Family fun on Trick-or-Treat Street

The Conejo Recreation and Park District will offer a night of safe Halloween activities for young children from 6 to 9 p.m. Sat., Oct. 30 on the fields behind the Thousand Oaks Community Center, 2525 N. Moorpark Road. The annual Haunted Trail, which will be open from 7:15 to 9 p.m., is a short Halloween hike appropriate for children of […]

Program to focus on values

The founder and Head of School at New community Jewish High School in West Hills, Dr. Bruce Powell, will discuss how to add meaning and value to the high school years. Dr. Powell will be speaking at 7:30 p.m. on Tues., Nov. 2 at Congregation Or Ami in Calabasas. “Raising ethical Jewish teenagers has never been more complex,” said Rabbi […]

All in the family

I’m just your typical 17-yearold high school senior with basic access to dictionaries everywhere. I couldn’t help but notice a recent increase in the word “dynasty” around here, so I looked it up. Dynas ty: n. a series of members of a family who are distinguished for their success, etc. Seeing as this word has been used by Mr. Steinhardt […]

Other local football matchups

Grace Brethren (4-2) at Oak Park (4-2) Outlook: This game is all about ground and pound. Using a wide range of talented ball-carriers, Grace Brethren averages 234 rushing yards per game and 6.7 yards per tote. Oak Park’s ground attack mirrors Grace Brethren’s. The Eagles average 235 rushing yards a game. Like the Lancers, Oak Park doesn’t utilize a No. […]

Nurturing nature

Painting the town orange

Calabasas celebrates its pumpkin heritage

Despite the threat of rain, thousands of visitors flocked to the Calabasas Pumpkin Festival last weekend to celebrate the coming of fall in the gourd city. In addition to a pumpkin patch and rides, the festival included a business expo, dozens of arts and crafts vendors, musical performances and a car show. The pumpkin celebration began in 1966 and has […]

Experience counts

When it comes to complex issues, I would like to point out that experience and knowledge are not disadvantages. In the upcoming election for the LVMWD board, the voters have a choice of returning Jeff Smith, an experienced, knowledgeable member to the board for a second term, or electing someone who only recently developed an interest in water issues. Jeff […]

Last week’s top performers

Carlos Mendoza, LB/RB, Oaks Christian: The junior dynamo did it all for the Lions during a thrilling 28-26 Week 6 win over Thousand Oaks. Mendoza rushed for 92 yards on 13 carries while also recording 13 tackles and a sack on defense. Brett Schwartz, LB, Calabasas: Schwartz’s interception of Newbury Park quarterback Jake Geringer late in the fourth quarter sealed […]

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