2015-12-23 E-Edition

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Time to revisit solar panels on campus

Isn’t it time for LVUSD once again to investigate the installation of solar panels at Agoura and Calabasas highs schools? In 2012, the Las Virgenes school district staff proposed to the school board a plan to install solar panels at the high schools. However, after homeowner protests at a board meeting, the board shot down the plan. I am writing […]

Auditions for Village Voices

The Village Voices Chorale will hold open auditions for its spring concert beginning Jan. 10 and continuing for three weeks. Choral singing experience and good sight-reading skills are a plus. The group rehearses Tuesday evenings in Westlake Village. Men and women from Ventura and Los Angeles counties can call (323) 490-6636 for an audition appointment. The chorale’s spring concert, “What […]

Hereditary cancer support group to meet

The Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/Santa Barbara will host a free Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Meeting from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sun., Jan. 10 at 530 Hampshire Road, Thousand Oaks. The program is for anyone who has been affected by hereditary breast or ovarian cancer. That include those who have not been diagnosed with cancer but are at […]

About those Calabasas football players

I would like to respond to your editorial regarding the recent success of Calabasas football. While you are correct, that it has been a meteoric rise and the team did have some players from other districts move into the area so they could attend a great high school as well as play football for a program that may give them […]

Broadway, holiday tunes pleased the crowd

CONCERT REVIEW /// Cabrillo’s Holiday Family Celebration

Each year since 2006 Cabrillo Music Theatre has paid tribute to American service men and women and their families by presenting a free Christmas concert at Naval Base Ventura County in Point Mugu. The concerts have become such a success that Cabrillo has been besieged by its fans to offer the show to the general public, and on Dec. 13 […]

Tips on how to stay fit and healthy during pregnancy

COMMENTARY /// Baby weight

For most of us, our relationship with food is complicated— but for women, it’s never more so than during pregnancy. To make things worse, people typically encourage you to eat everything you desire when you’re pregnant— and as much of it as you’d like. “The baby wants it,” they’ll say, or, “After all, you’re eating for two now.” The reality […]


Agoura Hills A thief stole $200 worth of hand tools, a $20 gift basket and a checkbook from a car parked on Colina Vista Street Dec. 7. The culprit later got $500 by cashing one of the checks at the bank. A burglar stole $1,200 worth of jewelry and a $120 electronic reader from the bedroom of a home on […]


THURS., DEC. 24 Advent Services 4 p.m. today and 10 a.m. Friday at Lighthouse Bible Church, 4910 Cochran St., Simi Valley. Phone: 805.584.8222. We b : LighthouseBiblesimi.com. FRI., DEC. 25 Movie And Chinese Dinner 4:30 p.m. at Congregation B’nai Emet, 9 W. Bonita Drive, Simi Valley. Screening of romantic comedy “Crossing Delancey.” Dinner, brief Kabbalat Shabbat service and dessert. Cost: […]

Choristers are merry and bright

SING NOEL—The members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo are on a mission to spread holiday cheer to seniors. All of the clubs have been Christmas caroling at local convalescent homes including Mary Health of the Sick, Hillcrest Royale, Thousand Oaks Royale and Belmont Village. From left are Boys & Girls members Hailey Fisher, Lauren Tuxill, Amy […]