Musical comedy features Gershwin’s best

Play review ‘Girl Crazy’ Conejo Valley theater fans are in for a treat on Sunday when Musical Theatre Guild presents George and Ira Gershwin’s classic 1930 musical comedy “Girl Crazy” at the Civic Arts Plaza’s Scherr Forum. The staged reading, which is directed by Cabrillo Music Theatre’s Lewis Wilkenfeld, is an opportunity to see the show that made stars out […]

Sweet Taste of Success

Sweet Arleen’s, a local recognized retail gourmet cupcake operator, announced the launch of its nationwide rollout. Founded in 2009 by CEO and former banking executive Arleen Scavone, Sweet Arleen’s is known for back-to-back victorious appearances on the Food Network’s show “Cupcake Wars” due to its award-winning cupcakes and sweet and savory bread puddings (Cooking Channel’s “Unique Sweets”). The company’s commitment […]


SAR team helps rescue elderly woman from canyon

Personnel from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Search and Rescue team and L.A. County Fire Department rescued a 79-year-old female driver whose car plunged 300 feet into Malibu Canyon on Sun., June 9. The woman suffered a back injury and was airlifted by helicopter to UCLA hospital for treatment, said David Katz, captain of the search and rescue team. […]

Summer’s hot for reading at the Oak Park Library

The Oak Park Library will run the 2013 Summer Reading Program through Aug. 31. The Friends of the Oak Park Library will present the following free programs for all ages at 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the library, 899 N. Kanan Road. June 18: Mr. Dave and his balloons June 25: The Newtones provide music July 2: David Cousin, juggler July […]

The Movie Nut

This is an entertaining and casual bit of summer fun. There’s a little something in here for most everyone to enjoy, and while some remarks are mildly suggestive, nothing is overtly offensive. Like the search engine Google itself, “The Internship” is a movie that can take you anywhere you want to go. Looking for others who share an analog view […]


THURS., JUNE 13 Woodland Hills Republican Women 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Woodland Hills Country Club, 21150 Dumetz Road. Fashion show featuring memorable women in history, luncheon, silent auction. $65. RSVP requested. Contact: Carol. Phone: 818.888.8961. FRI., JUNE 14 Seashore Porcelain Artists 9:30 a.m. at Camarillo Evangelical Free Church, 2315 Ventura Blvd. Alicia Handwerker demonstrates her faux finish techniques […]

Newbury Park Custom Wigmaker is Hair to Stay

As the Conejo Valley’s premier professional wigmaker, Judy Carr is known for her expertise, creativity and devotion to her clients. Carr’s 45 years of experience in the custom hair good industry ensures that she is wekk prepared to meet the special needs of every client. The by-appointment-only salon is in Newbury Park. The salon is celebrating 14 years of operation […]

Motorcyclist killed in Calabasas

 A 25-year-old Calabasas man was killed in a traffic accident at the 5000 block of Las Virgenes Road in Calabasas Wednesday afternoon. The accident involving a motorcycle and pickup truck occurred shortly after 1:30 p.m on Las Virgenes Road just south of Thousand Oaks Boulevard. According to the Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station, motorcyclist John Thompson Westerlund was headed south on […]

Let’s show Dad some real love

Society makes it simple when it comes to showing love for Mom. A bouquet of flowers, a box of chocolates, a piece of shiny jewelry, or a greeting card with an effusive message of love and devotion—the blueprint for thanking Mom on her special day is spelled out in no uncertain terms. Mom is worth her weight in gold every […]