Opponents sneak up on Liberty Canyon catwalk

Cracks showing in bridge’s popularity

Support remains strong for the plan to build a more than $50-million wildlife bridge across the 101 Freeway in Agoura Hills. But as the project begins to take shape, opponents are mobilizing. The City of Calabasas hosted a Feb. 25 meeting titled “ 101 Freeway Wildlife Crossing: How Does It Benefit You, Your Business and the City?” About 200 people […]

Giving new meaning to the phrase ‘car hop’

Single Files

Something happened to me recently that would make any single ol’ gal (or guy) over 40 or 50 feel like a million bucks. And, believe me, if I didn’t have a witness to the whole occurrence, I might not believe it happened at all. Keep in mind that during my general weekly routine, I get up, get dressed, take the […]

Birthday party proves magical

LAND OF ENCHANTMENT—William Humphries of Moorpark walks Magical Maggie, the unicorn, after entertaining at a birthday party Feb. 28 at Old Agoura Park in Agoura Hills.

Take a minute, breathe deep, and put your anxiety on hold

COMMENTARY /// Stress relief

Do you ever wish you could stop the world and take a few minutes to escape the constant chatter of what needs to be done? I have. We all have. The human experience is stressful. Stress can be due to dire issues such as illness, death, divorce, financial woes, workplace friction or family issues. We also often feel stressed about […]

Tree falls in Westlake, someone heard

A large pine tree fell onto South Westlake Boulevard Fri., Feb. 26, covered much of the road and disrupted traffic temporarily. The estimated 80-foot tree collapsed and filled Westlake’s southbound lane just east of Evenstar Avenue in the City of Thousand Oaks. Westlake Village resident Frank Bonvino was riding his bicycle at about 4 p.m. last Friday and said he […]

New library dedication at Carden school

Commemorates the myriad of achievements of Charles V. Bush

The library is a passport to a world of experiences. Libraries are havens where children and adults can acquire a sense of responsibility and a desire to learn. “For me, I remember specifically the prize that I attached to my library card,” actor Obba Babatundé said during a Feb. 24 library dedication at Carden Conejo School in Thousand Oaks. Babatundé […]

Jukebox musical rocks the house

play review /// ‘Jersey Boys’

There’s a reason why “Jersey Boys,” which played the last week of February at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, is the best of the so-called jukebox musicals that have invaded Broadway over the past two decades, and it comes down to two words: the story. The current national tour of “Jersey Boys,” produced by Dodger Theatricals and managed by […]


Discussion of HPV-related cancers Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/Santa Barbara will host the annual “Learn about HPV-related Cancers: Gynecological and Head and Neck Cancers” with Dr. Bobbie Rimel and Dr. Allen Ho from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tues., March 8 at 530 Hampshire Road, Westlake Village. The program is open to adults and kids with cancer as well as cancer survivors […]

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