2018-10-18

Endorses Corwin in Westlake

I have known Dr. Ted Corwin for several decades. Our children attended Westlake High School together and we have shared the work place. It is also a privilege to call him friend. Throughout the years I observed Dr. Corwin to be a caring contributor to our community. In his many years as a local physician he has always done his […]

Irish John Gore

Irish John Gore passed away Friday, September 28, 2018, from colon cancer. He was surrounded by family and friends. Irish John was born September 14, 1936, in Bangor, Co. Down, Northern Ireland, near Belfast. He attended Bangor intermediate School and Bangor Technical College. He did an apprenticeship at the Abbey Press which led to his working for the County Down […]

Cape Cod-style residence features an extra downstairs suite with separate entrance

This classic Cape Cod-style house has a wraparound porch, six bedrooms and 5.5 baths. The downstairs bedroom suite has a separate entrance and can be used for a home office or mother-in-law suite. The interior features an open-concept kitchen with breakfast counter, custom cabinetry, double ovens, butler pantry and beveled glass opening into the large family room. The spacious master […]

Five for Fighting is justfine

In the comic books, Superman didn’t need strings to fly. In concert, though, strings can really add dramatic lift. Hear for yourself when singersongwriter John Ondrasik, aka Five for Fighting, performs hits like “Superman (It’s Not Easy)” while backed by a string quartet during a 7:30 p.m. show Sat., Oct. 27 in the Scherr Forum at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts […]

The Acorn Power Poll

1. Oaks Christian (8-0) Lions devour St. Bonaventure, 44-0. Next up is biggest game (so far) against Calabasas on road. 2. Camarillo (8-0) Scorpions survive 28-19 against Moorpark on the road. Camarillo plays Thousand Oaks on Friday. 3. Calabasas (7-1) Coyotes last played at home on Sept. 14. Calabasas smothered Newbury Park last week. 4. Grace Brethren (7-2) Lancers are […]

Colorful parade is city’s pride and joy

TRADITION—Left, members of Ballet Folklorico Cielito Lindo of Simi Valley put on a show at the 14th Annual Reyes Adobe Days parade on Oct. 13. The four-day Agoura Hills festival celebrates the city’s rancho culture and is held each year at the landmark Reyes Adobe Historical Site. Above, grand marshal and former Rams tight end Roland Williams and a cheerleader lead […]

Pearl for council

I’m writing to add my voice to the many who have endorsed Ray Pearl for Westlake Village City Council. I like Ray. He’s a good man with a big, warm heart, the kind of person who listens and hears you when you talk, who looks for ways to build bridges and finds sensible solutions when others are busy picking fights. […]

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 […]