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Engagement announced

Dan and Sue DeMille of Newport Beach have announced the engagement of their daughter, Kimberly DeMille, to Michael Bryce Michaud, son of Ray Michaud and Peggy Michaud of Oak Park. They will wed Aug. 13 at Gainey Vineyard in Santa Ynez. The bride-to-be is a 1998 graduate of Corona del Mar High School, a 2002 graduate of UC San Diego […]

Breakfast important for children

When your child goes to school on an empty stomach, she’s losing up to a quarter of the daily recommended intake of critical vitamins and minerals. This loss directly impacts energy levels, memory and focus. Studies show that children who start the day hungry score lower on achievement tests and have higher absentee rates than children who eat breakfast. The […]

Oak Park’s Alexander commits to Air Force

Oak Park senior running back/free safety Matt Alexander has committed to the Air Force Academy. Alexander made his commitment over the weekend while on an official visit to the Academy. Alexander rushed for 776 yards and posted 280 receiving yards last year for the Eagles. He scored 20 total touchdowns and led OPHS with 132 points. Defensively, Alexander recorded 33 […]

New musical to recall friendship of two Ziegfeld talents

As an up-and-coming comic/ singer/dancer, 21-year-old Eddie Cantor met Bert Williams, 41, who was then the only black entertainer allowed to perform on Broadway. They met in the 1917 production of “Ziegfeld Follies.” Williams became Cantor’s mentor and friend. Their association is chronicled in a new musical by Dick De Benedictis, “Bert ‘n Eddie,” which will be presented Fri. through […]

There is life after Lowe’s

On Jan.19, the jury of public opinion delivered its final verdict through the city council: Lowe’s will not be built in the heart of Westlake Village. As I sat on the dais during this historic vote, I began to reflect on what I had learned from literally hundreds of hours of project analysis. In addition, I began to process what […]

Lowe’s gets the axe in Westlake

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After more than a year of meetings, scoping sessions, town hall discussions and volumes of environmental and economic analysis, the 227,000-squarefoot Lowe’s development was voted down by the Westlake Village City Council by a 2-2 vote last week at city hall. One council member had recused himself. The project needed a majority vote to pass. In the end, it was […]

Artist recalls his life’s work

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THURS., JAN. 26 Kids’ Book Comes Alive Malibu Library, 23519 W. Civic Center Way, Malibu presents “Manners I. Care, The Traveling Show” musical extravaganza with four puppets and three actors, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. It’s based on David Bruce’s new children’s book. He’ll read and sign books after the show. Free. Surprise and gifts for all in attendance. (877) […]

Museum to host video bird talk

At 2 p.m. Sat., Feb. 4, David Pereksta, assistant field supervisor for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, will present a video tour of Ventura County’s diverse habitats and 473 species of birds at the Ventura County Museum of History & Art, 100 E. Main St., Ventura. To attend, RSVP to (805) 653-0323, ext. 10 or visit www.venturamuseum.org. ings by […]