2014-02-06 E-Edition

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Horn of plenty

Expo visitors see benefit of meals in the raw

The raw food movement, based on the belief that food loses nutrients and living enzymes if cooked above 112 degrees, is becoming increasingly popular among individuals in the mainstream population seeking to improve their health. “Raw food is powerful—it’s feeding your mind and whole being,” says Myra Penny of Chicago, who traveled to the Conejo Valley last weekend to attend […]

Protecting wildlife during birthing season

. Take care when trimming trees to avoid disturbing nests

In spring, love is in the air. But wait, this is winter—or at least the calendar says so. However, love has already been appreciated in the world of wildlife around us. Right now there are tiny squirrels in their nests and even tinier hummingbird eggs, and owlets are waiting to be fed by their parents. So even though we do […]

Rule the wild, wild West

Waxman, Yaroslavsky leave void

Candidates for two high-profile seats are lining up

The pending departure of two prominent politicians in Los Angeles and Washington D.C. is opening the door for a new generation of legislators eager to represent local constituents. After 20 consecutive terms, U.S. Rep. Henry Waxman, the incumbent in the 33rd Congressional District whose political career began when Gerald Ford was president, announced he would retire next year. Zev Yaroslavsky, […]

A must-see for movie buffs

What do Frankenstein, race cars, Elvis Presley and a 1915 post office have in common? Movie buffs can find out at the “Three Magical Miles” movie history lecture on Sat., Feb. 8 at the Santa Monica Mountains Interagency Visitor Center, 26876 Mulholland Hwy., Calabasas. Author Brian Rooney will discuss the Hollywood connection in lectures at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., […]

Van Dyke to open one-man art show

A local artist with a familiar name will showcase his work in the Art @ the Adobe Solo Artist Series this Friday at the Reyes Adobe Historical Site. The Feb. 7 opening gala will introduce fine artist Wes Van Dyke and an exhibit of his latest work of original paintings and prints. A lifelong Agoura Hills resident, Van Dyke, 29, […]

Calabasas girls’ soccer team fights on through tough season

The Calabasas High girls’ soccer team’s bond is unbreakable. Not a single Coyote has left the pack despite a trying winter. “We told ourselves before the season started that no matter the score or the outcome, we would leave the field with our heads held high,” senior captain Kinsey Marker said. “No one gives up on this team. We fight […]

Committee backlash in Oak Park

The election for members of a park district advisory committee in Oak Park—usually an amiable and uneventful affair—grew lively last week when residents expressed concern about the possible disbanding of the committee for which the election was being held. Established in 1976, the Oak Park Recreation and Park Plan- ning Committee comprises seven representatives from Oak Park who meet quarterly […]