2010-03-25 E-Edition

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Heschel property sold

Foreclosed 71 acres purchased by Agoura Hills

In a swift and surprising move, the city of Agoura Hills purchased the 71-acre Heschel School property next to Old Agoura for $630,000 at a public auction last week. City Manager Greg Ramirez was the sole bidder for the property at the Pomona Courthouse auction on March 18. The land was expected to fetch about $2 million at the auction, […]

‘Princess Ida,’ a brilliant satire

Play review

“Princess Ida,” the latest in the series of classic operettas presented by the Ventura County Gilbert and Sullivan Repertory Company, is also one of the most undeservedly obscure. A brilliant comedy-satire that takes on staunch feminism, Darwin, and the battle of the sexes, the original production was staged in London during the hot summer of 1884. The heat was part […]

Charger Girls rewarded with title

Things get serious on the diamond

Local softball update

Preseason jitters, for the most part, have been ironed out. Winter sports stars are back on the diamond, and lineup cards have finally begun to develop a familiar feel. Tournament games, all the rage only a few days ago, now take a back seat to critical crosstown matchups. Fans and players must wait no longer—varsity softball action is officially under […]

‘Every Fifteen Minutes’ depicts dangers of DUI

Dern to receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Academy Award-nominated actor Bruce Dern will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 12th annual Method Fest slated for March 25 through 31 in Calabasas and Agoura Hills. Dern will be honored at 6 p.m. Sun., March 28, before the screening of the festival’s centerpiece film, “The Light-keepers,” at the Regency Agoura Hills 8 Theatre in Agoura Hills. The film […]

Cajun Creole fest to liven up Memorial Day

Bayou sounds, plenty to eat and crafts for kids

The 21st annual Cajun Creole Music Festival with a Blues Infusion will take place on Memorial Day weekend, May 29 and 30, at Rancho Santa Susana Community Park, 5005 Los Angeles Ave., Simi Valley. Hours are 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. both days. Guests will have the opportunity to dance on a canopycovered parquet dance floor and listen to live […]

Tennis teams eager to match up with elite competition

Tennis is about experience, desire and wearing out the guy across the net. Nobody should be surprised to find out that schools with a history of success are strong once again. The Westlake High boys’ tennis team has the depth and versatility to challenge defending Marmonte League champion Thousand Oaks. Calabasas will be in the mix for a playoff spot, […]