Pet show

The 29th annual Pet Show sponsored by Calabasas Park Homeowners Association will take place on Thurs., July 4 at the lake entrance next to the Calabasas Tennis and Swim Center. Registration starts at 10 a.m. with the show at 11 a.m. Every pet will receive an award. There is no entry fee. For more information, call (818) 222-2303.

Music school presents concert

Eleos Music will present a free gala concert for its Thousand Oaks music school at 2 p.m. Sat., June 29 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 32111 Watergate Road, Westlake Village. The program will feature three orchestras, a 60-member choir, soloists and guest artists. The concert will showcase the school’s young musicians performing compositions by Schubert, Mozart, Vivaldi and Popper. For more […]

Hot temps worry local health officials

Ventura County Public Health officials have activated a Ventura County heat emergency plan and are warning residents to take precautions to prevent heat-related illnesses. According to the National Weather Service, temperatures in Ventura County’s interior valleys, which include the cities of Thousand Oaks, Newbury Park, Moorpark and Simi Valley, are expected to climb to 108 degrees over the next several […]

Bad advice?

Bev Sninchak’s article in the June 20 Acorn on “eco-friendly” ways to cool a house contained some terrible advice. “Plant lots of trees, bushes, and ivy around the home to create natural shade,” she wrote. This is exactly the opposite of what fire officials tell us. They advise us to clear brush and vegetation from around our homes to deprive […]

At The Library

Westlake Village Library activities take place at 31220 W. Oak Crest Drive. For more information, call (818) 865-9230 or visit the county library website at www.colapublib.org. The Calabasas Library at 200 Civic Center Way can be reached at (818) 225-7616 or visit www.cityofcalabasas.com/library. Westlake Village Library Fridays in July at 4 p.m., kids ages 6 to 12 and teens ages […]

Westlake Stars shine on the diamond

Crash that killed two experienced pilots a mystery

    Experienced pilots and aircraft builders James Ayers, 67, of Newbury Park and Donald “Craig” Tempelton, 54, of Agoura Hills died in a plane crash near the Oxnard Airport on Sat., June 29.     Ian Gregor, public affairs manager for the Federal Aviation Administration, said the single-engine, home-built Less Drag Special aircraft piloted by Ayers crashed under unknown circumstances […]

Sheriff’s Blogger

Agoura Hills Someone stole 10 wood posts valued at $100 from the Fence Factory in the 29400 block of Roadside Drive June 13. Calabasas A burglar stole a $3,000 laptop computer, and jewelry and silver valued at $5,000 from a home on Mulholland Highway June 10. Other items may also have been taken during the incident. Someone caused $ 400 […]

Summer adult dodgeball league to start

Team packets are available for the new Summer Adult Dodgeball League. League play will be on Fridays from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center, 27040 Malibu Hills Road, Calabasas beginning July 12. League fees are $230. The mandatory manager/informational meeting will be at 7 p.m. Wed., July 3 at the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand […]

New name, same orchestra

Former Pacific Pearl Symphony presents concert July 7

The Pacific Pearl Symphony Orchestra, an all-volunteer symphony orchestra in Ventura County and charter member of the Pacific Pearl Music Association, has adopted a new name: Westlake Village Symphony. The organizational name change was driven by a need to “better connect with the local community and reflect a clear geographic reference for our audience,” said conductor Michael Armstrong. The name […]

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