New businesses starting to fill up Summit shopping center

Social Security ‘stole’ her money

While I agree with Julie Freeman that teachers are not as “underpaid” as they claim, I take real exception to her suggestion that retirement age, “for teachers or anyone else,” be raised to 71.5 years of age. Julie, the federal government has been stealing my hard-earned money for 37 years now. If I had been allowed to save and invest […]

Start Smart Program prepares new drivers

The Thousand Oaks Police Department will host a program to educate newly licensed and future licensed drivers, Start Smart, from 6 to 9 p.m. Thurs., April 14 at the Thousand Oaks Police Station, East County Community Room, 2101 E. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. Start Smart is a cooperative effort between the California Highway Patrol, Thousand Oaks Police Department, teenage drivers […]

Adat Elohim celebrates at Purim Carnival

Pet of the Week

Think positive

The Mental Spa recently opened its doors at 4768 Park Granada, Suite 109, Calabasas. Owner Farideh Crowther, who is a board certified clinical hypnotherapist and life coach as well as a 20-year resident of Calabasas, uses hypnotherapy to help clients discover “the essence and potential of their innermost existence.” Crowder assists in helping people enhance and develop healthy lifestyles, strengthen […]

National Women’s History Month

National Women’s History Month celebrates outstanding women who have contributed to America’s culture. Anne Morrow Lindbergh is one of them. While initially famous because of her husband— America’s great aviation hero Charles Lindbergh—she accomplished much on her own. In 1929, only two years after her husband flew the Atlantic to Paris, Morrow Lindbergh herself flew solo for the first time, […]

Coast Guard offers course on seamanship

A course on boating skills and seamanship will be offered from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat. and Sun., April 9 and 10 at the Channel Islands Harbor. This two-day Coast Guard Auxiliary course will help boaters increase their skills and confidence, and make them a better, safer boater who understands the rules of the road, the waterways “highway signs,” […]

Purim at Aliyah, too

Rides, food, merry-go-round

Temple Aliyah’s Purim Carnival will run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sun., March 27 at the temple, 6025 Valley Circle Blvd., Woodland Hills. The carnival will have rides, slides, merry- go- round and food. Preschoolers can take part in face painting and spin art. Those with student ID can receive a free ride ticket. For more information, call (818) […]

Where the deer roam in Westlake