June 10, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

ArtWalk concludes another year

WIND ART—Ocean Breeze Wind Art owner Lisa Judd of Simi Valley, left, explains the dynamics of free-standing wind art on display to Thousand Oaks residents Linda and Carl Friedlander at ArtWalk & More...

Health & Wellness

Applications for Camp Keepsake accepted

Camp Keepsake 2010 is accepting applications for a weekend retreat set for 4 p.m. Fri., Oct. 1 through 1 p.m. Sun., Oct. 3 at a location in Malibu Canyon. More...

Father and daughter dance

NOT GIVING IN–Chad Evans of Moorpark dances with his daughter, Kaiden, 4, the youngest survivor at the Wellness Community’s Cancer Survivors Picnic. More...

Seminar to examine tips on staying healthy

Leilie J. Javan, MD, reconstructive and plastic surgeon on staff at Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center, will discuss the importance of understanding how to be healthy and look good regardless of age from 9 to 10 a.m. More...

Schools

Teen succeeds with solar

After more than a year of hard work and dedication, Adam Raudonis has made his dream— the installation of solar panels at Westlake High School—a reality.   More...

They believe in Carden Conejo School

SOMETHING IN COMMON—Moderator Bob Eubanks, left, and Olympians Wayne Gretzky, Julianne McNamera-Zeile and Russ Courtnall attend an event at Carden School in Westlake Village. More...

WAITING TO COLLECT A REWARD AFTER 12 YEARS—

WAITING TO COLLECT A REWARD AFTER 12 YEARS—Oaks Christian High School seniors, from left, Laken Michelle Romine, Daniel Ross, Sarah Rummelhoff and Zachary Rush, among others wait in line to rece More...

Police

Sheriff's Blotter

Newbury Park   A female, 40, was arrested for child abuse after inflicting injury to her 10-year-old daughter at 11 p.m. May 28 in the 600 block of Paseo Esmerelda. More...

Family

Another birthday—his 103rd

CELEBRATING A BIG ONE–Carmin Casciano receives well wishes from fellow residents at Atria Hillcrest on his 103rd birthday. The special occasion was last Thursday in Thousand Oaks. More...

Citizens advisory group forming for local colleges

The Ventura County Community College District board of trustees recently formed a Citizens Advisory Committee made up of local community leaders. More...

Los Cerritos Middle School band to perform in Chicago

Los Cerritos Middle School Jazz Band is the first California middle school in 63 years to receive an invitation to play at the 64th annual 2010 Midwest Band Clinic, an international band and orchestra conference Dec. 15 through 18.   More...

Editorials

The people have spoken

Regardless of how you voted on Tuesday, as citizens we must accept the outcome. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Parks wins reelection to Board of Supervisors

Audra Strickland’s bid to win local office ended Tuesday with a lopsided loss to Linda Parks in the race for Ventura County Board of Supervisors. More...

Geoff Dean prevails over Dennis Carpenter in sheriff’s race

Geoff Dean will be Ventura County’s next sheriff.   As of June 9, Dean was ahead of Dennis Carpenter. More...

Local economy might be showing signs of improvement

Though there still may be a few bumps in the road, the city’s economic development director said there are indications the local economy is moving in a healthy direction. More...

Community

City continues to try to make bicycling safer

With more people in the Thousand Oaks area riding bicycles, safety has become even more important. More...

School year ends early for 11 at WHS after drug investigation

Major narcotics arrests at Westlake High School should alert parents to be more careful when they store prescription drugs and to keep a watchful eye on their children, police say. More...

T.O. man arrested on allegation that he raped Moorpark High School girl, 15

Police have arrested a Moorpark High School employee for allegedly giving a teenage student alcohol to drink and then sexually assaulting her.   Christopher Atkinson, 23, was arrested in front of his apartment building at 799 St. More...

Dining & Entertainment

‘American Pop’ opens Carpenter theater

After nearly a year of construction, Westlake High School’s new Carpenter Family Theatre has finally been completed, and it opened with a glitzy gala celebration.   More...

Los Robles Master Chorale opens auditions for new year

Los Robles Master Chorale will open auditions for new and current singers for the 2010-11 concert.   Auditions, by appointment, will take place from 5 to 9 p.m. Tues. and Wed., June 15 and 16 and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Johnny Cash tribute set for June 19

The second annual Tribute to Johnny Cash music festival will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sat., June 19 at Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 Harbor Blvd., Ventura. More...

Sports

Youth athletics alive and well in Conejo Valley

A TROPHY TEAM—The Sandlots, a U-11 baseball team based in Thousand Oaks, won the recent Newbury Park Memorial Day tournament at Dos Vientos. More...

French, DiMartino win CIF state titles

Lydia French, Johnathan Cabral and Niko DiMartino are state track and field champions.   They also add their own dose of international flair. More...

Fundraiser on Father’s Day

Newbury Park High will host a Father’s Day race and walk on Sun., June 20.   The five-kilometer race and children’s one-mile walk starts at Dos Vientos Community Center at 4801 Borchard Road in Newbury Park. More...

Pets

SOCK HOP

SOCK HOP—Socks, a 6-year-old female black-and-white cocker spaniel mix needs a home. Socks can be adopted from the Agoura Animal Shelter, 29525 Agoura Road. More...

Faith

Malibu Jewish Center to host summer Shabbat services

The Malibu Jewish Center and Synagogue will host summer Shabbat services on Westward Beach, across from the Sunset restaurant in Malibu.   The services will be at 7 p.m. on June 18, July 9, 23 and 20, and Aug. 6, 13, 20 and 27. More...

Chabad of Conejo hosts gala banquet

Chabad of the Conejo will celebrate “The Dawning of a New Day” at its annual gala banquet at 5:30 p.m. Mon., June 14 at the Four Seasons Hotel, Two Dole Drive, Westlake Village. More...

St. Jude’s organizes ice cream social

St. Jude Senior Group will host an ice cream social meeting at 1 p.m. Wed., June 16 at St. Jude church hall, 32032 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village.   The meeting will include refreshments and musical entertainment. More...

Letters

Constitutionality of Arizona law called into question

Gordon Hayes on June 3 wrote in favor of the Arizona law requiring the production of proof of citizenship “papers” upon the demand of the “police” acting upon “reasonable suspicion.”   Perhaps Mr. More...

Israel must do what’s necessary for self-defense

Israel has been America’s strongest and most loyal ally in the Middle East.   I applaud their raid on a Palestinian boat bringing aid and ammunition to Hamas. More...

Janss Marketplace Santa Claus was a wonderful person

We were saddened to read of the death of Dennis Van Vuren in today’s paper. Our family knew him as Irish the Clown as he performed at our son Brian’s third birthday party. More...