New life to Agoura Hills tree controversy

Young filmakers gather for Spotlight festival

Sara Nagy was a student at Agoura High School when she became aware of Spotlight the Arts, a nonprofit in Calabasas committed to promoting the arts in the local area. “I had heard a lot about Spotlight the Arts through different people in Agoura and Calabasas communities,” Nagy said. “I eventually looked it up, checked out the Web page, and […]

State releases nutrition guide

Information addresses various ages, ethnic groups

The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) has released the 2008 California Food Guide, a nutrition resource designed to promote healthy eating habits and physical activity. DHCS director Sandra Shewry called the online guide an important tool to help address health and nutritional issues facing Californians today. The “California Food Guide: Fulfilling the Dietary Guidelines for Americans” includes information […]

Lion swimmers claim fourth straight CIF title

OCHS boys shatter records

The Oaks Christian boys’ swim team didn’t just etch its names into the CIF-Southern Section Division III history books last weekend; it basically rewrote the thing. The Lions captured a section title for the fourth straight year at the Belmont Plaza Pool in Long Beach Saturday, breaking three Division III records en route to gaining 377 points, more than 200 […]

Special exhibition comes to Monarchs

1,400 athletes slated to perform

Monarchs National Gymnastics Training Center will host an exhibition of about 1,400 athletes, from children through adults, on Sat., May 31 at the center, 3599 Old Conejo Road, Newbury Park. Kindergarten gymnasts will perform at 10 a.m. The BMOD Fitness group for athletes with special needs will perform at noon. The recreational and invitation classes will perform at 1 p.m. […]

Here’s the scoop about dogs

When did it become acceptable for residents of our area to use the private property of their neighbors as their own personal toilet? I am referring to their dogs. I am not a dog owner. Yet, for some reason, I have to put up with ugly gold patches on my front lawn. Even worse, I have to constantly remove dog […]

This Camarillo Home Is Close To A Park, Schools, Shopping And Freeway Access

This 4 bedroom, 3 bath home in Camarillo is close to a park, schools, shopping and freeway access. There is one bedroom and one bath downstairs. This home has a three car garage and room for an RV or boat. For more information on this property, listed at $725,000, call Shannon Conley at (805) 405-6171.

Sagebrush owner Bob McCord dies at 69

Rare brain disease attributed

Bob McCord, an active member of the Calabasas community and owner of the popular Sagebrush Cantina in the city’s Old Town district, died in his sleep early May 12 as a result of a rare brain disease. He was 69 years old. McCord was recently diagnosed with CreutzfeldtJakob disease (CJD), a degenerative and incurable brain disease. McCord died within three […]

Westlake Village honors its volunteers

Three Westlake Village residents have been recognized by the City Council for their contributions to the community. Neil Ticktin was awarded Citizen of the Year; Agoura High School senior Andrew Schmidt, Youth of the Year; and Doris Rufener, Older American of the Year. Ticktin’s many volunteer roles include the Triunfo YMCA father/child programs. He served as chief of the Indian […]


THURS., MAY 15 Acoustic Music Club Camarillo Acoustic Music Club meets 7 to 11 p.m., private home. Beginner to expert musicians. Guests welcome to play or listen. T.J. Zeiler, (805) 482-0029, www.Songmakers.org. Good Food And Brew Woodland Hills-Tarzana Chamber of Commerce hosts Food, Wine and Microbrew Festival, Westfield Promenade, corner Erwin and Topanga Canyon boulevards, Woodland Hills. Local restaurants, wineries, […]

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