Dwyer new director at CSC

Seen as a stabilizing force

The board of directors of Cancer Support Community Valley/ Ventura/Santa Barbara has named Steve Dwyer as the organization’s new executive director. Dwyer, a resident of Thousand Oaks, served as chief of the Ventura County chapter of Habitat for Humanity for more than five years. Most recently, he held an adjunct professor position in nonprofit leadership and development at Pepperdine University. […]

Event offers athletes a paramount Xperience

Annual trail and obstacle race gets down and dirty


Having a grand time with Mark Farner

Not all rock ‘n rollers from the ‘60s and ‘70s were unpatriotic draft dodgers. Some waved the flag; they didn’t burn it. Mark Farner, founding member of the supergroup Grand Funk Railroad, came from the hard-working middle class town of Flint, Mich., and his patriotic roots ran deep. The tough and talented kid from the upper Midwest was the son […]

False threat causes scare at Agoura

A student’s message on social media that caught the attention of school and law enforcement officials led to a canceled assembly last week at Agoura High School. Sgt. Roman Foss of the Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station said the school and the sheriff were made aware of an online message on Thurs., March 7 that was misinterpreted as a threat of […]

Learn from the past, Kavli speaker says

He talks about America’s previous troubled times

In his most recent book, “The Soul of America,” presidential historian Jon Meacham wrote, “To know what has come before is to be armed against despair.” While Donald Trump may have been the elephant in the room, Meacham came to the Distinguished Speaker Series on March 5 at Kavli Theater in Thousand Oaks not to talk about the current president’s […]

Entertainer’s home in Wood Ranch in gated community

Main floor includes one-bedroom suite with private bath, a powder room and indoor laundry with sink

The entertainer’s pool home is in the gated community of Legacy Estates in Wood Ranch. The family corner-lot home features a backyard with mountain views, pool, spa, rock waterfall, pergola, large grassy play area and built-in outdoor barbecue. The foyer has newly refinished hardwood floors and volume ceilings. The room opens to a spacious living room with fireplace. The spacious […]

A play on Peter Pan’s early life

Young Artists Ensemble in collaboration with Gold Coast Theatre Conservatory will present the YAE Hillcrest Players production of “Peter Pan In Kensington Gardens,” the world premiere of a new play based on the early stories of Peter Pan. Show times are at 1 and 3 p.m. Sat., March 16 and 23 at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. […]

Lost Hills’ Seetoo named woman of year

Lt. Jennifer Seetoo learned quickly what it means to take charge. Just a few days on the job in early November 2018 as acting captain of the Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station, Seetoo oversaw one of the largest citizen evacuations in the history of the region. The Woolsey fire forced thousands to flee their homes and businesses. Seetoo helped make sure […]

Arriving in America, Ellis Island-style

School lesson allows White Oak Elementary third-graders to experience early days of immigration

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