2009-09-24

Westlake excellence is par for the course

Marmonte League outlook: Girls’ golf

The Westlake High girls’ golf team won the Marmonte League championship in 2008. This year, the Warriors are even better. “It’s very obvious that they’ve got one of the premier teams in all of Southern California,” Agoura head coach Gary Gray said. Although Westlake will likely capture another league crown, other Marmonte schools are playing well on the links. In […]

High-tech schools



Choosing Malibu Creek State park for the Reagan Equestrian Campground is an abomination. This facility will mar the view for miles along a designated scenic highway, Mulholland Drive. The fire pits of this facility are also a threat to public safety and will likely be the place the next Corral Canyon fire begins, wiping out hundreds of homes.  The concentration of […]

Father, son find peace on the trail



A year ago I started living-out a dream I have had for many years: to backpack and camp the entire 220-mile length of the John Muir Trail in the protected wilderness areas of the High Sierra Nevada Mountain Range, from Yosemite Valley to Mt. Whitney. Many hardy souls cram the entire journey into their only vacation time of the year—two […]

Community center provides venue for local bands



The Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center is looking for local bands to play rock concerts on Friday nights at the center, 27040 Malibu Hills Road, Calabasas. The venue will provide the stage, lighting and P.A. system. All types of music are welcome, including solo acts. There is no cost to play a show at the community Center. Bands that break the […]

Networking club is organizing



A new Women’s Personal Networking Group is forming for both single and married women ages 35 to 50 in Thousand Oaks, Agoura and Calabasas area. This nonprofit social group will allow females to network, share interests and hobbies and meet new people in a friendly social setting.  The group will probably meet every other week at a venue in the […]

High School Highlights



Agoura Chargers Fri., Sept. 25: PSAT sales in the AAC Sat., Sept. 26: PSAT Boot Camp/A-1/9 a.m. Sun., Sept. 27: PSAT Boot Camp/A-1/9 a.m. Mon., Sept. 28: No school-fall recess Tues., Sept. 29: Battle of the Bands rehearsal/G building/3 p.m. Wed., Sept. 30: Battle of the Bands rehearsal/G building/3 p.m. Thurs., Oct. 1: Battle of the Band/G building/7 p.m. Calabasas […]

President’s message censored



I was not surprised but still dismayed that someone at Willow Elementary took it upon themselves to censor the president’s speech to school children. Believe me, whatever they did instead of watching was much less educational. But I’m sure the small-minded bigots at LVUSD could care less about that. Zimring’s position that the board’s goal is the “make this a […]

Local girl is MVP



Young environmental leader bids farewell to Calabasas



The Calabasas Environmental Commission said goodbye earlier this month to a student representative who has worked diligently to promote environmental awareness in the community. Rebecca Peters graduated from Calabasas High School last spring and has left her post on the commission to start her college career at Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo. Alex Farassati, the city’s environmental services supervisor, presented a […]

Golf tourney benefits children’s charities



The Conejo Community Children’s Charities will present a golf tournament and wine tasting/auction fundraiser on Sat., Oct. 10 at the private Sherwood Lake Club in Thousand Oaks. The event is open to nonmembers, and golfers will have full clubhouse access, including locker facilities. Check-in is at 8:30 a.m. with a longest putt contest at 9 a.m. Golfers will depart for […]


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