No-pa for Greek festival

Put away the baklava and gyros till next year, as the pandemic has sidelined yet another summer staple in Ventura County. Last week, organizers of the Ventura County Greek Festival announced the cancellation of what would have been the festival’s 43rd year. “As a good neighbor and citizen, we believe it is our moral obligation to keep our guests, vendors, […]

The front porch, a rediscovered—and needed—social space

Other Side of 50

My husband and I used to chuckle when my mother-in-law lived with us. She would set up shop inside our open garage with her cup of tea, our dog on a leash, her lawn chair, her Table-Mate tray table and a set of magazines. It did not matter that our backyard held lovely views of the Conejo Valley; the view […]

Caregiving for dementia

The Alzheimer’s Association will present the first session of a three-part series titled “Living with Alzheimer’s for Middle-Stage Caregivers” from 10 a.m. to noon Wed., July 1 via a virtual classroom on BlueJeans. In the program, caregivers and professionals will discuss helpful strategies to provide safe, effective and comfortable care during the middle stage of Alzheimer’s. The level of assistance […]

Small business grants for Calabasas businesses

The City of Calabasas has begun an Open Small Business Grants Program that will provide a one-time emergency grant, up to $10,000, to eligible Calabasas based small businesses to assist with COVID-19 reopening costs. The currently approved amount is about $500,000, or 50 grants, if each small business receives the maximum amount. The goal of the program is to remove […]

Economic recovery for the Valley

The board of directors of the Valley Economic Alliance, an economic development organization in the San Fernando Valley, unanimously approved a strategic map to lead an economic recovery in the valley that is fast, strong and inclusive. “The Valley of the Stars–Rising campaign is designed to jump start the valley’s economy in response to the impact of the COVID-19 crisis,” […]


Out of bounds

Contact sports in doubt this fall with coronavirus raging

We didn’t listen. All we had to do was continue to wear masks, wash our hands with warm water and soap, and maintain social distances in public. But we didn’t listen. Welcome to the second wave of the coronavirus, or technically the second surge of the first wave of the coronavirus. This infectious disease didn’t take a vacation while cacafuegos […]

A fresh start for Wolfgang

Cal Lutheran basketball star earns head coaching gig

No games. No problem. Acorn athletes and teams continue to make headlines during a global pandemic. Let’s do this: THE WOLF OF ST. BONNIE He’s back. Wolfgang Wood, who starred on the hardwood for the men’s basketball team at Cal Lutheran, was introduced as the new head coach of the St. Bonaventure boys’ basketball team on Zoom on Tuesday. This […]

Debate team talk of the town

SPEAKING THEIR MIND—The Calabasas High School Speech and Debate Club wraps up another successful year as some of its members prepare to head off to college. Graduating senior Garett Collins, club president and team member for four years, said, “I am honored to have had the opportunity to foster and develop the team into the respectable and valuable resource it […]

Residence also has attached one-bedroom guest quarters

Park-like backyard has large deck and mature trees

This single-story home has four bedrooms and three bathrooms in the main house as well as one-bedroom and one-bathroom guest quarters, totaling approximately 2,080 square feet. The main house is approximately 1,268 square feet. The guest quarters addition, built in 2017, has a great room and island kitchen. The guest quarters are approximately 800 square feet. The main house features […]