Stern sworn in to office

State Sen. Henry Stern (D-Calabasas) will be sworn in to office at a community event from noon to 2 p.m. Sun., Jan. 29 at Agoura High School’s performing arts education center. Stern will provide information on some of the issues he plans to tackle. According to Jeremy Wolf, Stern’s Conejo Valley field deputy, the senator will also answer questions from […]

Canadian Brass to perform in T.O.

The 47-year-old Canadian Brass quintet will present a free concert at Cal Lutheran University at 7:30 p.m. Thurs., Jan. 26 in Samuelson Chapel, 165 Chapel Lane on the Thousand Oaks campus. In black suits and white running shoes, the hallmarks of Canadian Brass performances are entertainment and spontaneity, presenting baroque, Dixieland and new compositions and arrangements created especially for the […]

Synagogue names new social action coordinator

Congregation Or Ami announced that Laurie Tragen Boykoff will become the new social action/ tikkun olam coordinator at the reform synagogue in Calabasas. Tragen-Boykoff will manage Or Ami’s monthly social action projects and collections; initiate and oversee a series of three to five annual Mitzvah Days; coordinate a cabinet of volunteer project chairs; and use technology and social media to […]

Calabasas teen soars to new heights

Oaks Christian senior is a pilot, pianist, volunteer

Seventeen- year- old Peer Marie Oppenheimer knows firsthand the thrill of piloting an aircraft. The Oaks Christian School senior, who earned her pilot’s license in October, has accumulated 100 flight hours at the helm of a Cessna 172 single-engine aircraft. She said one of the most memorable moments in her aviation career so far was her first solo flight in […]

Grammy-winning guitarist in concert at church

The Elation Arts Series will present a return concert by Grammy Award-winning acoustic guitarist Mark Hanson and his wife, vocalist Greta Pedersen, at 5 p.m. Sun., Jan. 22 at Emmanuel Presbyterian Church, 588 Camino Manzanas, Thousand Oaks. Hanson, a finger-style guitarist, won a Grammy in 2005 for his contributions to the Henry Mancini “Pink Guitar” CD. Pedersen is the Young […]

Holiday flashback

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