2018-10-11

Mall women say no to breast cancer

PAMPERED AND PROUD—Top photo from left, Kayo Matsumoto, program director for the Cancer Support Community; Tish Cabezas, marketing manager for The Oaks mall; and Amy Commans, vice president of community relations at the Los Robles Regional Medical Center, serve as organizers for the 2018 Paint the Town Pink fundraiser and awareness event hosted by the Cancer Support Community inside the […]

Ray Pearl ‘ready’

Election time is once again upon us, and as residents of the City of Westlake Village we have a very important decision in front of us. Our city is about to take an important next step in our future with the retirement of our longtime city manager and a long-time City Council member. There is one person who is ready […]

Shirley Schneider Benedict

Graveside services were held for Shirley Schneider Benedict at 11:00 am on Monday, October 8, 2018, at Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks Memorial Park in Westlake Village. Shirley was born December 11, 1926 in New Bedford, Massachusetts, and passed away on October 2, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. She was preceded in death by her parents, Max Schneider and Esther Schneider (née […]

Love meatballs

The Vasa Park Association will present its annual Scandinavian Höstmarknad Fall Market and Swedish Meatball Competition from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun., Oct. 14 at Vasa Park, 2854 Triunfo Canyon Road, Agoura Hills. The event will have craft retailers, games, swimming, dancing and climbing in the tradition of a Swedish Crayfish Party in which Swedes have a good time. […]

Wake up, it’s time for a YAE play

To sleep, perchance to . . . toss and turn? In the musical “Once Upon a Mattress,” presented Nov. 2 to 18 by Young Artists Ensemble, a princesses’ slumber is royally ruined by a pea. This restless tale will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays at Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 […]

New CB office to open

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage invites the community to celebrate the grand opening of its new Calabasas office at 23647 Calabasas Road from 6 to 8 p.m. Thus., Oct. 18. At the grand opening event, wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served. Guests also will be entered into an opportunity drawing to win one of three gift cards to the Apple […]

Arrest made in canyon burglaries

FREE Man also a suspect in shootings


The Los Angeles County Sheriff confirmed Wednesday evening that detectives arrested a man earlier in the day suspected of a string of burglaries that have rocked the upper Malibu Canyon area in recent months. Sheriff Jim McDonnell said after several hours searching the hills, detectives with the Major Crimes Bureau arrested Anthony Rauda, 42, on suspicion of burglary. Rauda has […]

Vote for Corwin

I just found out that Dr. Ted Corwin is running for Westlake City Council. I’m thrilled because Dr. Corwin is one of my knights in shining armor. I’m a 30-year breastcancer free survivor and Dr. Corwin helped me get through the struggle of my life. His compassion, integrity, authenticity and smarts rose above and beyond that of a physician. I […]

Helping vets overcome PTSD and abuse

Veterans Connection

Instead of PTSD, maybe it should be called PTS-A-D—Post Traumatic Stress—and Abuse— Disorder. Medical findings indicate that more veterans today report PTSD related to noncombat situations than ever before. Unfortunately, much of this is related to physical, mental, emotional, verbal and sexual abuse. This is a fact that, for me, is close to home—literally. My neighbor Stephen, 65, a former […]

Gala night offlapper-era fundraising

Step back in time and experience a decade full of glitz, glamour and old-fashioned fun during the 16th annual Stand Up for Kids gala dinner and auction hosted by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley. Centered around a 1920s theme, the event takes place from 5 to 10 p.m. Sat., Oct. 20 at the Four Seasons Hotel […]


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