Exercise group for Parkinson’s patients

A free Parkinson’s exercise group meets from 9 to 10 a.m. every Friday in the Fellowship Center at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 32111 Watergate Road, Westlake Village. The program is for anyone with Parkinson’s movement disorder or the like. The group has been meeting for more than six months and is open to others in the community. For more information, call […]

‘We the people’

In an out-of-control plutocratic oligarchy such as the United States, it is hard to believe that “we the people” is anything more than a quaint memory, and to hold out hope that in a post “Citizens United” world, “we the people” still have any voice whatsoever. This is particularly true when damn near half the population appears to be so […]

Curling night in Simi

SoCal Curling will host open curling night at 7:30 p.m. Sat., March 23 at the Simi Valley ice rink, 131 W. Easy St., Simi Valley. Curling is a Winter Olympic event that involves sliding 42-pound stones across the ice toward a target. A four-member team tries to get its stones closest to the center of the target while knocking away […]

Art show benefits abused kids

Emerge! The Art Show will take place from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Fri. and Sat., March 22 and 23 at The Lakes shopping center, 2200 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. Half of all proceeds from the show will benefit Casa Pacifica and budding community artists. A trio of artists collaborated this winter to create a series that will […]


THURS., MARCH 21 Garden Club 10 a.m. at Seventh- day Adventist Church, 3975 Las Posas Road, Camarillo. Susan McDonald discusses nutrition basics for garden and updates on Asian citrus psyllid. Free. Phone: 805.482.6933. Democratic Club Of Moorpark 6:30 p.m. at Clinicas del Camino Real, 4279 Tierra Rejada Road, Moorpark ( Vons center). State Sen. Fran Pavley discusses impact of state […]

Charlie Sheen, Viewpoint squabble gets weirder by the minute

The quarrel between actor Charlie Sheen and Viewpoint School intensified Monday when Sheen told TMZ that his daughters Sam and Lola found a steak knife stuck through a note and nailed to a tree in the front yard of their mother’s home. The girls discovered the knife and note Sunday while playing in their yard. The actor said Viewpoint School […]

Life in the Single Lane

Lost . . . and found Here’s some good news, ladies. Despite earlier conjecture that eligible bachelors over 40 had been abducted by aliens or fallen prey to a deadly virus, it turns out there are men in this area after all. In response to my recent plea for answers to where the men might be hiding, I got a […]

Student earns Eagle Scout honor

SOARING— Mark Miller, a junior at Agoura High School and member of Troop 787 of Thousand Oaks, was recognized for his Eagle Scout rank March 3 in the Westlake Village Community Room. His Eagle project, right, consisted of rebuilding fencing and installing shutters for the Paramount Ranch Western Town. His parents are Mark and Melinda Miller of Westlake Village.

Company offers double dose of comedy

PLAY REVIEW ‘Trial by Jury’ / ‘The Zoo’ The Ventura County Gilbert and Sullivan Repertory Company wraps up its seven-year cycle of Gilbert and Sullivan operas with a “variety pack,” which plays through March 24 at the Theatre on the Hill in Thousand Oaks. Included in the program are two one-act gems, G&S’s “Trial by Jury” and Sullivan and Rowe’s […]

Water chief meets with conservation district