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 […]

Barbecue feast open to all

The Chabad Jewish Centers of Moorpark and Camarillo will host the annual Lag Ba’omer Outing at 5:30 p.m. Thurs., May 26 at the Baron Brothers Estate, 8860 Stockton Road, Moorpark . The estate is a 50-acre property with nature walks, a lake, landscaping and views. The event will have an all-you-can-eat barbecue, kayaking on the lake, bonfire with s’mores, Moon […]

Warriors get a boost from Johnson’s magic

Westlake boys’ volleyball team wins Division 1 playoff opener with help from super sub

Thank goodness for Devon Johnson. The sophomore stepped up for Westlake High’s boys’ volleyball team in the Warriors’ first-round sweep of Irvine on Tuesday at home in the CIF-Southern Section Division 1 playoffs. Johnson, who was swarmed by a mob of teammates after the 25-17, 26-24, 25-18 victory, replaced senior team kills leader Tyler Robinson at outside hitter. Robinson broke […]

A love of photography

Growing up in Shanghai, Beihua Steven Guo fell in love with the art of photography and the way it captured the simplicity of life in his community. Over time, he learned to use his father’s Nikon F100 film camera as a tool for his beloved craft and a vessel for his emotions. Now a junior at Oaks Christian School, Beihua […]

Putting e-waste in its place in Oak Park

HELPING HAND—John Maloof of PC Recycle takes a TV out of a resident’s car April 30 during Oak Park Residential Community Beautification Day at Oak Park High School. Residents had the opportunity to recycle or dispose of e-waste, wood, metal and green waste for free.

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