Agoura water polo team wins title

NUMBER ONE– Members of the Agoura boys’ water polo team celebrate their victory over Mira Costa in the Nov. 17 CIF championship game at Irvine. Below, Agoura Principal Larry Misel hoists the championship plaque, a first for the boys’ team. For complete story, see Sports section.

Agoura Relay for life meetings slated

Agoura Relay For Life will host its second Team Captain meeting for the next spring’s event scheduled for May 3 to 4. The meeting will be at 7 p.m. Tues., Dec. 4 in room A1, Agoura High School, 38545 Driver Ave., Agoura Hills. This meeting is for those interested in developing a team or those who would like to be […]

Preschool educator wins award

Westlake City Council honors teacher

Marcy Jolivet, an educator with the Enriching Hour Preschool, was recognized as a leading administrator throughout the state and received the Administrator of the Year award at the annual PACE (Professional Association for Childhood Education) Fall Conference. Jolivet was honored at the Nov. 14 Westlake City Council meeting by Mayor Sue McSweeney. PACE is a nonprofit, California statewide association established […]

Youths to lead United Methodist services

Student Day will be celebrated during the 8, 9 and 10:30 a.m. worship services on Sun., Nov. 25 at the United Methodist Church of Westlake Village, 1049 Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Brian Long, director of youth ministries, will coordinate the service, and high school students will give the message. Ten 49, the youth praise band, will play, and the Footprints […]

Mom has a vision for the future

I’d like to thank Sophia Fischer for writing the insightful, sensitive and revealing article on Oct. 18, “Oak Park family appeals to community to save daughter’s sight.” It spoke to what life is like for a teenager dealing with a severe vision problem. Jessie courageously agreed to “go public” with this and as a result, is more able and willing […]

Affordable living: Putting the money where the house is

Developers will receive subsidy to keep price points low

By Stephanie Bertholdo  bertholdo@theacorn.com The Agoura Hills City Council last week voted in favor of providing a hefty subsidy to real estate developers who incorporate low and very low income housing in Agoura Village, the proposed mixed-use town center planned for the area south of the 101 Freeway off Kanan and Agoura roads. In June, the panel approved an Affordable […]

Fundraiser scheduled for Agoura grief center

The Universal Love Foundation will host its seventh annual luncheon fundraiser, “From Glimmer of Hope to House of Hope,” at 10 a.m. Sun., Dec. 2 at the Four Seasons Hotel, Two Dole Drive, Westlake Village. The event will feature a highend boutique, silent auction and entertainment by local artists. Proceeds will benefit the Universal Love Foundation House of Hope, Grief […]

Oaks Christian to present play

Fall production is sequel to 'A Christmas Carol'

The Intro to Theater class of Oaks Christian Middle School will present their fall production of “The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge,” a sequel to “A Christmas Carol,” at 7 p.m. Nov. 29, 30 and Dec. 1 on the school’s new performing arts stage, the Bedrosian Pavilion, 31749 La Tienda Drive, Westlake Village. Scrooge transformed from a cantankerous miser to an […]

Family Men Don’t Wear Name Brands

Sick with Hitch Thanksgiving for many years has included a hefty lineup of Alfred Hitchcock films in my house. I love Hitch pictures, especially “Vertigo,” “The Birds,” “Rear Window,” “North By Northwest” and “Psycho.” One Thanksgiving, I just happened to catch a few of the suspense master’s movies on TV, and I’ve since made a habit of watching them on […]

Season of giving starts now

On this Thanksgiving holiday, what better way to say thanks than by giving something to others. Charity begins at home, and through the auspices of the Santa Comes to Agoura and Beyond organization there’s a way you can donate food to the people in need right here in the Conejo and Las Virgenes valleys. Many local residents don’t take into […]