Laifman named to Oak Park school board

Her oneyear term doesn’t begin until Dec. 11, but Barbara Laifman, the newest Oak Park School Board member, already has ideas and goals in place. Laifman was chosen by the school board last week to replace longtime member Jim Kalember, who resigned to teach in Arizona. Laifman will serve the remaining year of Kalember’s term, after which time the four-year […]


THURS., NOV. 22 Thanksgiving Dinner Camarillo Family Moose Center serves traditional turkey dinner 2 to 5 p.m., 341A Arneill Road, Camarillo. Free meal to all. Sponsored by Moose Lodge No. 2047 and Women of the Moose Chapter No. 1957. Runaway Turkey Conejo Valley YMCA, Miller Family YMCA host third annual Turkey Day Dash, Dos Vientos Community Park, 4801 Borchard Road, […]

Winning touch

Kurzeka's late scoring outburst gives Agoura High School its first CIF-SS boys' water polo title

In August, the Agoura High boys’ water polo team went overseas to Hungary and Romania to learn how to compete against the best in the world. Those teams may now want to consider paying the Chargers a visit. Agoura, the Marmonte League champion and the top-ranked team in the CIF-Southern Section’s Division IV coaches’ poll since the preseason, capped its […]

Trophy day for young warriors

FIGHTERS- Students from Lacombe Karate in Westlake Village bring home several trophies from a regional karate tournament. The young martial artists participated in several events, including sparring, forms, and footsweeping under the direction of Roger Lacombe, top right.


Las Virgenes Unified School District Superintendent Donald Zimring did not confirm or deny that the two thirdgrade boys under investigation for sex offenses at Lupin Hill Elementary School would be expelled from the school district. School board policy prohibits school officials from commenting on student disciplinary matters.

. . . Two riders were approaching

ON THE TRAIL- Old Agoura residents Lisa Stern, left, riding her palomino paint horse Fancy, and neighbor Mindy Levine, aboard buckskin Buddy, enjoy the wide open expanse of the Chesebro Trail during an outing last weekend.


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Four advance in football playoffs

And then there were four. While the Westlake and Oak Park high school football teams may have simply survived their CIF-Southern Section first-round playoff game last weekend, Newbury Park and Oaks Christian both looked to be in top form by blowing out the opposition. This week, a new set of challenges has emerged for the four local teams that remain […]

Santa coming coming Dec. 1

The Santa Comes to Agoura and Beyond annual food drive will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. Sat., Dec. 1 at Doit Center, 28750 Roadside Drive, Agoura Hills. This year the event, which is more than 25 years old, will include donation collections for two local youths facing medical problems, and the opportunity to obtain a free digital ID […]

A Spacious Luxury Home With A Guesthouse

This 4-bedroom, 4-bath home with a guest house is in an awardwinning school district. There are vaulted ceilings in the marble foyer. The remodeled kitchen has granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, an eat-in kitchen, new cabinetry and a garden window overlooking an oversized backyard. The home includes a family room with a gas fireplace, downstairs laundry, three-car garage and […]