2012-11-01 E-Edition

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The reason why he’s Democratic

I will be voting for Democrats this election because climate change is real based on 99 percent of scientific evidence. A new report states that over 100 million people will die, and global economic growth will be cut by 3.2 percent of gross domestic product by 2030 if the world fails to deal with climate change. The platform for the […]

Lend a hand, donate a plant

Volunteers are needed to lend a hand and donate a plant from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., Nov. 10 at Stokes Creek in the Calabasas area. Volunteers will meet near the new visitor center at King Gillette Ranch near Mulholland Highway and Las Virgenes Boulevard. The National Park Service, along with the Santa Monica Mountains Fund and Mountains Recreation […]

CTV launches closed captioning

Viewers of Calabasas City Council meetings on CTV, the Calabasas Channel, will now have the option of using closed captioning to see a subtitled transcription of the meeting audio. The closed captioning debuted at the Oct. 24 City Council meeting. Councilmember Lucy Martin led the effort to add closed captioning to CTV coverage of the meetings. CTV staff has been […]

The Movie Nut

“Seven Psychopaths” Directed by: Martin McDonaghStarring: Colin Farrell, SamRockwell, Woody HarrelsonMPAA rating: R for strong violence, bloody images, pervasivelanguage, sexuality/nudity andsome drug useRunning time: 110 minutesBest suited for: those who aresatisfied with mindless goreLeast suited for: those whoexpect violent movies to alsohave story and style.Acorn rating: To very loosely paraphrase Abraham Lincoln (or P.T. Barnum): “You can entertain some of […]

Other local football matchups

Westlake (6-3) at Moorpark (7-2) Outlook: Third place in the Marmonte League is on the line in this mega-matchup. The Westlake Warriors had a bye week to rest and gear up for this game and the postseason. A win is important for both teams—the loser will likely face one of the Pac-5 Division’s toughest teams on the road in the […]

Senate Dist. 27

Like many in state Senate District 27, I’m concerned about the economic climate and future fundamentals of California. Sacramento legislation has been far too punitive on businesses and predictably, devastating impacts resulted onto the Golden State economic health. As predicted decades ago, fed-up businesses left California and myriad of jobs they produced went with them. Todd Zink for state Senate […]

Fresh take on an old hobby

The 14th annual Heritage Valley Festival of Quilts, with the theme “Quilts Go Modern! A Fresh Take on Tradition,” will run from Nov. 4 through Feb. 17, 2013, at the California Oil Museum, 1001 E. Main St., Santa Paula. Museum hours are Wednesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The opening reception will be Sun., Nov. 4 from […]

Teletubbies pay a visit

Reception planned for sculpture show

The Arts Council of the Conejo Valley will present “Essential Elements: A Sculpture Show,” a three-dimensional exhibit running through Dec. 17, at the Galleria at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. A reception honoring the 12 professional artists in the show is scheduled from 4 to 6 p.m. Sat., Nov. 10 at the Galleria. […]