2014-10-30 E-Edition

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DUI is the scariest thing about Halloween

Halloween is a great time for tricks and treats. It’s fun to dress up as a gladiator from ancient Rome, a fairy-tale princess, or one of the countless superheroes whose costumes crowd the retail shelves this time of year. But there’s a particular role this Halloween that anyone with a driver’s license would be wise to consider, and it doesn’t […]


Bobby Shriver is exactly what we need to continue the work of protecting the Santa Monica Mountains and its surrounding communities. Bobby listens to and understands what the residents of the community say and need. He did great things for the residents of Santa Monica and he will do great things for the residents of the 3rd Supervisorial District. As […]

Surrender Baby law helping local moms

For most parents, a new baby is a tremendous blessing. For others, it’s an impossible responsibility. To help parents faced with an unwanted baby and to prevent a newborn from being abandoned, the state passed a law in 2001 that allows anyone to anonymously leave their infant at any fire station or emergency room in California. Called the Safely Surrender […]

Jane Goodall associate to give talk

The Discovery Center for Science and Technology’s second of five Science Speaker Series lectures will be at 7:30 p.m. Thurs., Nov. 6 at the Scherr Forum, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. T.O. Blvd. Guest speaker Nancy Merrick, an associate of primatologist Jane Goodall, will discuss “Among Chimpanzees: Field Notes from the Race to Save Man’s Endangered Relatives.” The […]

Daylong concerts for venue’s anniversary

In October 1994, the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza opened its doors in the Conejo Valley with a glitzy debut featuring Broadway legend Bernadette Peters. Anybody who was anybody was there. I clearly remember sitting in the dress circle seats and seeing Annette Funicello, who had multiple sclerosis, being rolled into the theater in a wheelchair by Frankie Avalon, her […]

Last week’s top performers

Calabasas Coyotes: Calabasas defeated Agoura for its first victory in the rivalry since 1998. The defense didn’t allow the Chargers to score in the second half, then hoisted the Las Virgenes Cup trophy after the win. Keyshawn Johnson Jr. and Emmanuel Osuchukwu, WRs, Calabasas: Johnson enjoyed his best game in a Calabasas uniform, hauling in six catches for 140 yards […]

Rec Fest fun

Political Cartoon


One of the most important treasures surrounding our area is our open space. Our adjacent national park spurs the economy of our gateway cities with recreational visitors lodging at our hotels and utilizing our restaurants. Sheila Kuehl, candidate for LA County supervisor, can be trusted to preserve our quality of life and this open space we proudly call our own. […]