2018-09-13

One solution for homelessness

Just a comment about a place that could be used for homeless. I’m not sure about the status of the old fire station in Newbury Park on Hillcrest Drive, but it seems to be ideal for this problem. The location has showers and a kitchen and the truck bays could accommodate many beds. It’s not near schools or neighborhoods but […]

DropZone tournament

Benefit gaming event on Sunday

Lawless Mondays Development LLC will host the Charity Battle Royale Tournament, DropZone, on Sun., Sept. 16 at Sports Academy, 1011 Rancho Conejo Blvd., Newbury Park. The event will benefit Community Conscience, a local nonprofit charity serving local people in need. The DropZone will be a live event in Sports Academy’ state-of-the-art Esports Center and will feature a Fortnite: Battle Royale […]

Dickens is skewed in backstage farce

PLAY REVIEW /// ‘Inspecting Carol’


In the knockabout farce “Inspecting Carol,” which opened Sept. 7 at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts, “panic” is the operative word, not just because Panic Productions is staging Daniel Sullivan’s 1991 comedy but for the overriding feeling of desperation among its characters. A struggling community theater in Akron, Ohio, is gamely trying to put on its annual production of […]

Updated townhome with open floor plan andfireplace

This upgraded Westlake Colony townhome features three bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms in approximately 1,610 square feet with a light and open floor plan. The living room has a fireplace and a mirrored wet bar with a quartz counter and wine rack. The formal dining room opens to the backyard that has a patio with a pergola and grassy area. The […]

Supporters like Ray Pearl

When Ray Pearl told me he planned to run for City Council at a Westlake Village summer event at which we both volunteered, I could not have been more delighted. My husband and I have known Ray for several years and deeply admire his commitment to public service. Ray gives so much of himself to making Westlake Village a great […]

Onward and upward

ROCK SOLID—Sophie Wormser, left and Sadie Wormser, both members of the Bay Laurel Boys & Girls Club, scale a rock climbing wall during a recent carnival at Bay Laurel Elementary School in Calabasas. For information about the club, call (818) 706-0905 or go to bgcconejo.org.

Face to face

The Arts Council of Conejo Valley will present Face to Face, an art exhibit featuring portraits of people, through Oct. 15 at Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. The exhibit has over 100 pieces and is at the Galleria. Viewing hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily at no charge. A public reception […]

Master suite has view balcony, sitting area

This house is in gated Eagle Ridge. The well-maintained fivebedroom home is at the end of a double cul-de-sac on a pool-size lot. The five-bedroom, threebathroom house has 2,734 square feet. Stone hardscape, stamped concrete and fresh landscaping add curb appeal. This home, the largest model in Bellagio, has dual staircases. The interior has wood floors, natural light, crown molding […]

Letter to Editor

Candidate Ray Pearl would be an amazing Westlake Village City Council member. I met him years ago as a fellow parent at White Oak Elementary when he was the Parent Faculty Committee president, where his friendliness and wit brought volunteers together. He was a true leader who always kept our focus on the goal of making our school the best […]

Westlake Girl Scout earns highest honor

Ashlyn Wolfe of Girl Scout Troop 60578 in Westlake Village recently received her Gold Award, the highest honor one can achieve in Girl Scouts. For the 18-year-old’s Gold Award project, she built a rabbit adoption and education cottage for the Camarillo Animal Shelter. The cottage is designed to not only increase rabbit adoptions at the shelter, but educate the public […]


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