2009-05-21

“Angels and Demons”



Directed by: Ron Howard Starring: Tom Hanks, Ewan McGregor, Ayelet Zurer, Stellan Skarsgard MPAA rating: PG13 (for violence) Running time: 138 minutes Best suited for: fans of Dan Brown and Tom Hanks Least suited for: those who hate formulaic third-act twists, insisting we’ll be ohsomuchhappier with intentional misdirection and astute (wink, wink) cleverness than with sound, reasonable story lines with […]

Steve Young



Steve Young was recently acknowledged for consistent high production. He has been a Realtor with Century 21 for 30 years. He is one of the alltime top producing agents in the Conejo Valley, winning numerous awards and being inducted into Master’s Hall of Fame. Young specializes in the areas of Oak Park, Agoura Hills, Westlake Village, Thousand Oaks, Newbury Park […]

City of Agoura Hills plans to keep new dog care business on a short leash



Doggie day care is coming to Agoura Hills. Paul Berkovitz, a West Hills resident, plans to open Camp Bow Wow, a day and overnight canine camp in an existing building on Roadside Drive west of Kanan Road. A city ordinance had prohibited kennels, said Mike Kamino, Agoura Hills director of planning and community development. But the City Council changed zoning […]

Aurora Catherine Griffin



Aurora is a student at Oaks Christian High School where she’s a member of the national Honor Society and has been in the top 10 dean’s list every semester. She’s received the West Point Award, the National Merit Commended Scholar Award and the AP scholar with distinction candidate award. She’s the founder and past president of the Oaks Christian equestrian […]

Yoga for health



STRETCH—Agoura Power of Yoga instructor Milena Ranalla, second from left, leads a yoga class on May 13 in Agoura Hills. The ancient art of yoga is the practice of physical poses choreographed to benefit the mind, body and spirit. Though often associated with deep stretching, yoga also creates balance in the body through developing strength and flexibility.

Agoura lacrosse teams will join CIF



Parentdirected “club” lacrosse teams will be transformed into an official California Interscholastic Federation sport at Agoura High next year. Junior varsity and varsity teams were approved by the Las Virgenes Unified School District Board of Education on May 12. The threeyear pilot program will start next spring, and will be funded by the parents who launched the club sport four […]

Oaks Christian hosts Latin-style gala



Oaks Christian School hosted its ninth annual dinner auction on May 8 on the school campus. More than 800 guests attended “Ven Conmigo . . . Come With Me,” a gala-themed fundraiser. Guests were treated to an assortment of Latinstyle foods presented by Rincon Catering. Attendees also had the opportunity to bid on more than 500 silent auction items. Much […]

Article



RE/MAX Olson & Associates congratulates Robin Lucas and Eva Horland for their sales production in April totaling $3.7 million in sales. Lucas and Horland specialize in representing celebrity clients, developers and the sales and marketing of fine homes and estates and horse property in Calabasas, Bel Air, Beverly Hills, Brentwood, Westwood, Conejo Valley and San Fernando Valley. They can be […]

Community backs teen with cancer



Concerned community members are about to show their heartfelt support for Taylor Messina, a 15-year-old Oak Park girl stricken with a rare form of cancer. Taylor was diagnosed with stage 4 metastatic midline carcinoma in March and had two surgeries to remove her ovaries and the tumors that had spread to her lung. She’s now undergoing chemotherapy at CedarsSinai Medical […]

Erin Alexandra Walker



Erin is a student at Oak Park High School where she’s a member of the California Scholarship Federation and an AP scholar. She’s an Ivy Chain Member (top GPA). She’s an advanced peer counselor and peer facilitator/mentor. She’s been a member of the advanced vocal ensemble for three years. She placed second at the regional cheerleading competition. Her career interest […]