The USTA Men’s Pro Tennis Championships of Calabasas is being held throughout this week at the Calabasas Tennis & Swim Center. Singles and doubles championship matches will be held Sun., March 26. Matthew Barton of Australia won the singles title, while Eric Quigley and Nicolas Meister shared the doubles crown last year.
When news hit in August 2013 that Thousand Oaks would be getting an indoor skate park and bowling alley at the Janss mall, Jenell Smith thought it was exactly what her hometown needed. “It seemed like a great idea and a great opportunity,” said the 44-year-old. She wasn’t the only one who thought so. Smith, head bartender at Boney Mountain […]
It’s been a fun and informative foray into the world of online dating over the past few weeks. And the subject got even more interesting recently when Patricia McTague-Loft of California Psychotherapeutic Resources Inc. in Westlake Village contacted me regarding the columns. Before you start wondering what the heck I’d gotten myself into now, McTague-Loft, who’s been a licensed marriage […]
The Stagecoach Inn Museum is seeking new volunteers and docents to help with giving museum tours, school and special tours, exhibit planning and set up, special events organization and planning, fundraising, office assistance and publicity as well as recording oral histories and maintaining collections, archives and grounds. Free volunteer training will be offered in two sessions, from 9:30 a.m. to […]
After more than two decades in business, a restaurant serving “ultimate” Indian fare is taking the Conejo Valley by culinary storm. Brothers Zohir Uddin and Matab Ahmed have been running their successful Anarbagh family restaurants for 20 years, starting with the first one in Woodland Hills, and when that was a hit, they followed with locations in Encino, Beverly Hills […]
FLOWER POWER—Adrienne Jauregui of Ojai, in front, and Denice Stouffer, behind, lead a group of 11 women on a March 19 hike into Zuma Canyon near Malibu. Third in line is Susan Pourzia of Oak Park. The group hikes every weekend on a variety of trails in the Simi Hills and Santa Monica Mountains, and on this outing they were […]
LAUGHTER IS THE BEST MEDICINE—Top left, The Great Omar, a magician and comedian, dazzles the audience during the annual Daniel’s Day of Magic event March 19 at the Cancer Support Community in Westlake Village. Left, volunteer face painter Mare Moore, 17, does her own magic on Simi Valley resident Dominic Brown, 4, during the festivities. Below, Omar’s magic trick wows […]
In the spirit of charity, 200 people donned colorful wigs and fake mustaches to raise funds for local causes during the third annual Wig and Stache Party presented by the Westlake Village Junior Women’s Club. “This event funds several important programs in our community,” said event co-chair Jessica Davis of Newbury Park, who wore a waist-length purple-and-blue wig for the […]
For most people, getting a shampoo and a haircut is a simple, relaxing routine that’s easy to take for granted. But for 65-year-old Lisa Montoya of Van Nuys, who’s been using a wheelchair for more than 20 years, going to a salon has not been a pleasant experience. Lisa’s husband, Richard, 66, said a series of wrong medications in the […]
The bird shown in last week’s Acorn at a Feb. 4 Oak Park High School fair was incorrectly labeled as a turkey. The bird pictured at event was a turkey vulture.