2013-08-29

Studying California’s past, even before the freeways



The Discovery Center for Science and Technology will present a Science Speaker Series lecture, “Discovering Prehistoric Californians,” with Dr. Jennifer Perry and Dr. Colleen Delaney at 7:30 p.m. Thurs., Sept. 12 at the Scherr Forum Theater, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Using radiocarbon dating, archaeologists have discovered that humans first inhabited this region more than 12,000 […]

Benefit for dog rescue



Mastro’s Steakhouse will present a Golden Garden Party to benefit Forever Friends Golden Retriever Rescue from 3:30 to 7 p.m. Sun., Sept. 29 at a Westlake Village estate. The restaurant and Executive Chef Adrian Giese will provide special off-menu food. Vom Fass will offer olive oil, vinegar and spirits tastings. Sommeliers Russ and Marie Meek will pour premium wines. Bulgarini […]

EYE ON LOCAL AREA STOCKS



Company Name Symbol August 28 August 21 August 14 August 7 Headquartered AMGEN AMGN 109.20 104.65 106.64 112.40 THOUSAND OAKS BAXTER BAX 70.72 71.03 73.47 71.64 THOUSAND OAKS BEVERLY HILLS BANCORP BHBC 0.01 0.015 0.0060 0.0096 CALABASAS CHEESECAKE FACTORY CAKE 42.76 43.01 43.18 42.95 CALABASAS CERES CERE 1.30 1.33 1.53 1.49 THOUSAND OAKS DIODES, INC DIOD 24.71 25.15 25.21 27.30 […]

Calabasas commissioner resigns in a huff




Richard Thompson has resigned from the Calabasas Public Safety Commission, saying he was caught in a power play by the City Council and became powerless to improve the effectiveness of the citizen’s commission. According to Thompson, the City Council interviewed both incumbent and prospective commissioners at a meeting in June as a means to pry information about last spring’s heated […]

Future shock



I have a vision. It involves a lot of older single adults who might find themselves alone, poor and scared. I know it’s not a pretty thought, but it’s something I personally worry about because, after all, I’m certainly not getting any younger. I wanted to share my thoughts with others who might be in such a situation or who […]

Barbecue kicks off YMCA teen program



The Triunfo YMCA will kick off its Youth and Government leadership program for teens with a barbecue from 6 to 8 p.m. Wed., Sept. 11 at Sumac Park, 600 Calmfield Ave., Agoura Hills. Parents are welcome to attend the barbecue. Youth and Government is for high schoolers interested in learning how government works while developing leadership, public speaking and networking […]

Calendar



THURS., AUG. 29 Brandeis National Committee 1 p.m. at Grant Brimhall Library, 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Dramatist Martha Abbey Miller presents ”Eleanor, Lucy and the Man in the Middle: Franklin Delano Roosevelt.”Ice cream social. $18 admission. Contact: Harriet Maran. Phone: 818. 383.2430. BrewFest 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Conejo Creek Park North, Lakeside Pavilion, 1379 E. Janss Road, […]

New Kanan bus shuttle ready to serve community




A new shuttle bus for residents of Agoura Hills and Oak Park is on the move. The Kanan Shuttle, featuring two 24-passenger shuttle buses with a logo of a leaping mountain lion on the side, will loop back and forth between the 101 Freeway in Agoura and Lindero Canyon Road in Oak Park. The buses provide a safe and comfortable […]

Seniors share treasures at antique roadshow




Charlotte Myer brought several pairs of fabric gloves, which her mother-in-law wore on a 1933 transatlantic cruise aboard the Queen Mary. Fanny Krivit brought a hairpiece, which held her wedding veil 66 years ago. About 150 people attended an antiques roadshow at the Calabasas Country Club last week and were able to have their cherished mementoes evaluated by Elizabeth Stewart, […]

Quakes rattle the opposition




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