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Love is in the air for annual Valentine’s Day concert

CLU prof to play big band music

California Lutheran University will present “A Valentine Concert: Elmer Ramsey, His Trumpet and Orchestra” at 7:30 p.m. Sat., Feb. 9 in Samuelson Chapel, south of Olsen Road near Campus Drive. Ramsey’s annual concert of big band music and love songs celebrating Valentine’s Day will feature the Conejo Pops Orchestra playing music from the likes of Count Basie, Tommy Dorsey, Benny […]

Lindero jazz group is on the road to Reno

Fundraiser to support festival trip

Each year the Lindero Canyon Middle School hosts Jazz Nite to raise funds for the cost of the school’s participation in the Reno Jazz Festival. This year’s benefi concert will be at 5:30 p.m. Wed., Feb. 6 at the school, 5844 Larboard Lane, Agoura Hills. The public is invited. Pizza, salad, drinks and dessert will be sold for a nominal […]

New tax on water pollution is all wet

All responsible citizens desire clean streams and clean beaches. The wish for environmental responsibility goes without saying. But a recent effort by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to impose a new annual tax for fighting water pollution hits property owners in the pocketbook just as they are catching their breath from the recession. Luckily, the county’s Clean Water, […]

Holocaust survivor shares her story

New Shul gala to honor graffti artist, Canyon club owner

The New Shul in Agoura Hills will honor two community members at its annual fundraiser— Lance Sterling, owner of The Canyon club in Agoura Hills, and RISK, a world-renowned graffiti artist from Thousand Oaks. The event is scheduled for Sun., Feb. 10 at the Westlake Village Inn, 31943 Agoura Road. Rabbi Michael Barclay said he chose to honor Sterling and […]

‘Laugh Pack’ continues with new line-up

The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Foundation will present the third installment of “The Laugh Pack” at 8:30 p.m. Fri., Feb. 15 in the Cabaret Lounge, Scherr Forum Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. The show lineup features host Bruce Fine (“The Tonight Show”), Dennis Regan (David Letterman, Showtime) and Brian Scolaro (Comedy Central, Conan […]

Teen bands can battle for prizes

The Oak Park High School Battle of Bands annual competition event will run from 7 to 10 p.m. Thurs., Feb. 21 in the OPHS Pavilion, 899 N. Kanan Road. Students who want to enter their rock band can pick up an application in the front office. Applications are accepted on a first come, first served basis. The deadline to submit […]