2010-02-11 E-Edition

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Free Clinic honors its volunteers

‘The Andrews Brothers,’ spirited jukebox musical

Play review

With his latest effort, the uproarious “The Andrews Brothers,” writer-director Roger Bean continues his string of entertaining jukebox musicals in a show presented by Cabrillo Music Theater. “The Andrews Brothers” is the 10th show Bean has written for the Milwaukee Repertory Theater. His modus operandi is to focus on a specific time period from American musical history and write a […]

Boys & Girls Club expands its board

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Conejo & Las Virgenes has recently named Thomas Gurtner and Doug De Groote to its board of governors. Thomas Gurtner, a native of Switzerland, has served for 20 years in the hotel business. He is regional vice president of Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts and the general manager of Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village. […]

Watch birds with new phone apps

Just in time for the Great Backyard Bird Count, the maker of the Audubon Guide series of birds apps for the iPhone and iPod Touch has released a list of tips that will help novice birders see birds. •Bring the birds to you. Put up a bird feeder where it can be seen from inside and high enough so birds […]

Purchase a Gift of Hope

The American Cancer Society is presenting its annual Daffodil Days program. A donation of $25 will purchase the Gift of Hope, a bouquet of 10 daffodil stems in a vase that is delivered anonymously to local cancer patients. New to the Daffodil Days campaign this year is the Bear of Hope donation. For a minimum $25 donation, the Society will […]

Not knives and pitchforks, but bongs and pipes

Angry residents come to the Agoura Hills City Council in ‘armed’ protest against new smoke shop

Residents came to the Jan. 27 Agoura Hills City Council meeting in armed protest against Sam’s Tobacco, Cigar and Hookah Shop on Thousand Oaks Boulevard. They carried water pipes, or “bongs,” that they purchased from the new store and issued angry complaints against the business owner, Usama Nassar. Residents say the store is really just a head shop, a store […]

National Charity League organizes ‘Day of Giving’

National Charity League Inc., Conejo Valley Chapter will be hosting its annual “Day of Giving” fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thurs., Feb. 25 at Lake Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks. This year’s event is themed “An Afternoon with the Stars” and will feature a fashion show from Adele’s of Hollywood with costumes since the 1940s. Money raised […]

Humane Society needs volunteers

The Humane Society of Ventura County is seeking volunteers to help with operation of its Ojai animal shelter and to assist the private nonprofit organization with off-site fundraisers. Volunteers are needed for participating in animal yard checks, clerical work, answering phones, manning informational booths at events, creating fundraising events, locating sites to sell walnuts, and collecting cash donation boxes on […]