For the record

Karen Therrien is the sister of Robin Josephson, a cancer victim who was profiled in an article last week. Karen’s last name was misspelled. "Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow," a movie reviewed in last week’s edition, is rated PG, not PG-13.

Quiz shows how daily choices affect animals

If you’ve ever wondered how your daily choices affect animals, you may want to take a revealing quiz. During its 50th anniversary year, the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) asks people to learn more about this subject by taking the "Humane Living Pawprint" quiz. The 21-question online quiz (www.humanepawprint.org) covers a range of everyday choices that affect animal […]

Gymnastics classes offered to kids

The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services will offer a recreational gymnastics class for youth ages 4-9 on Saturdays beginning Oct. 9 at the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Class I for ages 4-6 is from 9:30 to 10:20 a.m., and Class II for ages 6-9 is from 10:30 to 11:20 a.m. The eight-week classes […]

Wine tasting to benefit scholarship fund

The Thousand Oaks-Westlake Village Community Foundation and Bellavino Wine Bar will jointly host a wine tasting from 6 to 8 p.m. Tues., Oct. 5 at Bellavino Wine Bar, 3709 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. The event is a fundraiser to benefit the Thousand Oaks-Westlake Village Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Committee Scholarship Fund, which provides $500 scholarships for high school […]

Calabasas charity hoops’ tournament looking for teams

The second annual Ernie Wallengren Basketball Hoopfest at Calabasas High School is slated for Sat., Oct. 23 and tournament organizers are still looking for participants. The day-long basketball tournament will feature quality competition from all across the area and all profits go towards raising money for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) research. ALS is better known as Lou Gehrig’s disease and […]

“The Forgotten”

"The Forgotten" Directed by: Joseph Ruben Starring: Julianne Moore, Dominic West, Gary Sinise, Anthony Edwards, Alfre Woodard Rating: PG-13 (for adult language and a few very intense moments) Running time: 96 minutes Best suited for: Right-brainers, believers in the cosmic (although sometimes hokey) "what if?" Least suited for: Left-brainers and utter realists Acorn’s Rating Guide: 3.5 acorns "The Forgotten" is […]

Local politics hit a new low

Local politics hit a new low Agoura Car Wash owner David Delrahim has gone to extraordinary lengths to convince residents, the Agoura Hills Planning Commission and now the Agoura Hills City Council that his proposal to build a vehicle detailing shop on the corner of Reyes Adobe Road and Canwood Street deserves to be built. But Delrahim (or those who […]

One Again to meet

The Thousand Oaks chapter of One Again, a support and social organization for anyone divorced, widowed, separated or alone, will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Thursdays at Westlake United Methodist Church, 1049 Westlake Blvd. in Westlake Village. For more information, please call Jean at (805) 526-2551.

Register now for pumpkin runs, fair

The Thousand Oaks-Westlake Village Regional Chamber of Commerce has scheduled its 26th annual 5K, 10K Great Pumpkin Runs, one-mile walk/run, and Health Fair for Sun., Oct. 31. Registration will begin at 7 a.m. and the Great Pumpkin Runs will start at 8 a.m. The Health Fair will be open from 7 to 11 a.m. The races start at a new […]

Spanish conversational course available to seniors

The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services is sponsoring a class in beginning conversational Spanish for seniors 50 years of age or older. The eight-week class, for people with very little or limited Spanish background, is scheduled on Tuesdays from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Oct. 12 through Dec. 7, at the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks […]