Bike club rides into town

COLOR GUARD—Members of the San Fernando Valley Bicycle Club stop for a coffee break at The Commons shopping center in Calabasas while on a 58-mile ride from Tarzana to the Conejo Valley and back on May 5. The club’s 500 members are avid about fitness. Visit sfvbc.org.

K-Swiss property is sold

Athletic footwear maker K-Swiss sold its 53,000-square-foot headquarters in Westlake Village to local developer Dan Selleck and the Selleck Development Group. K-Swiss had occupied the property at 31428 Oak Crest from 1999 until the company recently moved to downtown Los Angeles. Commercial real estate agent Lee & Associates brokered the deal. According to Lee, Selleck plans to renovate the common […]

Bond measure an investment in state’s future

GUEST Opinion /// California Prop. 68

As you prepare to cast your ballot in the June 5 election, please consider supporting a nonpartisan initiative that is tailor-made for our community. Proposition 68—the Parks, Environment and Water Bond— will improve our quality of life for generations to come. Here in our neighborhoods nestled among the Santa Monica Mountains and the Simi Hills, we value that wildness lives […]

Finding family roots

For persons who want to learn how to research their family history, the Conejo Valley Genealogical Society will hold a special program showcase from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Tues., June 5 in the Grant Brimhall Library community room, 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. The event will have 12 tables, each emphasizing a key aspect of genealogy as well as […]

Mussel quarantine underway

The Ventura County Environmental Health Division and California Department of Public Health issued a warning that the annual quarantine of mussels taken by recreational shellfish harvesters went into effect May 1. The quarantine, due to hazardous levels of toxin causing paralytic shellfish poisoning that may be present in mussels along the Ventura County coast, applies to all species of mussels […]



Evolution Audio & Video is a multimedia designfirm in Agoura Hills. This Q&A is with owner Jay Frank, pictured at right. Q: What is the nature of your business, and what makes yours different? A: We do audio/video, custom installations. We’ve been around as Evolution since 1997. We’re not a walk-in store, it’s more word of mouth. Q: Are your […]

Big Brother

Regarding last week’s article about the Three Springs HOA contemplating cameras, I’m convinced we’re living in a T. Coraghessan Boyle novel. It’s as though the idea was lifted right out of his book “Tortilla Curtain.” Security is as important to me as the next person, but the level of paranoia and desire to control everyone and everything occurring in the […]

Club team goes undefeated en route to title

KICKIN’ IT—The team BF310 recently won the Coast Soccer League spring season championship with a record 14-0. BF310 is a local developmental club founded by professional soccer player Brad Friedel. The club has players from Calabasas to Moorpark. B310 will host a soccer camp for boys and girls ages 6 to 16 from June 25 to 29 at Agoura High […]

Keeping blood supplies stocked

To help ensure patient needs can be met this summer, the Red Cross will set up the following local blood donation opportunities in June. All who donate blood or platelets through Sun., June 10 will receive a $5 Amazon.com gift card; some restrictions apply. Simi Valley: Fri., June 8 from 1 to 7 p.m. at Rancho Santa Susanna Community Center, […]


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