2015-07-16

Mapping America’s original inhabitants



Native American cartographer Aaron Carapella will present his work on Sat., July 18 at the Satwiwa Native American Indian Culture Center, at Lynn Road and Via Goleta, Newbury Park. The National Park Service will host presentations at 10 a. m. and 1 p.m. Carapella, an Oklahoma native of Cherokee descent, spent 14 years developing a map of the continental United […]

Free concerts at Gardens of the World



The Gardens of the World in Thousand Oaks will host its 13th annual free summer concert series titled “All That Jazz” for four Sundays in a row beginning Aug. 2 from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at 2001 Thousand Oaks Blvd. The first performance will host The Mills Brothers Show with John Mills Jr. and Elmer Hopper, formerly of The […]

Jiu jitsu mat attack

Sport gains strong following at Agoura Boxing Gym


Martin Gillitt knew he had to eventually adjust with the times. The owner of Agoura Boxing Gym, Gillitt, 47, understands the significance of boxing in American history. From Muhammad Ali to Julio César Chávez to Floyd Mayweather, ringside boxing fans will cling to every punch. The days of kids idolizing Rocky Balboa, Sylvester Stallone’s character in the saga that never […]

Public should have been told



Regarding the four-month outbreak of salmonella at Brent’s Deli in Westlake Village, why didn’t the Ventura County Environmental Health Division or the California Department of Public Health tell anyone? Did William C. Stratton, Ventura County Environmental Health director, eat there with his family? In his interview about Brent’s with NBC, he says, with an obvious smirk, regarding notifying us silly […]

On the Trail




Day and night Like vampires, my dog and I come out to prowl at night on the plush suburban streets of Agoura Hills. However, all we are seeking is a comfortable place to log a brisk walk after triple-digit temperatures at our home in the steamy Santa Monica Mountains have left us too wiped out to pursue any activity more […]

Music in park



Hawaiian singer/songwriter Justin Young will perform in the Summer Concert in the Park at 5 p.m. Sun., July 19 in the natural amphitheater at Conejo Community Park, 1175 Hendrix Ave., Thousand Oaks. The free show is sponsored by the Conejo Recreation and Park District. Young’s music blends pop, soul and folk with influences from his native Hawaii. Attendees can bring […]

Agoura All-Stars excel on the diamond



We continue to support Brent’s



Running a company in Northridge and living in Westlake Village for nearing 40 years, my family has made Brent’s a place to eat—in the restaurant, at the office and delivery at home. We have come to know the family and seen Karie grow up in the business with her family, and Marc, her husband. In all the years we and […]

Club honorees for gala dinner



The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley has announced the honorees for the 13th annual Stand Up for Kids gala dinner and auction on Sat., Oct. 24 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Westlake Village. Lon and Rocky Morton are the event honorees, and Gary Stephani will receive the Cal Johnston Service Award. Lon Morton joined the board […]

A scary good movie at Reyes Adobe




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