Board positions open on arts council

The Arts Council of Conejo Valley is accepting applications for positions on its board of directors through Wed., July 22. Directors serve staggered, two-year terms. Of the 15 positions on the board, eight are opened, with one vacated position serving a one-year term. Open positions are treasurer, director at large and vacated position director of electronic media. Incumbents are applying […]

Virtual show is magical

The Bank of America Performing Arts Center is partnering with Mills Entertainment to present Ben Seidman: Camera Tricks at 7 p.m. Sat., July 18 on Zoom. With his unique blend of psychological magic, comedy and sleight of hand, Seidman delivers an interactive virtual one-hour magic experience, streaming direct to at-home audiences. Fresh off Netflix’s Brainchild and Penn and Teller’s “Fool […]

Credit union gives to food nonprofits

Logix Federal Credit Union recently concluded its Paying with a Purpose campaign, having raised $20,000 to benefit four nonprofits serving its branch communities with food services. From June 15 to 30, each time a member used their Logix Mastercard credit or debit card, the credit union made a donation of 2 cents to support one of four area nonprofits: Manna: […]



Webinars for business owners SCORE Ventura is the following offering free webinars for small businesses. To see the workshop calendar, click on the “Local Workshops” tab at the SCORE Ventura website at ventura.score.org. Fundamentals of Starting a New Business at 10 a.m. Sat., July 18. Steps for those who dreamed of owning a business but didn’t know where to start. […]

Red-legged frog recently rebounds in local communities

Whether the pandemic and a resulting decline in human interference have helped to restore the environment or not, there is one local species that appears to be thriving. Earlier this year the National Park Service announced that the red-legged frog population of the Santa Monica Mountains continues to make a healthy recovery following the 2018 Woolsey fire. After the start […]

Corner-lot home features pool and spa

Master bedroom has dual walk-in closets and views of the backyard

This Wildhorse Canyon Residence Two sits on a sprawling 19,279-square-foot corner lot. The property includes a large grassy area, a Pebble Tec pool and spill-over spa, and a detached three-car garage/workshop with electricity. Large parties can be hosted under the covered patio in the backyard with a built-in barbecue island and bar as well as views of the Simi Hills […]

Bring the storm

Jaylen Blizzard ready to rock foes like a hurricane

Some football legends are gifted with glorious names. Dick Butkus. Bronko Nagurski. Lawyer Milloy. Mercury Morris. Mister Williams. Larry Csonka. Jerry Rice. Add Jaylen Blizzard to the pantheon. “I laughed the first time we met,” said Cary Harris, the first-year head coach at Calabasas High. “I told him, ‘Hey, that’s a cool name.’” Snoop Dogg’s favorite weather is drizzle, but […]

Coyotes’ Butler has swag

Amoni Butler is a football player to watch. Butler, a senior-to-be at Calabasas High, suits up at wide receiver. He wants to form a one-two punch on offense with fellow receiver Jaylen Blizzard. “We want to break records. We know we can—we have the talent,” Butler said. “We waited for our turn to be the guys. It’s our time now. […]