2015-11-12

2015-11-12 E-Edition

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O stands for OK



On Election Day, Calabasas voters told us how they feel about open space. Measure O, the 2015 Open Space Initiative, was approved by an overwhelming margin of 89 percent to 11 percent. Those numbers represent the largest margin of victory for anything on a Calabasas municipal ballot since the city was incorporated in 1991, even eclipsing the 84 to 16 […]

Debutantes honored Nov. 28



National Charity League Inc., San Fernando Valley Chapter, will host its 50th annual Charity Ball, “The Best is Yet to Come!” on Sat., Nov. 28 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. The 12 debutantes of 2015, from throughout the San Fernando and Conejo valleys will be honored for their service to the chapter and to the local philanthropies it serves. As […]

Wynonna bringing Christmas show to T.O.



Five-time Grammy winner Wynonna Judd will perform her Big Noise Christmas at 7 p.m. Sun., Nov. 29 at the Fred Kavli Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Judd has sold over 30 million albums worldwide spanning her 35-year career, charting numerous singles including 20 No. 1 hits and over 60 industry awards. Rolling Stone once dubbed […]

Crossfit works for everyone

COMMENTARY /// Personal training

The new buzz word in fitness is crossfit. More health-conscious men, women and children are turning to the workout program as a way to stay in shape and have fun at the same time. Crossfit uses a variety of training disciplines to help maximize cardio and muscle performance. With crossfit, all age groups and genders can find a workout program […]

Response to Weber’s Old Agoura letter



Councilman Denis Weber’s letter attacking old Agoura HOA president Jess Thomas was an outrageous distortion of facts. A study by our own city found Chesebro Meadow to be the highest environmental priority for preservation even before the community fought development there, and it is typical for general funds to be used for such purchases. The “20 acres” he deceptively refers […]

Baseball icon to sign books

Meet Hall-of-Famer in Westlake Village

Baseball legend Tommy Lasorda will sign copies of his book “My Way,” co-written with Colin Gunderson, from 3 to 5 p.m. Sun., Nov. 15 at Boost Your Average Batting Cages 2327 Townsgate Road, Westlake Village. He is a former Major League baseball player, coach and manager of the Dodgers. He was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame as […]

Oy vey! Bryan Fogel in ‘Jewtopia Live!’



Evans Associates will present “Jewtopia Live!” at 3 p.m. Sun., Nov. 29 at the Scherr Forum, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 T.O. Blvd. Comic Bryan Fogel brings his new stand-up show, the story of a gentile who wants to marry a Jewish girl “so he never has to make another decision.” The original “Jewtopia” was the longest-running comedy in […]

T.O. hospital earns ‘A’ for patient safety



The independent, nonprofit hospital watchdog The Leapfrog Group, which gives letter grades to hospitals to rate them on errors, injuries, accidents and infections, awarded an “A” rating to the 400-bed Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center in Thousand Oaks. This is the fifth consecutive “A” rating for the hospital. The Hospital Safety Score is the gold standard rating for patient […]

Hindu respect



Thank you for writing about the new Hindu temple in Newbury Park. There are a couple of things I would like to point out regarding the information you put forth. First of all, Hindus are not just South Asians. I am an American Caucasian and I am also a Hindu. There are many Americans who follow this religion. Yet in […]