2015-07-30 E-Edition

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Pet of the week

Family men


Athlete. Runner. Marathoner. Are those words you wouldn’t exactly use to describe yourself? Do you consider strenuous activity to be dizzying? My family and I were game, so we planned a trip to Disneyland. We took our running shoes. I have to admit—today’s Disneylanders are intimidating. The way they dig up the physical and mental strength to push through the […]

Bunnies, cats, horses need love

Working in a back room at the Agoura Hills Animal Shelter, volunteer Pat Stimpfl specializes in the care of cats and kittens. In addition to feeding and nurturing the felines and cleaning their cages, she helps prospective pet owners choose animals that are compatible with their lifestyle. The Agoura Hills resident began volunteering at the shelter about three months ago. […]

CCR band plays outdoors

The City of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services and The Acorn will present the fourth concert in the free summer Concerts in the Park series. Fortunate Son: a tribute to Creedence Clearwater Revival will perform at 6 p.m. Sun., Aug. 2 at Chumash Park, 5550 Medea Valley Drive, Agoura Hills. For more information, call (818) 597-7361, or visit the […]

Show pays tribute to four music icons

The local premiere of the musical “Four By Four,” a tribute to the music of the Beach Boys, The Beatles, the Bee Gees and Motown, will take place at 3 and 7:30 p.m. Sat., Aug. 15 at the Scherr Forum Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Direct from Las Vegas, a cast of young singers […]

Singer/ songwriter returns to Kavli

The Kavli Theatre will host a performance by singer/songwriter Chris Isaak at 7:30 p.m. Thurs., Aug. 13 at 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. The platinum-selling, Grammy nominated Isaak returns to the venue with a new record, “Beyond the Sun,” as well as popular hits from his catalog. He plays rockabilly, blues and rock ’n’ roll. Tickets are $41 to […]

What’s New On DVD?

Small screen offerings dominate this week’s column, leading off with what Variety magazine calls “television at its finest” in reference to the new complete collection of the popular HBO series “Boardwalk Empire” as well as “The Wire.” Also in play are a couple of sports-themed movies. One stars Kevin Costner, a veteran of the genre, and the other centers on […]

Music for a summer day


THURS., JULY 30 Camarillo Community Band 7 p.m. in Community Center Park, 1605 Burnley St., Camarillo. Outdoor band concert. Kids can “conduct” the band. Bring lawn seating and picnic. Free admission. Contact: Dan Rhymes. Phone: 805. 484.8050. Email: camarillocommunityband@lafn.org. Web: www.camarillocommunityband.com. FRI., JULY 31 Westlake Yacht Club Open House 6 to 10 p.m. at yacht club, 32123 W. Lindero Canyon […]