Community pitches in for boy with cancer

Marmonte League quarterback battles picking up steam

With the professional sports world embroiled in off-field drama, let’s turn our attention to the local high school football scene, where quarterback battles are heating up from Calabasas to Simi Valley. In the first installment of a two-part series, we’ll take a look at the Marmonte League and its eight teams’ projected starting signal-callers. Some of the league’s quarterbacks have […]

Quintet to perform

The Danny Janklow Quintet will perform at the Jazz Bakery in Culver City on Thurs., Aug. 2. Janklow is a recent graduate of Agoura High School and made history by being the first and only student in the 12-year history of the competition to win soloist awards for performances on clarinet, tenor and flute. He attended the festival three of […]

New stoplight might backfire

The questionable Calabasas City Council decision to proceed with the installation of a traffic signal at the junction of Mulholland Highway and Old Topanga Road seems to be based on incomplete analysis and dangerous assumptions regarding traffic safety in that particular location. The existing stop signs call for vehicles to slow to a stop before proceeding through the intersection. The […]

Pat Helton

Pat Helton, a broker associate, in the Coldwell Banker Westlake Village Office, is co-sponsoring a series of free jazz concerts at the Gardens of the World, 2001 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. The concerts are Sundays at 5 p.m. through Aug. 26. Performers are Texacali Horns, July 29; Jim Morris Brass Plus Montage, Aug. 5; jazz saxophonist Jennifer Hall, […]

Junior Lakers sign up

Assistance League helps kids cope with trauma

Two-and-a-half-year-old Jack Hurst took a bad fall, and his mother, Andrea, thought he had broken his arm. She rushed him to Urgent Care for an X-ray. Frightened and crying, he wouldn’t hold still so that the Xray could be processed. Finally the nurse came up with a solution and gave him a soft, fuzzy Casey bear provided by Assistance League […]

Tips on helping teens in trouble

Teenagers can behave in strange ways that often mystify adults. For some parents, their teen’s moods or actions keep them up at night. The key is knowing how to recognize signs a teen may be in real trouble and not just experiencing normal difficulties of the age. Moreover, learning how to better communicate with a teen will go a long […]

Agoura sluggers win rematch vs. Westlake

Shakespeare gets sexy

The Los Angeles Shakespeare Company presents “Love, Sex and Betrayal: The Story of Shakespeare’s Sonnets,” at 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Aug. 26 at the Globe, 1909 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga. Tickets are $25 and $20. For reservations and information, call (310) 455-9400 or visit www.shakespeare-usa.com.