2010-12-02

What’s New on DVD?



The Pacific (HBO)—Here is the epic 10-part miniseries that follows World War II through the perspective of three marines battling from Guadalcanal to Okinawa and Iwo Jima. The mechanics of brilliant filmmaking— sound, cinematography, visual effects and editing—are on full display. Winner of eight Emmy awards, the miniseries comes complete on six discs with exclusive features that include profiles of […]

Bulletin Board



THURS., DEC. 2 Westfield Holiday Chamber Mixer 6 to 8 p.m. in Center Court near Neiman Marcus, Westfield Topanga Mall, 6600 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Canoga Park. Calabasas, Canoga Park-West Hills, Woodland Hills- Tarzana Chambers of Commerce. Sixth annual Rose Goldwater Community Service Award at 7:30 p.m. Web: www.westfield.com Time: 6:00 p.m. Date: 12/2/2010 Library Talk At Platt Branch Library, 23600 […]

Friends gather in honor of Shawn Rishko



Women’s club supports animal rescue organization



The Agoura Valley Women’s Club recently gave a check for $600 to Agoura Hills-based LIFE animal rescue, a nonprofit organization that rescues homeless dogs and cats and fosters them until permanent homes can be found. The funds were raised at a recent document shredding event at the Agoura Recreation Center parking lot. The cost of the shredding was $10 per […]

Westlake lacrosse registration begins



Westlake High School Lacrosse and the Westlake Lacrosse Boys Youth Program for grades three through eight will have registration for the spring 2011 season from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., Dec. 4 at the Westlake High School mezzanine, 100 N. Lakeview Canyon Road. Lacrosse equipment also will be available for purchase. See www.westlakewarrior lacrosse.com.

Breakfast with Santa to benefit Conejo schools



Breakfast with Santa will take place on Sat., Dec. 4 at the Lazy Dog Café in The Oaks shopping center, 101 Freeway and Lynn Road, Thousand Oaks. There will be two seatings: 8 to 9 a.m. and 10 to 11 a.m. Santa and Mrs. Claus will make an appearance. There will be balloon twisting and face painting. The cost is […]

A victorious ending



National Parks Service seeks volunteers



The National Park Service is looking for friendly volunteers to assist with a variety of curriculum based programs for school children at several locations, including Paramount Ranch in Agoura Hills, Solstice Canyon in Malibu and the Satwiwa Cultural Center in Newbury Park. Volunteers help future generations learn about and care for the national parks through hands-on education programs. The biodiversity […]

Cheetahs begin in-person registration



Big Bad Voodoo Daddy to swing for arts foundation

Ventura-based band plays in T.O.

The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Foundation presents Big Bad Voodoo Daddy at 8 p.m. Fri., Dec. 10 in the Fred Kavli Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Having put the swing craze that briefly dominated alternative radio in 1998 behind them, the band now carries on the tradition of the legendary big bands and orchestras […]