2009-10-08

Baseball’s his life

In addition to leading the Angels, Westlake resident Mike Scioscia maintains a passion for youth ball

Mike Scioscia walks toward the front door at Starbucks in Oak Park dressed in a Hawaiian shirt and jeans, his hair slicked back and his head held high. On the previous night, the professional baseball team Scioscia manages, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, won the American League West pennant for the fifth time in six years. A highly emotional […]

High School Highlights



Agoura Chargers Fri., Oct. 9: LVEF comedy concert/7 p.m. Mon., Oct. 12: SDD-no school Tues., Oct. 13: AIDS assembly/ 10 a.m. Wed., Oct. 14: Makeup pictures PFC meeting/9 a.m. Thurs., Oct. 15: Art panel/A-1 Calabasas Coyotes Fri., Oct. 9: Tailgate barbecue National Honor Society meeting/12:05 p.m. Picture makeup day/12:05 p.m. Sat., Oct. 10: ASB retreat SAT test/7 a.m. Saturday school […]

Legal drinking age protects youth



We Don’t Serve Teens, a national program targeting underage drinking, now has a website, www.DontServeTeens.gov, summarizing the available information on teen drinking and the legal drinking age. The site reveals that over the past two decades, following adoption of the legal drinking age of 21, drinking by high school seniors has dropped substantially. “This is important because teens who drink […]

Fall festival has activities for children



Lighthouse Church will present the inaugural FallFest ’09 from 2 to 9 p.m. Sat., Oct. 31 at Borchard Park, next to Newbury Park High School, at 190 Reino Road. The event will have entertainment for children, including a petting zoo, pony rides, face painting, bouncers, climbing wall, mechanical bull and sporting contests. An 8GB iPod Touch will be given away. […]

Help needed for home tour



MATES (Meadow Arts and Technology Elementary School) Foundation will host a Holiday Home Tour 2009 through four houses in Conejo Oaks on Sat., Dec. 12. Committee members are needed to assist with all aspects of this event. Meetings will take place as needed. Tickets for the tour will be available on Oct. 31. For more information, e-mail Sharri Lear at […]

Scioscia’s golf tourney to benefit baseball in SoCal



The sixth annual Mike Scioscia Charity Golf Tournament will take place Mon., Nov. 9 at Moorpark Country Club. All proceeds benefit Amateur Baseball Development Group, a nonprofit foundation supporting amateur baseball throughout Southern California. Former and current professional athletes are scheduled to attend the event at 11800 Championship Drive at Moorpark. The tournament cost is $295 per player and includes […]

Sheriff’s Blotter



Calabasas A burglar stole a $200 navigation system and a $60 ear piece from a car parked in the 5800 block of Las Virgenes Road. The culprits caused $400 in damages to get into the car. The incident occurred Sept 14. A thief stole a $150 portable piano and a $475 flat screen TV from a home in the 5600 […]

Senior Concerns names new board chair



Robert C. Shaw of Camarillo has been elected chairman of the board of directors of Senior Concerns, a nonprofit social service agency that provides quality-oflife services for aging seniors an their caregivers in Ventura and western Los Angeles counties. Shaw has been a member of the volunteer Senior Concerns board since 2006 and has also served as vice chairman of […]

Bible study at Chabad



The Wednesday afternoon study group will start a new class at 12:30 p.m. starting Oct. 14 at the Conejo Jewish Academy, 30345 Canwood St., Agoura Hills. Rabbi Moshe D. Bryski, beginning his 17th year of teaching the Bible, will lead a class on “Mishpatim, The Civil Laws of Judaism,” which focuses specifically on the laws of jurisprudences, lost objects and […]

Jazz man creates good vibrations



MUSIC MAN— Musician Bob Dorr plays his Gibson guitar along with his Bob Dorr Jazz Band at the Agoura/Calabasas Community Center last Sunday in Calabasas.


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