September 10, 2015 RSS feed / Community

Alcohol believed to be factor in bicycle crash

A 40-year-old bicyclist suffered a broken leg and other injuries when he broadsided a tow truck Sunday afternoon at Erbes Road and Avenida de Los Arboles, police said.  Philip Adkins of Thousand Oaks was riding south on Erbes when he rode into t More...

FOR THE RECORD

Last week’s article about bring a trolley to Thousand Oaks Boulevard put trolley ridership in Calabasas at 100 riders per month. That figure, included in city staff’s report, was inaccurate. More...

Yale grad accused of duping Newbury Park pharmacy for pills

A Yale School of Medicine graduate is facing a possible stint in state prison after police say he used forged prescriptions to obtain thousands of pills of Xanax, Norco, Ritalin and Ambien from a Newbury Park pharmacy.  More...

Parent Project resuming soon

The Thousand Oaks Police Department will offer the 10-week Parent Project Program from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursdays from Oct. 1 through Dec. 3 at the Conejo Valley Unified School District board meeting room, 1400 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks.  More...

County clerk enters third year of T.O. experiment

Clerk opened office at City Hall in August 2013

Two years after the Ventura County Clerk and Recorder opened an office in Thousand Oaks City Hall, hours of service may increase due to high demand.  The East County location in the city clerk’s office at City Hall is open Tuesdays, Wednes More...

Five jailed during Saturday night checkpoint in T.O.

A routine driver’s license/DUI checkpoint operation held last Saturday in the city of Thousand Oaks led to an unusually high number of arrests.  A total of five individuals were taken into custody Sept. More...

Localfire stations benefit from grant

Stations to buy thermal imaging devices

Firefighters in Oak Park and the North Ranch section of Thousand Oaks will get new thermal-imaging cameras to help them detect hidden hot spots when battling building fires, Ventura County Fire Department officials announced last week.  More...

WWII vet still active in Conejo Valley real estate

Moran, 90, fought in Battle of the Bulge

Staff Sgt. Jack Moran knelt silently in a small wooden boat as it floated across the black waters covered in a cloak of darkness. More...

Y collecting used soccer equipment

Miller Family YMCA of Newbury Park will collect soccer balls and equipment to donate to children in need in developing countries from Sat., Sept. 12 through Fri., Oct. More...

Calabasas Film Festival back for year 2

The second annual Calabasas Film Festival, featuring film screenings, Q&A sessions and after parties, kicks off Wed., Sept. More...

‘Dump for Free’ Day is Sept. 20

Thousand Oaks residents can dispose of excess trash, green waste and bulky items for free from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sun., Sept. 20 at Simi Valley Landfill and Recycling Center, 2801 N. More...

New running club meets in Wildwood

A recently formed running club, Thousand Oaks Pacers, meets twice a week at 7:30 a.m. Sundays and 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Wildflower Playfields, 635 W. Avenida de Los Arboles, Thousand Oaks. More...

Fire stations across county to mark 14th anniversary of Sept. 11 attacks

Residents encouraged to attend, but they must get up early

Fire stations in Ventura County will mark the 14th anniversary of the Sept. More...

It’s time to pick a winner!

VACATION PHOTO CONTEST

Fall has arrived, school is back and it’s time to judge the winners of the 2015 Take Your Acorn on Vacation Photo Contest.  More...

No cars allowed: Inaugural ‘Spokes in the Oaks’ introduced

City-sponsored event Oct. 31 will encourage motorless transportation

To promote the benefits of getting around on alternative modes of transportation, the city will close nearly two miles of streets to motorized vehicles for an outdoor festival dubbed “Spokes in the Oaks.”  The inaugural festival will More...

Wildlife corridor study says costs could reach $60M

Land bridge would provide safe passage over 101 Freeway

The Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority released a study Sept. More...

MAC will receive lesson on Brown Act

The Casa Conejo Municipal Advisory Council will hold its next meeting Wed., Sept. More...

County fair winners announced

The 2015 Ventura County Fair has announced the winners of the competitive exhibits in each department. More...

Oak Park man receives 180-day sentence for ‘sexting’ with minor

William Heatley, a Christian author who lives in Oak Park, pleaded guilty Sept. More...

Irwin talks to T.O. constituents

GIVE AND TAKE—Jacqui Irwin, former Thousand Oaks City Council member and current member of the Assembly, spoke with residents Aug. 29 at Peet’s Coffee & Tea on Moorpark Road. More...

September shines spotlight on hunger

COMMENTARY Manna

There are more than 15,000 hungry households—including children, women, seniors and people with disabilities—in the greater Conejo Valley who do not get enough nutritious food to support a healthy life, to be engaged in learning and to en More...

Should college athletes get paid?

Localfilmmaker, ex-collegian tackles controversial topic

“The Business of Amateurs,” a documentary written and produced by former Westlake High School football standout Bob DeMars, will be one of a dozen films featured at the second annual Calabasas Film Festival Sept. 16 through 20.  More...

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Learn how to pare down possessions

A workshop titled “What To Do With Your Stuff” will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Thurs., Sept. 17 at the Goebel Adult Community Center, 1385 E. Janss Road.   More...

Preparedness expo this Saturday

The Calabasas Emergency Preparedness Expo takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., Sept. More...