February 23, 2017 RSS feed / Community

Anti-Semitic acts under investigation in Oak Park

‘You’re gonna burn’ says note left at home

The tight-knit community of Oak Park once again became the target of anti-Semitic acts when at least four young males posted hateful notes on the doors and mailboxes of eight homes in the 5900 block of Conifer Street.  One of the homes targeted More...

Mayor recuses herself from vote on planning commissioner

Cites appointee’s ties to boulevard property owner

A new face is joining the Thousand Oaks Planning Commission. Don Lanson, an attorney with the law firm of Manfredi Levine, was confirmed as the city’s newest commissioner during the City Council’s Feb. More...

Helpline now available via text message

211 adds critical function

Inside 211, Ventura County’s 24-hour social services center, call specialist Moises Barrera was busy on a Monday morning helping someone on the line find local resources for veterans. More...

BRIEFS

Anti-genocide group screensfilm Local anti-genocide organization Jewish World Watch will host a free screening of the film “The Heart of Nuba” from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Sun., Feb. More...

Twins lead rising teen band

Group features students from various local high schools

Julian Sposato, 16, remembers the moment he fell in love with music. More...

Scouts will collect food on Saturday

Boy and Cub Scouts will canvas Ventura County this Sat., Feb. More...

Library Lecture Series includes speakers in Thousand Oaks

Cal State Channel Islands will present its Library Lecture Series at several city libraries.  Grant Brimhall Library, 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Talks are 7 to 8 p.m. More...

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Teens organize mental health panel

Speakers share firsthand experience

McKian Nielsen was an honors student when he began having delusions that his family and the government were out to get him.  Diagnosed as schizophrenic at 15, his hallucinations led to a series of five hospitalizations, two in the intensive care More...

Losses mount for infant, toddler care program

In a bid to save Conejo Valley Unified’s cash-strapped infant and toddler child care programs, parents told the school board on Tuesday that they would be willing to pay more if it meant keeping the programs in place. More...

Protecting precious cargo

Trained techs ensure safe rides for local youngsters

Ventura County Fire Department Fire Inspector Mike Lomonaco was stumped.  Although he became a nationally certified child passenger safety seat technician last year, Lomonaco found himself struggling to teach Shaun and Holly Orr of Thousand Oaks More...

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Masons select new lodge master

Frank Shapiro of Newbury Park was named lodge master at the 57th annual installation of officers of Conejo Valley Masonic Lodge No. More...

Daughters dole out awards to essay winners

Local fifth-grader brings home top prize

The Conejo Valley chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recognized area students for their outstanding scholastic achievements in essay composition Feb. 8 at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church in Thousand Oaks. More...

Walk to raise awareness of human trafficking

The 10th annual STOP Human Trafficking and Sexual Slavery Community Awareness event will take place at 5:30 p.m. Wed., March 8 at St. More...