Club member meets tennis pro

LITTLE BIG SHOT—Tennis pro Sam Querrey stands tall next to Victoria Jivkova, a Boys & girls Club member, at the recent Sam Querrey Classic hosted by North Ranch Country Club in Thousand Oaks. The charity tournament raised $14,000 for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley. Guests were also treated to an exhibition match between Querrey and Steven […]

At the library

The Calabasas Library will offer the following free programs in June at 200 Civic Center Way. The multipurpose room will be open for high school students to study for finals Thurs., June 6 from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m., Sat., June 8 from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Tues., June 11 from 2 to 7 p.m. Sat., June 1 from […]

Drug policies seek to control opioid use

commentary /// Medicare

If you get injured or have surgery, your doctor may prescribe opioids, a class of drugs used to treat pain. Although opioids can be an important part of treatment, they carry serious risks of addiction, abuse and overdose, especially if used continuously. This is true even for seniors and other people with Medicare coverage. While illicit use is part of […]

Blood donation opportunities

The American Red Cross has a shortage of type O blood and asks eligible donors to give to help patients facing trauma and other life-threatening situations. As a thank-you for helping replenish the blood supply, all donors who come to give blood or platelets through June 10 will receive a $5 Gift Card via email. While just 7% of […]

Friends lend a hand in fun run

SPEED BUGGY—Lynn Carlson’s fourth-graders at Yerba Buena Elementary School raise over $200 per lap to benefit the Outdoor Learning Oasis on May 9 in Agoura Hills. The 36-lap fun run awarded prizes to the kids, who took pledges from friends and family for the laps they would run. When Bastian sprained his ankle, classmates Rafael, Jacob and Deacon took turns […]

Lessen the stress

A program on “Stress and Menopause” will take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thurs., May 30 at the office of Christine Farrell, 343 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. The talk will address how stress affects women’s hormones and what they can do about it. Stress causes many health issues and hormone imbalance is one of them. Attendees can find […]

Seniors bonding with nature

Oakview High School

Oak View High School students were introduced to a new hands-on curriculum this year that took them away from the classroom and into the country to learn about the environment. Last October students took a trip to Anacapa Island to work with the National Park Service on a restoration project that will help the island’s vulnerable and unique bird and […]

Oak View students discover own path

Marc Funes Senior Marc Funes said he was never very enthusiastic about school until coming to Oak View. “I noticed how different I was and how demanding Oak Park High was,” the 18-year-old said. “ I tried Oak Park High for a week, and it didn’t work out, so I decided to move to Oak View.” Funes said he appreciates […]

High School Highlights

Agoura Chargers Fri., May 24: Spirit competition reward trip Mon., May 27: Memorial Dayno school Wed., May 29: College-bound junior meeting/main stage/3 p.m. Music banquet/ G building/ 6:30 p.m. Theater one-acts/black box/7 p.m. Thurs., May 30: Student council installation/10:30 a.m. Theater one-acts/black box/7 p.m. Calabasas Coyotes Mon., May 27: Memorial Dayno school Westlake Warriors Fri., May 24: Band vs. orchestra […]

Pet of the week

PLAY BALL!—Connie loves to play with a ball or toy in a yard or in the pool; she’s not choosy. She’s an endearing gal who loves humans but would need to meet another dog to assess compatibility before adoption. Meet Connie, ID No. A5255314 at the Agoura Hills Animal Care Center, 29525 Agoura Road. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, […]

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