Moonlight Sonata

Show’s message is anti-drug, anti-gang

Touch of Magic will present “Believe in Dreams,” a show featuring master illusionists Richard Burr and Josette in a performance of magic and illusion, with the help of added special guests, at 5:30 and 8 p.m. Mon., Dec. 19 in the Kavli Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. The goal of the performances […]

District shows example of model high school

Education in the 21st Century

Agoura High School has been selected to join 300 other schools nationwide as a developing Model School.The program is part of the Successful Practices Network, a program for model public schools developed by a nonprofit group called the International Center for Leadership in Education. The goal of the organization is to identify and share successful methods of teaching inside the […]

CSUN English professor is honored

Charles Hatfield, assistant professor of English and a specialist in comic art, has been named the Jerome Richfield Memorial Scholar for 2005-06, an honor reserved each academic year for an outstanding CSUN faculty member conducting research in the arts, sciences or humanities. In 1992, CSUN established a memorial research endowment in honor of Jerome Richfield, dean emeritus and professor of […]

ALS benefit at The Canyon

The band Little Feat will perform a benefit concert for the Agoura Hills-based Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the ALS Association at 5:30 p.m. Sun., Nov. 20 at The Canyon, 28912 Roadside Drive, Agoura Hills. Special guests include the Dirty Knobs. There will also be a silent auction. Tickets are $35 and available by calling (818) 879-5016. Neon Park, who […]

Kudos to Oak Park emergency response team

I would like to commend Supervisor Linda Parks for the hard work she is doing for our community in Oak Park. After attending the town hall meeting on Nov. 7, I realized how much time and effort she has given our community. As a member of our CERT (Community Emergency Response Team), it was a great privilege to work alongside […]

Great End Unit With Open Floorplan

This great end unit condo in Thousand Oaks has an open floorplan, 2bedrooms and 1.5-baths. The home features a big kitchen with dining area, newer stove and sliding doors off dining to bricked patio. Recent updates include tile floors in kitchen, baths and laundry area, carpet in living room, hallways and bedrooms, and freshly painted throughout. The unit includes two […]

Calabasas High School receives nomination for Blue Ribbon

Three local public schools are among 35 statewide that have been nominated for the 2006 No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Blue Ribbon Schools Program offered through the U.S. Department of Education. In the Las Virgenes Unified School District, Calabasas High School was nominated. In the Conejo Valley Unified School District, Redwood Middle School in Thousand Oaks and Newbury Park High […]

All about fall foliage

For many people autumn weather brings a welcome time of the year. Adding to the pleasure of the season are the vibrant colors displayed in nature. Leaf pigment, the physics of light, weather conditions, plant species, and geography all play important roles in the colors of autumn. Leaf Pigment and Light Thanks to the physics of sunlight striking pigments in […]

The downside of technology is cheating

Jason Busby, a history teacher at Agoura High School, recently gave the Las Virgenes Unified School District board of trustees a glimpse into the future of education through a comprehensive— and sometimes startling—presentation and report. Busby said teachers in the future will be challenged to give their students relevant instruction. “The school is calling for a bold new approach to […]