Annual Holiday Homes Tour to benefit Wellness Community’s cancer programs

The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura has launched ticket sales for the 18th annual Holiday Homes Tour, a self-guided tour of four Conejo Valley homes, scheduled from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sat., Dec. 5 and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun., Dec. 6. The event is the organization’s largest fundraiser, with proceeds funding free programs of support and education for […]

Three local cities support the Amgen Tour of California bike race

Competition will end in Agoura Hills

The Amgen Tour of California bicycle race will finish in the Conejo Valley this year, bringing attention and an economic boost to the cities of Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village and Agoura Hills. The eight-day, 800-mile race will cover 16 cities in California, including the three local host cities in the Conejo Valley. The fifth annual race will once again focus […]

Pet of the Week

SOFTY —Snowshoe, a 6-year-old male Siamese mix cat, was surrendered by his owner. Snowshoe can be adopted from the Agoura Animal Shelter at 29525 Agoura Road. To take Snowshoe home, ask for ID No. A001141. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so please call (818) 991-0071 first or visit http:// animalcare.lacounty.gov/.

Happy homecoming 2009

ROYAL MATCH— Agoura High School Homecoming Queen Dani Londson and King Garrett Rosenblum celebrate their big night during halftime at Charger Stadium last Friday.

Halloween bash planned at Bogie’s

Bogie’s nightclub will host a Halloween bash for guests 21 and over starting at 8 p.m. Sat., Oct. 31 through 1:30 a.m. Sun. Nov. 1. The cover charge is $10.  Bogie’s is a free-standing nightclub on the grounds of Westlake Village Inn, 31943 Agoura Road. The event will have costume contests with prizes, ghoulish drink specials and free giveaways. Bottle service and […]

Agoura Hills City Calendar

The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services announces these upcoming programs. Unless otherwise noted, all events will take place at the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd. For more information or to register, call (818) 597-7361. •Rose Parade family excursion will be Thurs., Jan. 1 for the 121st annual Rose Parade themed “A Cut Above the […]

Take Your Acorn on Vacation

Freddy does Halloween

SWEET AS CANDY— Eight-weekold Freddy explores his first Halloween with the help of Oak Park resident Frieda Kabbash who says her new friend “is adorable, loveable, precious, perfect, sweet, cute and loves to purr.”

Former local high school students charged in Hollywood celebrity burglaries

When Rachel Lee and Diana Tamayo graduated in 2008 from Indian Hills High School in Calabasas, it seemed as though their troubled lives had been turned around. During graduation ceremonies at the alternative high school, Lee was presented with a creative arts scholarship, and Tamayo, who was the school’s student body president, was given a $1,500 “Future Teacher” scholarship by […]

Taylor’s 16th birthday would have been yesterday

‘Love you and miss you,’ parents say

GREATLY MISSED— Taylor Messina of Oak Park died on July 21 from cancer. Friends met at the Messina house a few days before Taylor’s birthday to make T-shirts marking the occasion of what would have been her “sweet 16.” Parents Warren and Crystal and sisters Payton and Katie submitted this photo of Taylor from her days as a volleyball player […]