Canine Classic returns to Calabasas

The Canine Classic Dog Walk and Festival will take place from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sun., April 21 at Juan Bautista de Anza Park, 3701 Lost Hills Road, Calabasas. Check-in for the walk will begin at 9 a.m., followed by the walk at 10 a.m. Festival hours will be from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. All dogs must be […]

Song circles make music

Songmakers will present these free song circles in April for acoustic music instrumentalists, singers and singer/songwriters of all abilities. Listeners welcome. For addresses and more information, call the respective leader or go to Songmakers.org. Simi Valley Song Circle meets every Wednesday from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Call T.J. Zeiler at (805) 910-7565. Agoura Hills Acoustic Music Club hosts song circle […]

The Art of Being

“Our life is shaped by our mind; we become what we think. Suffering follows an evil thought as the wheels of a cart follow the oxen that draw it. . . . Joy follows a pure thought like a shadow that never leaves.” — The Dhammapada You are a thought sculptor Have you ever seen a sculptor work with stone? […]

Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills Someone caused $1,200 in damage when they broke into the Shell gas station in the 5100 block of Chesebro Road March 7 to steal cigarettes. A vandal smashed four windows valued at $3,100 at an engineering business on Dorothy Drive March 6. A person reported that two Hispanic men armed with a handgun stole $500 from him in […]

Egg hunt to help shelter animals

Ventura County Animal Services will host its third annual Easter Eggstravaganza from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., March 23 at the main shelter facility, 600 Aviation Drive in Camarillo. The day’s festivities will include an Easter Egg Hunt, which will begin at 2 p.m. In addition to the egg hunt, the county shelter has a bevy of family-friendly activities […]

Water polo team goes for the gold

Social event for seniors

Capstone 55+ Ministry at The Bridge, Newbury Park Campus, will host a get-together at 6:30 p.m. Sun., March 24 at 999 Rancho Conejo Blvd., Newbury Park. Guests will play the easyto learn card game, Apples to Apples. The game was chosen by Mensa International in 1999 as a Mensa Select prizewinner, an award given to five games each year. Snacks […]

Elegant wheels roll into Sherwood

Ventura Farms hosts inaugural concours show

The famed Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is the gold standard of automobile shows, but a concours with similar panache is making inroads in the Conejo Valley. On St. Patrick’s Day, Sun., March 17, the Ventura Farms Inaugural Concours Invitational came to the Lake Sherwood estate of David Murdock, the billionaire chairman and majority shareholder of Dole Foods. The garden area […]

Calabasas man competes to see if he’s ‘Tougher Than a Boy Scout’

Calabasas resident Howard Schwartz learned firsthand how tough and resourceful Boy Scouts can be when he pushed himself beyond his ordinary mental and physical limits while competing on the new reality TV show “Are You Tougher Than a Boy Scout?” Filmed last summer at Camp Whitsett in the Sequoia National Forest, the National Geographic series pits Boy Scouts against adult […]

Pet of the Week

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