Neighbors

Once in a pickle, community center appears poised for comeback



Despite more than a year’s worth of pandemic-related and other challenges, the Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center (AHCCC) will be up and running again soon. The joint powers authority that oversees the public facility on Malibu Hills Road voted June 7 in favor of a request from the City of Calabasas to assume responsibility for managing and paying for the center’s […]

FBI exhibit at Reagan Library will explore agency’s history

Display will open for viewing July 2


Key pieces of evidence from some our country’s most notorious crimes are going on display next month at the Reagan Library. Residents will get to see the bullet-riddled car where Bonnie and Clyde were killed, the raft and paddle used by three prisoners to escape Alcatraz and Unabomber Ted Kaczynski’s manifesto and undetonated bombs. There’s even a piece of engine […]

Fond farewell to longtime teacher



It’s the end of an era at Agoura High School and it ended on a throne of Dr Pepper. Hundreds gathered at Oak Canyon Community Park in Oak Park on Saturday for a surprise party to honor Thousand Oaks resident Dennis Ritterbush, who is retiring this month after 40-plus years with Las Virgenes Unified School District. During that time, he’s […]

Team hits one out of the park

PLAY BALL (AGAIN)—The Agoura PONY Baseball Marlins celebrate their regular season, league and national championship in the Bronco division. Bottom row, from left: Dax Parker, Ethan Kadner, Bryce Whitcanack, Jonathan Rubin and Aarav Motwani. Top row: Mark Kadner (assistant coach), Chris Bole (manager), Micah Hannah, Connor Bole, Brady Elbert, Ben Baskin, Stuart Bullard, Lucas Brown, Marty Brown (assistant coach), Brandon […]

BRIEFS

Bird talk is ‘tweet’ Daniel S. Cooper, an ornithological researcher at the Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History will be the Conejo Open Space Foundation’s second presenter in the 2021 virtual Speaker Series at 6:30 p.m. today, June 10. His talk, “Changes in nesting bird populations in the Los Angeles area, 1995-present,” will cover bird-population trends— which species are […]

Boys Team Charity Inc. Conejo Valley Graduating Seniors

Get to know BTC

Boys Team Charity Inc. Conejo Valley League is a volunteer service organization formed in 2011. The organization is dedicated to developing an altruistic spirit in young men through active participation of parents and sons in philanthropic projects in their communities. The focus of the organization is growing, learning and serving the community together. Members live in Agoura Hills, Westlake Village, […]

Boys Team Charity goes on the job

LEARNING HOW TO VOLUNTEER— Members of the organization offer a helping hand at an event hosted by Food Share of Ventura Country, one of the many area nonprofits that Boys Team Charity is involved with.

Teen works to educate girls in India



Lucky is the person who finds their passion early in life, and in that regard, fortune has smiled on Isabel Davison. The 14-year-old resident of Agoura Hills has dedicated herself to furthering the education of girls in India. Isabel recently organized a 5K run that raised more than $1,000, enough to pay a year’s tuition for four Indian girls. She’s […]

Calabasas art fest wins top prize

The Calabasas Senior Center won first place honors in a recent competition hosted by the National Institute of Senior Centers. The Calabasas Senior Center 2019 Festival of the Arts event got the winning nod in the institute’s Cultural Program of Excellence category. The award will be presented at a virtual national ceremony on Tues., June 8. “This first place national […]


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