Marching orders

YOUNG GUN—Cpl. Clayton Williams, a 2015 graduate of Agoura High School, takes a break during a training exercise last month with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit in Okinawa, Japan. Williams, who is a Marine Corps intelligence specialist, enlisted in June 2015.

Youth be served

STELLAR STUDENTS—Beyond the Acorn magazine’s “Super Student” contest winners Cami Sylvester, 18, and Adam Mohiuddin, 15, accept their $500 prizes from Acorn publisher Lisa Rule. The students, who were selected from a group of over 30 high school student nominees from around the region, are featured in Beyond’s Back to School issue, now available.

Infuse life into the bath for a spa-like oasis

Today, more than ever, homeowners gravitate toward design elements that transform the bath into a spa-like oasis. Designers look to incorporate pieces inspired by the natural world to bring renewed energy into the room and create a soothing environment. For fixtures inspired by booming waterfalls, neutral color schemes and natural light, nature infuses life back into luxury bath design for […]

Movie celebrates active adults

The film “Lives Well Lived” celebrates the wit, wisdom and experiences of 40 adults from ages 75 to 100 who share their memories, personal histories and insights to living a meaningful life. The movie will be screened from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Sun., Aug. 5 at the Cinépolis Luxury Cinemas, 180 Promenade Way, Westlake Village. The event sponsor is Belmont […]

Lysik new city leader

Will succeed Tony Coroalles in Calabasas

Although Tony Coroalles, the longtime Calabasas city manager, has retired, the city will still be guided by a familiar face, one that has been around as long as Coroalles. City officials announced that Gary Lysik, the city’s chief financial officer, will be the new city manager. He was hired as CFO in 2003, the same year Coroalles came aboard as […]

Buy nothing, give freely, share creatively

Neighborhood groups unite folks

Americans have too much stuff—unused possessions stored in closets, garages, attics and cabinets. Take my garage, for instance. It overflows with old toys, clothes, computers, tools, cookware, college textbooks, furniture, bikes and an array of other treasures that have been buried so deep and for so long that I no longer remember what awaits me when I decide to purge. […]

4 simple swaps when planning a kitchen refresh

Fall is coming soon, which means it’s time to reinvigorate your kitchen with a new look. When planning your refresh, consider these simple, stylish swaps that don’t require investing tons of time or budget. Upgrade kitchen fixtures Faucets often serve as the centerpiece of the kitchen. Replacing an outdated model is an easy way to give your space a facelift. […]

Alzheimer’s caregivers need support too

COMMENTARY /// Senior health

Caregivers of Alzheimer’s victims share a common journey, on a path filled with increasing obstacles as the disease progresses. At some point, caregivers need to come to grips with the truth that they can’t do this alone. Janet Coleman, RN, hospice nurse for Livingston Memorial Visiting Nurse Association, has for years been gently guiding caregivers who, in the final stages […]

Sides squabble at Lake Lindero HOA

Protest erupts, board and management company at impasse

The Lake Lindero Homeowners Association board of directors and Golf Projects Lindero, the HOA management company for almost 25 years, stood at loggerheads this week over a wide range of issues dating back to 2017 when a 50-year-old sluice gate inside the lake’s dam had to be repaired at homeowner expense. On July 28, several dozen homeowners picketed the community […]

Hank Yobs

Hank Yobs, a 23-year-resident of Calabasas, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly in his sleep on July 8, 2018. He was 82 years old. Hank was born in Throop, PA on May 10, 1936. He spent his entire childhood and teen years in Throop. Hank went on to graduate from Penn State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering. In […]

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