2010-11-04

2010-11-04 E-Edition

Gingerbread Fundraising Boutique

Nov. 4. 4

At St. Maximilian Kolbe Church, 5801 N. Kanan Road, Westlake Village. VIP event 5 to 9 p.m. today. Adults only. Drinks, appetizers, raffles, door prizes. $30. General shopping 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday. Vendors, boutique items, food for sale. Free admission. Portion of funds go to Wellness Community, other local charities. Email: gingerbread @westlakejuniors.org Web: www.westlakejuniors.org Time: 5:00 p.m. […]

Oral historian to share tips on researching the past



Dr. Mary Contini Gordon will give a presentation on her work using a successful process for capturing and organizing oral histories using modern technology at 2 p.m. Sat., Nov. 6 at the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area Visitor Center, 401 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. The program is sponsored by the National Park Service in cooperation with the Southwest […]

Calabasas to host art exhibit



The city of Calabasas along with Friends of the Library will present an art exhibition from 1 to 4 p.m. Sun., Nov. 7 at the Calabasas Library, 200 Civic Center Way. Four local artists featured are David Skinner, Deborah Baca, Joe Corso and Francine Matarazo, all of whom will be there to discuss their work. The special guest will be […]

A bummer time for pot supporters

While Prop. 19 loses, residents protest closure of Agoura Hills marijuana clinic

Residents from the area filled the Agoura Hills City Council chambers last week to protest the closure of the Conejo Wellness Center, a medical marijuana dispensary that was shut down by law enforcement on Oct. 14. North Hollywood attorney Arthur Hodge, who is representing the Conejo Wellness Center in a lawsuit to keep the facility open, said the council ordinance […]

Solar saves money in the long run



I am a former student of Calabasas High School and am ecstatic to hear about the possible transition to solar power systems within the school district. This system, which essentially converts sunlight into electricity, is undoubtedly the right decision. Although the installation is pricey, the amount of money the school saves on energy bills each year is certainly worth it. […]

Students recognized for service



Three local high school students and Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership ambassadors have been named recipients of the Presidential Volunteer Service awards given by the Points of Light Foundation and Volunteer Center National Network. The students are Melissa Han of Newbury Park High School, Mairelise Robinson of La Reina High School and Daniel Sigman of Calabasas High School. The awards are […]

Local Business Briefs



Bristol Farms sold to investors Grocery retailer SuperValu has announced the sale of its Bristol Farms stores to the private investment firm Endeavor Capital, a specialist in food manufacturing, distribution and grocery retail. The Southern California Bristol Farms chain, formed in 1982, operates 13 Bristol Farms stores, including one at the Promenade shopping center in Thousand Oaks. The stores will […]

Organizers prepare for Santa’s annual visit to Agoura and beyond



The Westlake Village Junior Women’s Club will host the 31st annual Santa Comes to Westlake/Agoura and Beyond food drive from 9 to 11 a.m. Sat., Dec. 4 in the Agoura Hills Doit Center parking lot, 28750 Roadside Drive, Agoura Hills. In the nondenominational event, volunteers bag collected food and assist in the surprise deliveries. Leftover turkeys will be shared with […]

Pumpkin pie



Making a pumpkin pie from scratch isn’t nearly as daunting as one may think, and the earthy, rustic flavor that a fresh pumpkin gives is well worth the extra effort. This is a tried-and-true recipe I’ve enjoyed making many times. Start with a sugar baby or pie pumpkin. Wash pumpkin, cut into quarters, remove seeds and stringy stuff. Peel and […]


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