Learn how to swing your partner

The Buckles & Bows Square Dance Club of Thousand Oaks will start another session of square dance class for beginners from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 4 through May 2013, at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Class will not meet on Dec. 25 or Jan. 1. Anyone may join during the first […]


THURS., AUG. 23 Toastmasters Evaluation Contest Noon in Oak Room, Thousand Oaks City Hall, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Members of Toastmaster Club 1934 evaluate the guest speaker. Public invited at no charge. Contact: Richard Gaz. Phone: 805. 498.3393. FRI., AUG. 24 Food Truck Fundraiser 5 to 8 p.m. at playground, Sumac LSTEM Academy, 6050 Calmfield Ave., Agoura Hills. L.A. […]


Highlanders hope to change their forecast

Head coach: Kevin Flye (fourth season) 2011 results: 4-6 (3-6 in league); seventh in Marmonte What’s not to love about the No. 4? One of baseball’s greatest sluggers, Lou Gehrig, wore No. 4. College basketball’s biggest event is the Final Four. Even superheroes come in fours—The Fantastic Four. But for the Royal High football team, just hearing the number makes […]

Calabasas mobile home park gets a lift

The gateway to Calabasas Village Mobile Estates will soon look sharp. Calabasas Village and the City of Calabasas hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on Aug. 8 to celebrate the start of a longawaited landscaping improvement project in the 23700 block of Mulholland Highway. The joint beautification venture between the city and the owner of Calabasas Village will consist of landscaping approximately […]

Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills Vandals caused $ 300 in damage smashing the back window of a car parked on Rainbow View Drive Aug. 7. That same night, the windows of two cars parked on nearby Stonecrest Drive and Passageway Place were also smashed, amounting to $800 in damage. A thief stole a $325 roof rack and other car accessories valued at about […]

Infused with talent

Welcome tea for new members

The Westlake Village Junior Women’s Club will host its new member tea at 3 p.m. Sun., Sept. 16 at the home of a member. This event is for all incoming provisional members. The WVJWC Board will present information about being a part of Juniors and details about the year ahead. For information about the club or becoming a member, email […]

Classics of the ages graced by flamenco

The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Foundation will present Benise: En Fuego! at 8 p.m. Tues., Sept. 11 in the Kavli Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Benise, an Emmy-winning Spanish guitar and international dance troupe, returns in an allnew live show after previously selling out four shows at the Civic Arts Plaza. En Fuego […]

Simi Valley

Pioneers out to prove they’re here to stay

Head coach: Ryan Taggart (second season) 2011 results: 6-4 (5-4 in league); fourth in Marmonte Heading into the 2011 season, a game against the Simi Valley High football team was supposed to mean an easy win for most Marmonte League opponents. Many pundits picked the Pioneers to finish last in the standings. The team hadn’t made the playoffs since 1992, […]

Former LVUSD superintendent dies

John Fitzpatrick, superintendent of Las Virgenes Unified School District from 1994 to 2004, died on Aug. 17 from complications of colon cancer. He was 68 years old. Fitzpatrick’s influence on LVUSD during his 10 years of tenture was significant. Former LVUSD Superintendent Donald Zimring knew Fitzpatrick well. “John had a major positive impact on LVUSD,” Zimring said. “He advanced our […]