2014-02-13 E-Edition

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Freeway work is a growing problem

I have driven past the Lindero Canyon overpass in Westlake Village several times in the last few days, and I see the trees that have been selected to replace the 40- and 50-foot trees that used to grow there. When John Knipe, public works director, suggested to the council that it would be cheaper to cut down the old trees […]

A new generation of ambassadors

Students in sixth through eighth grade in Westlake Village, Agoura Hills and Oak Park and their parents can learn about the Triunfo YMCA Model United Nations program at an information night from 6 to 7 p.m. Thurs., Feb. 20 at Willow Elementary School YMCA childcare site, 29026 Laro Drive, Agoura Hills. The statewide program gives middle-schoolers experience and knowledge of […]

City fetes artist in one-man show

Calabasas a cappella group hits a high note at Los Angeles competition

Unstrumental, an a cappella singing group at Calabasas High School, sang its way into a first place win at the Los Angeles A Cappella Festival Scholastic Competition on Jan. 31. The 15-member group, led by music director Joshua Barroll, beat out the defending champions from the International Competition of Collegiate A Cappella and the International Competition of High School A […]

Lecture on God’s knowledge

Linda Zagzebski will explore “God’s Knowledge and Ours” at the 27th Harold Stoner Lectures on Tues., Feb. 18 in Samuelson Chapel, 165 Chapel Lane, on the campus of California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks. She will present “Omnisubjectivity: The Subjectivity of God” at 11:10 a.m. and “Knowing God: A Defense of Religious Authority” at 4 p.m. Zagzebski will discuss the diffi […]

Cycling etiquette

A couple of thoughts regarding the ongoing discussion in this newspaper about motorists and cyclists: As a motorist, I know that I must remain in my lane. More precisely, I know that for my own safety and the safety of others, I should stay in the middle of my lane. Riding the line is a no-no. But what I often […]

Forum to address cyberbullying

A seminar titled “Cyberbullying: What Your Family Needs to Know,” geared for the families of school-age children, will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Sat., Feb. 22 at the Thousand Oaks Teen Center, 1375 E. Janss Road. The forum is sponsored by State Sen. Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills), Ventura County district attorney Greg Totten and the Unified Association of […]

Dance and dine at Mardi Gras Ball benefit

Community Conscience’s biggest fundraiser of the year, the annual Mardi Gras Ball, will take place at 6 p.m. Sat., Feb. 22 at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. For 22 years, the ball has raised money to support the Under One Roof building, where charitable organizations are able to operate rent-free, on Hillcrest Drive in Thousand […]

Pepperdine students present Mozart comic opera in Malibu

The Pepperdine University Fine Arts Division’s Flora L. Thornton Opera Program will present Mozart’s comic opera “Cosi Fan Tutte” (“All Women Are Like That!”) at 7:30 p.m. Thurs. and Sat., Feb. 20 and 22 in the campus Smothers Theatre, 24255 PCH, Malibu. The opera will be sung in Italian with English supertitles. Henry Price will direct the student cast and […]