2014-06-26 E-Edition

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Sterling rant targets Agoura’s Dr. Platzer

Clippers owner claims neurologist released files illegally

The Los Angeles Clippers ownership dispute turned its eye to Agoura Hills last week when embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling called local doctor Meril Platzer and lambasted the Old Agoura neurologist for releasing information about his medical status without permission. Sterling left an angry voice mail for Platzer on June 9 in which he was heard to say, […]

Calabasas site of weekend wine fest

TASTE OF THE GOOD LIFE— Lee and Cathy Ginsberg of Oak Park spin for good luck at the eighth annual Calabasas/Malibu Wine and Food Festival at the Calabasas Country Club June 20. More that 4,500 people were guests at the event. Area restaurants and wineries brought theirfinest samples. Left, a photo op. The charity Rock Against Trafficking was a beneficiary. […]

Chalking up lots of fun


THURS., JUNE 26 Portuguese Fraternal Society Of America Noon at Carrow’s restaurant, 2401 Harbor Blvd., Ventura. No-host luncheon. For anyone of Portuguese descent or interested in the culture. RSVP requested. Contact: Yvonne Westervelt. Phone: 805.483.4168. Ventura County Rose Society 6:30 p.m. at Ventura County Office of Education Conference Center, 5100 Adolfo Road, Camarillo. Refreshments and rose celebration. Speaker at 7:30 […]

Viewpoint School evacuated following prank threat, principal says

Viewpoint School in Calabasas had to be evacuated today because of a phoned-in threat.A message was just posted to the Viewpoint website from Headmaster Bob Dworkoski. “Everyone is safe on campus,” the message reads. “We received an anonymous prank call.” According to Dworkoski, LA County Sheriff’s are on site confirming that it was a prank call. “Please do not pick up […]

From A to Z, Yaroslavsky knows environment

Local supporters throw Zev a retirement party

As a defender of open spaces and a champion of programs and services that have improved the lives of many, Zev Yaroslavsky made a permanent mark in Los Angeles County politics. More than 100 people gathered at King Gillette Ranch June 21 to recognize Yaroslavsky for his achievements as a 20-year member of the county’s board of supervisors and to […]

Life in the Single Lane

Make a love connection I have to confess that one of my guilty pleasures when I’m on my own is watching reality TV. I’ve seen everything from “Big Brother,” “Survivor” and “Amazing Race” to “Judge Judy,” “American Idol” and yes, I’ve even kept up with the Kardashians and the real housewives of every county and city imaginable. I chalk up […]

Pet of the week

Mexican restaurant celebrates family

Cisco’s Mexican restaurants in Westlake Village and Thousand Oaks are all about fabulous food, fun and family. They must be doing something right because the original restaurant was established in 1971—and Cisco’s has been going strong ever since. The fabulous food starts with crisp, freshly made tortilla chips and salsa as well as the excellent signature tableside guacamole— must-have starters […]