2015-01-22 E-Edition

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Nature in Focus


“If we really want to save the cougars, the next step is learning to live with them.” Respectfully, this seems a rather irresponsible and oblivious perspective. Quite the contrary, the key to their survival is a healthy distaste and aversion to mankind. I fail to see the logic in the idea that allowing cougars to wander at will among what […]

A job well done

Local entrepreneurs top business owners

The National Association of Women Business Owners Ventura County Chapter announced the 2015 winners of the organization’s 16th annual Bravo Awards, which will be presented Fri., March 20 at the Serra Center in Camarillo. Allison Maslan, a global business mentor and author of “The Brains of a Successful Business Owner–How to Ignite your Mind to Think and Act like a […]

‘The Mikado’ receives a makeover

Operetta opens tonight at Agoura Hills School theater

The Agoura Community Theater, in cooperation with Curtain Call Youth Theatre sponsored by the City of Agoura Hills, will present Gilbert and Sullivan’s “The Mikado: Anime,” a modern restaging of the classic operetta, Thurs. through Sun., Jan. 22 to 25 at the Agoura High School Performing Arts and Education Center, 28545 Driver Ave. Show times are 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday […]

Bystanders assist deputies struggling to make an arrest

At a meeting Jan. 14, city officials in Calabasas recognized three men, Michael Kessler, Thomas Impliazzo and Tal Cohen, for coming to the aid of two deputies trying to arrest a man in connection with a burglary. About 2 p.m. Oct. 15, two Lost Hills Station deputies tried to detain the suspect near Gelson’s Village shopping center in Calabasas. Lost […]


Several years ago, our pygmy goats were killed by an animal in broad daylight. Unlike the nocturnal puma who snuck away to avoid Mr. Gill, the unknown dog who killed my goats stayed in the pen and threatened me. I called animal control and they captured the dog to return to its owner. Before leaving, they told me that I […]

Calabasas couple coddles sea turtles

Volunteers can also help on upcoming trips

On a remote tropical beach in Costa Rica in December, Gina Bryant of Calabasas was measuring and tagging sea turtles as a volunteer for Earthrace Conservation, a global organization that works to protect marine ecosystems. Bryant and other volunteers collected turtle eggs to rebury them in a hatchery where they could incubate in safety, away from the threats of human […]

Juicing at The Promenade

Kreation Juicery will be opening a new location at the Westlake Promenade, 180 Promenade Way, Westlake Village. Kreation is one of the only Los Angeles-based USDA certified organic juice stops. Kreation offers a variety of drinks, including a three-day juice cleanse to detox, tonic shots and fresh-pressed juice in the mornings, all via Kreation’s non-pressure processed kreations. The juices are […]