January 19, 2017 RSS feed / Community

Speakers spar over when LGBT discussions should start in classrooms

Policy update leads to clash of beliefs

After a four-hour meeting and public comments from 47 speakers, Conejo Valley Unified trustees unanimously voted Jan. More...

Thousand Oaks Arts Fest folds

Thirteen proved to be an unlucky number for the Thousand Oaks Arts Festival. More...

Soldier helped save Tower of Pisa

World War II veteran Leon Weckstein will serve as keynote speaker during a special dinner program held Wed., Jan. 25 at the Los Robles Greens Banquet Center, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks.  The social hour will start at 6 p.m. More...

Philanthropists to be crowned at ball

Mardi Gras gala coming up in March

Hugh and Keets Cassar will be honored for their years of public service during the 25th annual Community Conscience Mardi Gras Ball on Sat., March 4 at a new location—North Ranch Country Club. More...

Winter sports leagues start next month

Registration is underway for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley’s Winter 2017 coed Jr. NBA Basketball League and Sunday Soccer League.  The basketball league is open to ages 3 to 12. The eight-week session run Feb. More...

Trial imminent in crosswalk suit

Woman hit by van in 2012 is suing City Hall for millions

Unable to reach a deal out of court, the City of Thousand Oaks is headed for trial in a civil case surrounding a 2012 accident on T.O. Boulevard that sent a woman and three children to the hospital.  More...

Keeping an eye on elder care

Ombudsmen advocate for those in assisted living

Sylvia Taylor-Stein was inspired by her own family’s experiences when she launched a crusade five years ago against what was the “go-to” practice in nursing homes of using drugs to calm agitated Alzheimer’s patients.  More...

Feelin’ it

Youngsters compete in annual Elks Lodge free throw contest

BUCKETS—Scores of area kids ages 8 to 13 competed in the annual Elks Hoop Shoot contest last Saturday at Conejo Elementary School in Thousand Oaks. Clockwise from above: T.O. More...

Nun Run is next month

The Sisters of Notre Dame and La Reina high and middle schools will host the third annual Nun Run 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run at 8 a.m. Sat., Feb. 4.  The course will start on Dover Avenue and finish in the front of the La Reina campus at 106 W. More...

AT THE LIBRARY

The Thousand Oaks Library will host a series of programs in January at the Grant Brimhall Library, 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. All events are free and open to the public. More...

BRIEFS

Young drivers can Start Smart The Thousand Oaks Police Department will host a free Start Smart program to educate newly licensed and future drivers from 6 to 9 p.m. Thurs., Feb. 9 at the East County station on Olsen Road. More...