2016-10-20 E-Edition

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In the heart of Agoura Hills

BRANCH OFFICE—Jan Froehlig of Agoura Hills was relaxing and lying on the ground at Chumash Park Oct. 2 when she looked up and saw a very interesting heart shape created by the branches of a large tree. Froehlig, who was accompanied by her daughter and granddaughter during her visit to the park, couldn’t resist taking a photo. “I wonder if […]

Measure F, pros and cons

Please vote yes on Measure F and allow the best possible project at Agoura and Las Virgenes Roads to proceed. The Acorn, in its thoughtful Sept. 29 editorial, called the Canyon Oaks home and hotel project “artfully designed and respectful of its surroundings.” The Acorn is right. This project is the best choice because it will bring much-needed living and […]

Thirst for adventure takes woman on lifelong journey of service, discovery

For Oak Park resident Susan Seats, traveling is a path to self-discovery and a chance to deepen her understanding of other people’s faiths and cultures. “If someone gave me a ticket I would absolutely go around the world,” said the 65-year-old social service worker, teacher and hospice caretaker. In 1994, Seats spent a week in Kolkata, India, at the Missionaries […]


Oak Park High to present a merry play

Shakespeare comedy is set in swinging 1960s England

The Oak Park Performing Arts Alliance will present “The Merry Wives of Windsor,” performed by high school students, at the Oak Park High School pavilion, 899 N. Kanan Road. Show times are 7 p. m. Thurs., Fri. and Sat., Oct. 20, 21 and 22, with a matinee at 2 p.m. Oct. 22. Director Allan Hunt is recreating his award-winning production […]

Sticker shock

L.A. County wants to double transportation sales tax

Should shoppers in Los Angeles County pay a higher sales tax to ease traffic congestion? With California already subject to the highest sales tax rate in the nation, L.A. County voters will be asked to pay even more for their retail goods and services when they go to the polls on Nov. 8 and cast ballots on Measure M. The […]

Vote for SOAR Measure C

I am writing in support of Measure C, Save Our Agricultural and Open Spaces Resources. SOAR has protected Ventura County from urban sprawl and unplanned development for over 25 years. It has insured the development is supported by the people by giving them a vote to determine the fate of development on open space. This law is going to expire […]

Calabasas, the PUMPKIN CITY celebrates with festival

Play success no sleight of hand

PLAY REVIEW /// ‘The Sorcerer’

For Gilbert & Sullivan fans, two shows work well to commemorate the Halloween season: “Ruddigore,” with its spooky gallery of ghosts come to life, and “The Sorcerer,” with its mystical love potion and its catastrophic effects. The latter show is now being staged by the venerable Ventura County Gilbert & Sullivan Repertoire Company, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary at […]