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Barbecue and family fun

Lag Ba’omer on Thurs., May 23 is a festive day on the Jewish calendar that celebrates the anniversary of the death of the sage and mystic Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai, author of the Zohar. Jews across the globe celebrate by expressing community unity and solidarity at outdoor communal events. The Chabad Jewish Center of Moorpark will host an event for […]

Goal-minded girls eclipse the competition

WINNERS—The girls’ Simi Valley Eclipse Silver Elite soccer team won eight games straight to capture the recent Cal South 2019 President’s State Cup championship. Players will represent Ventura County and Southern California in the U.S. Youth Soccer Far West Regionals Cup in June in Norco, Calif., n June. Back row from left are: Coach Nelson Townes, Maggie Jiminez, Mia Woods, […]

At the library

Agoura Hills The Agoura Hills Library will offer the following free programs and activities at 29901 Ladyface Court. Used book donations to the Book Cellar help fund library programs and purchase new materials. For details, call (818) 584 7219. For more information on library programs, call (818) 889- 2278. Thurs., May 9 at 3:30 p.m. MakMo for Teens. An engineering […]

A day for public safety

The City of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services and the Los Angeles County Fire Department will host the eighth annual Fire Services and Public Safety Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., May 11 at Fire Station No. 89, 29575 Canwood St., Agoura Hills. The event will include a fire station open house, demonstrations, activities for children, food […]

Happy Mother’s Day

This Sunday is Mother’s Day. In tribute, we asked our readers to share their thoughts on these special ladies in their lives: Our stepmom, June, is one of a kind. When she joined our family, we knew we were really lucky. She blended with our family seamlessly and in great part due to her beautiful spirit. We share many memories […]

Addams family spreads Agoura theater love

PLAY REVIEW /// ‘The Addams Family’


For those who don’t make a habit of seeing them, high school productions of musicals have a completely different vibe than those performed in a community or professional theater setting. The energy level, on stage as well as in the audience, is more pumped and, on the last day of the last show, there are invariably tears shed, bouquets of […]

Calabasas club comes to Carnegie

IN PERFECT HARMONY—Students from Calabasas High School’s choir and a cappella groups were invited to perform at Carnegie Hall for the show “Total Vocal with Deke Sharon, Fifth Anniversary.” The March 24 concert was described as “a celebration of contemporary a cappella for singers from all over the world.” Arranger/producer Deke Sharon, along with celebrity guests from “Pitch Perfect,” Disney’s […]

Wilson Phillips to aid with arts fundraiser

The Las Virgenes Unified School District will host the sixth annual show to benefit its performing arts programs, “Dream Big and Hold On,” at 8 p.m. Fri., May 17 the Performing Arts Education Center on the campus of Calabasas High School, 22855 W. Mulholland Hwy. The concert will feature the American vocal group Wilson Phillips live in concert, performing some […]

High School Highlights

Agoura Chargers Fri., May 10: ComedySportz/ main stage/7 p.m. Sat., May 11: Senior prom/California Science Center/7 to 11 p.m. Oak Park Eagles Fri., May 10: AP testing through Fri., May 17 ComedySportz/pavilion/7 p.m. Sat., May 11: Saturday school/ R17/8 a.m. to noon Instrumental music banquet/ pavilion/11 a.m. Mon., May 13: Senior finals through Thurs., May 16 Film festival/G9/6:30 p.m. Tues., […]

Breathe deep; tips for asthma, COPD patients

Last year was the most destructive wildfire season that the state of California has seen. In addition to the devastation that wildfires leave in their wake, the smoke from the fires can create unhealthy air quality conditions, especially for those with lung diseases such as asthma or COPD. During May’s Asthma Awareness Month, the American Lung Association in California offers […]


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