2009-04-30

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Steve Hess named Citizen of the Year



Steve Hess, a champion of open space and preservation of the Santa Monica Mountains, said he was surprised to learn that he had been named Las Virgenes Homeowners Federation Citizen of the Year during the organization’s annual banquet April 3. In addition to being recognized by local mayors and city council members, Hess was honored by Los Angeles County Supervisor […]

Alzheimer’s workshop



The public is invited to a Resource Day for Alzheimer’s and Related Dementia on Sat., May 9 at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. The event is free. The speakers will be Kimberly R. Kelly, the leading expert on tracking missing at-risk Alzheimer’s patients, and neurologist Meril Platzer, MD, discussing the most recent information on dementia […]

Agoura grad Matthews drafted by Green Bay



Clay Matthews III is going to play for one of the most storied franchises in all of sports. The 2004 Agoura High graduate and former USC walk-on was selected by the Green Bay Packers in the first round, pick No. 26, during last Saturday’s NFL Draft. Green Bay traded three picks—a second-rounder and two third-round selections—to the New England Patriots […]

‘Once Upon A Mattress’ rolls into town



The Young Artists Ensemble will present “Once Upon A Mattress,” the Broadway musical based on the “Princess and the Pea” fairy tale, from May 1 through 17 at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. The production is directed by Georgeanne Lees […]

Options for small areas



Small spaces can be a challenge for even the most experienced gardener. Because of their diminutive size and the challenges they create, we often neglect these spaces, relegating them to use as storage areas or ignoring them until inspiration strikes. It’s time to reclaim these unused spaces and maximize their potential. Small does not have to mean bland. With a […]

Oak Park Farmers Market set to open Sat., May 9

Food only, no arts and crafts

The long-awaited Oak Park Farmers Market will be open weekly from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., beginning Sat., May 9, in the Oak Park Plaza shopping center on Kanan and Lindero Canyon roads. The market will feature 25 to 30 local farmers selling flowers and produce, some of it organic. Parking will be available in the shopping center as well […]

Summer junior lifeguard tryouts set at Agoura High pool



The Leo Carrillo Sate Beach Junior Lifeguards in West Malibu will host tryouts for the summer junior lifeguard program from 1 to 5 p.m. Sat., May 2 at Agoura High School pool, 28545 Driver Ave. At the tryouts, students should have a bathing suit and towel and be ready to swim. The tryout consists of swimming 100 yards continuously within […]

Experts will discuss psychological well-being



In collaboration with the American Psychological Association and the YUSA, the Los Angeles County Psychological Association will host “Psychologists in the Community Day” from 10 to 11 a.m. Sat., May 2 at the Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center, 27040 Malibu Hills Road, Calabasas. This free informational talk will look at good mental health practices. Karin Hart, PsyD, a local clinical psychologist, […]

Mavericks flying high in AYBA




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