U.S. servicemen, women get help returning to civilian life

Program created by Gov. Schwarzenegger

When they go through boot camp or basic training, service personnel in the U.S. armed forces face incredible stress. They’re up before dawn. Their days are long and their nights are short. They’re challenged every day, mentally and physically. The transition from civilian to military life is abrupt and intense. But the biggest challenge might come later, when those same […]

Riptide team is undefeated

Ned Davis new mayor in Westlake

Will oversee development of new YMCA park

Westlake Village named Ned Davis as its new mayor during a City Council reorganization ceremony last week at city hall. Councilmember Susan McSweeney was appointed mayor pro tem. Before handing over the gavel to Davis, outgoing Mayor Mark Rutherford reflected on his recent term at the city’s helm. Rutherford, an arbitrator and mediator with Westlake Villagebased Conflict Management Institute, was […]

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“The Next Three Days”

I guess if you can believe Russell Crowe as the kind of guy who doesn’t know which end of a gun to hold, “The Next Three Days” might work well for you. In fact, director Paul Haggis tries very hard to convince us that John Brenner (Crowe) is a mild-mannered college professor whose happy life is shattered when his wife, […]

Free Christmas concerts at CLU

The California Lutheran University choral ensembles and University Symphony will perform the annual free Christmas Festival Concerts at 8 p.m. Fri. and Sat., Dec. 3 and 4, and 4 p.m. Sun., Dec. 6 in Samuelson Chapel, south of Olsen Road near Campus Drive, Thousand Oaks. Parking is available in the lot at the corner of Olsen and Mountclef Boulevard. Patrons […]

Chargers dunk Royal for CIF championship


Agoura High dancers showcase their talent

Peter Noone: Still into something good

The perpetually young Peter Noone, front man for Herman’s Hermits, will make an appearance Saturday evening at The Canyon in Agoura Hills. I spoke to Noone about his career in the 1960s, when he was at the forefront of the British Invasion. Q: How did your group get its name? A: I used to wear Buddy Holly glasses when I […]

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