2016-06-16

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Westlake residents can share media center




Westlake Village residents of all ages will soon be able to use the new media center at Agoura High School and receive free help when they have questions about computers and other high-tech devices. At a City Council meeting June 8, Westlake Village officials agreed to donate $10,000 to the Agoura High School Parent Faculty Club to help pay for […]

Expert: Good health begins in the kitchen

Hotel hosts Global Wellness Day event


Renowned nutritionist Paulette Lambert is trying to make the nation healthy again—one meal at a time. Lambert, a registered dietician and certified diabetic educator, put her healthy cooking skills on display during Global Wellness Day June 11 in Westlake Village. Hosted by the Four Seasons hotel, the event introduced the community to a variety of activities including yoga, group cycling, […]

Imaginative costumes, superb acting, but no Toto in Simi production

PLAY REVIEW /// ‘The Wiz’


With the success of last December’s live NBC production of “The Wiz,” interest in the 1975 “urban” version of “The Wizard of Oz” has been rekindled. “The Wiz” was a huge hit in its day, becoming a cultural touchstone at a time when black music and black pride were in the midst of a renaissance. Along with shows like “Purlie” […]

Summer Bible program for kids



Oakbrook Bible Church will host its sixth annual free Vacation Bible Camp for children in kindergarten to fifth grade from 9:30 a.m. to noon Mon. to Fri., July 25 to 29 at 480 W. Gainsborough Road, Thousand Oaks. Activities will include crafts, games, relays and healthy snack- making. Visit www.oakbrookbiblechurch.org or call (805) 512-9660 for more information.

Agoura Hills opens wallet to charities




The City of Agoura Hills answered the call from local charities and nonprofit organizations requesting financial support in the coming year. The city gave $19,350 to 21 nonprofit groups or programs. Topping the list of grant applicants were the Agoura High School music boosters. The group asked for $5,000 in the 2016-17 fiscal year and received $1,500 from the city. […]

Remembering a very rad dad




My father had a favorite chair in our living room that he’d wedged so far into one corner that when he activated its rocker mechanism it banged loudly against the wall. To my mother’s consternation this action chipped the paint after years of impact and frayed the chair’s brown corduroy upholstery, but Dad was undeterred. His chair was so squeezed […]

Calendar



THURS., JUNE 16 Channel Islands Gulls 11 a.m. at Las Posas Country Club, 955 Fairway Drive, Camarillo. Social hour 11 a.m., luncheon at noon. Fashion show from Draper’s and Damons. Raffle. RSVP required. Contact: Shirley. Phone: 805.263.6062. Channel Islands Maritime Museum Speaker Series 6:30 p.m. at museum, 3900 Bluefin Circle, Channel Islands Harbor, Oxnard. Mick Kronman presents “From hooks to […]

Westlake High graduates are ready for next journey




Westlake High School’s commencement last Thursday provided a reminder to parents that the milestone of graduation is just one step on their children’s journey through life. Dale MacLean, senior class president, joked with his 563 classmates about their school travels that started in kindergarten with the first lesson: how to stand in a straight line. Last week, he said, Westlake […]

Local officials start rethinking drought restrictions




Oak Park residents can add an extra day to their landscape irrigation schedule. Due to improved water supplies in Northern California, the board of directors of the Triunfo Sanitation District, which operates Oak Park Water Service, voted May 23 to cut back on conservation measures put in place last year to comply with state mandates. The decision was made after […]


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