Election’s over, now the hard part

Advice to the many candidates: Are you sure you are up to the task? Watch, what you wish for may come true. Whatever office you seek will put demands on you that you didn’t consider. Every day when I wake up, before I have my first cup of coffee, I wonder how I can take care of business to pay […]

At The Library

The Agoura Hills Library will offer the following free activities at 29901 Ladyface Court. In addition, book donations can be dropped off at the library or Book Cellar to help fund these and other programs. For more information, call (818) 889-2278 or visit www.colapublib.org/libs/agourahills. •Adult 101–Life Skills for Teens–Easy Etiquette will cover the topic “Don’t Get Caught Using the Wrong […]

Dole can do it

DELICIOUS CHRISTMAS TREES—The annual CAN-tree Collection features decorated holiday trees made from cans of food. Westlake Village-based Dole Packaged Foods will donate 10,000 cans of food to FOOD Share Ventura County’s fourth annual CAN-tree Collection holiday food drive. The regional food bank hopes to bring in 150,000 pounds of edibles during the event , which will take place at The […]

Arts and music with youth clubs

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley will entertain the public with a variety of free performances November through December. The Glee Club Sectionals, consisting of a head-to-head competition between middle school glee clubs, will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Thurs., Nov. 12 at the Colina School auditorium, 1450 E. Hillcrest, Thousand Oaks. The Sequoia Variety Show […]

Westlake man a ‘hero’ for upcoming MG walk

Fundraiser is Sat., Nov. 21 in Santa Monica

Westlake Village resident Sheldon Katz has been named Local Walk Hero for the 2015 Myasthenia Gravis Walk in Santa Monica. Myasthenia gravis is a chronic, autoimmune neuromuscular disorder that affects voluntary muscle groups. Katz received his MG diagnosis in February 2014 following a visit to the doctor for what he had assumed were allergies. Once his allergy test came back […]

Tax never ends

If you pay someone else’s bills, they will let you. Measure E, the school tax, is a good example. The lottery was to help the schools’ finances. Eventually the money the schools got from the lottery was taken away for the regular state budget, so back to square one. Pass Measure E and even more of the state budget will […]


Open house leads to new water tank Las Virgenes Municipal Water District will host a community open house from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sat., Nov. 14 to mark completion of the 5-million gallon Torchwood storage tank project at Las Virgenes Reservoir in Westlake Village The event is open to the public. Complimentary refreshments and hot dogs will be served. […]

Calabasas drive-thru food collection

Scouts volunteer to work the event throughout next weekend

The fourth annual Food Drive- Thru charity event, a drive-through food drive collection, will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat. and Sun., Nov. 14 and 15 at the Commons parking lot, 4799 Commons Way, Calabasas. The event is organized and run by local Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts. Over 500 Scouts have volunteered to work the event […]

No kidding! Chaplin silent movie with live music accompaniment

Film also stars young Jackie Googan in first screen role

Charlie Chaplin’s classic silent film “The Kid” with live music accompaniment by Rick Friend will be screened for one time only at 6:30 p.m. Sun., Nov. 8 at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. “The Kid” is Chaplin’s first full-length feature about his beloved character, the Little Tramp, who discovers an orphan and raises […]

Women with diabetes to meet

Diabetes Sisters PODS group of Ventura County/ San Fernando Valley, a support group for women with type 1 diabetes, will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. Mon., Nov. 9 in Agoura. The group discusses successes, challenges and frustrations in living with this chronic disease, as well as talking about healthy eating, exercise, special techniques, tips, technology and ideas to make […]

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