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Field wide open in school board election

At LVUSD, only 1 of 3 incumbents is running

Ray Pearl, a volunteer for Las Virgenes Unified School District who lives in Westlake Village, is the final candidate to enter the race for school board in the Nov. 5 election. Six candidates, including Pearl, will vie for three open seats at the polls. Board President Lesli Stein hopes to win a second term on the dais. Other candidates are […]

Lindero bridge project beginning

The City of Westlake Village will begin construction on the Lindero Canyon/101 Freeway bridge project on Sept. 16. The construction will be performed in three phases. All the work will take place behind temporary concrete barriers for the safety of the public and construction workers. The goal is to keep two lanes of travel in each direction open throughout most […]

Church hosts show of pre-1980 classic cars

The second annual Cars at the Rock classic car show is set from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sun., Sept. 29 at The Rock Community Church and Hillcrest Christian School, 384 Erbes Road at the corner of Erbes and Hillcrest in Thousand Oaks. The show will feature a variety of classic cars from pre- 1980 and a special interest class. […]

The Movie Nut

Red herrings are one thing. But this murder mystery is a whole kettle of partially fileted fish in the hands of a chef who can’t decide on a recipe. We begin with the screen continually splitting into multiple perspectives from cameras throughout London. One point of view becomes two, then four, eight, 15—until there’s an explosion. A terrorist bomb kills […]

September events for Calabasas Chamber

Pumpkins being groomed

The Calabasas Chamber of Commerce willpresent these events in September.To RSVP for events or for details, call (818)222-5680 or email info@calabasaschamber.com.Thurs., Sept. 5: Lunch and Learn at noonat the Chamber office, 23564 Calabasas Road,Calabasas.Ron Supancic of The Law Collaborative willpresent “Conflict Avoidance Planning Strategies.” The event is free.Thurs., Sept. 12: Good Morning CalabasasChamber Breakfast from 7:15 to 9 a.m. at […]

A big cat’s big appetite

It’s not something you see every day in suburban Los Angeles, not even in the remote Santa Monica Mountains south of the Conejo Valley. P-23, a young female mountain lion recently fitted with a tracking collar by the National Park Service, was spotted by a motorcyclist on Sun., Aug. 25 feeding on a deer at the side of Mulholland Highway […]

Group rallies to erradicate bullying in local schools and beyond

From elementary school through high school, kids are bullied by others, and with new technology and social media, rumors, teasing and peer judgments can be spread to thousands of “friends” at the stroke of a keyboard. Some teens may struggle with eating disorders, obesity and other problems that can be traced back to issues that started on the playground. Others […]

Workshop on how to rebuild antique clocks

The Ventura and Santa Barbara chapter of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors will host a two-day introductory workshop on antique clocks from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat. and Sun., Sept. 7 and 8 at the Dudley House Museum, 197 N. Ashwood Ave., Ventura. The workshop is open to the public, and no experience is required. The […]


THURS., SEPT. 5 Camarillo Women’s Club 10:30 a.m. at Sterling Hills Golf Club, 901 Sterling Hills Drive, Camarillo. Breakfast buffet. Guest speaker is Linda McNutt, leadership chair on California Federation Women’s Club board. $20. RSVP requested. Phone: 805.654.1122. Happy Little Ukulele Club 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Harold’s House of Omelettes, 3440 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., T.O. For all levels […]