February 9, 2012 RSS feed / Community

Exhibit celebrates father of the nation

Approximately 100 original objects associated with George Washington—including the only surviving complete set of his famous dentures—will be on display from Feb. More...

Contractor helps thwart home burglary

A burglary last week in Thousand Oaks has law enforcement officers reminding citizens to report any suspicious activity they see in their neighborhoods.  On Jan. More...

Soroptimists taking grant applications

Soroptimist International of the Conejo is accepting requests for service award grants from nonprofit organizations with projects or programs that fit the Soroptimist mission of “improving the lives of women and girls in the local community and More...

Farmers gives $25,000 to CRPD

Farmers Insurance Group of Companies recently presented a $25,000 donation to the Conejo Recreation and Park District in Thousand Oaks.  The funds will help pay for the new Play Conejo Foundation and other programs offered by the district.  More...

Flower show blooms in March

“Reflections of 50 years” is the theme of the Conejo Valley Garden Club’s flower show scheduled for Sat. and Sun., March 10 and 11 at the Grant Brimhall Library, 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks.  Viewing is free. More...

Community foundation seeks nominees for unsung hero award

The Ventura County Community Foundation seeks nominations for the Kesa Ryono Unsung Hero Award to honor a Ventura County resident who works diligently and without fanfare to better the quality of life in the neighborhood.  More...

Community Briefs

Books can be donated for sale   More...

City takes over RDA housing assets

Now-defunct agency is owed $28 million in future loan payments

Despite the loss of the Thousand Oaks Redevelopment Agency, which brought in $4.5 million a year for affordable housing projects, the city remains committed to providing living opportunities for all income groups, officials said this week.  More...

Celebratory crossing planned for new Conejo Canyons Bridge

Creek overpass was installed late last year

The Conejo Open Space Conservation Agency will host a public hike and opening ceremony to celebrate the completion of the Conejo Canyons Bridge on Sat., Feb. 11 on Hill Canyon Road, a half-mile south of the intersection with Santa Rosa Road.  More...

Welcoming the Year of the Dragon

IN WITH THE NEW— Above, traditional dancer Recki Fu performs “Full Moon on Top of West Tower” for guests at the California Lutheran University annual Chinese New Year celebration on More...

Farmers market adds new vendors

The Thousand Oaks Farmers’ Market is held Thursdays from 1:30 to 6 p.m. in the east-end parking lot of The Oaks mall, 350 W. More...

FOOD Share selects new board of directors

FOOD Share has named Bryan Murphy the new chair of its board of directors.  Murphy will serve a two-year term as the leader of the Ventura County regional food bank’s 10-person board.  More...