Spa for the Soul


David Ross is one of 10 representatives on the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy Board’s advisory committee; he is not on the conservancy board. He was not a part of the 3-2 vote to take a neutral position on The Edge’s million-dollar luxury home project in Malibu. The conservancy board member who joined Linda Parks in voting against the neutral position […]

Mountains, wildlife celebrated at gala

The 44th annual Las Virgenes Homeowners Federation banquet at the Malibou Lake Mountain Club on May 20 was a celebration of the Santa Monica Mountains and the environmental groups, government agencies and individuals dedicated to protecting the mountains, creeks, trails and wildlife into perpetuity. Kim Lamorie, LVHF’s president, kicked off the banquet by introducing the dignitaries in attendance— representatives from […]

Upcoming shows in Moorpark

The High Street Arts Center at 45 E. High St., Moorpark, announces its 2011-12 season. “A Few Good Men,” a drama by Aaron Sorkin (“West Wing, “The Social Network”), Aug. 19 through Sept. 18. “Little Shop of Horrors,” musical, Oct. 7 through Nov. 13. “A Christmas Story,” based on the movie, Dec. 2 though 18. A “hair raising” musical comedy, […]

Marketers networking group meets in Thousand Oaks

The Network Marketers of the Conejo Valley meet from 3 to 4 p.m. on the last Friday of the month at Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf, 1772 E. Avenida de Los Arboles, Suite A (next to the DMV), Thousand Oaks. The next meeting will be May 27. The purpose of the group is for members to support and encourage one […]

Bishop to speak at women’s spirituality event

An Expressive Spirituality Women’s Workshop will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., June 4 at Prince of Peace Episcopal Church, 5770 Rudnick Av e . , Woodland Hills. The Right Rev. Diane Jardine Bruce, bishop suffragan of the Los Angeles Episcopal Diocese, will lead the program. The event will have morning prayer, a talk by Bruce, Holy […]

Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura A shoplifter stole a bottle of tequila worth $18 from a store at an undisclosed location in Agoura Hills May 16. A vandal caused about $1,500 in damage shattering three windows on a car parked at an undisclosed location in Agoura Hills May 10. A thief stole a $150 navigation system from a car parked near Padri’s restaurant on […]

Las Virgenes Homeowners Federation names Citizen of the Year

Woody Smeck, superintendent of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, was named the Las Virgenes Homeowners Federation Citizen of the Year during the annual banquet at the Malibou Lake Mountain Club on May 20. Federation president Kim Lamorie said the honor is reserved for people, government leaders and organizations who share in the federation’s vision and long-term commitment to […]

TGIF in Westlake

The city of Westlake Village has announced the eighth annual TGIF schedule. All performances start at 7 p.m. The series kicks off on Fri., June 3 with Jazz Night. The award-winning jazz bands from Lindero Canyon Middle School and Agoura High School will perform. Latigo Kid restaurant will be selling dinner. Disco Inferno will give a concert in the park […]

Dance team hosting tryouts

Auditions for the 2011-12 Calabasas High School Dance II Class will take place from 3:30 to 7 p.m. Thurs., June 2 and 3:30 to 8:30 p.m. Fri., June 3 at the school. On June 2, participants will be taught a jazz routine and acrossthe floor combinations that will be performed during tryouts. On June 3, tryouts will take place in […]