2014-02-20

Movie will help the disabled



A free presentation of “Be Safe: The Movie” will take place from 5 to 9 p.m. Fri., Feb. 28 at the Goebel Adult Community Center in Thousand Oaks. The movie was created by individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders and other learning differences to help them prepare people for a variety of potential encounters with law enforcement officials. The presentation is […]

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THURS., FEB. 20 Conejo Valley Garden Club 9:30 a.m. at United Methodist Church of Thousand Oaks, 1000 E. Janss Road. Program on getting ready for upcomingfiower shows. Contact: Sherry Molinari. Phone: 805.498.2778. Email: (Sherri Trout) sherri.trout@yahoo.com.SimiValley. Channel Islands Gulls 11 a.m. at Ric’s restaurant, 2500 Las Posas Road, Camarillo. Valentine’s Day luncheon. Wear red to support heart health awareness. $25 […]

Soto is the man in middle and on perimeter

Senior Warrior helps boys’ hoops team capture two straight league titles


Marcos Soto, who is 6-foot-8 and 190 pounds, is physically imposing. Off the basketball court, he’s a gentleman. The Westlake High senior attends services at St. Jude the Apostle Catholic Community church. He’s an honors student who recorded a 4.2 grade-point average last semester. He doesn’t miss practice. Teammates love playing with him because every shot he takes—literally, every single […]

Business of the Month



Think Calabasas The Calabasas Chamber of Commerce has selected Think Calabasas as its February Business of the Month. Think Calabasas is an integrated performance enhancement center at 26655 Agoura Road. The staff consists of movement specialists, body work practitioners and nutritionists who provide clients with a high standard of treatment in fitness, chiropractic, physical therapy and nutrition. Fitness professional Matthew […]

Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura Hills A burglar stole school supplies and other items worth $1,380 from a car parked near an office center on Agoura Road Feb. 8. Another incident involving the theft of a $400 Razor scooter, $300 car stereo, $30 helmet and $20 cable lock occurred in the area that day. A thief stole a $1,200 photo camera, $600 pair of […]

Calabasas High science teacher honored




Making complicated science concepts and theories accessible to teenagers has landed Calabasas High School teacher Deborah Bennett in the spotlight. Bennett was recently chosen for the Paul Shin Memorial Outstanding High School Chemistry Teacher Award by the Southern California section of the American Chemical Society. Shin was a professor at Cal State Northridge who, Bennett said, died “much too young […]

The Acorn Epicurean



Burgerwerkz: A hidden gem Going to Burgerwerkz in Westlake Village is like setting out on a hunt for buried treasure: When you finally find it, you know it was worth the quest. As far as location goes, one really has to look for this hidden gem. Once you spot it, you might still have trouble figuring out how to actually […]

Get to know Marcos Soto



Marcos Soto is a 6-foot-8,190-pound senior captainfor the Westlake High boys’basketball team. Sotoaverages 12.8 points,5.9 rebounds, 2.5 assistsand 1.2 steals per game.Here’s what else you shouldknow about this Warrior:FAVORITES• NBA Team: Oklahoma CityThunder• Athlete: Kevin Durant• Food: Mexican• TV show: “SportsNation”• Movies: The currentBatman trilogy• Book: “Wooden,” anautobiography by UCLAcoaching legend JohnWooden

Gleason on board with B&G Clubs



WELCOME—Jack Gleason has joined the board of governors of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley. He spend thefirst 20 years of his real estate career working for residential, commerical and industrial development and construction throughout California. He has been involved with B&G clubs for more than 30 years. Gleason has a marketing degree from USC. He is […]

Water bond dangerously expensive



The never-ending drought has created a sense of urgency about the state’s water delivery system. Supplies from the Sierra snowpack in the north (what’s left of it) flow through the State Water Project, a series of pumps, pipes and aqueducts that dice through the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta and direct water southward to our own thirsty homes and businesses. While […]


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