2010-08-26

AHS’ Fiance nets All-American award



Jeremy Fiance of Westlake Village capped his lacrosse career at Agoura High by being named a U.S. Lacrosse All-American. Fiance, a four-year starter for the Chargers, led the 101 Coast Association in points as a senior and was named first-team all-league. He was co-captain of an Agoura squad that went 14-0 in league and advanced to the CIF-Southern Section semifinals. […]

Low-cost spay day



The Herman Bennett Foundation will offer a lowcost spay/neuter day for lowincome, Ventura County dog owners on Sun., Aug. 29 at the mobile spay/neuter clinic parked in the SPAN Thrift Store parking lot, 110 N. Olive, Ventura. The cost is $20, which includes the surgery, vaccines and a free microchip. Appointments are required by calling Angel Dogs Foundation at (888) […]

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Residents foil Agoura house burglary attempt



A burglar from Port Hueneme got more than what he bargained for when he broke into a home in Agoura Hills —and got caught redhanded. Olaf Gustav Karlsen of Hueneme was sentenced to six years in state prison after pleading guilty to one count of residen- tial burglary at a home in the 5500 block of Adelina Court Aug. 4. […]

SQUIRREL OF THE MONTH



United they stand

Gridiron impact report: Agoura seniors

“Yeah, I’d like to have 75 degrees and sunny all the time, too, but that’s not football.” — Bill Cowher, former Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Nothing is easy about football. It’s a cruel game. A savage, ruthless sport played all over this fair land in helmets, pads and armor. There’s blood and broken bones, winners and losers. Football is played […]

Splish, splash



Agoura Hills versus Calabasas— the tale of the tape



Calabasas and Agoura Hills, because of their proximity, are often considered “sister cities.” They have common quality of life interests and similar populations (24,000) and demographics. The Agoura Hills Calabasas Community Center operates as a joint powers authority between the cities, and many residents of the two communities belong to the Las Virgenes Homeowners Federation. Residents of both cities share […]

It takes a village



An old African proverb says, “It takes a village to raise a child.” The implication is that raising a child is not only the parents’ responsibility, but also the community’s. In a twist that focuses on older adults, dozens of neighborhoods in the U.S. are proudly declaring, “It takes a village to support our seniors,” and we’re excited about it. […]

Pet of the Week




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