Bid on unique gingerbread houses at benefit

The Wellness Community Valley/ Ventura will present the third annual Gingerbread House Event from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Sun., Nov. 14 at The Wellness Community Valley/ Ventura, 530 Hampshire Road, Westlake Village. Gingerbread houses created by leading local chefs will be on display. Children can reserve time slots to make their own gingerbread creations. An opportunity drawing will offer the […]

Ready for Halloween at Leonis Adobe

Calls AB32 a punitive law

Most people are not aware of this, but never mind job losses for a moment, AB32 imposes a fine of $200 per tire ($800 per vehicle) if your tires are not properly inflated. Within five years it could control your homes, cars, the number of family members allowed, agriculture, cattle, energy production, even residential air conditioning and heating and because […]

Gifted girl honored

Devika Chandramohan of Oak Park was recently honored at a statewide awards ceremony for gifted children hosted by The Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth. Devika attends Medea Creek Middle School and received her award at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles on Oct. 16. Devika was invited to the awards ceremony based on an exceptional performance on an above-grade-level […]

Lancers left celebrating on Westlake’s home court

Warrior sophomore Krems loses first league set of her career

In a heavyweight battle between the Marmonte League’s top girls’ tennis teams, Thousand Oaks High landed a one-two combo that rocked the Conejo Valley. With the Lancers having already wrapped up the match Tuesday evening at Westlake—a result that put TOHS in position to claim its second straight league title—Thousand Oaks sophomore Alison Ho did the unthinkable. Under a dark […]

Park district candidates want better fields and facilities for residents

A challenger and two incumbents are in the race for local park board. Formed in 1961, the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District is charged with providing parks and recreation activities for residents of Simi Valley and Oak Park. The district oversees the maintenance of more than 50 parks. The newest is Oak Canyon Park in Oak Park. Up for […]

Boo at the zoo

America’s Teaching Zoo will present the annual Boo at the Zoo event from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat. and Sun., Oct. 30 and 31 at Moorpark College, 7075 Campus Road. Guests will trick-ortreat with the animals, encounter creepy crawlers, and enjoy a costume parade, games, activities, raffles and prizes. Tickets are $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and children […]

Joan Osbourne as a chameleon

Concert Review

When Joan Osborne’s “One of Us” became a multimillion-selling top 10 hit in 1995, critics predicted superstardom for the Kentuckyborn singer. But Osborne refused to be typecast and has spent the past 15 years as a musical chameleon, embracing many different genres of music while staying true to herself as an artist. Although no hits followed that first one, Osborne […]

Trick or treat on New York Street at CBS

Studio hosts Halloween party

Families are invited to “New York Street” on the backlot of CBS Studio Center for an afternoon of Halloween fun from 4 to 8 p.m. Sun., Oct. 31 at the studio, 4024 Radford Ave., Studio City. The event will include live music, a haunted house, free Halloween makeup sessions by studio makeup artists, trick or treating in the backlot, food […]

Support for Smith

Jeff Smith has done an excellent job in his first term on the water board and I think he deserves to be re-elected. As treasurer, Jeff helped save the district $4.8 million by refinancing longterm bond obligations. He helped negotiate new contracts with employee groups, resulting in fair compensation that will help retain valuable, skilled staff members while controlling costs. […]

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