KCLU-FM wins five national broadcast awards

KCLU, the National Public Radio Station for Santa Barbara and Ventura counties, brought home five National Broadcast Journalism Awards, including first place awards given to program director Jim Rondeau, and news director Lance Orozco, for “Best News Coverage” of the Topanga wildfire last year. Rondeau, host of “Crosstalk,” also won a first place award for the show that focused on […]

Reggae lights up evening worship service

Spirit Works, the contemporary worship and ministry at West Hills Church, is presenting “First Fridays,” a monthly evening of worship, tunes and testimony with guest performers, filmmakers and speakers. At 7 p.m. on Fri., Aug. 4 Spirit Works presents Christian reggae from Brazil with the musical group JahQuest. JahQuest performs in both Portuguese and English, bringing a message of truth, […]

Free outdoor jazz concerts at Gardens of the World

Gardens of the World community park will add the sound of music to its exquisite international gardens as it hosts the fourth annual program of summer jazz concerts. All concerts are from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Sundays at 2001 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. Summer jazz concerts Aug. 6: The Big Band of Brad Carow and Joe Gray. Carow is […]

Easy Access To Malibu Creek State Park

This house has a stunning interior, views, great setting. The immaculate interior has a kitchen with copper sink, Viking range and breakfast bar. Throughout the house are wood floors and tile. Inside are textured plaster walls, exposed beams, spacious bedrooms, great master retreat and an upper level terrace off the fourth bedroom. Outside is a dark stained double level view […]

Israel-Lebanon war hits close to home

'We pray every day,' one man says

The recent bombings between Israel and Hezbollah militants gave rise to questions about which side is to blame and how the crisis might be resolved. One continent and an ocean away, members of the Jewish and Islamic faiths in the Conejo Valley and nearby areas had their own opinions concerning the conflict in the Middle East. “So many people died […]

Get a closeup view as ancient history is excavated

The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County invites visitors to watch from a special observation area as Page Museum paleontologists and volunteers excavate Ice Age asphalt deposits from Pit 91 in the La Brea Tar Pits, recovering bones from sabertoothed cats and dire wolves now through Fri., Sept. 10, The Pit 91 visitors’ observation station is open from 10 […]

Tryout for soccer league

Conejo Valley United Soccer Club teams are hosting tryouts for youth. Those who are looking to play competitive soccer are invited to join a team. All Conejo Valley United Soccer Club teams “promote development and commitment in the goal of achievement,” according to club organizers. Boys and girls of various ages are invited to attend soccer tryouts. For schedules, contact […]

Ready for the big leagues

ON TARGET-Incoming Agoura High School freshman Theo Kokiousas, 14, throws a play football before a concert by Reno Jones at Chumash Park in Agoura Hills recently. Theo is staying fit for the school’s upcoming football season.

‘Beauty and the Beast’ comes to Pepperdine

Chamberlains’ Performing & Fine Arts Academy will present “Beauty and the Beast” at 7 p.m. from Tues. to Thurs., Aug. 15 to 17, in Smothers Theatre on the Pepperdine University campus in Malibu. Based on the Academy Awardwinning animated feature, the stage version includes all the songs from the film written by Alan Menken and the late Howard Ashman, plus […]

Lisa McMillan

Passionate about developing and maintaining client relationships, Lisa McMillan recently hosted a fun and relaxing dinner party. As the lights dimmed and candles were lit, Aviara Real Estate turned into a quaint neighborhood bistro, the celebration of success for Lisa McMillan began. Benise, a local flamenco jazz guitarist, set the mood for great conversations and friendship. Dinner was catered by […]

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