“Kill Bill (Volume 2)”

"Kill Bill (Volume 2)" Directed by: Quentin Tarantino Starring: Uma Thurman, David Carradine, Michael Madsen and Darryl Hannah Rated: R (strong violent content and adult language) Running time: 137 minutes Best suited for: Tarantino fans Least suited for: non-Tarantino fans Acorn Rating Guide: For Tarantino fans: For non-Tarantino fans: "Kill Bill, Volume 2" begins where last year’s "Kill Bill, Volume […]

Calabasas Council to look at rent control

The Calabasas City Council discussed rent control last week. Some renters in the city say landlords are gouging them. Those who spoke at last week’s meeting asked if the council would set rent controls if rates got too high. Before they decide, council members wanted to know how many rental properties exist in Calabasas, how many are full or vacant […]

Las Vegas Night to help fight multiple sclerosis

The National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society will host a black-tie optional "Las Vegas Night" from 6 p.m. to midnight on Fri., May 21 at Sherwood Country Club, in the Hidden Valley area of Thousand Oaks. Guests may dance to the music of Sharkey and the Babes or participate in live and silent auctions. Auction items will include an electric car, […]

Workshop coming to Wellness Community

Cosmetologist to share ways for cancer patients to look better, feel better

The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura will host a workshop, "Image Magic," featuring a cosmetologist who specializes in total hair enhancements and additions. Intimate Image will demonstrate fun ways to wear head coverings, hats and scarves. Various other techniques to enhance the eyes, brows, lips and face shape, as well as tips about tired legs and feet, will be discussed at the […]

The New Minority

When you think of underrep-resented groups that colleges want to recruit, who comes to mind? I’m betting it’s not males. But on a recent tour of colleges, almost every admissions officer I sat down with told me that they’re taking steps to increase the number of male applicants.   According to the State of College Admission Report, published by the National […]

Melvin Eddy Blues Band to perform free concert

Melvin Eddy Blues Band to perform free concert The Melvin Eddy Blues Band will perform a free concert at 2 p.m. Sun., May 9 at Peter Strauss Ranch, a unit of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area at 30000 Mulholland Highway (at Troutdale Drive) in rural Agoura. This is the first of this year’s "Summer Concerts-in-the-Park Series" presented by […]