Taking steps to support a good cause

LINE UP—Above, dancers step to the music during the Big Jamboree event presented by the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ventura County Sept. 11 at Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks. Below, John and Diane Blindbury of Westlake Village check out the silent auction items with A.J. Miller of Newbury Park. The fundraising event also offered contests and prizes […]

Four saxes, plenty of good music at CLU

Saxomania will perform a variety of music including classical and jazz at 7:30 p.m. Fri., Sept. 25, at Cal Lutheran University’s Samuelson Chapel, 165 Chapel Lane on the Thousand Oaks campus. The saxophone quartet with Richard Bunter, Daniel Geeting, Patrick Ingram and Don Nardone will play selections from “Introduction and Variations on a Popular Ronde” by Gabriel Piernè as well […]

Who’s next? Chargers step up on the court

Despite flurry of injuries, Agoura girls’ volleyball squad keeps winning

The Chargers endure injury after injury after injury. No problem. They regroup, take the court and keep winning. Agoura High’s girls’ volleyball team has sustained a flurry of punches to the gut, but it hasn’t affected the bottom line. Morgan Esters, a junior outside hitter, tore her ACL in the first set of the first game of the season. She’s […]

Assessing the Calabasas city candidates

There is an old saying: if you want something done, ask a busy person. We have known Alicia Weintraub for many years. Even as a child, she has always wanted to get involved and help out wherever she could. We remember as a teenager Alicia volunteered for our local congressman to help provide additional services after the Northridge earthquake. We […]

Golfers prepare to tee off for local charities

The Rotary Club of Westlake Village Sunrise will hold its 29th annual golf tournament Mon., Oct. 5 at North Ranch Country Club, 4761 Valley Spring Drive, Westlake Village. The golf tournament will begin at 9 a.m. and include breakfast, green fees and cart, lunch, refreshments on the course, reception, silent auction and an awards dinner. A golf-ball drop will take […]

Discussions on Internet safety

Two programs on cybersecurity and social media for teens

The office of Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin will host two free public events on Internet security. •“Cybersecurity in Your Community” will be from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Tues., Sept. 22 at the Lundring Event Center, California Lutheran University, 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. Cyber- attacks are becoming more frequent and sophisticated, and residents should know how to protect their most […]

Kings win Labor Day tournament

MOSES MALONE WOULD BE PROUD—The HBA Kings U-12 boys’ basketball team went undefeated and won the Labor Day Xplosion Tournament at Cal State Northridge. The Kings, from left, are head coach David Henderson, Miles Ostrow, Jonathan Numa, Andrew Younan, Johnnie Walter, Jacob Pofsky, Matthew Cannon and Sam Zarie.

Flags over Pepperdine

THE RED, WHITE AND BLUE—Continuing an annual tradition, nearly 3,000 flags are displayed on the lawn at Pepperdine University in Malibu in honor of the victims of the 9/11 attacks. At right, 18-yearold Kaymen Walters of Mississippi, a student at the university, has her photo taken Sept. 13. The Waves of Flags display includes 2,977flags in total—2,887 U.S.flags for each […]

Employee to the rescue

Starbuck’s barista Jill Einhorn was recognized at a Calabasas City Council meeting last week for acting decisively and potentially saving the life of a customer who started choking. Einhorn grew up in the West Valley and has been a barista at Starbucks in The Commons shopping center for nine years. A female customer reportedly got a pill stuck in her […]

Collecting worn American flags for proper disposal

The Thousand Oaks and Moorpark police departments are accepting used, worn and frayed American Flags for proper destruction. The flags will be respectfully transported for destruction in accordance with U.S. Flag Code and VFW policies to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 11395 at 158 Conejo School Road, Thousand Oaks. Flags will be accepted during business hours at the […]