Need to Feed a Sweet Tooth? Knot a Problem at Fresh Brothers

Fresh Brothers, a pioneer in creative, fast-casual dining, has announced a decadent addition to its forward-thinking menu: Sweet Knots. The bite-size dessert is rolled in cinnamon sugar and is served warm and drizzled in icing. The dessert is available in all 13 stores throughout Southern California. Sweet Knots’ permanent addition to the menu comes after its successful debut at Fresh […]

Ladies hold Havdalah

The NA’AMAT USA Mitzvah chapter of the Conejo Valley held its annual Havdalah and Dinner in the Sukkah event Oct. 3 at the home of Gail and Myles Simpson in Agoura Hills. Rivka Moscovitz of Westlake Village led Havdalah, Jewish religious ceremony that marks the symbolic end of Shabbat and ushers in the new week. Lily Mattes of West Hills […]

Texas auto crash kills two local educators

Irene and Kate Edwards, mother and daughter educators from the Simi Valley and Oak Park unified school districts, died in a car accident Oct. 10 in Austin, Texas. The crash reportedly occurred when a driver of a minivan ran a red light and crashed into the passenger side of the Edwards’ car. Irene Edwards, 64, a special education aide in […]

Visitors really dug this event

FUN AND GAMES—Above, Eva Larson, an archeological technician for the National Park Service, shows the Cronin family how to play the ring and pin game on a Native American toy during an Archaeology Day Oct. 11 at the Santa Monica Mountains Interagency Visitor Center in Calabasas. At right, Shoshana Medued, 13, of Oak Park examines an arrowhead during the day-long […]

Audience will choose winner at Chargers dance event

The Agoura High School Dance Team will present “Dancing with The Star Chargers” at 7 p.m. Fri., Oct. 16 the AHS gym, 28545 W. Driver Ave. The public can cheer on the dance team members as they compete in originally choreographed dances with AHS athletes from football, baseball, soccer and track. The audience will decide the winner. Dance styles will […]

Kids are pros in musical


In the musical “13,” Evan Goldman is a likable 12-year-old looking forward to his upcoming bar mitzvah when his parents divorce and he’s forced to move with his mother to sleepy Appleton, Ind. This sets up a predictable story about teen angst, the dangers of achieving “coolness,” and the value of loyalty and friendship. The Conejo Players Children’s Theatre has […]

Sabbat service to honor those touched by cancer

Temple Etz Chaim will host a community inspirational Pink and Teal Shabbat service to honor and remember those touched by breast (pink), ovarian (teal) and all other cancers at 7:30 p.m. Fri., Oct. 16 in the Paskow Sanctuary, 1080 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Guest speaker Lori Hops, PhD, licensed psychologist, will lead a guided meditation that will encompass all […]

Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills A thief stole two air compressors valued at $500 each from a storage shed on Sierra Creek Road Sept. 29. Someone stole a $ 250 cellphone from the porch of a home on Oak Creek Lane Sept. 28. Calabasas A burglar stole a $2,500 tanker truck headlight assembly and 20 lug nut covers valued at $50 from the […]

Self-defense seminar for women

Z-Ultimate Self Defense Studios invites all women to a free self-defense seminar from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Sat., Oct. 17 next to Burlington at the Janss Marketplace, Hillcrest Drive and Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. The MYSELF protection method will be taught. Donations will go to Haven Hills Domestic Violence Shelter in Canoga Park. Preregistration is required. To register, call (805) […]

Student wins contest with a poster that’s out of this world

Audrey Kao, a Westlake High School sophomore, submitted the artwork that was selected by the Ventura County Office of Education to represent the 2016 Ventura County Science Fair. The poster contest received 60 submissions. This is the second year in a row that Audrey’s work was selected to represent the Ventura County Science Fair. The theme of the 2016 Science […]

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