Creches, music welcome Christmas

The sixth annual Simi Community Christmas featuring the international creche exhibit and music performances will take place from 5 to 9 p.m. Wed. through Sat., Nov. 30 to Dec. 3 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Sinaloa Stake Center, north foyer, 480 Sinaloa Road, Simi Valley. The displayed crèches range from the elaborate to simple child-like expressions […]

Stolen sculpture returned to Helmet House

Helmet House, Inc., the Calabasas based sports apparel and gear distributor, says their popular bronze statue “ The Ride,” which was stolen from company headquarters in 2003, has been recovered by Los Angeles County Sheriff detectives working on the case. “The Ride” was among the first projects of the Art in Public Places program in the City of Calabasas. The […]

Seniors enjoy Thanksgiving feast courtesy of Rotary

Hundreds of local seniors will enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving feast this year at the Sagebrush Cantina in Old Town Calabasas. The 23rd annual luncheon, which will take place between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. today, is hosted by the Rotary Club of Calabasas. It will bring serve about 500 seniors who don’t have family in the area or who live […]

Local students to perform in Macy’s Day Parade

Local residents, Jade Bender, 14, and Jessica Hoffman, 17, will sing and dance in the opening number of the 2011 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, alongside 140 of their fellow Stagedoor Manor students. The number is an original, new song written specifically for the event in celebration of the famed parade’s landmark 85th anniversary. Following the opening, the students will make […]


THURS., NOV. 24 Turkey Day Dash At The Oaks, outdoor shopping area on lower level, 350 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Registration 7 a.m. 1K family fun run/walk 8 a.m. 5K run/walk 8:30 a.m. $30 registration on race day. Family rate $70. Sponsored by Conejo Valley YMCA. For all ages and abilities. Phone: 805.523.7613. Web: www.Active.com. T-day Rocky Peak Trail […]

Church presents living nativity

Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will present a living nativity on the lawn of the church building at 7 p.m. Fri. and Sat., Dec. 2 and 3 at the corner of Wendy and Kimber Drive in Newbury Park. The performance will reenact the traditional story of Christmas found in the Bible. About 70 youth and […]

In the holiday spirit

Thankful for lots of things

Children and young adults with mental and physical disabilities rode horses and enjoyed hamburgers and hot dogs last Saturday at Paramount Ranch in rural Agoura. The participants, who shared many smiles and expressions of excitement, were clearly delighted. The sixth annual event, known as Trailfest, was presented by Ride On Therapeutic Horsemanship, an organization that provides rides and teaches young […]

Flower show in Valley

The Woodland Hills Designer Club will present “ Flowers Through the Ages,” an all-design flower show, from noon to 3 p.m. Thurs., Dec. 1 and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fri., Dec. 2 at the Sepulveda Garden Center, 16633 Magnolia Blvd., Encino. The event will have 36 designs in nine classes of various design types, including floor, oriental stretch, […]

Bay Laurel kids have character