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Which cell provider has top travel plan?

Flying Squirrel

In the world of computing, Intel co-founder Gordon Moore observed in the early 1970s that computer processor speeds would double every two years. Moore’s Law, as it is famously known, has generally held true in the years since. Consumers have come to expect regular speed boosts in their computers and mobile devices. I cite this because in July 2014 I […]

Hummus Bros.: A choice place that offers lots of choices for everyone

Acorn Epicurean

The next time you spend a day shopping at The Oaks mall and are hit by the urge to eat, check out Hummus Bros. in the downstairs food court. It’ll be worth the walk to the end counter on the left, where you can get double the pleasure at one spot. For example, despite its name, lovers of Greek and […]

Sports Academy targets youth development



Sports Academy will host a series of informative briefings on its Personal Development Year program for seventh- and eighth-grade students and their families from 10 to 11 a.m. Sat., June 17, 24 and July 1 Sports Academy, 1011 Rancho Conejo Blvd., Thousand Oaks. The briefings are free to attend and include a short tour of the academy’s athletic and sports […]

Fashion show not eco-friendly



The May 11 Christian Dior fashion show was apparently a smashing success, at least in the fashion world. It was held in the Upper Las Virgenes Canyon Open Space Preserve. Early that afternoon, cars started filling up all of the open curb areas up and down our Calabasas residential street. Now, I’ll grant that the streets are public rights of […]

Turning small donations into big potential

Conejo Valley Impact Club supports cancer support group

Every community has many people who feel inspired to impact lives and who want to make a difference. They want to be a part of something bigger than themselves. “The problem is most folks aren’t rich,” says Jay Lieberman, local entrepreneur and Impact Club co-founder. “So the act of writing a $100 check or whatever small amount they can afford […]

A Patriot for every season

Errol Ashby competed in five sports for Viewpoint


Among multisport athletes, there’s no one like Errol Ashby. Ashby, a recent Viewpoint High graduate, competed in five different sports in his four years roaming the campus on Mulholland Highway. The Patriot played football all four seasons of high school, earning time as a punter, kicker, receiver and defensive back. He ran track for three seasons, specializing in the 400- […]

Los Robles hospital expands with urgent care clinic



CareNow Urgent Care opened its first Los Robles Hospital-area clinic on May 30 on the corner of Westlake and Thousand Oaks boulevards in Westlake Village. CareNow Urgent Care is affiliated with Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center and is part of HCA, one of the nation’s largest healthcare facility management companies. The clinic will be a part of a network […]

We don’t need a new area code



Last week the California Public Utilities Commission approved a new 820 area code to be “overlaid” on top of our existing 805 area code—using the same tactic that was implemented on our neighboring 818 area, which received the 747 area code as an overlay a couple of years back. Once implemented, folks in the 805 area code will be required […]


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