2012-07-12 E-Edition

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Gov’s tax plan will help college

This November people will be voting in a new president, but in California there is another issue of great importance that will be decided. I’m talking of course about Gov. Brown’s proposal to increase taxes by 1 percent for those making over $250,000 to help fund the state universities. Right now the CSUs face a debilitating budget crisis which will […]

Celebrate summer at the Chumash Indian Museum

. Nature hikes, cave tours on tap

The Chumash Indian Museum at 3290 Lang Ranch Parkway, Thousand Oaks, will present the following summer events. Reservations are required by calling Lisa Linn at (805) 795- 3558 or email lisa@ecoearthenrichment.org. Kids Chumash S.H.A.R.E. Day for ages 7 to 12 will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tues., July 17 and Thurs., July 19. The event will include a […]

Spotlight shines on the Gershwins

Spotlight the Arts will present a revue, “Fascinating Rythm: The Music Of George And Ira Gershwin,” for two nights under the stars at 8 p.m. Fri. and Sat., July 27 and 28 at the Calabasas outdoor amphitheater behind the Calabasas Library, 200 Civic Center Way. The show will feature a collage of Gershwin songs such as “Strike Up The Band,” […]

Salvo moves to Westlake

Salvo Industries has moved from 5169 Douglas Fir Road, Ste. 1, Calabasas, to 717 Lakefield Road, Ste. G, Westlake Village. Salvo supplies a full range of guns, ammunition and allied products. Jack Zurnamer, an international gold medalist in skeet and trap shooting, offers his expertise on all aspects of his customers’ shooting requirements. For information, call (818) 222-2276 or (818) […]

Good Samaritans

Heartfelt thanks to the passers by who helped my father the morning of July 2 after he collapsed on Agoura Road across from the Westlake golf course. Special thanks to the fire department, paramedics and helicopter crew who transported him to the hospital. Thanks to everyone involved, he is now on his way to a speedy recovery. Ron Green Agoura […]

Smooth moves

‘Man on a Wire’ to screen at Hillcrest Center

The Arts Council of the Conejo Valley will present the documentary “Man on Wire” on Sat., July 14 in the outdoor plaza of the Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. The event is the second in the council’s Beyond Boundaries Film Studio series. A reception featuring artisanal wines and chocolate tasting will start at 7:30, […]

Starnet donates to charity

Starnet Data Design, an information technology network and communications business on Townsgate Road in Westlake Village, spent the past year raising money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. In recognition of its efforts, Starnet was recently presented with the JDRF Los Angeles Chapter 2012 Corporate Sponsor Award. Starnet launched a Rebate For Charity program in April 2010 to assist selected […]

Chumash trash

Monday morning I was shocked to see trash strewn across the field at Chumash Park in Agoura Hills and overflowing from receptacles. It appears that there was no cleanup crew following the free concert in the park the evening before. Ironically, while sitting in my backyard, I could hear the announcers thank Waste Management for helping to put on the […]