2014-04-10

Music galore at berry fest



The 31st annual CaliforniaStrawberry Festival announced itsentertainment lineup. The festivalwill run from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.Sat. and Sun., May 17 and 18 atStrawberry Meadows, 3250 S.Rose Ave., Oxnard.All shows are included withthe price of admission. Admissionis $5 to $12. A free express shuttleservice runs from six locations;limited on-site parking is $10.For more information, call(888) 288-9242 or visit www.strawberry-fest.org.Following is […]

Historic grading wasn’t fair



The historic preservation grading is totally unfair to Agoura Hills and Westlake. I am always pleased to see Calabasas portrayed positively, and definitely it should receive an A+ for nostalgia, but even it is not historic. As for Westlake, it is a fairly new creation by Mr. Ludwig. I do not remember the exact decade, as at that time our […]

Chili, cars and a pageant

Annual cookoff raises funds for Rotary

Rotary Clubs of Thousand Oaks and Conejo Valley will host the annual Chili Cook Off, Classic Car Show and Miss Chili Pageant from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun., April 27 at Conejo Creek Park in Thousand Oaks. The chili contest is open to active members of the International Chili Society. People’s choice opportunities will be available for restaurants and […]

Pet of the Week



Oak Park High choir heads to Carnegie Hall



Likes Shriver for L.A. supervisor



Bobby Shriver is the leading candidate to succeed Zev Yaroslavsky as 3rd District Supervisor on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. I met Bobby Shriver several weeks ago, and I have listened to him speak before vastly different audiences. Bobby does not change his message to suit the concerns of the people he is addressing. He is a man […]

Revenge of the baby boomers



The Prime Time Group will meet from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thurs., April 17 at the Fellowship Hall, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 32111 Watergate Road, Westlake Village. The event will feature lunch and Matt Healy’s “The Revenge of the Baby Boomers.” The cost is $15 prepaid by Sun., April 13. For more information or reservations, call Perry Massey at (818) […]

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There are beautiful creatures of any species that are figuratively said to “stop traffic” with their fantastically showy appearance. Then again, there are beautiful creatures that literally do stop traffic—even on a road as risky as Mulholland Highway in rural Agoura. They are called peacocks. Boldly or foolishly, the peacock will even dare to tempt fate along this stretch of […]

Lasers illuminate music of Pink Floyd



Laser Spectacular featuring the music of Pink Floyd will be presented at 8 p.m. Fri., April 18 at the Kavli Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. T.O. Blvd. Paramount’s Laser has been touted as the world’s largest touring laser show. Laser Spectacular is a rock- style event incorporating cutting-edge laser light beams, projected animated images and other multimedia […]

Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura Hills Someone stole a case containing miscellaneous compact disks and $4 in cash from a car parked in the driveway of a home on Fairgrange Drive April 3. A thief stole a bag containing anti- wrinkle cream from an unlocked car parked on Mainmast Drive April 2. The loss was valued at $75. A burglar shattered two windows and […]


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