2018-02-22

No fan of Calabasas development

Congratulations are in order to the three City Council members— Gaines, Shapiro and Weintraub—who on Feb. 14 officially turned the Park Sorrento neighborhood into the multi-family and mixed-use neighborhood of the west San Fernando Valley, or more commonly known as Burbank Boulevard. You have forever changed the character of this area. Great job. Further, you ignored the General Plan, which […]

Community warms up for 33rd Great Race



Preparations are underway for the March 24 Dole Great Race of Agoura Hills. Now in its 33rd year, the event will again offer races for runners of all skill levels, plus some new challenges. Jodi Regan, longtime volunteer coordinator for the Great Race, said people of all ages are needed to assist before, during and after the event. Regan is […]

Youth auditions for ‘Charlotte’s Web’

Young Artists Ensemble will hold auditions for “Charlotte’s Web” Sat. and Sun., March 3 and 4 by appointment only at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Time slots begin at 9:45 a.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. Sunday. The play is directed by Laura Mason. The assistant director is Peyton Pugh. Auditions are open to […]

Robert (Bob) Keegan

1939 - 2018

Born and raised in New York City, Bob was a standout student who received a four-year scholarship to Bishop Loughlin High School in Brooklyn. In 1951 he won the National Cartoonist Society’s art contest promoting U.S. Bonds. The 12 year-old artist’s drawing of a boy and his puppy wrapped in a Treasury Bond was displayed at the White House, where […]

Pavley on conservation board

Agoura Hills resident active in community, state

Fran Pavley, 69, of Agoura Hills, has been appointed to the California Wildlife Conservation board. Pavley served as a member of the California Senate from 2008 to 2016 and of the California Assembly from 2000 to 2006. In addition, she was a member of the Agoura Hills City Council from 1982 to 1997 and the city’s first mayor. Pavley earned […]

New club director

LEADERSHIP— Stephanie Corbett is the new director of the Dr. Richard Grossman Boys & Girls Club that meets at Chaparral Elementary School in Calabasas. After college she served an internship with former U.S. Rep. Lois Capps. She then worked with Girls Inc., a program of the Juvenile Justice Department. She was the former club director of the B&G club of […]

Firefall descends on T.O.

Firefall, the Colorado band that rose from the ashes of the Flying Burrito Brothers and Gram Parsons’ Fallen Angels band, is still burning bright four decades later. The group brings its country flavored brand of rock ’n’ roll for a show at 7:30 p.m. Sat., Feb. 24 in the Scherr Forum Theatre at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. […]

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Sheriff’s Blotter

Calabasas Someone broke into a car parked on Las Virgenes Road the night of Feb. 11, smashing the rear passenger window and stealing a basket containing beauty products, a stuffed animal and cooking spices. The stolen items were worth $190. The thief caused $1,000 in damage. A thief broke into a car on Park Este the night of Feb. 10 […]

Donations off and running to help disaster victims

CHARITABLE EFFORT—Agoura Hills resident Fredda Hamilton, right, recently organized a merchandise collection for the victims of the Thomas fire and Montecito mudslides. The donations were stored at the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District headquarters in Calabasas, where they were loaded into a Salvation Army truck. Lt. Jeff Walters, Salvation Army corps officer, and Mark Gisler, executive director of the Salvation […]


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