Jones, Cassidy spread holiday cheer


With equal portions of glitz and sentiment, Cabrillo Music Theatre’s “Holiday Spectacular” delivered on its promise of a sumptuous, old-fashioned variety show the week before Christmas. Headlined by Shirley Jones and her son Patrick Cassidy, the show was a throwback to the 1960s, when colorful, familyoriented specials flooded television programming. It helped immeasurably that Jones and Cassidy handled their duties […]

Options for the Chabad members are limited

There are lots of synagogue options for most Jews living in the Conejo Valley: Reform, Conservative and other. But Orthodox Jews living in Oak Park have a truly unique situation. Traditional, Torah-observant Jews are required to walk, not drive, to the synagogue on the Sabbath, so you’ll see us walking the peaceful streets and nature trails of Oak Park on […]

Modern art, craft and design at Ventura exhibition

Plenty of pasta

Temple Adat feeds needy on Christmas

Rules of the road

In response to Bill Brock’s letter to on Dec. 23, perhaps the reason why so few cyclists use the bike lanes to commute to work is because there are so very few of them and the ones that do exist really don’t go anywhere or go far enough. If Mr. Brock were a cyclist he would probably understand this. To […]

Girl Scout cookie bake-off

Most wonderful time of the year

Girl Scouts of California’s Central Coast and California Lutheran University will host their second annual Cookie Rally and Bake-off from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., Jan. 15 at CLU’s Gilbert Sports and Fitness Center on the north side of W. Olsen Road west of Mountclef Boulevard. Ventura County chefs will participate in the bake-off, creating original desserts using Girl […]

La Reina taking applications

The La Reina High School Admissions Office has opened the application season for the 2011- 12 school year. Applications can be downloaded from www.lareina.com. The application deadline is Jan. 14 and entrance testing will take place on Jan. 22. Prospective students and their families can attend “Meet La Reina Night” at 7 p.m. Tues., Jan. 11. La Reina staff, faculty, […]

What will you contribute to the continuum?

Many years ago, great contributors to humankind such as Mozart, Leonardo da Vinci, Plato and Socrates, as well as spiritual masters such as Jesus, Buddha and St. Francis, stood and gazed up at the same moon at which we often gaze. I wonder what thoughts ran through their minds regarding their purpose here, their time here and their connection with […]

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