Remembering Alice C. Stelle

SCHOOL FOUNDER—Above, Don Zimring, former Las Virgenes schools superintendent, tells a group of A.C. Stelle Middle School sixth-graders to keep alive the pioneering spirit of their school’s namesake, Alice Condee Stelle, during a celebration of Stelle’s life on April 21 at the Calabasas school. Stelle led the drive to create the Las Virgenes School District. She died at age 95 […]

Kardashians’ DASH closes

The Kardashian sisters will be closing their DASH boutique clothing stores, including the Calabasas location at The Commons shopping center. Kim, Kourtney and Khloe, from reality TV fame, operate a number of high-profile business ventures, including makeup and fashion lines. “After nearly 12 years, my sisters and I have decided to close the doors of our DASH stores,” Kim Kardashian […]

Condoleezza Rice at CLU

Condoleezza Rice, who served as U.S. secretary of state from 2005 to 2009, will give a talk at 5:30 p.m. Fri., May 4 in Gilbert Arena on the campus of Cal Lutheran University, 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. Rice will speak about public service and civic engagement, followed by a Q&A led by CNBC special correspondent Jane Wells. This […]

Bold summer bouquets painted by Mother Nature herself

Lilies are hardy, stately flowers

Lilies add long-lasting color and fragrance to flower gardens and summer bouquets. These stately flowers provide vertical interest and blend nicely with other perennials. And best of all, with very little care you’ll be enjoying them for years to come. Plant different types of lilies to extend your enjoyment from early summer into fall. The colorful and often fragrant blossoms […]

High School Highlights

Agoura Chargers Fri., April 27: Anti-bullying assembly/ gym/10 a.m. Spring musical/main stage/7 p.m. Sat., April 28: Spring musical/ main stage/2 and 7 p.m. Mon., April 30: Late start day Dance team meeting/faculty dining room/6 p.m. Thurs., May 3: Dance concert/ main stage/7 p.m. Calabasas Coyotes Fri. and Sat., April 27 and 28: Spring dance concert/7 p.m. Mon., April 30: Dodgeball […]

ZED Connect in Calabasas

Cummins, Inc. subsidiary ZED Connect will open new headquarters at 23975 Park Sorrento in Calabasas. The new operations will house the company’s executive staff, as well as research and development, engineering, design, product management, accounting and marketing. Launched in June by Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI), ZED Connect provides an electronic logging device to help carriers and drivers electronically log their […]

One sunny Sunday

FLOWER POWER—The rose bushes and jacaranda trees are in full bloom as spring puts on a colorful display at The Promenade shopping center in Westlake April 15. This weekend will be sunny and cool.

Kaiser gives $100K to Triunfo YMCA

Kaiser Permanente donated $100,000 to the Triunfo YMCA in a ceremony April 13 to support the building of the new Y on Thousand Oaks Boulevard just west of Lindero Canyon Road in Westlake Village. The Triunfo Y is set to open in spring 2019. The project had stalled due to funding, but work will be able to resume next month […]

Oak Park garden back in bloom

The Oak Park Community Garden is celebrating spring with an open house from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat., April 28 at 401 Kanan Road. Admission to the open house is free. Members of the Oak Park Gardeners will provide information about the garden and give tours. Applications will be available for those interested in renting a parcel. The Oak […]

Music in the air at Medea Creek

FESTIVE SONGS—Above, the Medea Creek Choir sings during the third annual Oak Park Music Festival on April 15 at Medea Creek Middle School in Oak Park. Right, Oak Park High School bass player Arielle Markowicz adds to the harmony. At top right, Sat Nemani and his son Saish, 9, of Oak Park enjoy the young musicians’ performance.

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