2017-01-26

Life underscored by music, orchestration

Composer, songwriter Steve Dorff to perform in Thousand Oaks


You may not know his name but you probably know his songs and television scores. Steve Dorff, a Conejo Valley resident, will bring his music and stories to the stage of the Scherr Forum Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Thurs., Feb. 9 as he presents “An Evening With Steve Dorff and Friends.” The composer has written songs made famous by Barbra […]

Award-winning student art on display



EVERY DROP COUNTS—An array of student artworks interpreting the theme “Water is Life” is on display during regular business hours through Jan. 31 at Las Virgenes Municipal Water District headquarters, 4232 Las Virgenes Road, Calabasas. This year’s competition includes artist Chris Lee, a third-grader at Somac Elementary School, and his poster shown here. Each year thousands of young artists create […]

Workshop on healthy eating



The Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/Santa Barbara will host a free workshop titled, “Healthy Eating Workshop and Cooking Demonstration” with Pam Braum from noon to 1:30 p.m. Tues., Jan. 31 at 530 Hampshire Road, Westlake Village. Braum will share how her journey with cancer led to her extensive research on food and its relationship to cancer. She will discuss what experts […]

Locals join awareness march

‘We are numerous and powerful’


The Women’s March in Los Angeles and in cities around the world the day after Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States demonstrated that democracy still has legs. In Los Angeles alone, more than 700,000 women, men and children of all ages, creed and color expressed their First Amendment rights Jan. 21 by marching in […]

Girls show their gratitude



SISTERS IN SERVICE—More than 50 Ticktockers from the Conejo Valley Chapter of National Charity League Inc. take part in the Jan. 16 District 3, Day of Doing 2017 by volunteering at Operation Gratitude’s District Assembly Day at the Gratitude facility in Chatsworth. The girls prepared care packages that were sent to those serving in the military and their families that […]

Ready, set, shoot



TWO POINTS— Agoura Hills resident Ashley Chow, 12, readies for a shot during the Elks Club Hoop Shoot contest Jan. 14 at Conejo Elementary School in Thousand Oaks. The Elks National Foundation funds the annual free throw competition for children ages 8 through 13.

Oak Park resident inspires blood drive



Oak Park resident Carrie Greenberg’s battle with leukemia has prompted the Chabad of Oak Park and the Chabad of the Conejo to host “Chai Drive For Life,” a blood drive to support people who need blood transfusions to live. The chai symbol means “life” or “long life” In Hebrew. The blood drive, conducted by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, is slated for […]

Filled to the brim



WET ‘N’ WILD—At top, Noah Comfort stands next to a swollen creek at Wildwood Park in Thousand Oaks. Left, Agoura Road in Agoura Hills is closed in both directions due to flooding from last weekend’s storms. See related story on Page 8.

Scouts help veterans get a good night’s sleep



Operation Sleeping Bag, a collection drive started by a Cub Scout leader along with his 8-year-old son, delivered its bounty Jan. 18 to the Veterans Administration in Los Angeles. Almost 600 sleeping bags were donated by the Scouts in an effort organized by Steven Rude, leader of Den 6 in Cub Scout Pack 333 of Calabasas. The collection drive began […]

A place to belong



The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley has kicked off the winter session for the middle school clubs in the Las Virgenes Unified School District. The session runs through Mon., March 13. The classes are offered at the A.C. Stelle Club in Calabasas and at the Catlin and Marley Clubs in Agoura Hills. Registration is ongoing and enrollment […]


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