May 5, 2011 RSS feed / Family

Happy Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 8th. Because moms are special, we asked our readers to share their favorite “Mom Moment,” and this is what they said. More...

Teen Center offers trips, language workshops

The Thousand Oaks Teen Center is offering a variety of programs this summer. Classes will begin the week of June 20.  Programs are available in the areas of sports, dance, vocals, instrumentals, arts and computer science. More...

Picnic at park celebrates family

ALL ABOUT THE KIDS— Kanya Deloya, 5, gets her fingernails painted during the Conejo Valley Neighborhood for Learning’s fifth annual Celebrate the Family Picnic at Thousand Oaks Community More...

FAMILY MEN Don't Wear Name Brands

Nothing for Mom

A few days before Mother’s Day last year, my mom called and told me not to get her anything; she said she didn’t need anything and she wanted my sister, my brother and me to save our money.  How could I not get my mom something for M More...

With kids and contacts, getting right fit is crucial

More than half of optometrists feel it is appropriate to introduce a child to soft contact lenses between the ages of 10 and 12, with daily disposable contact lenses being the most frequently prescribed contacts for this age group, according to a new More...

Giiviing A Hoot

FEATHERED FRIEND—Niels Johnson, above, of the Ojai Raptor Center, holds out yearling great horned owl Newton and explains to onlookers the importance of bringing fallen or injured raptors to a More...