Give Mom her moment in the sun

Even the simplest show of appreciation can make a mother’s heart melt. Besides words of gratitude, the best gift a child can give a mother is time spent together: a conversation, a shared meal, a walk along the shoreline, a visit to the museum or a bike ride to the park. While women travel many different paths to become parents, […]

Long waits long gone at Long Beach

Flying Squirrel

When is a former airplane hangar the biggest story in Southern California cruising news? I’ll give you a hint. It’s not just any hangar. It’s famous worldwide because it was the longtime home of Howard Hughes’ gigantic flying boat, the Spruce Goose. Yes, I’m talking about the geodesic dome in Long Beach built to house Hughes’ massive aircraft. At nearly […]

Agoura Hills townhome is an end unit

Has private patios and covered parking

This single-story, end-unit townhome in Agoura Hills has two bedrooms and one bathroom. The living room has a fireplace and upgraded laminate floor. The kitchen cabinets, range and dishwasher have been replaced. The two spacious bedrooms have sliding doors to private patios. The bath cabinets and tile floor and tub have been replaced. There is an indoor full-size laundry room […]

Riding a wave at street fair

MADE IN THE SHADE—Pets were a big hit at the April 21 Westlake Village/Rotary Club Street Fair. Here’s Surfin’ Jack, a 7-year-old golden retriever rescue who serves as the ambassador for the Lucy Pet Foundation, with handler David Hidalgo. The foundation supports causes that benefit animal welfare.


George Jones

George Arthur Jones, 81, of Thousand Oaks, CA passed away April 7, 2018. He was born April 17, 1936 in Philadelphia, PA and a resident of Thousand Oaks since 1974. George is the son of the late Joseph H. and Florence (Shively) Jones. He is survived by his beloved wife, Gladys Fay (Leach) Jones after 61 years of marriage; loving […]

Ranch-style home on property zoned for horses and other animals

This ranch-style pool home is on nearly half an acre of flat land and has a huge landscaped front yard. The spacious three-car garage comes with plenty of storage space. The house has approximately 1,400 square feet of attic space with two accessible locations. For additional storage, a 12-by-16-foot wooden shed in the backyard is anchored to a concrete pad […]

Pet of the week

YOUR NEW BUDDY— Q. T. is black and gray domestic shorthair male cat about 14 years old. He is sweet and is everyone’s buddy. If you would like to adopt Q.T. ask for ID No. A4576684 at the Agoura Hills Animal Shelter, 29525 Agoura Road. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so check http://animalcare.lacounty.gov before visiting the shelter.

Great Earth Day in Calabasas

As a longtime resident of Calabasas and after having attended this year’s Earth Day Celebration, I would like to congratulate the city staff and each of you at the City of Calabasas for the superior event coordination, large public turnout and another successful event. Please be aware that as residents of Calabasas, we all appreciate your efforts and hard work […]

Local sports teams bring home the gold