2009-11-25

Talkin’ turkey



LOOK, BUT DON’T TOUCH— A gobbler turkey at Leonis Adobe Museum in Calabasas flaunts his feathers. WIth Thanksgiving tomorrow, you’d think the big boy would want to keep a low profile. This one lived to see another day.

Show explores friendship

Play review

The story of the friendship between vaudeville stars Bert Williams and Eddie Cantor is one the general public isn’t familiar with. On the surface, the two characters—a 40-ish African American on the downside of his career and a young Jewish singer/comedian just starting out—appear to be diametrically opposed. Their true-to-life friendship sparked the well-intentioned but disappointing “Bert ’n’ Eddie,” a […]

Helping to develop good citizens



RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES— From left, Stephen Holzer of Calabasas, radio host Dennis Prager, Lois Curran-Klein of Westlake Village and Dennis Zine, Los Angeles City Council member gather at the Americanism Educational League awards gala at the Sheraton Universal on Nov. 14. The league is a nonprofit organization that provides educational materials to hundreds of public and private American elementary, secondary […]

It’s a wrap



Vernon Jewelers at 23504 Calabasas Road in Old Town Calabasas has announced that it will close its doors at the conclusion of its Going-Out-Of-Business Sale, which began Nov. 19. “We’re saying goodbye to our customers by offering big discounts on our complete selection of fine jewelry,” said owner Roger Vernon. Vernon is retiring after 36 years in the jewelry business. […]

Sheriff’s Blotter



Oak Park A female, 48, allegedly tried to enter a home without the owner’s permission at 10:12 p.m. Nov. 14 in the 4700 block of Rhapsody Drive. She was also cited for battery, violating a restraining order, and driving on the victim’s yard, which caused damage to the lawn. Cited and released for domestic battery was a male, 20, at […]

Rutherford back in mayor’s seat



The Westlake Village City Council named Mark Rutherford the new mayor during the city’s annual reorganization meeting on Nov. 18. Rutherford replaces Bob Slavin, who was mayor for 2009. Councilmember Ned Davis was elected mayor pro tem. It will be Rutherford’s third time serving as Westlake Village mayor. He is only the second council member—the late Berniece Bennett was the […]

Auditions for ‘Seussical Jr.’



Auditions for “Seussical Jr.” will be from noon to 4 p.m. Sat., Dec. 5 and from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Sun. and Mon., Dec. 6 and 7 at Conejo Players Theatre, 351 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. The show will be presented by Conejo Children’s Theatre. The show is for children to perform. Those auditioning should prepare a one-minute song, […]

Santa’s train comes to Janss mall

Kids can make a holiday craft

Santa and Mrs. Claus will ride the American Eagle Express train into Janss Marketplace to officially launch the holiday season at noon Fri., Nov. 27 at the shopping center, Hillcrest Drive and Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Musicians will play live holiday jazz music while children take a free ride on the American Eagle Express train, make a free craft keepsake […]

Jump to it



The Thousand Oaks-Westlake Village Regional Chamber of Commerce’s networking breakfast will feature “leap frog” referral from 7 to 9 a.m. Fri., Dec. 4 at the Los Robles Greens Banquet Center, 299 S. Moorpark Road in Thousand Oaks. Registration begins at 6:45 a.m., with an early bird drawing at 7 a.m. Attendees should bring business cards and join in the fast-paced […]