Deputies practice Columbine-like scenario

As students, teachers, administrators and other personnel were taking their winter break, the Agoura High School campus was transformed into a stage for an “active shooter” training exercise by the Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station. According to Lost Hills Sgt. Jim Royal, the school is used each year to train officers how to react if an armed student or intruder enters […]

Masquerade fundraiser to help youngsters

Annual event slated for March 3

Assistance League of Conejo Valley will host its annual masquerade fundraiser on Sat., March 3 at the new Four Seasons Hotel in Westlake Village. “We invite the community to join us for a wonderful evening of fine dining, dancing to the music of Wade Morris, and participating in truly exciting live and silent auctions,” said League president Shirley Eichhorn. “This […]

Patients need patience when at the ER

It’s safe to say that no one is hoping for a reason to rush to the emergency room. Bad things do happen, however. Cars crash. Children fall off swings. Soccer players sometimes kick other players instead of the ball. Hearts fail. Lungs collapse. People need blood and oxygen to survive. Here’s what to expect at the local emergency room: Ambulances […]


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Former WHS soccer star named All-American

Sienna Kluck-Escoto played extremely well for the women’s soccer team at Ventura Junior College this year. This weekend, Kluck-Escoto will be honored for her play when she receives an award for being named to the 2006 NSCAA/Adidas Women’s Junior College Division III AllAmerica Second Team. According to KluckEscoto’s head coach at Ventura College, Steve Hoffman, only 24 players are named […]

Local playwright combines morals, humor

Local actor and author James Egan created a book of plays to help teach the morals found in the Bible. “Justus’ Lament and Other Short Plays for Church Groups” contains four comedies, two monologues, three holiday productions and two dramas. Each of the 11 works is designed to appeal to young audiences and deals with Christian teachings and biblical principles. […]

This Lake Sherwood Home Is Located Along A Private Cove

This Lake Sherwood home is located along a private cove and has 5 bedrooms including two master suites, 5 bathrooms and four fireplaces. The kitchen has dual center islands, granite slab counters and a breakfast nook. A large room could be a den, office or family room with a deck overlooking the lake. The lawn is large and there is […]

Take proper measures before the rains come

Malibu has seen the fire- now get ready for the rain. Although significant rainfall has yet to occur this season, public safety officials say it’s still time for residents to prepare their homes for potential flood hazards- whether or not they live in a fire-damaged area. Property owners shoudl tak responsibility to minimize rain and flood damage.officials say. Owners can […]

Natural History Museum offers free programs

The following programs will be presented by the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County and are free with paid museum admission. For more information on any of these classes, call (213) 7633230. Critter Club: Loopy Locomotion will be presented from 10 to 11 a.m. Sat., Jan. 13. Participants will play games, work on crafts and look at the different […]

Fitness class for special kids

A fitness class for special needs children will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sun., Jan. 14 at Monarchs Gym, 5331 Derry Ave., Ste. H-C in Agoura Hills. The program is sponsored by the Conejo Valley Friendship Circle and is run by BMod Fitness. The program is designed to give special needs children an opportunity to become fit, […]