2017-03-09 E-Edition

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Group art show

The Thousand Oaks Cultural Affairs Department will present a group exhibition titled “A Certain View” from March 16 through July 17 with a brunch reception to meet the artists from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 27 at the Kavli Theatre Gallery in the Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. This exhibit will have works by 15 contemporary artists […]

Attorney to discuss Grim Sleeper case at Brandeis meeting

The Conejo Valley chapter of Brandeis National Committee will present “Truth is Stranger than Fiction,” with Dep. District Attorney Beth Silverman discussing the case of the Grim Sleeper, at 1 p.m. Sun., March 19 at Temple Etz Chaim, 1080 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Silverman has been a deputy D.A. in L.A. County since 1994 and is assigned to the […]

Courting danger, one car chase at a time


Every movie is made for someone. This one should have a special attraction to adrenaline junkies who are willing to accept nonstop action in lieu of a story that makes much sense. There’s no element in “Collide” that feels original, no scene that’s surprising, no plot or subplot you haven’t seen before— even if you don’t see a lot of […]


THURS., MARCH 9 Woodland Hills Republican Women Fed. 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Woodland Hills Country Club, 21150 Dumetz Road. Speakers are Susan Shelley, columnist, and Kris Vosburgh of Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association. Lunch cost: $25. RSVP requested. Contact: Jane Leisure. Phone: 818.225. 0843. Somis Thursday Club 11:15 a.m. at 53890 Bell St., Somis. Catered lunch. Program: Lauralee and […]


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Diverting food waste

Green waste now includes food waste. Residents in Agoura Hills soon will be given the option of recycling their discarded food as part of a green waste initiative by Waste Management, the city’s trash hauling contractor. An organics collection program was discussed at the Feb. 22 Agoura Hills City Council meeting. According to Louis Celaya, deputy city manager, residents can […]

Time to plan a rockin’ road trip

Flying Squirrel

If you’re a fan of live music, you’re probably used to seeing shows at local venues like the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza or The Canyon club in Agoura Hills, or maybe even the Microsoft Theater or Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles. If you catch a concert or a show in one of those settings, most likely you’ll drive […]

Let it snow!

THE GAUNTLET—Above, sledding down the hill without being sprayed by snow is a challenge. The sledding hill was the hottest attraction of the day at the March 4 Let it Snow Carnival, a benefit for Oak Park Neighborhood School. The fun included sledding, snowball fights and lots of horsing around in the white stuff. Also featured were a bouncy house, […]