Local vegan sushi eatery pleasant surprise

restaurant spotlight /// Beji Sushi

The concept for one of the area’s latest eateries was conceived at 30,000 feet, as commercial pilot Dominik Jurczek flew back and forth to China on a regular basis. Even though he still makes the flights abroad, Jurczek can now add restaurateur to his list of accomplishments. He is the owner and founder of Beji Sushi, a unique spot in […]

40 under forty honorees announced

The Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce recently announced the 2019 honorees for the 40 Under Forty Awards. The professionals will be honored for their business and community contributions at a dinner Thurs., May 2 at The Canyon club in Agoura Hills. Past 40 Under Forty honoree state Sen. Henry Stern will serve as master of ceremonies. The honorees are: […]

About cheating

I took the editorial staff’s advice and read John DeLuca’s letter to the editor last week. I applaud the general theme of ethics and manners, but am concerned about the severity of alleged crimes. Amusement park line cutting, parents helping with their child’s homework, restaurant reservation fudging, cheating on a golf scorecard, resume inflation, etc., all seem pretty tame compared […]

At the library

The Calabasas Library will offer the following free programs in May at 200 Civic Center Way. Sat., May 18 is the last day for Love to Learn tutoring. The last day of Study Buddies and Peer Counseling will be Thurs., May 23. The library will be closed Sat. and Sun., May 25 and 26. Story time will be cancelled Fri., […]

Bimbo turns brainy in fun musical

play review /// ‘Legally Blonde’

“Legally Blonde: The Musical,” which recently completed a four-day run at the Kavli Theatre in Thousand Oaks, will never win a Pulitzer Prize, but it does serve as a pleasant way to spend a couple of hours in the theater, so long as you don’t mind frothy, peppy singing and dancing and a ridiculous storyline with plenty of over-the-top, two-dimensional […]



Belmont Village Senior Living is a retirement community in Thousand Oaks. This Q&A is with executive director Bradlee Foerschner. Q: When was Belmont Village founded? A: Our founder Patricia Will opened our first community in Houston in 1997. She had been searching for a place for her mother and was unable to find a residence to provide the level of […]

Path toward progress

$3.8-million Lindero Canyon sidewalk stroll coming in June

Westlake Village is a small city, and the residents who enjoy walking here are probably well-versed in every inch of the city’s 5.2 square miles of parks, shopping areas and neighborhoods. They’ll soon have a new walk to break in, similar to the picturesque, meandering walk on Agoura Road that faces Westlake Golf Course. The Lindero Sidewalk and Beautification project, […]

SCE hopes fire cameras will help

Utility equipment has been blamed for sparking some of the state’s most destructive blazes over the last few years— including and Santa Barbara counties before it was fully contained more than a month a later. said Southern California Edison power lines experienced what is a situation in which power lines driven by high winds come into contact with one another […]

Open house to present camp options

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley offers a variety of summer camp options for youth in a fun and safe atmosphere. The community can learn about the programs offered by BGCCGV during a free Summer Open House from 4 to 6 p.m. Fri., May 3 at the Anderson Boys & Girls Club, 1980 E. Avenida de Las […]

For rent: one mainstage space in Simi Valley

The Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center is accepting applications from professional theater companies and other performing arts organizations to rent its mainstage theater during the upcoming 2020 season. The season will mark the 25th anniversary of the arts center. Applications are being accepted for professionally produced musicals and plays that reflect the center’s reputation for producing quality entertainment for families. […]