He’s a legend in their time

SPECIAL VISITOR– Former L.A. Dodger manager Tommy Lasorda greets A.C. Stelle sixth-grade students Brad Dern and Keeyana Kian at an assembly last week in Calabasas. Lasorda inspired students with his talk about hard work and fulfilling dreams. Please see story in Community section.

Backyard bird count

Mountains Restoration Trust invites individuals, families and groups of all ages to join the 10th anniversary Great Backyard Bird Count at 8 a.m. Sat., Feb. 17 at 23075 Mulholland Hwy., Calabasas. The event allows beginner to advanced birdwatchers an experience with bird identification. The event is sponsored by Cornell University and the National Audubon Society, The bird count provides information […]

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THURS., JAN. 25 Play On The Chaparral Middle School string orchestra, jazz band perform a concert, 7 p.m., Chaparral Middle School, 280 Poindexter Road, Moorpark. Free. New Officers Calabasas Chamber of Commerce hosts installation luncheon, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Calabasas Country Club, 4515 Park Entrada (new location). 2006 board, Arlene Bernholtz honored. $30 members, $35 nonmembers. (818) 222-5680. Comedy […]

UCLA Extension to present four-day writers’ workshop

The UCLA Extension will present the Writers Studio, four days of writing workshops held Thurs. through Sun., Feb. 8 through 11 at UCLA Extension’s 1010 Westwood Center in Los Angeles. The Writers Studio joins aspiring creative writers and screenwriters with experienced instructors. Participants choose one of 10 workshops in which they will work closely with a professional writer in a […]

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Uh-oh! The following are thoughts that go through a family man’s head when he hears someone say “uh-oh:” +Something needs fixing +A cookie or a peanut butter and jelly sandwich is stuck in the VCR or DVD player +The “Godfather” DVD trilogy is in danger +There’s not enough money to pay the bills +Homeowners association doesn’t like the landscaping and […]

What global warming?

It is amazing that so many people believe global warming is real and is caused by humans. This myth has been largely promoted by the major media that gives much attention to those who support it and very little to those who debunk it. For example, in December U.S. Sen. James Inhofe of Oklahoma chaired a “Climate Change and the […]

Chabad’s ‘fishing line’ dragged under

Religious marker taken down, contractor blamed

The fishing lines are gone but not the anger in Oak Park. Nearly 100 people attended an Oak Park Municipal Advisory Council meeting on Tues., Jan. 23 to discuss the Jewish “eruv,” a symbolic enclosure that is used to guide the movements of Orthodox members on the Sabbath. The wires, strung from light poles in Oak Park, Agoura Hills and […]

Local recalls her adventure with youthful Schwarzenegger

When Barbara Baker met Arnold Schwarzenegger in the late 1960s, the encounter sparked a loving, exhilarating relationship that would last several years. The close-up experience prompted Baker, a Thousand Oaks resident and Moorpark College English professor, to write a book about the time she spent with the 22yearold Austrian who is now California’s governor. “Arnold and Me: In the Shadow […]

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Malibu Horizon

Malibu Horizon Malibu Horizon is being introduced to the community as a nontraditional, science and researchbased outpatient and inpatient detox and addiction treatment center which offers individualized treatment. Malibu Horizon’s medical director, Dr. Akikur Reza Mohammad, is an addiction medicine specialist and boardcertified psychiatrist/neurologist. Treatment at the center incorporates all of the factors contributing to addiction- biological, psychological and sociological- […]

Locals are kings of the rink

In-line hockey team comes up big at national championships

Team Warrior 97’s captured the in-line hockey 2007 Winter Nationals Championship for the U-10 Mite Gold Division at the highly regarded NARCH Winter Nationals Tournament, which took place Jan. 11-15 in Phoenix, Ariz. Team Warrior went undefeated in roundrobin play, displaying a high-powered offense while winning its first three games by outscoring the opposition 28-4. The Warriors would then go […]