2015-11-19

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Sequel to the Inn not welcome



If you have the opportunity, please drive down Park Sorrento about a half block east of The Commons. On the right, you’ll see a project underway called Avanti where the old, quaint Calabasas Inn once stood. This development is so huge and obnoxious that the project nearly comes to the curb of the street. In fact, the developer has removed […]

Blaze interrupts firefighter hockey fundraiser




When a group of Ventura County firefighters recently signed up to play in an ice hockey game benefiting players with special needs, they didn’t expect a two-alarm blaze to break out the same day, putting half their team in the field instead of on the rink. The Princeton fire started in the afternoon of Sat., Nov. 7 in the brush […]

A mission to help Fred Jordan Missions



Since 1944, Fred Jordan Missions has provided food, warm clothes, blankets and services to people in need in the Los Angeles area. Statistics show there are more than 53,000 homeless men, women and children in Los Angeles County. The reason for homelessness varies from person to person: domestic violence, mental illness, the economy and or abandonment, many with service-related disorders. […]

Giving thanks



Temple Adat Elohim will host Conejo Valley Interfaith Association’s annual Thanksgiving Service at 7 p.m. Wed., Nov. 25 at 2420 Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. The theme is “Thankfulness is Universal.” An interfaith choir, under the direction of TAE Cantor David Shukiar, will sing. Shukiar has also composed and arranged original pieces that the TAE Symphony will debut. At the service, […]

No fee for the city’s seniors



I read with interest your recent article regarding membership fees for the new Calabasas senior center. First of all, let me tell you that my wife and I have lived in Calabasas for 29 years. We have certainly seen tremendous changes in the city, mostly for the good. But as much as I am excited about the new senior center, […]

Reagan Library exhibit of Christmas trees

Display represents 26 countries that the president visited while in office

After a six- year hiatus, Christmas Around the World returned to the Reagan Library and will be on display through Sun., Jan. 3 at the museum, 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley. Christmas Around the World includes 26 decorated trees representing the 26 countries that President Reagan visited while in office, as well as a White House tree. Admission to the […]

It’s alumni batter up at Calabasas High



The annual Calabasas High Baseball Alumni Game will take place at 10 a.m. Sat., Dec. 19 on the varsity field at 22855 W. Mulholland Hwy. Players and coaches representing Coyote teams from the past 35 years are scheduled to play against the current 2015-16 varsity squad. In addition to the game, festivities will include a Home Run Derby, catered lunch […]

Changes afoot for Baxter International




Baxter International, a Fortune 500 company with a long history in Thousand Oaks, received an overhaul this summer, splitting into two separate entities, each handling different aspects of the healthcare industry. The change affected the two Baxter locations in the city. They are now part of the spinoff, Baxalta, which focuses on pharmaceuticals, mainly medications used to treat hemophilia and […]

The latest scoop



Every day dozens of people find their way into the vast trail system of Chesebro Canyon. If you happen to live in Oak Park, Palo Comado Canyon would be your easiest way into Chesebro. The most accessible entrance can be found at the top of Sunnycrest Drive, just before it turns into Doubletree Road, and very easy to find by […]


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