2010-07-29 E-Edition

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Thursday, August 5th

Ten-Cent Cabaret: A Jukebox Musical Revue

At Calabasas Amphitheater, 200 Civic Center Way, Calabasas. 7 p.m. today, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Doo-wop, rock, pop hits. Featuring the music of: Glee, Elvis, The Beatles, Beach Boys, Supremes, Queen, Journey. Student and seniors $10. General admission $15. Sponsored by city of Calabasas. Fundraiser for Spotlight the Arts Foundation and upcoming Calabasas Theatre Company. Phone: 818.436.0530 Contact: Debbie […]

Curling open house slated

The Simi Valley Iceoplex will host a curling open house at 7 p.m. Sat., July 31 at 131 W. Easy St., Simi Valley. Participants ages 12 and older will learn the basics of the Winter Olympic sport of curling. Cost is $20 and includes ice time, use of equipment and lessons. Dress warmly and wear athletic shoes with a good […]

New theater auditions

Calabasas Theatre Company will have auditions for its first production, “Under Milk Wood” by Dylan Thomas, from 3 to 6 p.m. Sat., July 31; 10 a.m. to noon Sun., Aug. 1; and 6 to 8 p.m. Wed., Aug. 4. Callbacks will be from 10 a.m. to noon Sun., Aug. 8. Performance dates are Sept. 18, 19, 25 and 26 and […]

Snakes alive! The rattlers are back

Rains bring more hatchlings

Children and dogs are most vulnerable to rattlesnake attacks due to their curiosity, but injury and even death can be prevented if certain precautions are taken, snake wrangler Bo Slyapich told members of the Conejo Valley Rotary Club at their meeting last week. “We’re at the height of rattlesnake season,” said Slyapich, a Calabasas resident who’s been catching and studying […]

A West Point education

While the beautiful grounds and views of the Hudson River make for an idyllic campus, the U.S. Military Academy isn’t like any traditional college. The 4,000 students, who are called cadets, don’t spend their afternoons tossing Frisbees or enjoying naps, and you won’t find them eating pizza in the dorm at midnight. Freshmen, known as plebes, start in August with […]

Let’s Make a Deal on Conejodeals.com

In an effort to make restaurants, activities, services, and entertainment affordable to recession weary Conejo Valley residents, Conejodeals.com e-mails subscribers one massively discounted local deal each day. Each “deal” discounts a retailer’s regular price by 50 to 90 percent. Membership is free and signups are easy at Conejodeals.com. The website features businesses in Calabasas, Agoura, Oak Park, Westlake Village, Thousand […]

Dinner series to present L.A. Times publisher

Supervisor Linda Parks will host the seventh in the Quarterly Dinner Series at 7 p.m. Wed., Aug. 4 at Tuscany Il Ristorante, 968 S. Westlake Blvd., Ste. 4, Westlake Village. Eddy Hartenstein, publisher and CEO of the Los Angeles Times, will present a discussion about the future of newspapers. He will speak on the challenges and constraints faced by newspapers […]

Get ready to bop for a good cause

Benefit to feature doo-wop, rock and pop hits

“Ten-cent Cabaret: A Jukebox Musical Revue” will be presented at 7 p.m. Thurs., Aug. 5 and at 8 p.m. Fri. and Sat., Aug. 6 and 7 at Calabasas Amphitheater, 200 Civic Center Way, Calabasas. The show will feature doowop, rock and pop hits made popular by the TV show “Glee” and performers such as Elvis Presley, The Beatles, the Beach […]

With money in hand, plans being drawn for new park visitor center

With federal stimulus money in hand, the National Park Service is ready to turn the grounds of the former King Gillette Ranch into a public visitor center. A coalition of park agencies acquired the 588-acre ranch at the southeast corner of Mulholland Highway and Malibu Canyon Road in 2005 for $35 million. King C. Gillette, an American businessman known for […]