2010-01-21

2010-01-21 E-Edition

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Heart-pounding freeway drama gives sports editor a new outlook on life

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There I was, spinning out of control along the 101 Freeway like a Nate Kaeding field-goal attempt in the playoffs. And, like Kaeding, I missed everything I was supposed to hit. Every year about this time I drive down to San Diego to watch my beloved Chargers choke away a postseason game in the most devastating fashion imaginable. I spend […]

Fancy footwork at Calabasas



Air Jordan

Calabasas shooting guard is Marmonte’s most explosive player

This was Jordan Coleman’s moment, and he was going to make sure everyone in the building knew it, too. In the opening minutes of the Calabasas High boys’ basketball game at Thousand Oaks on Jan. 8, Coleman threw down a ferocious dunk on the reigning Marmonte League most valuable player, Alex Tiffin. By turning Tiffin into poster fodder, the message […]

Oak Park girls’ hoops squad blows past La Reina



Warriors enjoying program’s finest season

Young coach has players believing they can succeed

Farhad Ghaemi thinks highly of his Westlake High girls’ water polo team. “This is probably the best Westlake water polo team (in school history),” said Ghaemi, the Warriors’ head coach. “We don’t have one go-to player. But we have a good team with balance throughout the starting lineup. Every single player in the starting lineup is a threat. They trust […]

High School Highlights



Agoura Chargers Fri., Jan. 22: Finals Sat., Jan. 23: USA regional spirit nationals/gym Tues., Jan. 26: Parent ed night/ 7 p.m. Calabasas Coyotes Fri., Jan. 22: First semester ends Dead Week Finals-half day Menchie’s Yogurt fundraiser-journalism/10 a.m. Girls’ varsity golf banquet/ Maggiano’s/1 p.m. Comedy Sportz game/7 p.m. Sat., Jan. 23: SAT test/7 a.m. Saturday school tutoring/8 a.m. Menchie’s Yogurt fundraiser-journalism/10 […]

Launch your teen



Agoura High School invites the public to attend the Parent Education Series presentation on ”Launching Your Teen” by Dr. Chris Fulton at 7 p.m. Tues., Jan. 26 at Agoura High School, G Building, 28545 Driver Ave. Fulton will discuss parents’ role in helping teens transition into adulthood. He will talk about identifying teens’ needs as well as the challenges as they transition into […]

‘Class Clowns’ at The Canyon will benefit school program



Fifteen professional stand-up comedians will be featured at The Canyon in Agoura Hills on Feb. 2 to benefit Agoura High School’s International Baccalaureate (IB) program. The night of A-list comedy will feature comedians who have performed on HBO, Comedy Central, “Last Comic Standing,” David Letterman, Jay Leno, Conan O’Brien, “Def Comedy Jam” and more, said Jeff Schimmel, one of the […]

Register for Oak Park schools



The Oak Park Unified School District announces K-5 school registration for the 2010-2011 school year.  All residents with new students in grades K-5 should call their resident elementary schools beginning the week of Feb. 1 for times to register. For more information, visit www.oakparkusd.org.