February 16, 2017 RSS feed / Community

Arrest made in death of LAPD officer

A Simi Valley woman suspected of causing a New Year’s Day collision that killed her wife and injured two others has been released from Ventura County Jail pending a Feb. 17 arraignment on charges of vehicular manslaughter.  More...

Activists furious over missed cleanup deadline at field lab

A recent announcement that the cleanup of the contaminated Santa Susana Field Lab will miss a 2017 completion deadline has activists fuming. More...

Forecast predicts shadowy days ahead for county economy

Thousand Oaks Rotary Club’s annual Economic Outlook Forecast Breakfast at Cal Lutheran University, traditionally a subdued event, got a shot in the arm last week courtesy of Bill Dallas, CEO of Skyline Home Loans. More...

Woman dies by suicide at public park

A middle-aged woman was found dead in a Thousand Oaks park on Tuesday, Valentine’s Day.  At 10:40 a.m. Feb. More...

Newbury Park youth creating change with change

Girl’s fundraiser seeks to enrich the lives of military kids

A little change can go a long way in making a difference in people’s lives. More...

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Longtime CRPD directors earn recognition

Two members of the Conejo Recreation and Park District board were honored Feb. 7 at Ventura County Special Districts Association’s annual awards meeting.  Susan Holt, CRPD vice chair, was recognized as Director of the Year. More...

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Y hosts low-impact Zumba Dance Party The Conejo Valley YMCA will host a Zumba Dance Party fundraiser from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sat., Feb. 25 at the Y, 4031 N. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Check-in for the event will start at 1:30 p.m. More...

Powers declines potential raise

New T.O. city manager says he has work to do first

Thousand Oaks City Manager Andrew Powers received a status change last month—from interim to permanent city manager—but he won’t receive a raise as a result, an outcome of his own choosing. More...

Wildwood: victim of popularity?

Wildwood Regional Park is being loved to death. That’s what Conejo Recreation and Park District General Manager Jim Friedl told a group of residents who came to CRPD’s Jan. More...

New online tool lets residents weigh in on how city spends its money

Without ever leaving home or office, Thousand Oaks residents can now help the city decide where to put its money.  The city is seeking input about how it should manage its $190-million annual budget in the coming years and has launched an online More...

Flavors from across the pond

British import store is a doorway to another time and place

If British goods are your cup of tea, Tricia McCarthy is the woman to see. McCarthy and her sister Anne Ogden, natives of Scotland, have been supplying local Brits with Yorkshire pudding, meat pies and other tastes of home for more than 30 years. More...

Sprinting for the Holy Spirit

Third annual Nun Run takes T.O. streets

BECOMING A HABIT—USC students, from left, Miristi Devereux, Katherine Weir and Brook Jessen dressed as nuns for the third annual Nun Run 5K at La Reina High School on Feb. 4. More...

Love Run barreling toward 25

The 24th annual Love Run, a race benefiting Thousand Oaks-based nonprofit Senior Concerns, will take place Sun., June 4 in Westlake Village.  Sponsored by Ladin Subaru, the event will for the second year feature a half-marathon—the Love/Ha More...

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TOHS grads put on show at Lancer baseball alumni game

MAX EFFORT—Top, senior Ben Martz gets thrown out on his way to third during the Thousand Oaks High School Alumni baseball game Feb. 5. More...