2012-09-20 E-Edition

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HOA camaraderie

Last Sunday the Morrison Ranch homeowners were treated to a fun afternoon at Willow Elementary School. After living here almost 30 years it is the first time our entire neighborhood was invited to a community picnic because of the generosity of Sheri Karp. Thank you so much for the time and energy you provided toward making the event a success. […]

Scouts to enjoy active year with new cubmaster

On Sept. 29, 105 local boys from Cub Scout Pack 333 will present a 50-by-70-foot American flag along with two Boy Scout troops on the field of Dodger Stadium during the national anthem. The event is just one of the activities organized by Jeff Rudner and parent volunteers for the Cub Scout pack. “I’m a big proponent of making phone […]

Fashion show to benefit Casa Pacifica’s work

. Runway style show, luncheon will be at Four Seasons Hotel, Westlake

Casa Pacifica Angels will present the 11th annual “Spotlight on Style” fashion show fundraiser on Sat., Oct. 6 at the Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village, Two Dole Drive. A champagne reception will open the festivities. Guests can visit boutiques to purchase accessories, clothing and gifts. Employees of Meathead Movers will greet and direct guests, and assist during the luncheon catered […]

In harmony

The Agoura Hills Harmony Chorus will celebrate 20 years of performing in a concert at 3 p.m. Sun., Oct. 7 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Scherr Forum Theatre, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. The event will feature an alumni reunion, video memories and favorite songs from the past 20 years. Tickets are $30 for preferred seating and $25 […]

The Movie Nut

“Arbitrage” Directed by: Nicholas Jarecki Starring: Richard Gere, Susan Sarandon, Tim Roth, Brit Marling, Nate Parker MPAA rating: R for language, brief violent images and drug use Running time: 100 minutes Best suited for: those who enjoy intelligent thrillers about desperate men without guns Least suited for: those who like their movies light and prefer Richard Gere to play the […]

Food for thought

I was heartened to read about the Proposition 37 ( labeling genetically engineered foods or GMOs) volunteers gathering to get the message out that all Californians deserve the right to know what’s in the food we eat. Gatherings like these epitomize the David versus Goliath nature of this election contest. Poll after poll indicates that upwards of 90 percent of […]

Novelist to speak at CLU

Rodes Fishburne will discuss his novel “Going to See the Elephant” at a free public event from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thurs., Sept. 27 at California Lutheran University’s Gilbert Arena in the Gilbert Sports and Fitness Center on the north side of Olsen Road near Mountclef Boulevard, Thousand Oaks. Fishburne will discuss his coming-of-age story about a young man who […]

Fernando Award gala will honor three local residents

The 54th annual Fernando Award Foundation’s Dinner set for Fri., Sept. 21, will honor this year’s 10 nominees as well as announce the recipient of the 2012 Fernando Award, the highest honor for volunteerism and civic accomplishment in the San Fernando Valley. After the dinner and ceremony at the Warner Center Marriot Hotel in Woodland Hills, the overall winner will […]

They’re homecoming royalty