2009-11-19

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Agoura dramatists win big at festival



Agoura High School’s drama students shone at the Drama Teachers Association of Southern California fall festival. Students from 69 schools competed in myriad categories at the Oct. 24 festival at Carson High School. Agoura High students captured three trophies and a plaque for their performances. The drama troupe entered scenes in six categories, all of which landed in the semifinals […]

Local mass innoculation includes swine flu



Residents from across the Conejo and San Fernando Valleys came in droves to the Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center Nov. 14 to receive free swine flu and seasonal flu shots. Waiting cars stretched for more than a mile along Agoura Road, many drivers arriving several hours before the 10 a.m. start time to grab their place in line. Some gave up […]

KC and band — That’s the way we like it



Remember platform shoes, mirrored disco balls and dances like “The Hustle”? If you recall these 1970s icons fondly, then you won’t want to miss disco mainstays KC & The Sunshine Band, who are coming to The Canyon club in Agoura hills tomorrow night. In 1975 you couldn’t find a hotter group than the one led by Harry Wayne Casey, “KC” […]

Habitat for Humanity and Los Robles Hospital team up to build new house



Habitat for Humanity International and Los Robles Hospital teamed up last month to break ground on a new home for a disadvantaged family at the construction site, 200 Houston St., Thousand Oaks. Guest speakers during the short program included local Habitat for Humanity representatives, Los Robles Hospital staff and actor Chad Everett. Habitat has established the One Hospital, One House […]

Workshop to discuss social justice



The Social Justice Fund for Ventura County will host “Making Change: Building a Movement for Social Justice in Ventura County” at two locations: 3 to 5 p.m. Tues., Dec. 1 at Malibu Hall, California State University Channel Islands; and 3 to 5 p.m. Thurs., Dec. 3 at Lundring Center California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks. The events will include screening of […]

Alternative school soars



WHEN PIGS FLY— Teachers and staff at Mariposa Elementary School dress as flying pigs during the school’s costume parade, carrying signs with the message that the alternative school employs unique methods to teach children.

Agoura Hills extends cell tower moratorium

City wants further studies

A temporary moratorium on cellphone antennas in the city of Agoura Hills has been extended by the City Council for another 10 months. The decision to prohibit new wireless facilities in the city until September 2010 came after a prolonged public hearing with TMobile and a denial of the company’s request to erect an antenna on the campus of Lindero […]

Village Inn to serve Thanksgiving Day feast



Westlake Village Inn will present a Thanksgiving Day feast from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thurs., Nov. 26 inside its Provence salon, 31943 Agoura Road, Westlake Village. Chef Edwin Cruz will present an autumn feast accompanied by a choice of champagne or sparkling apple cider. Both indoor and outdoor seating, weather permitting, will be available. A ready-to-serve holiday dinner for takeout […]

Realtors kick off Toys for Tots drive

Toy collection ends Dec. 14

The Conejo Valley Association of Realtors, in conjunction with the Marine Corps Reserve, is sponsoring the annual Toys for Tots charity drive in the Conejo Valley. Realtors brought a variety of unwrapped toys and games to donate to the annual kickoff on Nov. 6. Receptacles were distributed to real estate brokerage offices and approximately 20 schools throughout the area. The […]


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