•The Oak Park CERT emergency response team, not the Red Cross, handled the Sept. 29 fire evacuations on Colchester Place and elsewhere in the community. •CERP, the Calabasas Emergency Response Program, was not called up to help in the fires near Calabasas. •Alison Burt, not Caitlin Steimle, was the driver of a trailer carrying evacuated horses in Old Agoura. Burt’s […]

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County offices to offer flu shots

Ventura County Public Health (VCPH) will be partnering with various community hospitals from October through December to provide flu shots for seniors and other individuals with high-risk heart and lung conditions, diabetes or asthma. VCPH anticipates offering influenza vaccine starting Mon., Oct. 17 to high-risk persons. Those who don’t qualify for state vaccine or Medicare Part B will be required […]

Class Act Musical Theatre has new owners

Class Act Musical Theatre in Woodland Hills is under new management. Class Act is a place for children and teens to improve their speaking, reading and memorization skills. It also promotes self-esteem, camaraderie and teamwork as students complete a full-length Broadway-style musical. Class Act’s new owners are Amy London, Yariv Sponko and Tracey Allen. The theatre is at 5345 Wilhelmina, […]

Acorn Squirrel of the Month

PARTY ANIMAL—Calabasas resident Duane Bentzen caught this furry friend taking five after the recent Topanga Fire, which came perilously close to homes on Alizia Canyon Drive. Following a good rest, she was brighteyed and bushy-tailed once again. Photo by Duane Bentzen

Opposed to Inn and Spa

I am not anti-development, but the Malibu Valley Inn and Spa is something I don’t want to see. The last straw for me was the developer suing Mary Hubbard for writing the negative comments for the ballot. The judge upheld her statement with very minor changes—a “may” in the cost of road construction and remove the Las Virgenes Homeowners Federation […]

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“Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit” Directed by: Nick Parks, Steve Box Starring: (voices of) Peter Sallis, Ralph Feinnes and Helena Bonham Carter Rating: G Running time: 86 minutes Best suited for: claymation and animation fans—a fun, full-family film Least suited for: only the hardest of hearts, the grumpiest of spirits, the coldest of souls, the . . […]

Karen Simon

Karen Simon and Andrea Yasgoor are being congratulated by Syd Leibovitch, president/broker of Paramount Rodeo Realty and branch manager Lu Duffy of the company’s Calabasas office for their production of $2.7 million in the last 30 days.. Simon and Yasgoor’s clients love their enthusiastic and professional approach to real estate. You can count on them to make any transaction an […]

Locations are scouted for new Oak Park water tank

Five sites will be considered for the new water tank needed to replace the deteriorating water tank located above Conifer Street in Oak Park, according to the Triunfo Sanitation District board of directors who discussed the issue at last week’s board meeting. The five options were put forward after Oak Park residents voiced frustration with Triunfo’s decision to build a […]

Bonsai exhibition coming to T.O.

The Conejo Valley Bonsai Society will host its third annual Bonsai Exhibition and Demonstration from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat. and Sun., Oct. 15 and 16 at Gardens of the World, 2001 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. Admission is free. The exhibition in the Resource Center in the Gardens will display society members’ work. There will be demonstrations both […]