2009-04-30

Stages to present audition workshop for kids



Stages Performing Arts Inc., a nonprofit children’s theater camp, will present an audition workshop from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Sat., May 2 at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. The workshop is for children ages 7 through 15 Students already signed up for Stages’ summer camp of June 22 through July 25 in Agoura […]

My son the chef



My fatherinlaw bought my 5yearold son a chef’s jacket for stirring a pot of soup the other day, and now the kid thinks he’s Wolfgang Puck, cooking “masterpiece meals” made from Tinker Toy pieces. So when the boy came home from school yesterday with news of a career fair later this month, he was erupting with enthusiasm. “I’m gonna learn […]

City covets Mont Calabasas

Annexation efforts underway

The Calabasas Planning Commission and City Council say they are in favor of annexing the Mont Calabasas area into the city. Mont Calabasas comprises 110 luxury homes at the northwest intersection of Las Virgenes Road and Thousand Oaks Boulevard. The community was built in 2002. The council approved the prezoning of the property and the actual annexation application is pending. […]

Rotarians get down and dirty



Workshop on hormonal changes



Nancy Sacks, Doctor of Homeopathic Medicine, will present a workshop on “Become Your Own Doctor” from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Tues., May 5 at the Center For Spiritual Living, 880 Hampshire Rd., Suite V, Westlake Village. The workshop will cover hormonal changes from pre-menopause to menopause. For registration, call (818) 865-8694 or visit www.holistichaven.org.

OPHS lacrosse team forms a tight bond

Eagles in postseason hunt despite tough schedule

Chris White watches the Oak Park High boys’ lacrosse team practice, and he likes what he sees. Even through his dark sunglasses, one can see White’s eyes light up as he talks about his love for lacrosse. “Lacrosse takes all the best things in all sports and puts it into one sport,” said White, the head coach of the only […]

Artists invited to exhibit



The Arts Council of the Conejo Valley will host the annual juried exhibit open to artists from the tri-counties from May 6 through 31 at the Thousand Oaks Community Gallery, adjacent to the Newbury Park Library, 2331-A Borchard Road, Newbury Park. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free. This year’s theme is “May Oui.” Recognized artists […]

Take flu warnings seriously, but no need to overreact



America’s media have a bad case of swine flu hysteria. News stories, sound bites, tweets and twitters are whipping us into a paranoid frenzy. Why not? Fear sells, and pictures of people clad in facemasks walking around in shuttered cities make for interesting front pages—in print and online. The rare virus creeping out of Mexico has health officials all but […]

Every 15 minutes . . .



Just a few years ago, every 15 minutes someone was injured or killed in an alcohol-related traffic accident, but that has improved thanks to the “Every 15 Minutes” program that comes to the local high school campuses each year. The program, which was presented last week at Agoura High, uses acting and role playing to show students the devastating consequences […]

Ray Bradbury to sign books at T.O. library



Author Ray Bradbury will sign books and make a presentation on Thurs., May 14 at the Grant Brimhall/Thousand Oaks Library, 1401 E. Janss Road. He will sign one book per ticketholder beginning at 6:15 p.m. His presentation is scheduled for 7 p.m. Bradbury will share his latest collection of short stories, “We’ll Always Have Paris,” and reminisce about his experiences. […]


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