2016-06-09

2016-06-09 E-Edition

Blaze destroys Headwaters Corner

But no homes were lost in last weekend’s 500-acre fire


City and fire officials spent the week assessing damage from the June 4 Old Fire in Calabasas, a fast-moving blaze that destroyed much of the scenic Headwaters Corner at Mulholland Highway and Old Topanga Road and caused the evacuation of some 500 homes in the Highlands, Eddingham and Adamsville neighborhoods. Firefighters didn’t gain the upper hand until late Sun., June […]

Calling all Calabasas seniors

New center’s grand opening celebration is June 25

The new Calabasas Senior Center will host a grand opening ceremony at 10 a.m. Sat., June 25. The center is behind City Hall and the Calabasas Library, The City of Calabasas will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new center, followed by light refreshments and music by pianist Scott MacDonald. Staff and volunteers will be available to answer questions, give […]

Native wildflowers pop up in parched areas

On the Trail

Just because spring is drawing to a close does not mean the natural landscape is reduced to rue and ruin. Grasses grow in a carpet-like fashion and noxious weeds such as thistle and mustard grow in vast colonies. These are now dying off, giving a broad impression of a very withered wild world. But die-hard wildflower fanciers should still be […]

Films under the stars at Dos Vientos Ranch



The Village at Dos Vientos Ranch will kick off its summer series of free outdoor family-oriented films Thurs., June 16 at dusk with the showing of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” in the amphitheater at 350 Via Las Brisas, Newbury Park. Films will be projected in high definition Blu Ray onto a 20- foot screen. Blankets or beach chairs are […]

Karin Steger



Henry Stern, Steve Fazio win round one in Senate race

Reznik’s early lead evaporates


Tuesday’s primary for the California Senate District 27 turned into a nail-biter—at least for two of the six candidates. As expected, lone Republican challenger Steve Fazio cornered the GOP vote, leaving Democrats Henry Stern of Malibu and Janice Kamenir-Reznik of Encino to splits votes and jockey for second position in the race for the coveted seat vacated by the retiring […]

Be an usher at Civic Arts Plaza

Training provided

The Civic Arts Plaza in Thousand Oaks will offer two training sessions for volunteer ushers for its theaters from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wed., Aug. 17 and 7:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sat., Aug. 20. These sessions will present the information and training necessary to become an usher. Attendance at both training sessions is required. New ushers will also become […]

Softball champions stand tall



The Back-Beats are back at Bogie’s



ONE MORE TIME—Lola and the Back-Beats featuring vocalist Lola Haag, above, will return June 21 for the Tuesday Jazz Series at Bogie’s lounge in Westlake Village. The 7:30 p.m. show also features Kevin Fukagawa on keyboards, Brian MCann on tenor sax, Jeff Falkner on bass and Dave Hunt on drums. There is no cover charge, so come and get your […]


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