Golf clubs and guitars raise funds for St. Jude Hospital

Ten years ago, avid golfers Robby Krieger, a founder of The Doors, and close friend Scott Medlock decided to launch their first charity concert and golf tournament. On Oct. 28 the two friends of more than 25 years teamed up once again, using their golf clubs and guitars to raise funds on behalf of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The […]

Irwin runaway winner in Assembly race

Voters have awarded Democrat Jacqui Irwin a third term in the state Assembly. A former Thousand Oaks City Council member, Irwin breezed past her Republican opponent, Ronda Baldwin-Kennedy, in a race to represent California’s 44th District, winning 56 percent to 44 percent. As of Wednesday, Irwin was ahead of Baldwin-Kennedy 58,606 votes to 45,231 with many provisional and other ballots […]

Work up an appetite for turkey at the dash

The Conejo Valley YMCA will host the 14th annual Turkey Day Dash on Thanksgiving morning, Thurs., Nov. 22. The 5K run/walk and 1K family fun run/walk will be held at Cal Lutheran University, 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. The length of the races are short enough so everyone can get an early morning workout and still make it home […]

Updated residence has loft and downstairs office/4th bedroom

This updated view home is on a cul-de-sac in gated Eagle Ridge. The house has three bedrooms, loft, downstairs office and three bathrooms in 2,632 square feet of space. Entry is through leaded glass double doors. Amenities include light hardwood floors, entry chandelier, custom window treatments, thick crown molding and baseboards, and cased windows throughout. The kitchen has granite counters, […]

COPD can take your breath away

Simple test can examine lungs

Orange is the color of season and for COPD awareness. While October had us thinking pink, November is all about the orange—pumpkins, basketball, and most importantly the orange ribbon for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Awareness Month. COPD often goes undiagnosed. While 15.7-million Americans have been diagnosed with the disease, it is estimated that another 15-million persons are suffering without […]

Sheriff’s Blotter

Calabasas Someone broke into a car parked on Mulholland Highway on Oct. 28 by smashing the front passenger window, causing $400 in damage. The thief took a backpack that held a laptop and other valuables worth more than $1,620. On Oct. 28, someone entered a car parked on Las Virgenes Road and stole a debit card, a credit card and […]

Holiday food drive for Manna

Hotels within the Conejo Valley Tourism Improvement District are collecting food donations for the second annual Visit Conejo Valley Food Drive running through Nov. 20. All food donations will directly benefit Manna Conejo Valley Food Bank to help feed those in need in the holiday season. Donations of non-perishable food items can include: canned vegetables, stews, beans and chilies; dry […]

Two-bedroom condo in senior community

This 55-and-older senior condo is in the best location in the gated community. The interior of the single-level, two-bedroom, two-bath condo has wood flooring and plantation shutters. The kitchen has granite counters, custom cabinets, stainless steel appliances and custom pendant lights. The kitchen opens to the living room, which has a media niche. The master bedroom is light and bright […]

Organizations asked to host blood drives

Red Cross helps with planning

To help meet the constant demand for blood donations and prevent blood shortages this winter, the American Red Cross is asking individuals and organizations to host a blood drive. The Red Cross needs about 200 additional hosts to sponsor local blood drives in December, January and February. The decrease in the number of blood drives during the winter can contribute […]

‘War to end all wars’ did no such thing

“From the darkness on all sides came the groans and wails of wounded men; faint, long, sobbing moans of agony and despairing shrieks. It was too horribly obvious to me that dozens of men with serious wounds must have crawled for safety into shell holes. And now the water was rising above them, and powerless to move, they were slowly […]

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