Rotary Club celebrates a Day of Giving

The Westlake Village Rotary Club held its annual Day of Giving program at the club’s September meeting. At the annual event, Rotary donates to local nonprofit organizations proceeds received from the club’s two fundraisers, the Westlake Village Community Street Festival and Oak Heart Country Musical Festival, as well as funds contributed by event sponsors. This year the club donated a […]

Century 21 Everest is new name, brand for long-time local realty company

George Morris, CEO of Century 21 Troop Real Estate in California and Century 21 Everest Realty Group in Utah, recently announced that effective immediately both companies will do business as Century 21 Everest. The name change will align the legacy and culture of delivering consistently high-quality services to home buyers and sellers in both states, Morris said. “With the Century […]

1-2-3 method: artisan sourdough for beginners

Convectional Wisdom

Wow. Thank you to everyone who has emailed me over the past month to share your sourdough starter adventures. I’m so excited for all of you! As promised, here’s a step-by-step guide to baking your first artisan sourdough loaf. This recipe is great for beginners. It’s known as the “1-2-3 method”—that’s one part starter, two parts water and three parts […]

Weekend schedule

Agoura at Simi Valley Friday, 7 p.m. Royal at Oak Park Friday, 7 p.m. Newbury Park at Westlake Friday, 7 p.m. Viewpoint vs. Immanuel, Friday, 7 p.m. at Agoura High


Residents say latest shopping center remodel makes city seem inferior

The Twin Oaks Shopping Center in Agoura Hills is getting a major face-lift. Numerous residents attended the Sept. 26 Agoura Hills City Council meeting to protest the renovation. Regency Centers, the owner of the 98,400-square-foot property, began stripping the exterior and prepping for the face-lift soon after receiving a city permit for the work in February. The renovation includes new […]

Dennert for park district

I support Brian Dennert for the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District. The park district includes both Simi Valley and Oak Park. Since I live adjacent to Oak Park, I wanted to share this recommendation letter with the residents of the area. Many years ago, I had the pleasure of teaching Brian in my history class while he was a […]

Learn about long-term care

Senior Concerns will host a community seminar on “The Ins and Outs of Long-Term Care” from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Tues., Oct. 23 at 401 Hodencamp Road, Thousand Oaks. Attendees will learn: what is long-term care insurance; how MediCare and long-term care insurance interact; where to get long-term care; and the benefits of long-term-care insurance. Elana Foxx, a specialist in […]

Celebrating Scandinavian heritage in Agoura Hills

Studio C stages thoroughly fun show

PLAY REVIEW /// ‘Thoroughly Modern Millie’

Fabulous singing, skilled comedy, adroit dancing and a crackerjack jazz band are the highlights of Studio C Performing Arts’ staging of “Thoroughly Modern Millie,” now playing at the Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center. This production is so meticulously and excellently performed that it could be transplanted onto an off-Broadway stage and nobody would know that it was being presented by […]