May 4, 2017 RSS feed / Community

Local reps weigh in on ‘sanctuary state’ bill

STATE

A proposed bill that would prevent law enforcement agencies from using their resources to help with immigration enforcement is heading to the California Assembly, and Ventura County authorities are fighting to stop its passage. More...

Sequoia principal will lead NPHS

The Conejo Valley school board has picked Sequoia Middle School Principal Steve Lepire to replace Josh Eby as principal at Newbury Park High School at the end of the school year.  The board announced its decision Tuesday after discussing the app More...

Parolee accused of sex crime against 20-year-old

Paroled in 2015 after serving five years on a child molestation charge, a Newbury Park transient is in trouble again, police say.  Adrian Gomez, 32, previously convicted of lewd and lascivious acts with a girl under 14, is accused of raping a 20 More...

Giveaways abound May 6 at local shop

Arsenal offers customers a chance to win tickets to Comic Con International

Arsenal Comics and Games will host a mini comic con in honor of Free Comic Book Day, Sat. May 6, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. More...

Sheriff seeks millennial expertise

College students develop recruiting pitch

The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office was looking for a fresh recruitment campaign, but instead of hiring a traditional advertising agency or handling the job in house, VCSO called upon the counsel of an outside-the-box group: college students.&n More...

Fashionably Late - Seniors Go To Prom

CUTTING THE RUG—Glen Poehlman, 66, and Sabrina Manzani 12, dance during the Seniors Prom on Saturday at Hillcrest Royale retirement community. More...

Go along on VCFD bike ride

The Ventura County Fire Department will host a family-friendly 10-mile recreational bicycle ride to inaugurate the installation of the department’s first public bicycle repair stand Mon., May 15 starting at Giant Bicycles, 3587 Old Conejo Road, More...

County’s Harley riders go hog wild

The Ventura HOG chapter along with Ventura Harley-Davidson will host this year’s third annual Seaside Fun Poker Run from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Only way to view next City Council meeting is in person

The results of the first phase of the city’s latest community attitude survey will be revealed next week at the council’s annual goal-setting meeting.  More...

COSCA to discuss potential acquisitions

The Conejo Open Space Conservation Agency will host a public discussion on potential parcels for open space acquisition at 6 p.m. Wed., May 10 in the thirdfloor boardroom at the Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks.  More...

Big rig wreck closes freeway

BIG MESS— Shortly after midnight April 29, a big rig was involved in an accident with two cars on the southbound 101 Freeway at Rancho Conejo Boulevard. More...

Rayguns and Rocketships: Roll the dice for adventure

Cancer survivor creates ‘spacetastic’ board game

Working as a Walt Disney Imagineer for four years, Scott Rogers relished every moment he spent crawling in the tunnels under the Haunted Mansion and climbing around inside the Matterhorn while crafting ideas for new attractions at Disneyland. More...

City volunteer boards have vacancies

The City of Thousand Oaks is seeking people to apply to serve on various committees.  Recruitment is open for the Council on Aging, Disabled Access and Appeals Advisory Board, and Youth Commission.  Application deadline for all positions is More...

BRIEFS

City offers tours of service center During National Public Works Week, the City of Thousand Oaks will offer tours of its state-of-the-art Municipal Service Center on Rancho Conejo Boulevard in Newbury Park. A two-day open house will be held Tues. More...

Dance highlights Armenian high tea

Reservation deadline is May 6

The Armenian Apostolic Church of Ventura County Ladies’ Society will host a Mother’s Day high tea luncheon from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

WILDFLOWER OF THE WEEK

A SPLASH OF COLOR—This week’sflower, provided by the Conejo Open Space Foundation, is coast Indian paintbrush (Castilleja affinis ssp. affinis). More...

Stagecoach salutes teachers

Stagecoach Inn Museum will host a teacher appreciation day at 1 p.m. Sun., May 7 at its complex, 51 S. More...