Acclaimed photographer will help celebrate Presidents Day

Images celebrate America’s glory

The community is invited to honor Presidents Day by attending a 90-minute multimedia presentation given by Ventura County resident Joe Sohm at 2 p.m. Sun., Feb. 18 on the campus of Cal Lutheran University. “Visions of America: A Photographer’s Lifelong Search for America” will take place at the Preus-Brandt Forum, 135 Chapel Lane, Thousand Oaks. With recorded narration by Clint […]

Hummingbird in for landing

THEY’RE FLOCKING TO THE BOOKSTORE—Above, Jackson and Ryker Meek along with and Sabriya Terranova, all 5-year-olds, can’t wait to read their signed copies of “Ernest Hummingbird” Feb. 10 at Barnes and Noble in Westlake. Top right, from left, Tommy Thayer, Sara Rowe, David Feiss and Peter Asher, who helped create the project, provide autographed copies of the book.

‘Kinky Boots’ to kick up a storm in T.O.

Troika Entertainment will present the national tour of “Kinky Boots,” which brings together four-time Tony winner Harvey Fierstein (book) and Grammy Award-winner Cyndi Lauper (Tony Award winner for best score for “Kinky Boots”), at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. T.O. Blvd. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Thurs. and Sun., Feb. 22 and 25; 8 p.m. Fri. and […]

Senior Concerns to give a big hand for the caregivers

Senior Concerns will host Caregivers Matter—Conejo Cares from 9:30 to 1:30 p.m. Fri., March 2 at Los Robles Greens, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. The free program and luncheon will honor family members who are caring for aging loved ones. Attendees can share stories and find some relief from the stress of caregiving. Some of the presenters are Surreina […]

Trudeau defends NAFTA in Reagan speech

As Mexico, Canada and the United States continue discussing the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau committed his country to working for “as long as it takes” to transform NAFTA into “a trade agreement fit for the 21st century.” Addressing a packed audience at the Reagan Library last week that included federal, state […]

Boys & Girls Clubs offer transportation

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley is taking reservations for after-school van transportation to five B&G clubs. Parents can choose the club closest to their residence. Catlin Boys & Girls Club at Lindero Canyon Middle School, 5844 Larboard Lane, Agoura Hills. Call (818) 735-9518. Picks up from Mariposa School of Global Education and Sumac, Willow and Yerba […]

America’s favorite cowboys gallop into town

Back by popular demand, the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza will presents Riders in the Sky at 7:30 p.m. Fri., Feb. 17 at the Scherr Forum Theatre, 2100 E. T.O. Blvd. Known for their Western harmony and sense of humor, Riders in the Sky is a two-time Grammy Award-winning group that has performed for more than three decades. The group […]

Blood donations

The Red Cross will host the following opportunities for donors to contribute blood and platelets. Westlake: From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Fri., Feb. 16 at City National Bank, 2655 Townsgate Road. Simi Valley: From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., Feb. 17 and from 2 to 7 p.m. Fri., Feb. 23 at Rancho Santa Susana Community Center, 5005-C Los […]

WLV Reads program ‘comes together’

This year’s theme is on the heart of the city

SHARING— Above, the development coordinator for the California Wildlife Center, Heather Patrice Brown, offers a spin wheel game for kids to learn how people can coexist with wildlife as part of the 2018 Westlake Village Reads program Feb. 20 at the civic center. At left, Karen Gorback (right) assists Linda Tully in writing her memoir during a workshop at the […]

Young runners from Oak Hills put racing shoes on

LET’S GO—The Oak Hills Run Club trains every Wednesday and Friday morning for the Great Race of Agoura set for March 24. Parents Jessica Peters and Jill Munoz supervise the club along with assistance from Stephanie Green. The group has 105 boys and girls.