2012-09-27 E-Edition

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Calabasas group pursues Right to Vote initiative

Term limits also being sought

When Jonathan Wolfson resigned from the Calabasas City Council late last year, the panel appointed a replacement member instead of holding a special election. But because Wolfon’s vacancy occurred only months after the March 2011 election, the decision didn’t sit well with critics who felt the next highest vote-getter in the election should have gotten the seat. “There was a […]

Yes on Prop. 37

The negative ads have started in opposition to Proposition 37, which would require labeling of genetically engineered foods. I would urge people to just remember where this misinformation campaign is coming from: Monsanto, DuPont, Bayer, Dow as well as Coca-Cola, Pepsi-Cola, Nestle and other multinational food giants. These are some of the same corporations that are “in bed” with the […]

Mother, daughter trying to put finger on Royal High ring owner

When Ali Jesse visited The Closet, a secondhand boutique in Westlake Village, she didn’t hesitate to scoop up an emerald green woven purse she spotted among the designer and vintage items. She thought she’d stumbled across a gem of a pouch, and quite a deal at about $20. Little did she know that something really precious was hidden inside her […]

Moon Festival lights up the night

Marmonte West standings League Overall

Salvation Army Dirt Dash a splash

Presentation on recycled water

The Clean Technology Council will host a presentation on “Recycled water: Is it as good as the original?” at 6 p.m. Tues., Oct. 2 at the offices of SoCalIP Law Group LLP, 310 N. Westlake Blvd., Ste. 120, Westlake Village. Carlos Reyes, director of resource conservation and public outreach of the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District, will conduct the event. […]

Bridging the gap to independence

Allison Bravo doesn’t know who her parents are. Now 19, Bravo has spent her life alternating between living in a group home and staying with a foster family that was not a good match. When she aged out of foster care, she became homeless. Fortunately for Bravo, Casa Pacifica offered her a steppingstone into the future. The nonprofi t, which […]

Comedy show pays homage to Rat Pack

Discount tickets available to patrons who attend three shows

The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Foundation will present “The Laugh Pack” at 8:30 p.m. Fri., Sept. 28 in the Scherr Forum Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. There will be another “Laugh Pack” on Nov. 9. The two “Laugh Pack” shows are packaged with the show “3 Blonde Moms” on Oct. 26 to create […]