Restaurant sings the blues

A group of Calabasas business owners and residents have started what could be a long battle to save a local store and eatery. The owners of Blue Table in the Calabasas Plaza shopping center on Park Granada spoke to the City Council last month after the city informed them that, because of the small size of the parking lot outside […]

It’s tough to talk about pain

A nationwide survey found that a sizable gap exists between patients and healthcare professionals when it comes to understanding and discussing pain. To address this discrepancy, a new coalition of leading pain management organizations has formed to improve how patients and healthcare professionals communicate with each other. The Let’s Talk Pain Coalition is the first of its kind to unite […]

Eagles dial long distance in season opener

It seems the farther away the Oak Park High boys’ basketball team gets from the basket, the more successful they become. The Eagles, fresh off a TriValley League championship campaign that saw the squad go 22-8 overall and 11-1 in league, began this season on the proper note by defeating Santa Paula at home, 68-58, Tuesday night. More than half […]

Church of the Epiphany hosts Advent lessons, carols

The Church of the Epiphany (Episcopal) will present the Festival of Advent Lessons and Carols at 5 p.m. Sun., Dec. 7 at 5450 Churchwood Drive, Oak Park. All three church choirs will combine for the performance: the Epiphany Schola chamber choir, the 26-voice Parish Choir, and the Epiphany Choristers youth choir. In the service, scripture lessons are interspersed with choral […]

Check holiday gifts for safety

It’s that time of year when kids start making their holiday wish lists, which of course include toys and games. As parents, we need to carefully monitor the toys that our children receive to ensure that they are safe and ageappropriate. But during the holiday season we see too many children in the emergency department who are suffering from serious […]

Ask the DMV

Do you have questions about general driving related requirements, such as registration or insurance? Are you unclear about the laws and restrictions related to driving? The California Department of Motor Vehicles offers the following answers in this column and at www.dmv.ca.gov. Q: What should I do if I come to a traffic signal and it’s not working? A: If a […]

Spirit in the sky

THE COLOR OF NATURE— A rainbow gives momentary pleasure to the motorists traveling on Highway 23 near Thousand Oaks following last week’s rain.


THURS., DEC. 4 GFWC Camarillo Women’s Club Meets for luncheon at Sterling Hills Golf Club, 901 Sterling Hills Drive, Camarillo. Ventura Choraliers sing. Ornament exchange, jewelry auction, reading of “The Night Before Christmas.” $15. RSVP requested. Phone: 805.377.4422 Time: 11:00 a.m. Date: 12/4/2008 Chamber Holiday Mixer Sponsored by Calabasas Chamber of Commerce, 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Hilton Garden Inn, […]

V.C. Fusion seeks soccer standouts

Ventura County Fusion’s Premier Development League men’s team is seeking soccer players from the Ventura County area who believe they are good enough to play professionally. Players are needed for Fusion’s 2009 season roster and to play in winter exhibitions against visiting professional clubs. Tryouts will be held at St. Bonaventure High in Ventura on Sat. and Sun., Dec. 13 […]

Children may join Christmas choir

Church in the Canyon invites children of the community to participate in a Children’s Christmas Choir, which will give a performance during the 9:30 a.m. Christmas service Sun., Dec. 21 at the church, 4235 Las Virgenes Road, Calabasas. The choir is open to children between the ages of toddler and fifth grade. Practices will take place from 11:15 a.m. to […]