Celebrating one-of-akind dads

COMMENTARY /// Father’s Day

At my Thousand Oaks bank, I was waiting at the teller window when an audacious old guy tottered in, waving a cane and a bank statement and shouting to see “the manager or president” because he’d been cheated in some “bogus bonus deal!” His voice was a thin rasp, heavily tinged with a New York accent. Despite the bluster, he […]

Group seeks volleyball officials

The Channel Coast Volleyball Officials Association will hold an informational meeting for anyone interested in officiating high-school volleyball for the upcoming fall girls’ 2018 season at 6:30 p.m. Wed., June 20 at Sunset Hills Country Club lower meeting room, 4155 Erbes Road, Thousand Oaks. The meeting will cover the fees, expectations, requirements and salaries. Training occurs only once a year […]

Calabasas grad already making impact on world health scene

His company wins business competition

Abraar Karan grew up in Calabasas, but he was born in India and regularly visited family there as a child. The poverty he saw fostered an interest in healthcare that led him to become a doctor. Today the 28-year-old Karan, a resident of Boston, Mass., may be on the cusp of solving a problem that causes major diseases in poverty-stricken […]

Custom estate in Lynn Ranch is a contemporary remodel with grand views

This custom, single-story estate is in Lynn Ranch and has a nearly 1-acre lot with 180-degree canyon views from the backyard. There are five bedrooms and three bathrooms in 3,863 square feet. The outside has an oversize spa with water feature, fireplace, barbecue center, wraparound redwood decks, front lawn, long private driveway and north/south-facing tennis court. The home is a […]

Corner turned

Congratulations to the concerned citizens who successfully turned back the Cornerstone over-development project, following the long and expensive process to fight our own city just like Old Agoura and friends did against the city to save Chesebro Meadow. Before there were the local cities, it was commonplace to fight county over-development by leaders who were beholden to the developers rather […]

Get this show on the road

COOL CLASSIC CARS— Sherwood Country Club hosts this year’s Rév Auto safari experience June 3 in Thousand Oaks. Guests were transported back to colonial adventures in Africa over the last century with an “Evolution of Supercars” display. Some of the highlights included a $40M 1938 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Corto Spider and Steve McQueen’s 1956 Jaguar XKSS, valued at over […]

Bernice Cangelosi

Bernice “Bernie” was born May 13, 1932 to Charles, a New York City police officer, and his wife Blanche Gillis in Brooklyn, New York. She moved to the Conejo Valley in 1976. Bernie had a deep love of all animals and was proud to have participated inThe Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in 1974. She is predeceased by her daughter, […]

Bond oversight committee needed

The Conejo Valley Unified School District is seeking qualified, interested community members to serve on the Independent Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee for the implementation of the district’s Measure I school facilities bond program. Measure I is a $197-million bond measure that authorizes funding for needed repairs, upgrades and new construction projects at the district’s schools. The bond passed in November […]

Townhome is close to parks and schools

This North Ranch Village townhome has three bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms and is approximately 1,547 square feet. It has a light and open floor plan with vaulted ceilings. The living room has a fireplace and patio. The formal dining area has French doors and opens to a large private patio with views of the trees and open space. The kitchen […]