2015-05-21

Tour of Jewish culture in L.A.



Congregation B’nai Emet is offering a bus tour of Jewish Los Angeles on Sun., May 31. The bus will depart at 8 a.m. from 3050 Kadota St., Simi Valley and return at 4 p.m. The day will include visits to Wilshire Boulevard Temple, an LA historic landmark; a mikveh; kosher butcher; Sephardic synagogue; history of Jewish community of Los Angeles […]

The way it used to be



This last weekend I had the pleasure of enjoying my annual Cub Scout Pack 333 camp out with my third-grade son. Each year I go I am reminded how much we live in a world of uber drivers picking up our kids from school, iPads talking to DVRs and heavily scheduled after school activities. The camp out was once again […]

Shake, rattle and roll

Expert to discuss earthquakes

Dr. Lucy Jones, an earthquake expert with the U.S. Geological Survey and Seismological Laboratory of Caltech, will provide information on causes and consequences of earthquakes at Supervisor Linda Parks’ next dinner event at 7 p.m. Thurs., June 4 at Petra Mediterranean Cuisine, 3731 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. Jones will share information on her work leading a partnership between […]

Dominant decade




The Patriots have dominated for a decade. Viewpoint High’s boys’ tennis team claimed the Gold Coast League title this spring. The team has won 10 straight league titles, including crowns as members of the Liberty and Alpha leagues. “Our biggest goal was to win league,” senior Julian Gordy said. “We just wanted to win because we knew the competition was […]

Country fans: Mark down June 6 in T.O.

Walking Phoenixes among the acts to play at OakHeart

The fourth annual OakHeart Country Music Festival will take place from 1 to 10 p.m. Sat., June 6 at Conejo Creek South Park, 1300 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. The 2015 artist lineup includes Easton Corbin, Cassadee Pope, Annie Bosko, Blackjack Billy, Eli V, Scotty Mac Band, and the Walking Phoenixes. Presented by The Rotary Club of Westlake Village, the […]

Dinner raises funds for animal nonprofit

Proceeds provide for no- and low-cost spaying/neutering

Valley Vet Nonprofit of Simi Valley will host the 12th annual Love Your Pet Dinner at 5 p.m. Sun., June 7 at Sunset Hills Country Club, 4155 Erbes Road, Thousand Oaks. Tickets include appetizers, first drink during the auction hour and a dinner buffet with wine served. The silent and live auctions will have a variety of items ranging in […]


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