THURS., JUNE 4 Business & Professional Women’s Club Meets in lower lounge by bar, Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Helen Ann Lim, PhD, criminal justice professor, speaks on “Hate Crime as message crime: Understanding harm and the impact of hate.” Men and women welcome. Phone: 805.526.5587 Contact: Mary Lou Wetter Time: 7:00 p.m. Date: 6/4/2009 Ventura […]

Track and field talent off to state

Several area standouts advanced to the CIF State Track and Field Championships on Friday and Saturday at Buchanan High at Clovis. The following studentathletes will compete in the final state meet this weekend: • Melissa Skiba, Oak Park, girls’ 3,200 (Saturday finals). • Travis Edwards, Royal, boys’ 1,600. • Jonathan Cabral, Agoura, boys’ 110 hurdles. • Lydia French, Thousand Oaks, […]

Summer safety tips

Since summer is almost here everyone is ready to get out and enjoy outdoor activities. But for the younger set, summer holds dangers that can readily be avoided with precaution and consistency. Be bold. With busy outdoor activities, keeping an eye on a quick toddler or a group of children can be made safer. Dress children in the same bright […]

May 19 voters delivered message loud and clear

Apparently I have given California politicians more credit for having brains than they deserve. I thought their priorities to cut fire, police and education as a first priority was just a scare tactic to get the taxpayers to vote for their propositions. Now that their measures were defeated they are back to telling us that they will be cutting fire, […]

Students suspended for grade-changing at AHS

Chemistry grades altered using a teacher's computer

Two students have been suspended from Agoura High School for allegedly changing up to 12 grades in a college prep chemistry class taught by teacher Ann McCartney. The allegation against Sam Bradley, a junior who was accused of being the main perpetrator of the grade-changing scheme in early May, is being challenged by his father, Tim Bradley, a volunteer football […]

Spreading his wings

They’re off to the races

Oak Park netters come up a little short

Few expected the Oak Park High boys’ volleyball team to go this far again. Although the Eagles lost in the CIFSouthern Section championship match for the third time in four years, Oak Park exceeded most pundits’ expectations. “It was kind of unpredictable for us to reach the finals,” head coach Pat Quinn said. “I thought it would be a rebuilding […]

Shot putters hit their mark

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