2012-07-26

Community choir invites residents to sing along



The Conejo Valley’s community choir, Oaks Camerata, is gearing up for its new season and positions are available for singers. Oaks Camerata is a chamber vocal ensemble of 25 men and women. The choir serves the Conejo Valley by performing music from the Renaissance through modern periods. Prior to its transition in 2011 to new leadership and its current name, […]

Have a beer with that latté

Calabasas Starbucks will also sell alcohol


The Calabasas Planning Commission approved a request by Starbucks to allow on-site consumption of beer and wine at the coffee shop in the Creekside Village Shopping Center on Agoura Road. The national chain operates two locations in the shopping center near Las Virgenes Road in west Calabasas. One is inside the Albertsons supermarket and the other is a stand-alone building […]

History made fund



Former game show host will chat at Cal Lutheran



Former game show host Bob Eubanks will discuss his varied career, touch on his friendships with Gene Autry and Roy Rogers, and answer questions in “An Afternoon with Bob Eubanks” from 2 to 4 p.m. Sat., July 28 at California Lutheran University’s Lundring Events Center, north side of Olsen Road near Mountclef Boulevard, Thousand Oaks . The event is one […]

Family Men



I always lose I never win. I wonder if that’s the way it’ll be forever. I lose in sports; I lose in those dice and word games you play on your phone; I never pick the winners at Oscar time; I never place in contests, except for that one countywide poetry contest I won in second grade. But that doesn’t […]

A cuddle and a book



Instructor presents yoga for kids




Yoga provides children with techniques and strategies that help them look inward to discover their potential power, strength and beauty, says Afi Kobari, a certified instructor who combines yoga with traditional preschool teaching methods. The Westlake Village resident teaches yoga classes at the Moorpark College Child Development Center. She recently completed a book called “Going to Yummy Land with Yogamama” […]

New members welcome



The Westlake Village Junior Women’s Club will host a new member social with wine and appetizers at 7 p.m. Tues., Aug. 7 at Boccaccio’s restaurant in Westlake Village. During this casual evening, prospective members can meet active members and to learn more about the philanthropic and social events the club sponsors. The club members serve the people living in the […]

Oak Park couple sees the healthier side of cattle ranching




In an effort to take greater control over the quality of their food supply, an Oak Park couple took an unusual step: They bought a farm in Missouri and began to raise their own herd of cattle. The animals, raised humanely in the fresh outdoors, provide an option for consumers who seek an alternative to factory-farmed products, says David Johnson, […]