2017-03-02 E-Edition

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Political Cartoon

Taking steps to end hunger

Conejo Valley CROP walk is this Sunday

The 39th annual Conejo Valley CROP Hunger Walk will start at 1 p.m. Sun., March 5 at the Cal Lutheran University sports complex, 60 E. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. Registration will begin at noon. Over 400 walkers are expected to participate. Participants have a choice of a 20-minute campus stroll as well as 4-and 6-mile walks. CROP Walks raise money […]

Kathleen Madigan at Civic Arts Plaza

The Kavli Theatre will host a performance by comedian Kathleen Madigan at 8 p.m. Sat., March 18 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. An American Comedy Award winner, Madigan is a regular on the late-night talk show circuit and stars in her own HBO and “Comedy Central Presents” specials. She is the only comedian in […]

Ice breakers

Local ice hockey squad reaches playoffs for first time

The East County Outlaws knew that this season would be different. Last year, the team was happy to develop skills and on-ice chemistry during its inaugural season in the Los Angeles Kings High School Hockey League. This year was all about piling up the victories. East County surged to a 12-3 overall record, earning one of four playoff spots in […]

Students step up

A big, heartfelt thank you to the fifth-graders at Bay Laurel Elementary School in Calabasas who wrote wonderful letters to our service men and women abroad expressing their gratitude, support and love in the spirit of Valentine’s Day. Your thoughtfulness will warm their hearts and make them proud to be American heroes. And the collection of personal care items, books, […]

Youth may contribute to new book

March 31 deadline

Scott Harris, Mustang Marketing’s founder and president, and Dianne McKay, the company’s COO and principal, are releasing a sequel to their “Ventura County Leaders Go Back in Time to Their Twenty-First Birthday” book. The sequel is titled “Ventura County Young Adults Flash Forward to Their 60th Birthday” and will be for those ages 17 to 20. The authors are asking […]

Blues artist Bonnie Raitt still at top of her game


With the exception of a few chart-topping artists like B.B. King, Robert Cray and Keb’ Mo’, the blues is a genre that has always resided just beneath the mainstream: a major influence, but rarely in the spotlight. A notable exception is the ageless Bonnie Raitt. In a career that is approaching the 50-year mark, Raitt is still on top of […]

Coyote wrestler reaches state

Marius Male, a senior foreign exchange student from Norway, became the first Calabasas High wrestler to qualify for the state tournament. Male took sixth place at Masters last weekend. The 160-pound grappler will face Eureka’s Anthony Martinez in the first round on Friday at the Rabobank Arena in Bakersfield. Zane Romney, a 113-pound junior from Simi Valley, is the only […]

Area faith leaders decry bigotry

Guest opinion

Leaders in the local faith community joined hands and submitted the following letter to the editor: Sadly, suspected hate crimes are being perpetrated in our community. Dos Vientos Community Park in Newbury Park was defaced with three graffiti swastikas, and in Oak Park, anti-Semitic notes were left at the Chabad Center (a Jewish organization) and at several homes. With the […]