2019-03-07

Three choirs in fine voice

A three-choir tour-de-force of 175 singers will present a concert at 4 p.m. Sun., March 10 at the Agoura High School performing arts education center, 28545 W. Driver Ave. Los Robles Master Chorale, led by artistic director Lesley Leighton, will join the Agoura High School Mixed Choir and Los Robles Children’s Choir. The concert will open with a the chorale’s […]

Country Mart on the go

Malibu Country Mart at Cross Creek recently announced the addition of two new luxury retailers, White’s Mercantile and Bravo Malibu, along with the expansions of current leaseholders Faherty and Vince. Officials of the Koss Real Estate-owned Malibu Country Mart say the center seeks to bring shoppers a mix of both well-established contemporary brands and emerging designers, some of which are […]

Ventura County ordinance gives animals room to roam

GUEST OPInion /// Wildlife protection


His short life ended with a sickening thud on a Ventura County freeway. When the mountain lion kitten became roadkill two years ago, he made headlines for perishing just weeks after his mother was killed on the same part of Highway 118. Car collisions are a key reason why mountain lions are on the verge of extinction here in Southern […]

Vandals trash community park sapling

On the Trail

Why is it that some people visit parks to find contentment while others choose to commit mayhem? The butchery of a young Palo Verde tree at Wendy Park in Newbury Park made me ponder this painful conundrum. I hail originally from a busy, grimy Northeastern city where the notion of a life in the suburbs was so remote we couldn’t […]

Folk icons are still blowin’ in the wind

CONCERT REVIEW /// Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey


So join in the folk song army! Guitars are the weapons we bring To the fight against poverty, war and injustice Ready, aim, sing! These words were written by satirist Tom Lehrer about the folk music revival of the 1960s, which brought political activism to popular music thanks to songs like Bob Dylan’s “Blowin’ in the Wind.” The Dylan classic […]

NAWBO seeks new members to fill ranks

The National Association of Women Business Owners- Ventura County is holding spring membership drive during March and April. The drive offers bonuses for new members joining its current membership of more than 40 local women business owners and entrepreneurs. Women who join NAWBOVC before April 30 will receive a $25 discount off the one-time initiation fee for a cost of […]


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