July 20, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Health & Wellness

UCLA study shows pomegranate juice may slow prostate cancer

Drinking an 8-ounce glass of pomegranate juice daily increased by nearly four times the period during which PSA levels in men treated for prostate cancer remained stable, a three-year UCLA study has found. More...

Older Americans worry about Alzheimer's more than cancer

Americans fear Alzheimer's disease more than any illness other than cancer-and for older people, concerns about Alzheimer's outrank even cancer. More...

Lamaze childbirth classes offered

Conejo Valley Neighborhood for Learning is offering Lamaze childbirth preparation classes at the Crowley House, 2522 Pleasant Way, Thousand Oaks. More...

On the Town

Bridge lesson date change

The Thousand Oaks Bridge Club has rescheduled bridge lessons recently publicized in the More...

Gourmet event to benefit seniors

Senior Concerns has set 5 p.m. Sun., Aug. 6 as the time and date for the 21st annual "The Ultimate Dining Experience," a gourmet wine, food and fundraising auction at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. More...

Conejo Valley Botanic Garden offers full schedule of activities

The Conejo Valley Botanic Garden just may be one of the best kept secrets in the city of Thousand Oaks. More...

Schools

Local student attends conference

Sam Kligman of Thousand Oaks, a soon-to-be senior at Westlake High School, recently completed participation in the National Student Leadership Conference in Medicine and Health at UC Berkeley, a leadership development program for out More...

Advanced degrees awarded

A total of 154 students completed their master's and doctorate degrees at California Lutheran University this spring. More...

Local women succeed at Simmons

Christine Watkins of Thousand Oaks recently graduated from Simmons College School of Library and Information Science with a master's degree. More...

Pets

Use caution when taking pets along on road trips

America's vacation season is in full swing and many dogs and cats are joining their owners for family vacations and weekend getaways.Although summer heat and driving can be a dangerous combination for household pets, it does not have to be if dri More...

Don't miss Pooch Parade and Pet Expo

The Canine Adoption and Rescue League will host its ninth annual Pooch Parade and Pet Expo from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sun., July 23 at San Buenaventura State Beach Park in Ventura. More...

'MY WAY'- Sinatra, a domestic male orange tabby cat has a teddy bear playmate. Sinatra can be adopted from the Agoura Animal Shelter, 29525 Agoura Road in Agoura Hills. To take Sinatra home, ask about identification No. A3532414. More...

Faith

Clergy profile: Newbury Park couple to embark on a mission

The Rev. Steve Larson, pastor of the Evangelical Free Church of Newbury Park, and his wife, Connie, will depart for India next More...

Pastor to continue 10-part sermon

The Rev. Gary Alan Dickey's message will be "The Inspirational Quality of the Church" as he continues a 10-part sermon series on "Being a Great Church for God" at the 8, 9 and 10:30 More...

Ascension Lutheran to host Bible School

Ascension Lutheran Church invites all community children to Vacation Bible School from 9 a.m. to noon Mon., July 31 through Fri., Aug. 4 at the church, 1600 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. More...

Letters

Jewish Federation of Greater L.A. supports immigration reform

The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles supports the historic American spirit of embracing immigrants. Each and every member of our community is a product, directly or indirectly, of the immigrant experience. More...

Math curriculum content is critical

The recent opening created by the departure of Martha Mutz as cirriculum director of Conejo Valley Unified School District presents an excellent opportunity to review and improve district programs. The replacement for Ms. More...

Real Estate

Real estate consulting firm fills a niche

Mastermind Realty is a real estate consulting firm serving both experienced and non-experienced investors. More...

Deon Edwards

Deon Edwards has relocated to the Dilbeck Realtors Westlake office after beginning his real estate career with the Dilbeck Sherman Oaks office. More...

Superb Location

This house is in a superb location with easy access to the beaches or the 101 Freeway. More...

In response to grand jury report, council denies allegations of misconduct

A Ventura County grand jury report that finds no evidence of Brown Act or municipal code violations by the Thousand Oaks City Council appears to be accurate but contains some inaccurate or incomplete information, city staff and council me More...

November election begins to take shape

Campaign season officially opened in Thousand Oaks this week, with seven candidates filing paperwork to run for city council as of noon Tuesday. More...

Future bride sticks to the script, accepts proposal

Shakespeare's "Midsummer Night's Dream" plot became very real for actress Jane Longenecker during the Shakespeare Festival at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks last Sunday. More...

Community

Work begins for new wholesale plant nursery in Ventura County

Motorists who use the rural portion of Moorpark Road between Moorpark and Thousand Oaks may have noticed large earthmovers grading an area near Sunset Valley and Read roads in the Tierra Rejada Valley. More...

For the record

We had the incorrect time for a Thousand Oaks speech on Sunday by U.S. Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Los Angeles). Waxman discussed global warming and other issues. His speech began two hours earlier than the time listed in last week's article. More...

Young ballplayers to join fight against Lou Gehrig's disease

The Agoura Hills-based Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the ALS Association and the Conejo Valley Little League are stepping up to the plate to battle amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. More...

Dining & Entertainment

Ventura County Fair unveils exciting lineup

Entries for the Ventura County Fair will be accepted in most categories on Fri., Sat., Sun., July 21 through 23. There is no fee to enter except in large and small livestock or the horse shows. More...

Magic Castle performer to headline at church

Comic and award-winning magician Pete McLeod, a performing member of Magic Castle in Hollywood, will headline the "Hot Summer Night" program on Sun., July 30 at Christian Church of the Hills, 29295 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills. More...

Concert series helps local young talent develop

How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Practice, as the old joke goes. More...

Calendar

THURS., JULY 20 About Guide Dogs Calabasas Women's Connection presents "Paws for Companions," a special program featuring Gregg Mitchell of Guide Dogs for the Blind at 11:30 a.m. at the Calabasas Inn, 23500 Park Sorrento, Calabasas. More...

Sports

NPHS freshman to compete in Junior Olympics

For 14-year-old Erik Mueller, becoming a freshman at Newbury Park High has always been a dream. This fall Mueller will get to see that dream finally come true, but first he has some errands to run in Virginia. More...

WAGS All-Stars finish second in Carpinteria

LIGHTNING STRIKES- The WAGS U-10 Lightning All-Star team celebrates after capturing second place in the Carpinteria Beach Classic All-Star Softball Tournament. More...

Pacific Tennis Club to host 'A Night for a Cause'

The Pacific Tennis Club in Westlake Village will host "A Night for a Cause" Fri., Aug. 18 beginning at 4 p.m. More...

Police

Newbury Park Vandals caused $550 in damages when they broke a glass trophy case sometime between 2 p.m. July 4 and 6:30 a.m. July 5 at Newbury Park High School in the 400 block of Reino Road. More...

Family

Tribute band performs

MERRY MUSICIANS- Keyboard player Steve Chernove and guitarist David Hill of the Steely Dan Revue ham it up as they perform at Conejo Community Park. More...

Local student graduates from Clark University

Rainer Gregor Diriwachter of Westlake Village recently graduated from Clark University with a doctor of philosophy degree in psychology. More...

Some clues that your teen could be abusing drugs

Several signs may indicate drug involvement, said Patt Saso, author of "Parenting Your Teens with TLC." More...

Columns

"The Devil Wears Prada"

D i r e c t e d b y : David Frankel S t a r r More...

Editorials

Highways would be safer if cellphones were banned in vehicles

It's dangerous to use a cellphone while driving. That's why Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has voiced support for SB-1613, a California bill that would outlaw the use of hand-held mobile phones while driving. More...

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