2017-05-04 E-Edition

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Women honored for their commitment to protecting the environment

The importance of open space in the area and the achievements of the many women who have campaigned for the preservation of the Santa Monica Mountains will be the focus of a May 7 recognition ceremony at King Gillette Ranch in Calabasas. The Santa Monica Mountains Fund’s Spring Celebration begins at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Anthony C. Beilenson Interagency […]

Photography exhibit is wild

Features work of Jazan Kozma

The Santa Monica Mountains Interagency Visitor Center will host an exhibit and sale by local photographer Jazan Kozma through May 30 at 26876 Mulholland Hwy., Calabasas. In addition, guests can meet Kozma from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sat., May 6. Titled “Keep It Wild!,” the exhibit showcases Malibu’s mountains and ocean in an ongoing series. The exhibit is open from […]

Seniors get festive for Cinco de Mayo

Calabasas Savvy Seniors will celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a fiesta from noon to 2 p.m. Friday, May 5 at Sagebrush Cantina, 23527 Calabasas Road. A live mariachi band will provide music while attendees have a Mexican buffet lunch. The $25 fee includes lunch, entertainment and parking. For information or to register, visit www.cityofcalabasas.com/savvy-seniors, drop by the center using CODE: […]

A symphony for moms

The Los Angeles Symphonic Winds, directed by Stephen Piazza, will perform a special Mother’s Day concert celebrating historical and legendary women who have changed history at 3:30 p.m. Sun., May 14 at Calabasas High School performing arts education center, 22855 Mulholland Hwy. Joan of Arc, three Elizabeth queens, Pocahontas, Queen Mary and Cleopatra are among other famous women that will […]


Agoura Hills A shoplifter stole two drones valued at $180 from a display table at the Radio Shack store in the 5800 block of Kanan Road April 23. Someone took a $1,500 cement fountain from the patio of Grissini Ristorante Italiano in the 30100 block of Agoura Road. The incident occurred between April 22 and 24. The fountain was heavy […]

Serving in uniform

‘AIM HIGH, FLY-FIGHTWIN’— U.S. Air Force Airman Bailee Larsen graduated from eight weeks of basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science agree through the Community College of the Air Force. Larsen graduated from Oak Park High School in 2015.

Being Italian means eating tomatoes and loving it

Family Man

I’ve known this for years about my son, who’s now 13, but the other day something hit me, and I didn’t like it. I had to bring it up. Me: You’re my kid. You’re Italian. You have Italian genes and I raised you Italian. So how do you not like tomatoes? Kid: It’s not that I don’t like tomatoes. I […]

The quick and the strong

Agoura’s Davis breaks Marion Jones’ meet record in long jump; Oak Park’s Smith breaks two school standards in jumping events

The Ventura County Track and Field Championships is one of the most highly anticipated meets of the season. The strongest and fastest local high school athletes converged at Moorpark on April 28 to duke it out for bragging rights in the final tune-up before league finals and postseason events. Stars at Agoura, Calabasas, Camarillo, La Reina, Moorpark, Newbury Park, Oak […]

Freeway closed

The 101 Freeway in Calabasas was shut down this week as work intensified on the Lost Hills interchange improvement, Caltrans said. The closures were necessary to place girders for a new bridge structure. The $24-million project involves replacing the Lost Hills Road bridge, providing improvements to the US-101 on/off ramp and enhancing safety for pedestrians. The partial closures began at […]