Prospective students invited to La Reina

The La Reina High School admissions office has opened the application season for the 2013- 14 school year. An open house for prospective students and their parents is planned from 1 to 3 p.m. Sun., Oct. 28. Students will lead campus tours, and faculty, parents and alumnae will be available to answer questions. Reservations for the open house are not […]

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Smart meters continue to spark reader response

I opted-out of the SoCal Edison smart meter program. I called and asked that the $75 opt-out fee be spread across three months and they agreed to do so. But I just opened my October bill and saw that it had a “past due” stamp as well as a late charge. When I called SoCal Edison to complain, they stated […]

Sagebrush Cantina hosts heavy metal parties

In the spirit of Halloween, Sagebrush Cantina will host two Heavy Metal-themed parties beginning at 6:30 p.m. Sun., Oct. 28 at 23527 Calabasas Road, Calabasas. The tribute band SSIK will perform hits from the classic rock band KISS, along with other hard rock favorites. Guests can come dressed in a KISS look-alike costume. The best outfit will win a $250 […]

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Halloween rules!

I bought my 9-year-old son a skeleton costume for Halloween. I remember dressing up for Halloween. I used to love dressing up for school, eager to see if anyone knew it was me behind the scary costume I picked out that year, eager to see if I could figure out who my friends were behind their costumes. I remember always […]

Reagan Foundation offers scholarships

The annual GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program selects up to 20 recipients to receive a $10,000 scholarship renewable for an additional three years, up to $40,000 total per student. Qualified applicants will be evaluated on leadership, drive, integrity and citizenship. Candidates can apply online through Jan. 10, 2013. Candidates must complete the secure online application in its entirety before the deadline. […]

Grand opening

Rusnak/ Westlake Porsche planned to hold a grand opening ceremony on Oct. 25 to showcase its new 9,200-square-foot showroom at the Thousand Oaks Auto Mall. The showroom is on a 5-acre lot at 3839 Auto Mall Drive, Thousand Oaks. John Koehler, regional manager for Porsche Cars North America; Jacqui Irwin, Thousand Oaks mayor; and members of the Greater Conejo Valley […]

On Prop. 37

Opponents to Prop. 37 claim it will result in shakedown lawsuits. Not true. This proposition was written in consultation with grocers, manufacturers, distributors, attorneys, consumer groups and farmers—they all signed off on it. It is specifically designed to be easy to comply with—all that is required is an affidavit from the supplier that a raw or processed food product has […]

Pumkinspiel curling in Simi

SoCal Curling will host a Mini Pumpkinspiel curling competition at 9:15 p.m. Sat., Oct. 27 at the Simi Valley Iceoplex, 131 W. Easy Street. Cost is $20. For more information, email info@socalcurling.org.

Welcome to Mourning Rose Manor

Tucked inside a Simi Valley neighborhood, around the corner from Stearns Street and Los Angeles Avenue, is Mourning Rose Manor, a haunted yard that’s just dying to meet you. Every October evening at sundown, the Aurelia Street home transforms itself with light and sound, playing host to an oldworld cemetery that calls out to ghouls and goblins, boys and girls, […]

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