Tuning up for the Acorn Festival

BUSY PRESIDENT—Ralph Lee Moss (who’s also known as "Rattlin’ Ralph Tunesmith") is the new president of the Calabasas Anza Heritage Association. He’s already busy, planning an upcoming Acorn Festival at Malibu Creek State Park in September and the Juan de Anza Pageant, an annual April event. If you’re interested in early California immigration, plan to attend a 4:30 to 6:30 […]

Westlake bed tax increase must be okayed by voters

City of Westlake Village staff members last week discussed a possible bed tax increase from 6 percent to 10 percent that now must be approved by citizens. City officials said they must include it on the upcoming November ballot or the tax might revert back to 6 percent. A recent state Supreme Court decision dictates that cities can no longer […]

Sail-A-Thon coming to Westlake Yacht Club

Westlake Yacht Club will host its eighth annual Sail-a-Thon from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sat., Aug. 11 on Westlake Lake, 32123 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. The Sail-a-Thon is a 10-hour dinghy race sailed by teams of sailors to raise funds for youth charities. Participants include junior sailors who raise money by sailing around a defined course throughout […]

Computers help with testing

For many students, the path of a college degree is being shortened with a mere click of a mouse. The College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) is now offering its exams on computer at college test centers around the country. Since 1967, CLEP has helped a range of people, from high school seniors to grandparents, from working adults to traditional-age college students, […]

Auditions planned

Local non-equity auditions for "Will Rogers Follies" will be 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sat., Aug. 18 and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sun., Aug. 19 in Thousand Oaks. The award-winning musical will be produced by Cabrillo Music Theatre and features old-fashioned Ziegfeld-style entertainment including rope tricks and showgirls. Auditions are by appointment only. Those wishing to audition […]

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