2015-01-29

Items for bid at online auction



The Calabasas High School music program will host its second annual spring online auction to support music education for over 300 students from Tues., Feb. 17 through 23. The music program puts on many events, and the new Performing Arts Education Center on the high school campus provides the community with music performances and programs. Residents can view and bid […]

Mansion in Old Topanga has Calabasas planners in quandary




A plan to build a house on top of a ridgeline in a scenic area near Old Topanga Road in Calabasas came under attack by neighbors at a recent city planning commission hearing. The developer, Broadway Trust, wants to build a 7,630-square-foot single-family home with a 660-square-foot attached garage, a 1,320-squarefoot basement and other structures on a previously graded lot. […]

Letter



I feel your pain in Oak Park. The frustration regarding pet owners who do not pick up is overwhelming for me as well. I live in a community in Agoura Hills where there are poop stations with bags and buckets placed in several frequented areas of our lovely community. Yet some pet owners will ignore these stations and continue on […]

Flying Squirrel

Rewarding travel

“What’s in your wallet?” No, this isn’t a pitch for the credit card company that popularized this question. But it is a good question to ask, especially if you’re a traveler. If you’re looking to stretch your travel budget, the question you should being asking is, “Am I getting the most value out of the money I already spend?” Many […]

Awards show puts on the glitz




‘Tis the season. No, not Christmas, that was last month. January begins the regular parade of awards shows, which continues throughout the winter and spring. Eight years ago, the consortium of Ventura County community theaters known as the Four Star Theater Alliance decided to honor its own with an annual ceremony, which mirrors the glitzy affairs seen on television. This […]

High School Hi Lights



Agoura Chargers Sat., Jan. 31: Mock ACT Sun., Feb. 1: SAT course/1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wed., Feb. 4: Parent education night/A1/7 p.m. Thurs., Feb. 5: Blood drive/ gym/8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Calabasas Coyotes Fri., Jan. 30: Pre-game basketball tailgate/upper quad/5 to 6:30 p.m. Sat., Jan. 31: Saturday school/ library/8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Coyote pup clinic/multipurpose room/10 a.m. to noon […]

PCH will be shut down longer than expected



A stretch of the Pacific Coast Highway between Los Posas Road near Camarillo and Yerba Buena Road near Malibu will continue to remain closed until the end of February, the California Department of Transportation says. Due to high surf caused by new storms in January, several slopes below the highway washed away, and the needed repairs will force the highway […]

Put a lid on it



Not long ago, this forum was a legitimate platform for neighbors to dialog about community events/issues. Lately, it has degraded into something between Springer and the inane user comments found below internet articles. Can we reset? Mike BridgeOak Park

Help spruce up the botanic garden



Garden lovers and volunteers are needed to help groom the Conejo Valley Botanic Garden and remove non-native, invasive plants at 9:30 a.m. Sat., Jan. 31 at 350 W. Gainsborough Road, Thousand Oaks. The garden is 33 acres of natural terrain with specialty gardens and a nature trail. The event is open to adults and teens; those under 18 must be […]

Calendar



THURS., JAN. 29 Oxnard Ballroom Dance Club 7:30 to 10 p.m. at Oxnard Performing Arts Center, Ventura Room, 800 Hobson Way. Free dance lesson at 6:30 p.m. with admission. Live band plays Latin, swing music. Admission: $10. Contact: Charlette. Phone: 805.340. 5226. FRI., JAN. 30 Westlake Yacht Club Open House 6 to 10 p.m. at 32123 W. Lindero Canyon Road, […]


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