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Candidates stake their reputation

Nov. 6 is just around the corner and some have found they are able to tone down the steady drumbeat of political ads by turning off the TV or radio, or closing the pop-up window that appears on the internet browser. But the campaign signs that have blossomed on street corners like so many flowers in a time-lapse documentary are […]

Recommends Ted Corwin

I have worked with Dr. Theodore Corwin for the past 20 years. I say worked “with” rather than worked “for” because all of his decisions were made by a team, he listens to both patients and coworkers taking his time before making the right decision for everyone. I know he will conduct his position on the city council the same […]

Many bowls of hope to serve

Many Mansions will host its 17th annual Bowls of Hope fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sun., Nov. 4 at Cal Lutheran University, 40 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. Visitors will dine on gourmet soups, salads, breads and desserts donated by local restaurants and bakeries and served in bowls created by local community leaders that can be kept as […]

Cycle with the sisters

The Diabetes Sisters PODS group of Ventura County/San Fernando Valley will host a screening of “Bike Beyond,” a documentary about Type 1 diabetics who cycled across the country, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mon., Nov. 5 at a private home in Agoura. Diabetes Sisters is a support group for women with Type 1 diabetes seeking to connect with others who […]

CIF football playoffs arrive

Buckle up. High school football playoffs kick off this week. Local Acorn teams at Agoura, Calabasas, Westlake, Oaks Christian, Moorpark, Royal, Simi Valley, Camarillo, Rio Mesa, Grace Brethren and Hillcrest Christian qualified for the CIF-Southern Section postseason. All teams play Friday, except Hillcrest Christian. In Division 1, Oaks Christian (10-0 overall) plays Chaminade (4-6) at 7:30 p.m. at home. In […]

Board vote connects with $20M Camarillo hangar project

Construction by Calabasas firm RKR Inc.

County supervisors have given their initial approval to a Calabasas developer’s plan to build four state-of-the-art hangars for private jets at Camarillo Airport. Once built, the hangars will cater to a narrow but high-demand market, said Ron Rasak, owner of RKR Inc. He expects to have at least 40 percent of the hangar space rented on opening day, mostly to […]

Party venues create ruckus in mountains

Part one in a series

Friday means the work week is over and the weekend is about to begin, bringing with it rest and relaxation. But for some residents in Triunfo Canyon, Friday is a time of stress. Residents are upset that two properties in the area, Brookview Ranch and Triunfo Creek Vineyards, host weddings and other commercial events nearly every Friday, Saturday and Sunday […]

Return Stein to school board

I am supporting Lesli Stein in her bid for reelection to LVUSD. She is a local candidate with a global vision. I met Lesli at the groundbreaking for our two high school performing arts centers. It was an exciting time witnessing the future growth paths of these two wonderful additions. Lesli believed in the value of creating these dynamic education […]

Recent health scare takes an emotional toll

Other Side of 50

Most of my medical challenges occurred when I was young. Years later, I can’t really remember my feelings after those experiences. But as I contemplate my recent health scare—a piece of steak lodged in my throat, resulting in a tear in my esophagus—I know that it’s definitely taken an emotional toll on me. My friends say that I don’t sound […]

Salon is pretty in pink for breast cancer awareness