Deal benefits Agoura wildlife bridge

New steps have been taken to make construction of the Liberty Canyon wildlife crossing in Agoura Hills possible. At its meeting on Aug. 8, the governing board of the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority agreed to a partnership with the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) to develop the crossing. “The partnership would be an agreement for the construction of the […]

Think about shaving as a shared activity

Other Side of 50

Shaving one’s face is a fundamental part of being a man. A generation ago, the act of shaving denoted manhood, pride of appearance, cleanliness, neatness and a person in control and well-groomed. In the U.S., Canada and Europe, about 85 percent of men shave their beards. Throughout recent history we have been a society where the appearance of the body […]


THURS., AUG. 16 Assistance League Of Ventura County 10 a.m. at chapter house, 913 E. Santa Clara St., Ventura. Open to men and women, no age requirement. League runs several philanthropic programs. Phone (daytime): 805.643.2458. Email: alvconline@hotmail.com. Channel Islands Gulls 11 a.m. at Pacific Corinthian Yacht Club, 2600 Harbor Blvd., Channel Islands Harbor, Oxnard. Social hour 11 a.m., luncheon at […]

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DMV wait complaints pile up

Legislators compelled to act

For years, comedians have gotten plenty of mileage from digs at the Department of Motor Vehicles. Check out Disney’s animated film “Zootopia” and its depiction of DMV employees as sloths, for example. But recent wait times at DMV offices throughout the state are no joke. Just ask Heather Romano and her daughter Lindsey. The Thousand Oaks duo visited their local […]


Celebrating club’s 50th anniversary The Westlake Village Junior Women’s Club is celebrating 50 years of serving the Conejo Valley. Organizers say that while the club’s mission is philanthropic, members also build lasting friendships. In honor of the club’s 50 years of service, the following social events are planned to introduce WVJWC to other women looking for a way to be […]

A-hunting we will go

ON THE AIR—Team Julie and Jen with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services California Realty in Thousand Oaks was chosen for a new series with the HGTV House Hunters family. The two agents will appear on a TV episode featuring the sale of a home to clients in Woodridge Estates in Thousand Oaks. Air date is 10 p.m. Thurs., Aug. 23 on […]

Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills On Aug. 9 a thief stole an electric welder and an air cutter, worth $1,100, from Southland Farm on Kanan Road. An employee reported that the tools had been left in an unlocked workshop on the property. On Aug. 8 a burglar entered an unlocked car parked on Colodny Drive and stole a backpack, a checkbook and four […]

Making happy memories at the ranch

Casa Pacifica gives at-risk kids an end of summer party

Creating happy childhood memories isn’t always the easiest thing to accomplish for foster children and youth removed from their homes. Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families, where many of Ventura County’s foster children are placed for a time, strive to achieve happy memories through events such as the End of Summer Party that took place Aug. 1 at Calamigos […]

Reunion welcomes academy alumni

Children’s Music Academy of Westlake Village will hold the inaugural reunion for alumni of the Ventura County Junior Music and Children’s Music academies from 10 a.m. to noon Sat., August 18 at Berniece Bennett Park, 31800 Village Center Road, Westlake Village. Thousands of graduates and dozens of current and former teachers have been invited to attend. Junior Music Academy was […]

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