2014-10-30 E-Edition

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Zev ‘endorsement’ disrupts Shriver-Kuehl campaign

Despite ads, supervisor backing neither candidate

Experience counts, and Sheila Kuehl says her 14 years in government is what distinguishes her from Bobby Shriver, her opponent in the race for Los Angeles County 3rd District Supervisor. The district includes Calabasas, Agoura Hills and Westlake Village. Kuehl, 73, served as a member of the state Assembly for six years, followed by an eight-year term in the Senate. […]


The water district is our most critical, life-sustaining public utility. As a rate payer, I appreciate affordable water rates. But basic business sense is irrefutable. If fees and charges do not keep pace with costs, product quality or service must decline. This is true for your medical care and your groceries as well as your water, which is why neither […]

Protecting pets

Los Angeles County still uses the euphemism “euthanasia” to describe their killing of healthy and treatable animals. The term “euthanasia” is only appropriate to use when describing the killing of an animal that is irremediably suffering or is diagnosed with a condition with a grave prognosis of recovery. It is a violation of state laws for the local shelter not […]

Driving into town

Museum displays Hollywood cars

Greased Lightning, the famed, candy-apple red convertible from the 1978 film “Grease,” took flight once again as it was lifted by a crane through a second story window at the Reagan Library last week. The Caped Crusader’s Batmobile from 1989, the Mongrel T—which was owned by Elvis and driven by the Joker during the 1960s “Batman” series—and a number of […]

A concert for the community

Medicare talk

The City of Thousand Oaks’s Council on Aging will host a presentation titled “Medicare 2015 Update” at 1 p.m. Wed., Nov. 5 in the Civic Arts Plaza boardroom, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Senior advocate Betty Berry will review Medicare coverage and the changes occurring in 2015. Emphasis will be on Medicare Part D prescription drug plans and areas to […]

Charity boutique at Ascension church

Ascension Lutheran Church and School’s annual Gifts of Hope Boutique will run Sat. and Sun., Nov. 8, 9, 15 and 16 in Founders Hall at 1600 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oak. Hours are 6 to 7:30 p.m. Saturdays and 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sundays. The boutique will have items from many countries and artisans. Over the years, Gifts of […]

Scary Good Time


Barry Steinhardt has served our community for years, and does it with enthusiasm, integrity and transparency. He has served both as a Las Virgenes water board member as well as vice chairing a committee for the state water board. Furthermore, Barry has made the time to go to industry, seminars, and regional and state symposiums. By attending these events, he […]