Mesmerizing magic

Karukas tickles the ivories at free concert

The Gardens of the World 13th annual Summer Jazz Concert Series will continue with a show by Grammy Award-winning keyboardist and composer Gregg Karukas from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Sun., Aug. 16 at the gardens, 2001 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. Karukas will entertain with his musical pop and jazz hits, including ones from his newest CD, “Soul Secrets.” Also […]

Darnay Holmes transfers to Coyote football team

Calabasas High’s football team just got a lot better. Junior cornerback and wide receiver Darnay Holmes transferred from Newbury Park to Calabasas. He participated in his first practice with the Coyotes on Aug. 3. “They’ve welcomed me in as one of their brothers,” Holmes said of Calabasas. “I knew most of these guys on the team, like Tristan (Gebbia) and […]

First responders are the best

While riding my bicycle on Thousand Oaks Boulevard. between Agoura and Westlake Village on Sat., Aug 8, I had an unfortunate encounter with a car—I lost. Fortunately I wasn’t seriously injured but I want to thank the L.A. sheriff’s deputies and the L.A. County firemen and paramedics who responded. They are extremely competent and courteous professionals who quickly and calmly […]

Flying Squirrel

Airline lounges

Many people think airline lounges are only for mega-fliers who rack up millions of air miles—guys like George Clooney’s character in the movie “Up in the Air.” Not true. Yes, these lounges appeal primarily to business travelers who are on the road every week. Amenities like free Wi-Fi, plentiful power outlets and complimentary food and beverages can make a road […]

An evening at Calabasas Lake with Vieaux

The City of Calabasas and New West Symphony will present the next free outdoor concert in the Calabasas Sun Sets series from 6 to 8 p.m. Sun., Aug. 23 at Calabasas Lake, 23400 Park Sorrento, which is accessible via the Calabasas Tennis and Swim Center. Guitarist Jason Vieaux will perform music by Ellington, Jobim, Metheny and Bach as well as […]

Fans welcome Dallas Cowboys at camp

Judging history

Now that the Confederate flag has been removed and someone wants to remove Robert E. Lee’s name from a local school, what is next? Should we now deport all the Japanese and German cars? They were responsible for Pearl Harbor, the Bataan Death march and the Holocaust. Do we remove FDR’s name from history since he incarcerated the Japanese on […]

Their time to shine


THURS., AUG. 13 JNET Business Networking 7 to 9 p.m. at Temple Etz Chaim, 1080 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Doors open 6:30 p.m. Networking for Jewish business leaders, executives, employers and employees. No charge to attend first two meetings. Contact: Steven Marche. Phone: 805.374.6000. Email: Steve@homeloans411.com. Web: www.jnetonline.org. Oxnard Ballroom Dance Club 7:30 to 10 p.m. in Ventura Room, […]