Spirit of the holidays gets underway Rotary Club to sponsor Thanksgiving Day meal

Spirit of the holidays gets underway Rotary Club to sponsor Thanksgiving Day meal The Rotary Club of Calabasas is sponsoring its 12th annual free traditional Thanksgiving Day Dinner for seniors. More than 400 seniors from several San Fernando Valley senior centers, who can’t be with their families, will attend. Held on Thanksgiving Day, Thurs., Nov. 23 at the Sagebrush Cantina […]

Christmas tree lot to help Triunfo YMCA

The Triunfo YMCA will open its first Christmas tree lot on Dec. 4 at 28826 Roadside Drive, Agoura Hills, near the Do-It Center. Open through Dec. 20, the tree lot’s hours will be 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. The YMCA will be stocking Douglas fir, noble fir, grand fir, as well as tree supplies and stands. All proceeds from […]

Diabetes on the rise in U.S.

Diabetes on the rise in U.S. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently reported that diabetes is increasing at an alarming rate, rising 70 percent among people in their 30s. Health experts are saying the epidemic incidence of diabetes is due in large part to America’s growing weight problem. The number of people considered obese has risen from one […]

Warrior volleyball girls advance to CIF semifinals

Acorn Sports Writer

Warrior volleyball girls advance to CIF semifinals The Westlake girls’ volleyball team defeated San Marcos in four games last Saturday night at Dos Pueblos High School to advance to the CIF-Southern Section semifinals against West Torrence. The second-round playoff win came when Westlake battled back after having lost the opening game, 15-13. Westlake, in its first season under Coach Rey […]

Sermon scheduled

This week’s Bible Lesson-Sermon at the Christian Science Church is "Soul and Body" with keynote text from I Peter 5:6,7. The service begins at 10 a.m. on Sun., Nov. 19, at 305 Conejo School Road in Thousand Oaks. For more information, please call (805) 495-3203.

People of all religions lost a friend in Steve Allen

People of all religions lost a friend in Steve Allen Very seldom does the loss of someone create a void that cannot be filled. Please indulge me for a moment while I reflect upon such a person: Steve Allen. He was a member of the Valley Interfaith Council’s (VIC) Advisory Board, and will be sorely missed by all of us. […]

Real Estate Advisor

Attorneys at Law

Real Estate Advisor Q. After my recent election to the Board of Directors of our homeowners association, I carefully reviewed our governing documents. I noted that while the CC&Rs require that all buildings be repainted one of five alternative colors, at least two prior boards have ignored this provision of the CC&Rs. This has resulted in several members using unapproved […]

An Upgraded Three Bedroom Townhouse

An Upgraded Three Bedroom Townhouse This upgraded tri-level townhome with 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths and an attached 2-car garage is listed at $244,900. Upgrades include new Berber carpet, refinished warm oak cabinets, a new kitchen floor, and also a new microwave, light fixtures, as well as tiled bath and laundry floors. There is a fireplace in the living room and […]

Oaks Shopping Center ready for retail season

The Christmas holiday is being observed at The Oaks Shopping Center beginning Fri., Nov. 24, when the Thousand Oaks High School Band will escort Santa Claus to the Center Court. Santa will be available through Sun., Dec. 24, for visits and photographs. On Fri., Nov. 24, the California Dance Theater will present excerpts from "The Nutcracker" in the JCPenney Court […]

Tennis fundraiser helps United Way

THERE’S A LOT OF LOVE IN TENNIS –– Here are Margaret Ellis, left, with son Jackson, Meredith Lyon, 2-year-old Jackie Marks next to mother Donna, Leslie Oliver with her brother Mark and Sheryl Solomon, president of the United Way of Ventura County. Amateurs played tennis professionals in the North Ranch Tennis Pro-Am as a fundraiser of United Way of Ventura […]