THURS., APRIL 21 Antiques Study Group 9:30 a.m. to noon at Stagecoach Inn Museum, Anderson Hall, 51 S. Ventu Park Road, Newbury Park. Rita Faulders presents the history and technique of paper marbling. Bring paisley on fabric or paper for show and tell. Phone: 805.495.3297. Email pen1@verizon.net. WLV Republican Women 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Zin Bistro, 32131 Lindero Canyon […]

Public relations pros get tips on speeches

The PRSA California Gold Coast Chapter will meet from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Wed., April 27 at the Cal Lutheran University Center for Entrepreneurship, 31416 Agoura Road, Ste. 105, Westlake Village. The PRSA (Public Relations Society of America) nonprofit is the world’s largest organization of public relations professionals. The event will have networking at 8 a.m. Communications specialist Ron Kirkpatrick […]

Second hotel goes under review in Calabasas

‘Too many projects at one time,’ one resident says

About 60 speakers including residents and business owners outlined the pros and cons of a new housing and hotel development in Calabasas during a City Council meeting last week. Aliso Viejo-based New Home Company is asking the city for a zoning change and other permits to build a four-story hotel and gated residential community called Canyon Oaks on a 77- […]

City moves on open space, restoration

Calabasas plans to buy a taxdefaulted parcel in the Calabasas Highlands for $20,000 and keep it as open space. The privately owned lot is about 450 feet north of Mulholland Highway and Canyon Road. It is next to another undeveloped parcel that was previously bought by the city open space preservation. The acquisition will protect oak woodland habitat and prevent […]

Agoura ‘girls’ are ready for another night out

The City of Agoura Hills in collaboration with 91301 will present the second annual Girls’ Night Out event, an evening of shopping, primping and pampering for all women, followed by a special guest speaker, from 5 to 10 p.m. Fri., May 6. Due to the huge success of Girls’ Night Out last year featuring “Finding Kind,” the Cultural Arts Council […]

Kooky, ooky play brings big cheers

PLAY REVIEW /// ‘The Addams Family’

There have been four incarnations of “The Addams Family”: Charles Addams’ macabre single-panel drawings in the New Yorker magazine, the iconic ABC television program from the 1960s, the 1991 motion picture and its sequels, and the 2010 Broadway musical. Calabasas High School managed to combine elements of all four versions in its recent staging of the musical last week, a […]

Realtor leads big yard sale

Chris McCloud of REMAX Olson Associates has organized a mega-yard sale from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Sat., April 23 for 40 homes in the Shadow Oaks neighborhood of Thousand Oaks. Maps and address list will be available at 169 East Gainsborough Road. Call (805) 402-0801.

All in all, it’s another brick in the wall

The Southeast Ventura County YMCA is on a final push to generate the funds needed for completion of the new Triunfo YMCA building in Westlake Village. A campaign called Pave a Path for Future Generations will recognize donors with personalized bricks at the entrance to the new Y. Bricks are available for $5,000 each, payable over five years. “We’re hoping […]

Final review for VC transit tax

Despite having spent around $80,000 to mail out 276,000 brochures extolling the virtues of a new transportation plan—and a half-cent sales tax to accompany it—the Ventura County Transportation Commission has not yet officially decided to pursue the tax at the ballot box. But that decision is expected to come during a commission special meeting tomorrow, April 22. VCTC is also […]

Free happy Bard-day festivities

Anniversary of Shakespeare’s death

The Kingsmen Shakespeare Company will celebrate the 400th anniversary of the Bard of Avon’s death and the 20th season of its own annual festival with 24 hours of activities beginning Sat., April 23 on the Cal Lutheran University campus in Thousand Oaks. All events will be take place in or around Overton Hall on Memorial Parkway near Regent Avenue. April […]

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