Jewelry fashion trend goes retro

While this season’s fashions are slim and feminine, jewelry has gone clunkier, chunkier and even a little retro. Everything from a winter sweater to a little black dress can shine with the help of a few select pieces. According to Ross-Simons Jewelers, long, layered necklaces that hit the waist are a must. Also big are those that can be wrapped […]

Children’s skull session scheduled

Dr. Alarik Arenander and Roxie Teague will jointly present a lecture titled, “How Healthy Are Our Kids’ Brains?” at 10:30 a.m. Sat., Oct. 22 at Colina Middle School Library, 1500 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. The cost to attend is $20 adults, $5 students. Arenander is director of Iowa’s Brain Research Institute and is a former UCLA brain researcher. Teague […]

Oak Park girls’ volleyball team has its sights on a league championship

They’re 22-1 on the season but haven’t won anything yet. That’s what Oak Park girls’ basketball head coach Patrick Quinn keeps telling his Eagles (21-1, 5-0) as they prepare for tonight’s showdown at home against La Reina (17-7, 4-1). A win over La Reina and Oak Park would find itself up two games in the Tri-Valley standings with four league […]

Pumpkin Festival coming to town

The Calabasas Pumpkin Festival is coming Sat., Oct. 23 to Juan Bautista De Anza Park, 3701 Lost Hills Road, Calabasas. Admission is free as is parking and a shuttle service. Game and ride tickets are 25 cents to $1. Families will enjoy carnival games, rides, rock climbing, crafts and a classic car show. Entertainment includes The Original Boogie Nights and […]

Support for Todd August

As a business owner whoscompany is based in Agoura HillsI am writing this letter to expresmy support for Todd August foAgoura Hills City Council. Todd August understands thcorrelation between a strong business economy and increased tarevenues for our city. Increasetax revenue could be used to helfund our schools and our youtand senior services. As an administrator at UCLATodd August is […]

Dean Mercer

Dean Mercer was recently congratulated by Frances Lewis, sales manager of the Coldwell Banker Westlake Village Promenade office for having posted more than $3.8 million in recent listings and sales. Mercer, who joined the Coldwell Banker office in July 2004 has proven that “his clients’ satisfaction is his no. 1 priority,” said Lewis. Mercer has 25 years sales management experience, […]

Design Tips for Brightening Interiors during the Fall

Fall is such a great time to decorate and making the most of seasonal possibilities may be even easier with some tips from the experts. Here are some questions about seasonal decorating answered by Dr. Bridget K. Behe, a professor of horticulture at Michigan State University: Q: What’s an easy way to create a beautiful centerpiece using fall colors? A: […]

Actors, unite

New West Symphony celebrates 10 years

Music Director Boris Brott talks about the New West Symphony with the same infectious enthusiasm he uses to inspire the music and musicians that have made the orchestra one of Ventura County’s hidden jewels. This year, the orchestra celebrates its 10th anniversary and begins its 11th season in the Conejo Valley. Brott, the symphony’s founding music director, helped meld two […]

City honors its past

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