2012-02-23 E-Edition

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A congressional endorsement

I recently met and was impressed with a new U.S. congressional candidate for our 26th District in Oak Park and Ventura County, David Cruz Thayne. Although we don’t share a party affiliation, it was so refreshing to listen to someone who didn’t only profess family values but practiced them. We spend so much time trying to elect those who are […]

High School Highlights

Agoura Chargers Fri., Feb. 24: ASB election packets due/L4 Last day for cap and gown payments and senior picture orders CSF forms due/D5 Murder mystery/6 p.m. Sat., Feb. 25: SAT boot camp/ A1/8:30 a.m. Murder mystery/6 p.m. Mon., Feb. 27: Vice dance ticket sales all week/AAC Boys’ basketball banquet/6 p.m. Tues., Feb. 28: Faculty meeting/G building/12:25 p.m. Wed., Feb. 29: […]

Mardi Gras magic

Coyote information

The City of Calabasas will be hosting a Coyote Education Workshop on Mon., Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. in Founders Hall. This is an important city event because, living in Calabasas, coyotes are a familiar part of our surroundings and this workshop will teach residents what they need to know to keep themselves and their pets safe from coyotes. This […]

Fiamme offers more than great food

It’s been three years since Liz Beddow took over a failed Italian restaurant in Westlake Village’s Paseo Marketplace and retooled the business from the inside out to create a hot new entertainment venue without sacrificing tasty cuisine. Beddow said although the eatery was renamed Fiamme Restaurant and Bar to encapsulate the fiery Italian vibe, she and managing partner Jerry White […]

YMCA hosts spring break camps

The local branches of the YMCA will present weeklong spring camps in Thousand Oaks, Moorpark and Agoura Hills to coincide with times when school is not in session. The Triunfo YMCA—serving Agoura Hills, Oak Park and Westlake Village—will host a spring break camp from April 9 through 13 at the YMCA child care facility at Willow Elementary School, 29026 Laro […]

Smeck tribute

All living things are connected and no one understands this better than Woody Smeck, superintendent of the National Park Service, Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area (SMMNRA). For 21 years Woody dedicated his life to the SMMNRA, a place for humans to escape the stress of urban living, connect with wildlife and habitat, and enjoy the natural world. The SMMNRA, […]


THURS., FEB. 23 Mega Mixer 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Grand Vista Hotel, 999 Enchanted Way, Simi Valley. Local businesses showcase products and services. Open to public. Contact: Patrick Ellis. Phone: 805. 529.0322. School Movie Screening 6 p.m. at Goebel Senior Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. One Spark Academy screens documentary “Forks Over Knives.” Dinner, movie, discussion panel. […]

St. Max ministry helps local charities

St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church in Thousand Oaks is gearing up to stock the shelves of more than two dozen charities in Los Angeles and Ventura counties through Project Response, an outreach ministry established at the church in 2001. Volunteers are collecting a variety of goods, including baby items, cleaning supplies, food, craft and school supplies, and grocery store gift […]