2010-06-24

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A tasty time with food and wine



The play’s the thing at Kingsmen fest

Annual theatrical event presents ‘Comedy of Errors’

The 14th Annual Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival will begin with a family-friendly staging of “The Comedy of Errors” weekends from July 1 through 18 outdoors at Kingsmen Park on the campus of California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks. The company will present the play in the style of commedia dell’arte, making it a fast-paced, physical show that is heavy on belly laughs. […]

Budget no problem for Agoura Hills



Despite the state’s $19-billion shortfall, officials in Agoura Hills have achieved a balanced budget that will maintain all city services. In addition to keeping a healthy reserve, the city will contribute small grants to community groups and nonprofit organizations. At a budget workshop on June 11, Agoura Hills officials outlined details of the 2010-11 city budget and where the spending […]

Don’t leave Fido all alone with the kids



Even the cuddliest, fuzziest, sweetest dog can bite if provoked. And most people are bitten by their own dog or one they know, with children bitten more often than adults. From nips to bites to attacks, bites are a serious problem. Dog bite victims requiring medical attention in the United States number approximately 800,000 annually and 75 percent are children, […]

Fusion to play exhibition game



The Ventura County Fusion, the region’s only championship caliber soccer franchise, and the reigning champions of the Premier Development League will play an exhibition game against professional soccer club Cruz Azul of Mexico’s First Division at 7 p.m. Thurs., July 1 at Ventura College. For more information, go to www.vcfusion.com.

Ban on plastic bags carries new weight



California state legislators have taken the first step toward banning the distribution of plastic bags, an idea already implemented by several cities in the state and currently under consideration in Calabasas. The Calabasas City Council tabled its ban on plastic bags to wait for a county report due out this year. In a 41-27 vote, the Assembly approved a bill […]

Benefit



The Night Blooming Jazzmen will perform a benefit concert from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sun., June 27 at St. Bernardine of Sienna Activity Center in Woodland Hills. The band will play traditional jazz, Dixieland and swing. Proceeds from the event will support the philanthropic programs of Assistance League of San Fernando Valley. For more information or tickets, call (818) 888-7033.

Cancer Society thanks volunteers



SHERIFF’S BLOTTER



Agoura Hills Someone stole a $150 cellphone, driver’s license and several bank cards from a desk in the garage of a home in the 3900 block of Patrick Henry Place on June 13. Calabasas Culprits caused $1,000 in damage between May 28 and June 1 trying to break into an apartment in the 5700 block of Las Virgenes Road. A […]


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