Community unites behind Farewell Coats for Casa drive

Dancing cat helps save the day

I’d gotten into a persnickety mood one night and was pacing around my car, worrying. I guess I could’ve been pacing around inside my new studio rental, but it’s kind of a small area for a good pace. So I kept circling around my car in a light misting rain. Being a worrywart is a tough habit to break. Out […]

Pet of the week

FASCINATING PET—Little Mr. Turtle is an easy-care pet that is engrossing to watch. He comes with a beautifully appointed aquarium, a light and a heat lamp. Meet Mr.Turtle, ID No. A5313754 at the Agoura Hills Animal Care Center, 29525 Agoura Road. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so check Los Angeles County Animal Care and Control

Great weather—perfect time to get the animals out

Local dog walkers enjoy group therapy

BARKING UP THE RIGHT TREE—Tony Cortez and Talia Mannello from Tony’s Dog Training take a few of their closest friends out for a walk on a recent morning in Oak Park. The pair offers regular pack walks and training sessions for local canines.

Junior college offers study in South America

Students live with families in Ecuador

Students and community members who wish to enrich their education by immersing themselves in Ecuador’s culture and language can participate in Moorpark College’s new study abroad program in Quito, Ecuador. The 15-week program will run from Aug. 24 through Dec. 6 in partnership with don Quijote, a Spanish language school with more than 30 years of experience. Students will study […]

Entries open for young musical theater artists

New Musicals Inc. in Los Angeles is sponsoring its eighth annual New Voices Project, in which playwrights, composers and lyricists under the age of 26 receive workshops and concerts of their work along with feedback sessions from executives from Walt Disney Imagineering Creative Entertainment and NMI. Selected finalists will have their work presented at an inhouse concert at NMI in […]

Legacy scholarship applications available

The Arts Council of the Conejo Valley is accepting applications through March 25 for its Legacy Scholarships in the Visual and Performing Arts. The scholarships are for high school seniors and college freshman and sophomores, and range from $500 to $2,000. Applicants must have proof of residency in the Conejo Valley and must be applying or accepted to a college […]

Senior studies

Encore Older Adult Education Program is a Pierce College education program designed for older adults age 50 and up. Courses address the educational needs and interests of older adults. Classes include art history, painting and drawing, computer, health and fitness, and country music. Registration for the five-week winter session that runs through Feb. 7 is ongoing. Registration for spring semester, […]

Kids keep campus clean

IT’S THEIR BAG—Torch Club members at the Catilin Boys & Girls Club get busy cleaning up the school campus. They picked up trash from hard-to-reach places, and gathered bottles to recycle. The club is on the campus of Lindero Canyon Middle School in Agora Hills. The Torch Club is a leadership program of the B&G Clubs.

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