAG Oak Park/Ventura will offer a family support meeting at 7:30 p.m. Mon., May 13 at the Church of the Epiphany, 5450 Churchwood Drive, Oak Park. The group serves the Conejo Valley and Las Virgenes areas. Parents, friends and families of lesbians and gays will offer support to families needing help with coming out or other issues. The group will […]


THURS., MAY 11 Somis Thursday Club 11:15 a.m. at 5380 Bell St., Somis. Installation of officers and presentation of scholarship recipients. $15 at door for lunch. RSVP requested. Phone: 805.388.1275. JNET Thousand Oaks 7 to 9 p.m. at Temple Etz Chaim, 1080 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Doors open 6:30 p.m. Networking for Jewish business professionals and employees. Contact: Steve […]

Professor wins CLU teaching award

Cal Lutheran University associate professor of mathematics Karrolyne Fogel received the 2016 President’s Award for Teaching Excellence at the honors convocation April 25. The award was created in 1995 to recognize professors who are held in high esteem by the university community. A committee of past honorees selected her to receive the honor and $2,500. Fogel joined the CLU faculty […]

Oak Park school tax too close to call

Two-thirds majority hasn’t been reached

The Measure A school tax renewal in Oak Park leads 1,660 to 896 with about 200 votes still to be counted, and its passage hangs in the balance. The $197-a-year tax paid for by Oak Park property owners needs a two-thirds majority, or 66.67 percent, to pass. The yes votes are just under 65 percent currently. Oak Park residents voted […]

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