2018-03-22

School singers to raise their voices in concert

The Calabasas High School Music Department will host a concert featuring school choirs and a cappella groups at 7 p.m. Mon., March 26 at the CHS performing arts education center, 22855 W. Mulholland Hwy. The performers will be choral groups from Briarcrest Christian High School including OneVoice, its award-winning a cappella group. Legacy, an all-star high school a cappella group […]

Expert sees eye disease as impediment to school work

COMMENTARY /// Aye eye, doc


Jill’s parents were concerned about her poor grades. Her pediatrician referred her for an eye examination and they brought her to us. After examining her we found her vision was indeed poor. Further tests revealed she had keratoconus, an eye disease that causes the cornea to become misshapen, affecting vision. Symptoms generally appear around the time a child hits puberty […]

Ticket to ride

I sympathize with Ms. Chernack’s ticket and I agree our Agoura Road in Westlake Village is a beautiful, tree-lined residential road. The 101 may be problematic, but the speeders on Agoura Road pose dangers also. One side of Agoura Road has the stretch of golf course and the Mediterraneo complex with multiple entrances and exits. The other side is completely […]

A fair wind blows

The Los Angeles Symphonic Winds, aka LA Winds, will present a concert at 2:30 p.m. Sun., March 25 on the main stage of the Agoura High School performing arts education center, 28545 W. Driver Ave. Maestro Stephen Piazza will direct the performance. The program will begin with “Fanfare Canzonique,” followed by pieces with trumpet and flugelhorn soloist Gabriel Velasco, piccolo […]

OCS events

Oaks Christian School in Westlake Village will present these events open to the community. Oaks Christian Dance presents “Words of ______” at 7 p.m. nightly through Sat., March 24 in the school’s Bedrosian Pavilion, 31749 La Tienda Drive. The artistic dance show explores the power of words. Tickets are $10, $15 and $20. Order tickets at oakschristian.org/arts. An opening-night gala […]

Life-style changes for women

The California Health and Longevity Institute at Four Seasons Westlake Village and writer Noel Gyro Potter will cohost a symposium on lifestyle changes for middle-aged women from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thurs., April 12 at 2 Dole Drive, Westlake Village. The event aims to motivate and educate women on ways to energize and improve their health, self-esteem, image, appearance and […]

Oaks mall couple had troubled past

Cops previously confiscated gun used in shooting, but later released it


The gun Kevin Crane used last Saturday to kill his ex-wife and the mother of his two children at The Oaks mall had been ordered to be destroyed three years earlier following a domestic violence arrest, the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office said in a March 21 statement. But the 2014 order from a Ventura County judge wasn’t received by staff […]

Command performance

READY TO LAUNCH—March 18 is the 50th opening day of the new season at the Westlake Yacht Club. Robin Baker, left, and guest of honor Capt. Charlie Plumb listen as the ceremonial canon is sounded. Plumb was a Navy fighter pilot who was shot down over North Vietnam and spent 2,103 days in an 8-by-8-foot prisoner-of-war cell. He continues to […]

Kids present wacky update of Cinderella tale

play review /// ‘If the Shoe Fits’


“Carol Brady was never this mean!” cries Cinderella about her wicked stepmother. This is just one of the lines in “If the Shoe Fits,” Hillcrest Players’ irreverent retelling of the Cinderella fairy tale that had baby boomers laughing along with their kids last week at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts in Thousand Oaks. The show plays twice more this […]

Outlaws win title

Local prep hockey team hoists crown at Staples Center



They didn’t win the Stanley Cup, but don’t tell these guys. The East County Outlaws are the kings of the Los Angeles Kings High School Hockey League. The Outlaws (15-3 overall) reigned supreme in the league championship game on March 17 at Staples Center, defeating the Kern County Knights 1-0 for the Outlaws’ first Jim Fox Cup. It was time […]


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