2016-05-12

Bringing families together



Live as beacon of peace in angry times

Roots of Faith


Years ago a friend gave a me a mug inscribed with the Serenity Prayer: “God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.” The back of the mug reads: “Living one day at a time, enjoying one moment at a time, accepting […]

Coyotes do the right thing

Calabasas junior varsity baseball players volunteer with Westhills Champions


At first glance, it was just another practice at the Westhills PONY Baseball fields. Student-athletes worked on their swings at the dish, scooped up ground balls in the infield, shagged high bloopers in the outfield and worked on efficiently rounding the corners on the base path. Calabasas High junior varsity baseball players were all over the field, but the Coyotes […]

Agency’s projects help improve quality of life

EYE ON THE ENVIRONMENT /// Contributing to preservation


Improving quality of life in our county is the number one priority of the Ventura County Public Works Agency. Every time we begin to plan a new project, we ask ourselves, “How will this not only enhance the environment or our infrastructure, but also keep our residents safer and healthier in the long run?” Over the past year, we are […]

Briefs



GOP women to host election forum The Conejo Valley Republican Women Federated will host a forum featuring candidates for the U.S. Senate at a luncheon Fri., May 20 at Los Robles Greens, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Registration and social connections will begin at 11 a.m. with the program and luncheon at 11:30 a.m. The forum will be televised […]

Talk show host to speak at gala banquet



Friends and supporters of Chabad of the Conejo from across L.A. and Ventura counties will join together to celebrate at the organization’s annual Gala Banquet Thurs., May 26, at the Four Seasons Westlake Hotel, 2 Dole Drive. Dinner will be at 5:30 p.m. followed by the program at 7 p.m. The theme for the evening is “Touching Lives, Building Legacies.” […]

Swimming and lots of winning for Viewpoint

Patriot swimmers continue league supremacy



Swimming isn’t everything— it’s the only thing for the Patriots. Viewpoint’s boys’ and girls’ swim teams rule the pool with smiles and tassels of tresses bleached blond. The Peloponnesian War didn’t last as long as the Patriots’ league winning streaks. The Viewpoint boys have captured 12 straight league crowns. The girls have won 10 consecutive league titles. Between the league […]

Calabasas nixes four-story hotel on Las Virgenes Rd.

Mariott likely to withdraw project


The Calabasas City Council let it be known at its May 4 meeting that it doesn’t want a four-story hotel built on Las Virgenes Road near the entrance to the 101 Freeway. The council asked the developer of the 127-room Rondell Oasis hotel, Richard Weintraub, to come up with a three-story design instead. It’s not clear what the developer will […]

AAUW to celebrate 50th year



The Thousand Oaks Branch of the American Association of University Women will celebrate the association’s 50th anniversary from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sat., May 21 at the North Ranch Country Club, 4761 Valley Spring Drive, Thousand Oaks. The keynote speaker will be Michaela Reeves and the music will be provided by the Thousand Oaks High School Vocal Ensemble. Tickets […]

Busload of gals defy Father Time

Hot Flashes

You couldn’t miss it. As the stretch limo rolled into the parking lot of Tobin James Winery, Grumps commented, “That’s a column.” Even when wine tasting in Paso Robles, he takes his role seriously as my chief topic solicitor. “OK,” I said, and turned to read the signage. “The Magical Menopause Tour” was plastered across the side of the bus […]


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