Netters know title chase is wide open

Marmonte League overview: Girls’ volleyball

With the girls’ volleyball season just under way, Marmonte League coaches know every league match will be a battle. Royal High is quietly emerging as a dark horse favorite to unseat last year’s league champs, Thousand Oaks. The Highlanders have an experienced, well-rounded squad. Although no Marmonte team was ranked in the CIFSouthern Section Division I-AA poll, RHS did collect […]


Agoura Hills A male, 18, was arrested for driving a stolen vehicle at 7:39 a.m. Sept. 10 in the 4900 block of Reyes Adobe Road. Vandals caused $450 in damages to a car parked in the 5800 block of Kanan Road Aug. 17. Calabasas A business in the 23900 block of Calabasas Road reported Aug. 18 that it was the […]

With Kanan completed, Reyes Adobe bridge work is next

Busy freeway overpass getting a big makeover

Local and state officials met on a dusty vacant lot on Reyes Adobe Road north of Agoura Road on Sept. 10 to break ground on the $4.6-million Reyes Adobe bridge improvement project. The 101 Freeway overpass at Reyes Adobe will be expanded from three to six lanes, and bike and pedestrian lanes will be added, said Agoura Hills Mayor Denis […]

Hot Licks at The Canyon

Rotary Club breakfast topic is ‘digital age’

Rotary Club of Conejo Valley will meet for a breakfast meeting at 7 a.m. Tues., Sept. 29 at the Plug Nickel restaurant, 717 Lakefield Road, Ste. I, Westlake Village. Don Waisanen will discuss “How to Launch a Campaign in the Digital Age: Lessons from Facebook.” The program is for nonprofits seeking to increase membership. Waisanen is a doctoral candidate and […]

Report: Russell challenges MJ to a hoops game in Calabasas

According to a report by Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports, former NBA guard and Calabasas resident Bryon Russell has challenged Michael Jordan to a game of oneon-one hoops at a local venue. “I’ll play his (butt) right now,” Russell told Spears. “This is a call-out for him to come play me. He can come out here in his private […]

Pet of the Week

BLACK VELVET— Bart, a 3-year-old male black shorthair mix cat, was surrendered by his owner. Bart can be adopted from the Agoura Animal Shelter at 29525 Agoura Road. To take Bart home, ask for ID No. A4021301. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so call (818) 9910071 first or visit http:// animalcare.lacounty.gov/.

On the home stretch

Thousand Oaks turns artistic next weekend

The sixth annual Thousand Oaks Arts Festival will take place 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat. and Sun., Sept. 26 and 27 at Mary and Richard Carpenter Plaza Park in front of the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. and at The Lakes at Thousand Oaks shopping center, 2200 Thousand Oaks Blvd. The festival is a juried […]

Volunteer docents needed at Oxnard’s Heritage Square

Guides give tours of historical homes

Volunteer docents/guides are needed to give short walking tours of the restored homes and buildings at Heritage Square in Oxnard. Docents dress in turnof-the-century clothes. No prior experience is needed, just a pleasant, audible voice and a willingness to learn. Training is provided and volunteers do not need to live in Oxnard. Also available are volunteer opportunities such as ushering […]