20-year-old directs powerful classic

PLAY REVIEW /// ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’

“The Diary of Anne Frank,” a longtime favorite play for community theaters, received a new treatment April 13 to 15 in a performance by Lit Live, the theater company dedicated to bringing classic literature to life for young people. In addition to providing this service for students as well as the general public, Lit Live also encourages students to take […]

Lakefront estate features rustic-modern home

This Malibou Lake lakefront estate has four bedrooms and three baths in 2,409 square feet of living space. The rustic-modern house was built in 2018 and is on a private lot behind the gates of S. Lakeshore Drive and across from the playground. Interior features include wide plank white oak floors, beamed ceilings, center kitchen island and Thermador appliances. The […]

New connector trail short but sweet

After more than 40 years of campaigning, Calabasas resident Don Wallace, 77, finally saw the hiking trail he’d been dreaming of become a reality. As a testament to his persistence, it was named after him. The Don Wallace Multi-Use Trail Connector is a 1,518-foot trail connecting the network of Santa Monica Mountains hiking trails on the south side of the […]

Plan ahead for optimal results

COMMENTARY /// Selling a home

If you want to sell your house and achieve the optimal results, it helps to plan ahead as much as possible. Let’s take a look at three tips to help you plan ahead for selling your residence. Conduct a home inspection and appraisal. What you originally paid for your house is unlikely to match the home’s current value. You can […]

Two schools team up for operatic fairy tale

Things are looking Grimm at Cal Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks. CLU music, theater and education majors are teaming up with La Reina Middle School students to present an operatic version of the beloved Grimm brothers’ fairy tale “Hansel and Gretel” at 8 p.m. April 19-20, 2 and 8 p.m. April 21 and 2 p.m. April 22 in the Preus- […]

2018-04-19 E-Edition

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Oak Park fire team best in county

Named 2018 Fire Company of the Year

When strong winds rip through Oak Park, as they did earlier this week, the crew at Medic Engine Company 36C is ready for anything. Named the Ventura County Fire Department’s Fire Company of the Year for 2018, the three-man station on Deerhill Road bears a heavy responsibility. In its 5.2 square miles of unincorporated east county jurisdiction, the team provides […]

Health expo

This Saturday’s Community Health Expo VII at the Agoura/ Calabasas Community Center will give residents a chance see if their personal health is all that they want it to be. The expo, which is put on by the Conejo/Las Virgenes Future Foundation, is from 9 a.m. to noon April 21. More than 30 exhibitors will be on hand to provide […]

Lydia Gable Realty Group adds two new members to its team

Lydia Gable Realty Group with Compass in Westlake Village welcomes two new team members. Joining Lydia Gable are Leta Abbott, Realtor, and Alheli Miranda, director of operations. Abbott is a great addition to the team of professional real estate agents. With her certification as a seniors real estate specialist, she is a knowledgeable asset for many in the community as […]

Fabulous food for family and friends

Acorn Epicurean

It’s a beautiful, warm spring day and the family is demanding some delicious grilled food— ribs, steak and chicken are on their minds. But, hey, you’ve had a hard time at work and want to take it easy. So you decide to forego the backyard barbecue and head to a local spot where you know the grilled, smoked goodies are […]

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