2019-03-07

‘Stomp’ marches in town

The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza will present “STOMP,” the international percussion show created by Luke Cresswell and Steve McNicholas, at 7:30 p.m. Tues., March 12 at 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. From its beginnings as a street performance in the UK, “STOMP” has grown over the past 25 years, performing in over 50 countries for more than 24 million people. […]

A day at the races

Senior honors student and sprinter intends to play college football



Andrew Allen’s made the most of his four years at Calabasas High. When the 18-year-old’s parents, Danny and Sarah Allen, offered to shuttle him back and forth from his hometown Oxnard to Calabasas for high school, he jumped at the opportunity. Sitting through the never-ending morning and afternoon traffic was as enjoyable to Andrew Allen as a safari tour of […]

Counter punch

Like a chicken cheerleading for Colonel Sanders, letter writer Brian Goldenfeld parrots right wing disinformation, claiming those who notice our failing systems “just want free stuff.” Apparently, Goldenfeld has not asked himself why existing Medicare, public schools and socialized highways have not already caused the United States to descend into Venezuelan-style chaos, which is a “right wing talking point du […]

Action-packed summer at youth clubs

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley has opened registration for its Summer Camp for kids ages 5 to 17. Early-bird camp rates are available through April 30. Camp sessions will run June 10 through Aug. 16 at Boys & Girls clubs throughout the Conejo Valley. Camp options include the following. Camp Extreme, offered at four clubs, includes […]

Young actors stage a ‘beauty’ of a show

PLAY REVIEW /// ‘Beauty and the Beast’


Disney Theatrical Productions’ “Beauty and the Beast,” which was brought to Broadway in 1993, teaches many valuable lessons in addition to entertaining audiences with its story of love and redemption. Some of these include honesty, integrity, loyalty to family and bravery, but those are only byproducts of one of the more popular musicals performed by middle and high schools these […]

Oak Park girls’ basketball falls in state tournament

SCREAM TEAM—Oak Park High girls’ basketball sophomore guard Navya Batra, left, shoots past Northview’s Autumn Rivera during the CIF-Southern Section Division 4AA championship game loss on Feb. 23. The Eagles’ run in the state tournament also ended against Northview, 44-37, this time in the CIF State Division IV regional final on March 5 on the road. Oak Park finished this […]