2013-03-21

Celebration of Life honorees announced



The Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/Santa Barbara will recognize its Celebration of Life award honorees at a May 3 “Evening of Hope” gala in Westlake Village. One of the biggest fundraisers of the year for the organization, the event will also feature entertainment, dinner and a silent and live auction. The award honorees will be recognized for making an impact on […]

Adults behaving badly



There are many reasons to be upset about what’s happening in the world today. Who won and who lost in the recent City of Calabasas election certainly shouldn’t be one of them. But the outcry over the shenanigans that occurred in the campaign is too loud to ignore. It was an election fraught with half-truths and gross misrepresentations, the kinds […]

Local basketball player to meet top college teams at Staples Center



Harrison Klein, 12, is a basketball player who puts his heart and soul into every game. The boy’s commitment to the Calabasas Basketball League and his dedication to teamwork netted him a chance to brush shoulders with some of the top American players at Staples Center in Los Angeles. “He plays with his heart,” said Harrison’s mother, Karen Klein. “He […]

Travel teamfinds road to victory



êko to celebrate Celtic music

Ensemble to sing pieces in Gaelic languages

Los Robles Master Chorale’s chamber ensemble, êko, will celebrate the musical traditions of Ireland and the British Isles with a Celtic Tapestries concert featuring both familiar and contemporary interpretations of traditional music at 7 p.m. Sun., April 7 at The Church of the Epiphany, 5450 Churchwood Drive, Oak Park. The chamber ensemble, under the direction of artistic director Lesley Leighton, […]

Physician to speak on colon cancer at mall

Screenings have reduced death rate

To celebrate Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, members of the community are invited to a free seminar to learn more about how to prevent colon cancer from 9 to 10 a.m. Thurs., March 28 at The Oaks mall near Macy’s Home and Men’s Store on the lower level, Thousand Oaks. Guests should enter the mall at the east side of Nordstrom’s […]

Saddened to hear about cut trees



My fiance Paul and I were so saddened to read of the 45 eucalyptus trees that were cut down down at Peter Strauss Ranch. In the article, Gary Haynes’ words now haunt me as I know it is true what he and the American Indians believed: that trees are “tree people,” living organisms deserving respect and honor just like humans. […]

Community bids farewell to Kevin



Kings of the hardwood



New lineup for Laugh Pack



The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Foundation will presents the fourth installment of The Laugh Pack series at 8:30 p.m. Mon., April 1 in the Scherr Forum Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Doors will open at 7:45 p.m. and the Laugh Pack Orchestra will start playing at 8 p.m. The show lineup stars Fritz Coleman […]