New clue in Gavin Smith disappearance

    A Hummer sport utility vehicle that had been sought and was recovered by Los Angeles County Sheriff’s homicide detectives may help shed light on the disappearance last year of 20th Century Fox executive Gavin Smith.    Smith, a 57-year-old West Hills resident, was last seen leaving a friend’s home in Oak Park around 10 p.m. on May 1, 2012. He […]

Election forums are scheduled

The next forum for candidates in the Calabasas municipal election will take place at 7 p.m. on Jan. 30 in the Calabasas Library Founders Hall at 200 Civic Center Way. The City of Calabasas and the Center for Governmental Studies are sponsoring the event. Residents are invited to submit questions for the candidates through the city’s website at www.cityofcalabasas.com. The […]

Discovery Center program to reflect on seas, climate change

The Discovery Center for Science and Technology will present its next Science Speaker Series talk titled “ Sea Sick: What the Oceans Tell Us About Climate Change” with Dr. Paul Narguizian at 7:30 p.m. Thurs., Jan. 31 at the Scherr Forum Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. The health of the oceans is in jeopardy […]

Family Men

Eye love you

Living with boys will drive you crazy. My wife knows— she’s got our 9-year-old son, our 3-year-old male beagle and, last but certainly not least, me. We don’t try to make her crazy. “You’re all so loud,” she said one day. “Between the sound effects and the made-up words to songs and the howling and the barking. That doesn’t even […]

Give a cheer at OCS clinic

Kids will perform at a ball game

Oaks Christian School will hold a cheer clinic from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sat., Jan. 26 in the Bedrosian Pavilion at the school, 31749 La Tienda Drive, Westlake Village. The clinic is open to children from age 3 through eighth grade. They will learn cheers and chants with Oaks Christian Varsity cheerleaders and perform during halftime at a varsity […]


Garden Club to host anniversary luncheon

The Westlake Village Garden Club will host a “friendraiser” and anniversary luncheon at 11 a.m. Tues., Feb. 5 at the Sherwood Country Club, 320 W. Stafford Road, Thousand Oaks. Rene van Rems, a Dutch master floral designer, will demonstrate his methods. The community is invited. The cost is $ 65. The reservation deadline is Jan. 30; walk-ins will not be […]

Open curling night

SoCal Curling will host an open curling night at 9:45 p.m. Sat., Jan. 26 at the ice arena, 131 W. Easy St., Simi Valley. Anyone age 12 and older may participate. Cost is $20 and all equipment is provided. Participants are advised to dress warmly and to wear flatsoled athletic shoes with good tread. Curling is a Winter Olympic event […]

Parents, kids learn together at Ilan Ramon science event

Ilan Ramon Day School recently hosted a free educational event that was open to the community. More than 200 students, parents, grandparents and prospective families attended the event that featured scienceinspired activities designed to educate all ages. Students and parents were invited to discover together under the guidance of Ron Vandor, the school’s science and math specialist. The activities included […]