2014-03-27 E-Edition

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Race leaves you feeling like a winner

On pristine trails through oak-studded woodlands, on treelined streets past ranches and horse properties, this was not your Boston or New York marathon. It was better. The Great Race of Agoura completed its 29th running last Saturday with more than 6,300 athletes from the United States and abroad. What began in 1986 as a simple race through the streets of […]

Calabasas resident racing to defeat cancer

Jeremy Schwartz to raise funds in Boston Marathon

On April 21, Jeremy Schwartz of Calabasas will run to help conquer cancer as a member of the Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge team in the 118th Boston Marathon. Schwartz, along with more than 700 teammates from across the U.S. and around the world, will run the historic Massachusetts marathon route from Hopkinton to Boston with a goal to raise $5.3 million […]

At the Library

The Calabasas Library will offer the following activities at 200 Civic Center Way. Patrons should take note that Study Buddies, Peer Counseling and Love to Learn tutoring will be cancelled during spring break. For more information, call (818) 225-7616 or visit www.cityofcalabasas.com/library. Thurs., April 3 and 17 at noon, free Yoga and You class with instructor Deanne Wenger. Wear comfortable […]

Music makes a splash

Village Voices Chorale will present the refreshing sounds of “Music with a Splash” at 8 p.m. Fri., May 30 and 2:30 p.m. Sat., May 31 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Scherr Forum Theatre, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. The 70-voice chorale, directed by Gloria Hilliard and accompanied by Christine DeKlotz, will shower audiences with both classical and contemporary […]

Musical set during the rise of Nazism

Looking back at the horrors of World War II, one asks, how could that have happened? How could a country like Germany steeped in Christianity and culture ( Beethoven, Goethe, Wagner) go so completely mad? The Oak Park High School Theater Department attempts to answer these questions with its production of the Tony Award-winning musical drama “Cabaret,” opening tonight at […]

Growing up in Calabasas

I really enjoyed Cydney Hayes’ commentary on “Growing up in the Calabasas bubble.” That “ bubble” has certainly changed over the years. When we first came to Calabasas, there were two, one room school houses: Calabasas and Las Virgenes. There were two classes of people: The Calabasas Hillbillies and the Foreigners. The Hillbillies were those whose cars everyone recognized and […]

History repeats

A STEP BACK IN TIME—Students at A.E. Wright Middle School find out what times were like in the Middle Ages during the 40th anniversary of the school’s Medieval Market on March 21. At left, seventh-grader Dillon Williams, an archer, takes aim at his target. Below, at the market, seventh-grader Christina Nicolaides is trading for some bread with bakers Charlie Corbiere […]

‘Green’ exhibitors invited to take part in Calabasas Earth Day event

The City of Calabasas will host its annual Earth Day Celebration/ Green Expo from 2 to 5 p.m. Sat., April 12 at the Las Virgenes Creek on Agoura Road. The event will provide educational booths, eco-friendly games and activities for children, a live animal show and entertainment. The festival is free for spectators. More than 50 exhibitors from across Los […]

They’re off to see the wizard

La Reina High School will present the musical “The Wizard of Oz,” based on the MGM screenplay, at 7:30 p.m. Fri., March 28, and 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Sat., March 29 in the school auditorium, 106 W. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. This production contains the songs from the Oscar-winning movie score and the familiar characters along with special effects. Pre-sale […]