Saluting academy students

Eight Ventura County students have been accepted appointments to attend one of the U.S. service academies this fall. The students, their high school and hometown are listed under the service academy they will attend. U.S. Military Academy Simon Vuillaume, Agoura High School, Lake Sherwood; Russell Myers, Oak Park High School, Oak Park. U.S. Air Force Academy Maxwell Graves, Oaks Christian […]

Open house at Stowell

For families and students who struggle with learning and attention challenges, including dyslexia, going back to school can be traumatic and stressful. The Stowell Learning Center will offer a free Back-To-School event for parents from 10 a.m. to noon Sat., Aug. 17 at 275 E. Hillcrest Drive, Ste. 150, Thousand Oaks. School officials said the goal of the event is […]

Former music producer embraces soul music and priesthood

Anxiety bubbled inside Brian Humphrey as he walked down Sunset Boulevard one Sunday morning in 2006. Confused by where his life was headed and what held value for him, the young music producer was shaken from his thoughts by a Ferris wheel, an unusual site on the busy thoroughfare in Silver Lake. Curiosity led Humphrey toward it, and he soon […]

Mental health seminar to address topics from Christian perspective

Carol and Curtis Lowe understand first-hand what it’s like to live with mental illness. Throughout their marriage, the Thousand Oaks couple has coped with bouts of depression, obsessive compulsive disorder and bipolar disorder. It’s been rough, but the Lowes relied upon the community and their Christian faith to bring them out of the darkness and into light. “We understand that […]

New NAWBO board is seated

Lynnette Coverly named president

The Ventura County chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners installed its new board of directors recently at the woman-owned RELM Wine and Beer Bistro in Camarillo. Marsha Bailey, founder of Women’s Economic Ventures, installed the new slate of officers who represent a broad spectrum of industries, leadership and business acumen. The 2019-2020 NAWBO Ventura County board of […]


Michaela Mary Margaret Doyle Reid

Michaela Mary Margaret Doyle Reid, affectionately known as Mikey to her friends, passed away on July 27th, with her son and daughter by her side. She is also survived by her sister, Patricia Doyle Mullen and family. Born on Valentine’s Day, 1944, Mikey grew up in Los Angeles and attended Hollywood High School where she graduated in 1961. Some of […]