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Painting for adults

The Westlake Village Library will hold a painting workshop for adults from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, March 20 through April 17 at the library, 31220 Oak Crest Drive. The artist-led workshops will lead participants in creating an acrylic still life painting, beginning with sketching, then a watercolor study and finishing with the final acrylic painting. Registration is required by […]

Kids’ tennis is served up

The USTA Men’s Pro Tennis Championships of Calabasas will partner with the United States Tennis Association to host more than 200 local youth at the ITF World Tennis Tour M15 men’s tournament in Calabasas. Calabasas Competitive Pathway Net Generation Kids’ Day will run from 10:30 a.m. to noon Sat., March 23 at Calabasas Tennis and Swim Center, 23400 Park Sorrento […]

Pet of Week

SWEET AS CANDY—Kit Cat is on the chubby side, a sweetie and very relaxed. She was given a humane shave upon arrival because of the extreme matting on her back. Mellow with other cats, litter trained and fine with all people. Meet Kit Cat, ID No. 5253165, in the Habikat room at the Agoura Hills Animal Care Center, 29525 Agoura […]

Great Honk! OPHS actors tackle period piece



In deciding on a show for the school’s spring musical, Oak Park High drama teacher Allan Hunt wanted to do something that would exhibit the talents of graduating senior Jeremy Orriss. Hunt felt Orriss was the perfect choice to play Harold Hill, the fast-talking traveling salesman in Meredith Willson’s “The Music Man,” which plays March 7 to 9 in the […]

Young actors stage a ‘beauty’ of a show

PLAY REVIEW /// ‘Beauty and the Beast’


Disney Theatrical Productions’ “Beauty and the Beast,” which was brought to Broadway in 1993, teaches many valuable lessons in addition to entertaining audiences with its story of love and redemption. Some of these include honesty, integrity, loyalty to family and bravery, but those are only byproducts of one of the more popular musicals performed by middle and high schools these […]

New York here we come

CHS choirs to sing at Carnegie Hall

Distinguished Concerts International New York City recently announced that director Joshua Barroll and the Calabasas High School choirs have been invited to participate in Total Vocal in the DCINY Concert Series on Sun., March 24 in Isaac Stern Auditorium at Carnegie Hall, New York City. The local musicians will join with other choristers from around the world. Total Vocal is […]

Rah, rah for the cheer team

CROWD PLEASERS—The Agoura High School cheerleaders, under the direction of coach Emily Costas, win first place in the Crowdleading category at the USA National Championship Competition in Anaheim last weekend. This is the team’s 18th time winning the award.

High School Highlights

Agoura Chargers Fri., March 8: Spring pep rally/ 10:05 a.m. ComedySportz/main stage/7 p.m. Sat., March 9: Spring formal/ gym/7 p.m. to midnight Mon., March 11: Staff development day-no school Tues., March 12: Agoura and Lindero Song Fest/7 p.m. Wed., March 13: Link Crew meeting/G building/12:30 p.m. Calabasas Coyotes Mon., March 11: Staff development day-no school Tues., March 12: Board of […]

College Standouts

Audrey Schimmel of Agoura Hills made the fall 2018 dean’s list at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa. Alyssa Oddi of Oak Park is on the dean’s list at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Wash. Jacob Picker of Calabasas, Lydia Bachman of Lake Sherwood, and Nicholas Furtman and Adam Geller of Westlake Village made the dean’s list at Baylor University in Waco, […]

Calabasas resident heads to Special Olympics World Games



There’s nothing quite as special as winning. While the prestige and accolades may fade, the symbol of victory—the gold medal—will always be a testament to being the best. Mark Hanson, 32, traveled to the United Arab Emirates this week to participate in the Special Olympic World Games, which will take place March 14 to 21 in Abu Dhabi. A tennis […]


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