2016-02-11 E-Edition

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Oak Park recreation committee introduces 22-year-old

A longtime Oak Park community advocate and a young man who wants to preserve the beauty of the place where he grew up were chosen as the newest members of the Oak Park recreation and park committee. About two dozen residents participated in the committee election at a Municipal Advisory Council meeting Jan. 26. Six candidates ran for two openings […]

Talk to aging parents about home upgrades

Other Side of 50

For seniors trying to make their savings stretch, spending on home repairs or new appliances can cause a lot of anxiety. Many are concerned, sometimes rightfully, about whether they will outlive their money. But I’ve discovered other aging retirees—even those with an ample nest egg—who are simply too conservative when it comes to their finances, and as a result they […]

A little night music from pianist Lisa Hilton

Composer and pianist Lisa Hilton will debut new compositions from her 2016 release, “Nocturnal,” in a solo piano show at 8 p.m. Fri., March 4 at Smothers Theatre, Pepperdine University. 4255 Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu. Hilton’s concert will include her “Midnight Sonata,” which expresses the classical form with American jazz and blues in a trans-genre approach. According to a press […]

Mazel tov!

When class is in session at Temple Etz Chaim’s religious school, it’s rare to find Joyce Bronstein holed up in her office, head down in a pile of paperwork. When students and families are on campus, she makes it her priority to connect with them. “She stands outside and greets the students as they arrive and goes outside again to […]


The Ladyface Ale brew pub in Agoura Hills recently celebrated its sixth year in business, not first year as reported in last week’s issue. A letter to the editor last week erroneously said the mayor of Calabasas receives an annual salary of $269,000. The mayor and other City Council members receive a monthly stipend of $849, and a monthly auto […]

Volunteers can sign up for annual Love Run

In preparation for the Ladin Subaru 23rd annual Love Run on Sun., June 5 in Westlake Village, Senior Concerns is seeking volunteer groups from employers, service groups, nonprofits and faith-based organizations to work in a variety of race-day roles. Volunteer groups can assist with race-day check-in and packet pickup, work as course monitors, staff water stations along the race routes, […]

She’s got game

Emily Cangelosi has helped elevate the Agoura girls’ basketball team to No. 4 in Division 2A

Jason Ancrum understands Agoura High’s basketball history. He played for the Chargers. He coached in the boys’ program for five years. He’s roaming the sidelines in his first season with the girls’ team. When it comes to hoops, he knows what he’s talking about. Ancrum does not bite his tongue while speaking about Emily Cangelosi. He nearly dropped the GOAT […]

Own your faith

Christian Living

We don’t have to look far to find things that complicate our day. A restless night of sleep disturbed with constant nightmares can set our whole morning off track, like little fingers jabbing at the center of our joy. Those few tense days awaiting that call from the doctor with your test results—how the “future” dangles by the phone lines. […]

Calabasas City Council approves request to expand Hilton Garden Inn

The Hilton Garden Inn announced plans to expand its Calabasas hotel. On Jan. 27, the Calabasas City Council approved a request to allow a 51-room addition on the west end of the inn at 24150 Park Sorrento. The addition will match the Mediterranean architectural style and height of the existing 142-room hotel. Landscaping and trees will be planted at Parkway […]