Safety first—even in helicoptors

Tea scheduled

Hospice of the Conejo will host a "Springtime Tea" from 2 to 4 p.m. Sun., April 18 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 32111 Watergate Road, Westlake Village. The community is invited to attend this free event, which offers an opportunity to socialize, partake of tea and sweets, and shop the new spring/summer line of Cookie Lee Jewelry, a designer-inspired line of […]

Award-winning musicians, vocalists

Free concert tonight at Westminster Presbyterian

The community is invited to a presentation of the "Durifle Requiem" with the Chancel Choir of Westminster Presbyterian Church during a Maundy Thursday Tenebrae Service at 7:30 p.m. Thurs., April 8 at the church, 32111 Watergate Road, Westlake Village. Admission is free. Donations will be accepted to support the music ministries. The choir has been invited to appear in the […]

Calabasas Arts Festival coming

The Calabasas Arts Council will host the seventh annual Fine Arts Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat. and Sun., May 1 and 2, along Park Centre Drive, next to the Calabasas Commons. Admission is free. The event will feature live musians serenading strollers as they visit tented canopies to view the work of more than 200 artists and […]

Agoura Hills promotes a staff member

Agoura Hills Director of Public Works/City Engineer Jim Thorsen was recently promoted to assistant city manager. At last week’s city council meeting, council members unanimously approved Thorsen’s promotion in conjunction with the recommendation of City Manager Greg Ramirez. Ramirez said in a report, "Jim is the ideal choice for the assistant city manager position for several reasons. He’s done an […]

Art on display

The Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art at Pepperdine University will present a senior student art exhibition titled "Disclosure" from Thurs., April 15 through Sat., May 1. Works will be on view in the Gregg G. Juarez Gallery, Ron Wilson-Designer Gallery and West Gallery, on the campus at 24255 Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu. A reception to meet the artists will […]

Worldwide concert celebrates role of music in children’s lives

If you’re in tune with the notion that children connect with music, then you’re in harmony with millions of people around the world. An annual worldwide concert is bringing music to music lovers from about 175 countries. Aptly named "The World’s Largest Concert," the WLC was created by MENC (a.k.a. the National Association for Music Education) to celebrate the important […]

St. Paschal Baylon announces Easter services

Saint Paschal Baylon Roman Catholic Church will celebrate its Easter Vigil from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Sat., April 10 at the church, 155 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. As the Easter Vigil begins, Lent ends. As part of the Easter Vigil liturgy the Roman Catholic Church welcomes into full membership those converts who have expressed a desire for full communion […]

Enjoyed the Ahmanson story

I just wanted to thank all of you for a great laugh this morning. After reading your headline story (Ahmanson Amusement Park), I found myself getting extremely aggravated. Half way through the article my brain finally woke up. Great stunt! It’s great to see a sense of humor in this age of political correctness and seriousness. We all need to […]