February 11, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Car chase screeches to a halt at Oak Park shopping center

Deputies from the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office were taken on a short car chase Tuesday morning after a man attempted to flee following what began as a routine traffic stop. It became anything but. The chase began around 11:25 a.m. More...

Health & Wellness

Make a date to support cancer patients

Silent auction includes celebrity memorabilia

Cancer survivor Rachel Shur understands the emotional and economic needs of cancer patients. More...

Programs make bone health easy

“Living Healthy and Strong is Bone Deep,” an educational experience for anyone who is concerned about their bone density, will be from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sat., Feb. More...

Fundraising runs

The Brain Tumor Alliance will hold its sixth annual Hope Roundup 5K/10K/1-mile fun walk event Sat., March 5 at Paramount Ranch, 2903 Cornell Road, Agoura Hills. Day-of-event registration will begin at 7:30 a.m., followed by the 5K race at 9 a.m. More...

Schools

Round Meadow marks 100 school days

Students at Round Meadow Elementary School in Hidden Hills celebrated the 100th day of school with a lesson in charity— and art. More...

Kids to get a preview of math, science careers

An upcoming half-day conference on the campus of Cal Lutheran University will give youths a taste of what it’s like to work in a math-, science- and/ or technology-related field. More...

HIGH SCHOOL HIGHLIGHTS

Agoura Chargers Fri., Feb. 12: Spring club rush/ main quad/10:15 to 10:45 a.m. ComedySportz/G building/ 6 p.m. Mon., Feb. 15: Presidents Dayno school More...

Pets

Garden guardian confounds local wildlife

CRITTER TAIL

It’s astonishing how an item purchased for 99 cents at a thrift store can develop a life of its own. More...

Pet of the week

FURRY JOY—Larry is a male gold cocker spaniel mix about 8 years old. He is a bundle of fur that likes to play. If you would like to adopt Larry, ask for ID No A4875996 at the Agoura Hills Animal Shelter, 29525 Agoura Road. More...

Safe clinics train dogs to avoid rattlesnakes

Mountains Restoration Trust will host Rattlesnake Avoidance Training for Dogs on these dates: March 4, 5 and 6 at Headwaters Corner, 3815 Old Topanga Canyon Road, Calabasas; April 29, 30 and May 1 at Headwaters Corner; and June 11 and 12 and July 30 More...

Faith

Mazel tov!

When class is in session at Temple Etz Chaim’s religious school, it’s rare to find Joyce Bronstein holed up in her office, head down in a pile of paperwork. More...

Own your faith

Christian Living

We don’t have to look far to find things that complicate our day. A restless night of sleep disturbed with constant nightmares can set our whole morning off track, like little fingers jabbing at the center of our joy. More...

Sweets and a show

Gateway Church will present Dessert and Comedy Night from 6 to 7:30 p. m. Sun., Feb. 14 at the church, 29646 Agoura Road. The evening will have a dessert buffet and a “clean” show with comedian Nick Arnette. Tickets are $10. More...

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THURS., FEB. 11 Woodland Hills Republican Women Fed. More...

Columns

Talk to aging parents about home upgrades

Other Side of 50

For seniors trying to make their savings stretch, spending on home repairs or new appliances can cause a lot of anxiety. Many are concerned, sometimes rightfully, about whether they will outlive their money. More...

Happy fill-in-the-blank Day, Feb. 14

Single Files

To all the unattached people out there who are dreading the upcoming celebration of love on Valentine’s Day: Don’t despair. All is not lost if you don’t have a partner or special someone to shower with gifts and cover with kisses. More...

Domesticated dad ponders Valentine’s Day

Family Man

I said to my wife, “Being married doesn’t mean we shouldn’t celebrate Valentine’s Day. I think we should go somewhere or do something.” “Is that what you wanna do?” she asked. More...

High in the saddle

UP AND OVER—James Tota, 13, riding for Agoura Hills-based Schott in the Dark Farms, wins the jumping event in the recent Thoroughbred Classic Horse Show Series at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center. James is from Westlake Village. More...

Rabid bat buzzes school

A pair of Calabasas High School science teachers acted quickly and decisively to capture and remove a rabid bat that flew onto the campus Jan. 29. More...

Community

Oak Park recreation committee introduces 22-year-old

A longtime Oak Park community advocate and a young man who wants to preserve the beauty of the place where he grew up were chosen as the newest members of the Oak Park recreation and park committee. More...

FOR THE RECORD

The Ladyface Ale brew pub in Agoura Hills recently celebrated its sixth year in business, not first year as reported in last week’s issue. More...

Calabasas City Council approves request to expand Hilton Garden Inn

The Hilton Garden Inn announced plans to expand its Calabasas hotel. More...

Business

Venerable cooking school closes doors

Recipe for success no longer worked

Westlake Culinary Institute, home of the Let’s Get Cookin’ school, permanently closed its doors Jan. 31 after more than 30 years in business. More...

Women’s roundtable seeks member

A seat is open on the Women’s Economic Roundtable. The Ventura County Board of Supervisors formed the WER to provide career assistance and address gender pay equity issues for women in Ventura County. More...

EYE ON LOCAL AREA STOCKS

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Sports

She’s got game

Emily Cangelosi has helped elevate the Agoura girls’ basketball team to No. 4 in Division 2A

Jason Ancrum understands Agoura High’s basketball history. He played for the Chargers. He coached in the boys’ program for five years. He’s roaming the sidelines in his first season with the girls’ team. More...

Local football stars celebrate signing day

GRATITUDE—Ventura County high school football players bound for college celebrated signing day on Feb. 3 at the Palm Garden Hotel in Newbury Park. More...

‘The Rabbit’ of Calabasas will bolt to Silicon Valley

Carlie James will be honored during Coyotes’ senior night for girls’ soccer tonight at home

There’s no raining on Carlie James’ parade. Tonight is the last time James will don a Calabasas High girls’ soccer uniform before she sets sail to San Jose State in the fall. More...

Police

SHERIFF’S BLOTTER

Agoura Hills A burglar stole a purse containing a wallet with $800 in cash, a driver’s license and bank cards from a car parked on Driver Avenue Jan. 31. The culprit caused $300 in damage shattering a window to get into the vehicle. More...

Family

Oak Park is sweet to Casa kids

This year Valentine’s Day may be a little sweeter for students at Casa Pacifica with the memory of a party hosted for them yesterday, Feb. 10, by the youth at Oak Park Independent School. More...

On the Town

Two schools, one great jazz show

Agoura and Calabasas high schools will host a joint Celebrity Jazz Concert on Sat., Feb. 20. The performance will feature Jazz at Lincoln Center’s David Berger, Los Angeles-based trumpeter Ron Stout and bands from both schools. More...

Delightful rendition of a classic tale

PLAY REVIEW /// ‘The Wizard of Oz’

The Emerald City was never more vivid than it was last weekend, when Young Artists Ensemble presented its version of L. Frank Baum’s “The Wizard of Oz.” More...

Local sax quartet hits all the right notes

The Saxomania quartet will perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. Fri., Feb. 19 in Samuelson Chapel at Cal Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks. More...

Letters

Thoughts about freeway catwalk

The proposed wildlife bridge will cost taxpayers at least $48 million. There is an existing tunnel in the area under the freeway that has been rejected. City, county and state officials are unable to control the influx of coyotes. More...

Testing the raging water

On Jan. 31 at approximate 12:30 p.m. More...

Not in favor of Calabasas hotels

If you wonder why Calabasas calls it a planning department or planning commission, it’s because all they are interested in doing is building. Building to meet an ever-growing budget demand that never seems to slow down. More...

Editorials

A lesson in the high cost of college

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Not all young people are cut out for higher education. Not all of them must go to college to succeed in life. But the real fact of the matter is this: Many graduating seniors can’t afford to go to college even if they wanted to. More...

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