Local artist/historian passes away

A memorial service is planned for Sat., June 16 to honor the life of Carlos Lacamara, a longtime Calabasas resident and artist who was dedicated to the study and revival of the city. Lacamara married Adria, an opera singer and model, more than 50 years ago. After the fall of the Fulgencio Bautista regime in Cuba, the couple fled to […]

Tips to survive family car trips

'Are we there yet?'

Those four little words can fast become the bane of any family road trip. Honorary mention goes to “Stop fighting with your brother/ sister” and “Quit kicking my seat.” If you’ve ever packed the family into the car for a road trip you’re probably already familiar with this dialogue. Children have short attention spans and will do anything to pass […]

Are you cool with summer?

Business owner says AC maintenance a must

Will your air conditioner be ready for summer- or will it “bite the dust” the first time you turn on the thermostat? Now would be a good time to call your air conditioning service company and schedule a pre-season service. You may prevent the need for costly emergency repairs when all the service companies are their busiest, at the start […]

Two teams win tournament titles

Music video director hails from Westlake

After winning a 2006 MTV Video Music Award for “Video of the Year,” Shane Drake of Westlake Village is being recognized as one of the world’s most imaginative and distinctive music video directors. Drake, 32, recently headed to England to work with legendary artist/producer Timbaland on his newest music video, “The Way I Are,” off his most recent album, “Shock […]


Yoga classes to help girls entering middle school

The transition from elementary school to middle school can be a difficult time for young girls. A special class is now being offered to help ease this passage on Sundays from 4 to 6 p.m. starting Aug. 19 at Westlake Yoga Studio, 2277 Townsgate Road, No. 208, Westlake Village. There will be no class Labor Day weekend. The series of […]

Pen pals get connected

Westlake supplier receives Raytheon award

Cal Lutheran offers numerous summer camps for kids

A variety of youth athletic camps will be held at California Lutheran University during the summer. The camps include instruction in basketball, baseball, tennis, soccer, football, water polo, dance and cheerleading. The Lu Dog Basketball Camp for boys and girls ages 5 to 14 will be held July 9-13, July16-20 and July 30-Aug. 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. […]