Three companies in one benefit show

Features tunes from classic plays

The three resident companies of the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza will come together for a one-night only collaboration in “Music of the Night: Love Changes Everything” at 7 p.m. Sat., Feb. 10 in the Kavli Theatre, TOCAP, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Artists from Pacific Festival Ballet, New West Symphony and 5-Star Theatricals will take part in the Valentine’s evening […]

Funds offered to study abroad

ASSE International Student Exchange Programs offers an annual need-based scholarship worth approximately $11,000 to qualifying North American high school students interested in broadening their horizons by studying abroad for one academic year. The opportunity is for academically achieving, motivated students interested in experiencing a different culture and embracing diversity. Students must have at least a B+ average and prove financial […]


The play’s the thing

The California Shakespeare Company will present “Othello” from Feb. 2 through 24 at Playhouse 101, 28720 Canwood St., Agoura Hills. Show times are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturdays and two Thursdays, Feb. 15 and 22, as well as at 3 p.m. Sundays. Call (805) 498-3354 or go to cashakespeare.com for tickets.

Forecast looks into economic crystal ball

Two Ventura County economic experts will serve as keynote speakers for the 2018 Economic Forecast on Fri., Feb. 9 at the Lundring Events Center, 130 Overton Court, on the campus of Cal Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks. The event will start with breakfast at 6:45 a.m. and run to 9 a.m. Bruce Stenslie, president and CEO of the Economic Development Collaborative […]

Talking with your teen is like . . .

Family Man

Our 14-year-old son was like a machine gun, firing off topics at his mom and me without aim. The dinner table is where we come together to discuss our day, but the other night, my wife and I were not sharing ours. If we got in a sentence, the second we took a breath, our son would fire off a […]

Mexican food is right on the money

Acorn Epicurean

A sure bet for authentic, home-style Mexican food at great prices is Money Pancho, owned by the Lopez family with locations in Camarillo and Oxnard. After nearly two decades in business, these restaurants have become known for delivering the food that brings customers back time and time again. No matter which spot you choose to visit, make sure to bring […]

Local law firm adds senior partners to marquee

The law firm of Floyd, Skeren & Kelly LLP, headquartered in Westlake Village, is undergoing a name change. With the retirement of senior partner Todd Kelly, long-time senior partners Amanda Agavni Manukian and John M. Langevin will share the masthead as Floyd, Skeren, Manukian & Langevin. Manukian works in the firm’s Westlake and Pasadena offices and is chairperson of the […]

Law center not what it’s cracked up to be

The Southern Poverty Law Center was cited by Jim Shahan in his recent letter as a credible institution monitoring hate. Far from that, the center, with its $320 million in off-shore accounts and much of it from donations from left wing globalist George Soros, uses its funds to attack those it differs with politically and religiously by labeling them as […]

Keeping up to date with latest in periodontitis treatment

COMMENTARY /// Dental care

Brush your teeth twice a day and floss daily. Now that we got that out of the way, let’s talk about periodontitis. The old English saying that somebody is “long in the tooth” means they are old. Why? As you age, typically your gums recede, hence making your teeth look longer. One of the major causes of gum recession is […]