New Clothes

"The Emperor’s New Clothes" will be presented by the Gypsies in a Trunk theatre group during May at four outdoor locations. In this comic tale written and directed by Chris Carnicelli, the Emperor needs a new suit of clothes and some tricky con-men are stitching up some finery that only the Emperor can see—or at least he thinks he sees. […]

Earth Day event brings out 3,000

For strength in numbers, form a coalition

Grassroots efforts are often an effective way to get your views heard by lawmakers. One form that carries a lot of clout is the coalition. Coalitions can be formed to advocate on behalf of a large issue area. For example, the Small Business Access to Capital coalition has a mission to advocate for legislation and policies that would help small […]

Sports Junkie

Story of the Week

Story of the Week Ted Williams signed many autographs, but none with more foresight as one he penned in spring training in 1965. "To Johnny Bench, a sure Hall-of-Famer." As you can just imagine, that autograph was very meaningful to Bench. Bench was named to the NL All-Star team 14 times, played in every such game from 1968 to 1975, […]

Auditions to open for ‘West Side Story’

Cabrillo Music Theatre will host auditions for "West Side Story" on the following schedule: From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sat., May 1 and from 1 to 9 p.m. Sun., May 2 at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. The call is for Non-Equity on these dates. From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mon., […]

Westlake garage sale to help Children’s Hospital

Westlake garage sale to help Children’s Hospital The Centennial Guild of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles will host a garage and bake sale Sat., April 24 at 5688 Blackbird in Westlake Village. Members of the guild and their children will be selling used furniture, clothing and baked goods to benefit Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles. The mission of the Centennial Guild, […]

Volunteers needed to teach literacy

Conejo Valley Adult School Literacy Program will offer a free two-session literacy tutor workshop from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays, May 5 and 12, at the Conejo Valley Adult School, 1025 Old Farm Road, Thousand Oaks. The workshops will prepare volunteers to tutor adults in basic literacy skills. Volunteers don’t need a teaching background. Volunteers must attend both sessions. After […]


Springfest features kids’ games

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