September 3, 2015 RSS feed / Community

Boulevard property manager named to T.O. Planning Commission

‘I think I can help make a good town better’

Longtime Thousand Oaks businessman Jeff Alexander has been appointed the newest member of the city’s planning commission. More...

Precautionary bag checks begin at Regal and Edwards theaters

Nation’s biggest movie chain says it is concerned about patron safety

The days of sneaking candy and other goodies into movie theaters may be coming to an end.  Regal Simi Valley Civic Center, Edwards Calabasas and Edwards Camarillo Palace Stadium are just three of more than 500 theaters nationwide that have estab More...

More trouble on Warwick

Three people have been arrested in connection with a gang-related fight that occurred Aug. 22 outside an apartment complex on Warwick Avenue in Thousand Oaks.  According to a police report, the incident occurred around 12:25 p.m. More...

In absence of legislation, county sheriff’s office sets own drone protocol

In the past few years the popularity of unmanned aerial vehicles, better known as drones, has exploded to the point that the new industry has become a multibillion dollar business.  More...

Tackling concussions head on

WHS grad develops mouthpiece that measures force of impact

During a college rugby game in 2011, Anthony Gonzales was involved in a collision that left him confused and briefly unable to remember where he was or what he was doing.   More...

Mission to Jupiter discussed at library

The Grant Brimhall Library will host guest speaker Theo Clarke with the talk “Juno and the New Renaissance” from 2 to 3 p.m. Sat., Sept. 12 at 1401 E. More...

Labor Day to delay trash pickup

In observance of the Labor Day holiday, employees of Newbury Disposal will take the day off on Mon., Sept. More...

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Pearl Harbor survivor turns 100

Family, friends, dignitaries laud WWII veteran

Simi Valley’s sole survivor of the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, Ford Worthington Rice, celebrated his 100th birthday last weekend surrounded by two generations of family and hundreds of guests, all there to honor the man for his service to the More...

Reopened lane provides gridlock relief

Construction enters final phase

Traffic near the 101-23 freeway interchange is expected to improve as construction enters its third and final stage this fall, a city engineer said this week. More...

Woman arrested after dog dies in hot car

Along with the triple-digit temperatures Southern California has been experiencing lately comes danger to people and animals, particularly those left in hot cars.  One Thousand Oaks woman learned her lesson the hard way when she accidentally lef More...

Work continues atop T.O.’s Tarantula Hill

If you’ve seen the backhoes or fencing on Tarantula Hill and wondered what’s going on, you’re not alone. More...

Dinosaur Dreams

Nonprofit grants sick girl’s wish to see ‘Jurassic World’ set in Hawaii

Two weeks out of preschool, 5-year-old Natalia Juanero left with her family for a camping trip to El Capitan State Beach in Santa Barbara County. It was summer 2014.  Upon arriving, the little girl complained that her arms and legs hurt. More...

PizzaFest benefits Kiwanis’ charities

The Conejo Valley Kiwanis Club will have its second annual PizzaFest fundraiser from 5:50 to 8 p.m. Thurs., Sept. 17 at Conejo Creek Park North, 1379 E. More...

Teen center offers volleyball league

The Thousand Oaks Teen Center will offer a nine-week girls’ volleyball league for those in grades six through eight from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, Oct. 3 through Dec. More...

State Democrats to attend Garden Party

The Democratic Club of the Conejo Valley will hold its 12th annual Garden Party from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sat., Sept. 26 at Los Robles Greens, 299 S. More...

Quilters showcase fabric creations

Art quilters from the Conejo Valley and beyond will present a free exhibition and boutique of fiber art from Sept. 29 through Oct. 14 at the Thousand Oaks Community Gallery, 2331 Borchard Road, Newbury Park.  Admission is free.  More...

That infamous day: in his words

During Ford Rice’s 100th birthday party in Simi Valley last month, Aubrey Mills from the nonprofit Welcome Home Soldier Foundation presented the World War II veteran with a Welcome Home Award.  More...