2016-07-07 E-Edition

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Olive Alchemy opens in Calabasas

OPEN FOR BUSINESS—Olive Alchemy, a new store in Calabasas offering fresh premium olive oils and vinegars, opens its doors with a May 26 ribbon cutting sponsored by the Calabasas Chamber of Commerce. In attendance were City Council members and Mayor James Bozajian, second from right, who presents owners Margot Lederer and Selena O’Connor with a proclamation of recognition. The store […]

Heroes honored for saving lives

GRATEFUL—Above, 6-year-old Teddy Ward meets Chris Markey, an emergency medical technician with McCormick Ambulance Service during a June 25 recognition ceremony for first responders at Station 89 in Agoura Hills. The boy fell 25 feet in Topanga last year and a quick response by firefighters saved his life. At left, Tom Kitchin, second from right, joins the firefighters and paramedics […]

Nature program receives North Face grant

The North Face company has awarded a 2016 Explore Fund grant for Calabasas-based Mountains Restoration Trust’s Cold Creek Docents Field Program. Launching this month, the program accommodates 24 classes of school children. The program educates innercity fourth-grade students about the natural and cultural history of the Cold Creek watershed and its relationship to the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area […]

Carol King Tapestry tribute coming to T.O.

Outdoor concert in park is July 24

The Conejo Recreation and Park District’s family-friendly 2016 Summer Concerts in the Park Series continues Sun., July 24 with Tapestry: A Tribute to Carole King. The show begins at 5 p.m. in the natural amphitheater at Conejo Community Park, 1175 Hendrix Ave., Thousand Oaks. Admission is free, and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Tapestry will perform music by […]

Weeding out the humor

PLAY REVIEW /// ‘Reefer Madness’

In “The Producers,” two fictional playwrights deliberately craft a flop based on a horrifically bad play in order to close early so the creators can abscond with all the unspent investment money. The premise for “Reefer Madness,” which is currently being staged by the Conejo Players Theatre, is similar, except that it was made by two real-life producers who thought […]


THURS., JULY 7 Marines And FMF Corpsmen Dinner 6 p.m. at Elks Lodge, 1561 Kuehner Drive, Simi Valley. Dinner, business meeting for Ronald Reagan Marine Corps League Detachment 597. Contact: Ken Honaker. Phone: 805. 416.4063. Email: JrViceMCL597@gmail.com. Web: www.MCL597.04g. Camarillo Community Band 7 p.m. at Community Center Park, 1605 Burnley St., Camarillo. Band plays musical favorites. Bring picnic dinner. Kids […]

Thrift store offers Christmas in July

Assistance League Conejo Valley will host “Christmas in July” starting Tues., July 19 at its thrift shop at 2853 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Store hours are from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; open until 7 p.m. Thursdays. The sale features one-of-a-kind and handmade items for Christmas and the holiday season. All proceeds support philanthropic programs serving the […]

A bicycle built for two happy spouses

Newlyweds Lily Talamantes and Lynn Wilkirson rolled into their new life together in style. Talamantes, a preschool teacher and Wilkirson, a sales manager for a car dealership, were married June 25 at the Westlake Village Inn while 56 friends looked on. The festivities began not with a limo ride to the hair salon but with a 55-mile bike ride through […]

League seeks new vendors for boutique

The National Charity League Inc., Conejo Valley chapter is seeking vendors for its holiday shopping event from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thurs., Oct. 13 at the Agoura Hills Recreation and Event Center, 29900 Ladyface Court. More than 20 boutique vendors are already confirmed as well as a food truck. Funds from the event will be used to support scholarships […]