2014-04-10 E-Edition

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Is coastal plan anti-agricultural?

Given the evidence in support of sustainable farming processes, why does the proposed Malibu Local Coast Plan contain an outright prohibition on all new agricultural uses in the Santa Monica Mountains? The ban would abolish any chances for new organic farms, orchards and vineyards, affecting the long-term sustainable potential of the area. Locally grown organic foods and wines are often […]

Lecture on stem cell possibilities

The Discovery Center for Science and Technology’s Science Speaker Series will feature Dr. Amander Clark on the topic “Using Stem Cells to Treat Human Health Abnormalities” at 7:30 p.m. Thurs., April 17 at the Scherr Forum Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. T.O. Blvd. Stem cells are the basic cells from which all others in the body are […]

New Calabasas mobile app puts residents in touch with their city

Feedback just a click away

Calabasas residents now have a way to keep tabs on their city—around the clock. To improve communication between residents and government, the city earlier this year launched a “Connect with Calabasas” smartphone app that allows people to submit service requests directly to the city at any time of day. The free app, which is provided by PublicStuff, a New York-based […]

TV chef will do the ‘impossible’ on stage

Robert Irvine to present his show in T.O.

Dinner: Impossible Live! with Robert Irvine will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Sun., April 27 at the Kavli Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Chef and restaurateur Robert Irvine has more than 25 years experience in the culinary profession and appears on The Food Network in “Restaurant: Impossible.” He has been seen on “The Worst Cooks […]

Five freshmen give Eagles a jolt

Pups, vets boost deep Oak Park boys’ volleyball team

It’s uncommon to find freshmen on a powerhouse high school boys’ volleyball varsity team. A star-in-the-making rookie occasionally cracks the lineup, but it’s rare to have multiple firstyear players on CIF-Southern Section ranked teams. Oak Park features five freshmen and is ranked No. 4 in the Division 2 coaches’ poll. These aren’t ordinary rookies, according to head coach Patrick Quinn. […]

Water tank facts

I would like to comment on some of the assertions that the opponents of the water-tank project make central to their case. • The water tank will cost each ratepayer $650. Wrong. The opponents conveniently neglect to mention that one-third of the budget has been funded by fees levied on commercial developers. The rest, on average about $435 per ratepayer, […]

Tennis, a sport for all ages



THURS., APRIL 10 Woodland Hills Republican Women 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Woodland Hills Country Club, 21150 Dumetz Road. Luncheon and fashion show fundraiser featuring new DKNY spring/summer line. Proceeds support scholarships. $55 prepaid. Contact: Linda Phipps. Phone: 818. 727.0720. Movie Screening 6 to 8 p.m. at Grant Brimhall Library community room, 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. One […]

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