Kids love their creepy crawlers

LITTLE PALS—Above, 5year-old Natalie Chung makes friends with a tree frog while 4-year-old Marcus Haddad and his father, right, examine an iguana and a skink during a presentation by the “Wizard Lizard” on Feb. 18 at the Calabasas Library. The nature program was sponsored by the Friends of the Library and the city of Calabasas. WENDY PIERRO/Acorn Newspapers

Mariner Scout troop has open house

Mariner Scout Troop No. 2003 Windjammer will hold an informational ice cream social and open house at 2 p.m. Sun., March 8 at the house of troop leader Alyssa Selogie, 5521 Rainbow Crest Drive, Agoura Hills. This meeting is open to all girls ages 13 through 17 and their parents in both Ventura and Los Angeles counties. The meeting will […]

Teen Activities Council to screen ‘Kung Fu Panda’

The Teen Activities Council of the city of Calabasas will host an all-ages movie night at 6:30 p.m. Sat., March 7 in Founders Hall at the Calabasas Library, 200 Civic Center Way, Calabasas. The movie, “Kung Fu Panda,” will begin at 7 p.m. The event will also include arts and crafts. The first 80 children will receive a gift bag. […]

Heartbreaker for OPHS

Eagle girls dominate playoff game but still come up short

The Oak Park High girls’ soccer team did everything but finish in its CIF-Southern Section Division V second-round playoff game against La Canada at home on Tuesday. Although the Eagles (11-8-5) completely dominated the match by out-shooting La Canada 28-2, they couldn’t convert any scoring attempts and lost, 1-0. The only goal of the contest came with four minutes remaining […]


A thief stole a $600 navigation system and smashed the $300 window of a vehicle parked in the 3900 block of Declaration Avenue Feb. 15. A thief stole $4,000 worth of jewelry from a store at The Commons on Feb. 13. Someone stole a $900 chrome rim wheel from a car parked in the 4600 block of Park Mirasol Feb. […]

Fun at the library

The Woodland Hills Branch Library will host several events at the library, 22200 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills. •The Bright Lights Chamber Players will perform at 2:30 p.m. Thurs., March 5. •The UCLA Gluck Performance of the String Quartet C will perform at 2 p.m. Sat., March 14. •Folk dancers will perform at 2 p.m. Sat., March 21.

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Mandatory conservation to begin

Water supplies still dwindling

Beginning March 4, the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District will impose mandatory water conservation measures that will carry penalties for customers who don’t comply. California’s prolonged drought, combined with recent court decisions to restrict water flow from the north to save endangered fish species—and the public’s weak response to the district’s plea for voluntary water conservation over the past year— […]

Audubon club plans field trips for March

The Conejo Valley Audubon Society announces its field trips for March. •Jean Hulberg will lead a group to Hill Canyon at 8 a.m. Sun., March 1. The group will look for goldfinches, sparrows, hawks, ducks, wrens, phainopeplas and yellow-rump warblers. For more information, call Hulberg at (805) 491-2666. •Mary Ann Campbell will lead a plant and bird walk at 9 […]

Storytime with man’s best friend

The Calabasas Library will host a reading program for children in kindergarten through third grade from 11:30 to 1:30 p.m. Sat., March 7 at the library, 200 Civic Center Way, Calabasas. Each child will be given 15 minutes to read aloud to a Paws 4 Healing therapy dog. Reservations are required and begin at 11 a.m. the day of the […]

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