2013-05-23 E-Edition

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This Memorial Day we proudly salute our hometown heroes

The voices of a fading generation will one day be lost. There are 1.2 million World War II veterans in the United States. About 1,000 of them die every day. In Ventura County, an estimated 11 percent, or 5,500 of the area’s 50,000 U.S. military veterans fought in the conflict, said Mike McManus, County of Ventura veteran services officer. “It […]

Two jazz giants compare musical notes

After the Westlake High School jazz festival on May 11, two big band masters settled on the stage to talk about life in the world of music. Gordon Goodwin, leader of the Big Phat Band, talked with composer and arranger Sammy Nestico on a stage set with living room chairs in the high school gym. Nestico, 89, has worked in […]

Help for single parents

High School Hi Lights

Agoura ChargersFri., May 24: Staff developmentday-no schoolMon., May 27: Memorial Dayno schoolTues., May 28: Late start dayWed., May 29: ASB installation/ 11 a.m.Theater showcase/black box/7p.m.Thurs., May 30: Blood drive/8:30a.m.Music awards banquet/performing arts education center/ 6:30 p.m. Calabasas CoyotesFri., May 24: Staff developmentday-no schoolNHS meeting/11:30 a.m.Murder mystery night/7 p.m.Sat., May 25: Murder mysterynight/7 p.m.Mon., May 27: Memorial Dayno schoolTues., May 28: […]

Plan a girls’ night out with ‘Spank’

The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Foundation will present “Spank! The Fifty Shades Parody” from July 16 through 21 in the Cabaret Lounge inside the Scherr Forum Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. The show brings all the naughty fun of the best-selling book to life with this re-imagining of the characters, comedy, musical numbers as […]

WAGS thrive on softball diamond

Student suspected in Agoura High racist attack

’Hit list’ targeted blacks

Sheriff’s deputies believe no Agoura High School students are in danger despite the racist and threatening graffiti that was found on campus May 12. “We are confident . . . there is no threat to the high school relative to an extremist group,” Lost Hills sheriff’s Capt. Patrick Davoren said. According to reports, the student responsible for the crime is […]

KCLU Radio to expand its reach

National Public Radio station KCLU will expand its reach to include northern Santa Barbara County and southern San Luis Obispo County on 89.7 FM in Santa Maria beginning June 18. KCLU will air local news, traffic reports and weather forecasts in addition to syndicated programs from NPR, Public Radio International and the BBC. A community service of Cal Lutheran, KCLU […]

Thrift shop offers even bigger bargains

Shoppers at the Assistance League Thrift Shop can find spectacular bargains at the oncea year pre-inventory sale starting 10 a.m. today, Thurs., May 23 through 3 p.m. Wed., May 29 at the store, 783 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. This gigantic sale will offer a 50 percent discount on Corner Shop clothing, men’s, women’s and children’s clothing, handbags, belts […]