2010-11-11

Local netters regroup after wild first round



Tuesday was a brutal night for the Marmonte League. The Agoura and Westlake high school girls’ volleyball teams lost their opening round playoff matches in the CIF-Southern Section Division 1AA bracket. With Royal suffering a sweep, only Marmonte champ Thousand Oaks advanced to the second round. Oaks Christian, of the Tri-Valley League, rallied for a 21-25, 25-21, 25-23, 25-20 victory […]

It’s a dog’s life at new Barkley Hotel



“Forget going away on vacation. I absolutely would love to stay here and rock with the dogs,” says Janet Murphy, who recently brought her two Shih Tzus, Bo and Ruby, to The Barkley Pet Hotel & Day Spa in Westlake Village for a grooming. Murphy attended the recent grand opening of the pet care center and returned last week to […]

Sweet Arleen’s



I love to bake, love it, and really love it this time of year. The cooler weather, harvest bounty, holidays, hearth and home all call to me to get in my kitchen, roll up my sleeves and do some serious baking. And I answer—that is, when time permits I answer. Recently I volunteered to bring dessert to a small dinner […]

Laser treatment for nail fungus



A laser used to treat nail fungus at the Agoura-Los Robles Podiatry Centers was approved last week by the Food and Drug Administration. Although there are several types of laser systems used to treat nail fungus, this is the first approved by the FDA. Agoura-Los Robles Podiatry Centers, with offices in Agoura Hills and Thousand Oaks, are the only podiatry […]

Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura Hills A burglar stole a $1,200 power drill and $500 worth of other tools from a business in the 5300 block of Derry Avenue Oct. 27. A thief took a $25 wallet, a $300 pair of sunglasses, a diaper bag and a driver’s license from a car parked in the 27500 block of Country Glenn Road Oct. 23. The […]

Football coin flips go Oaks Christian’s way



If the football teams at Westlake, Oaks Christian and St. Bonaventure win their respective regular-season finales Friday night, the schools will share the Marmonte League championship. Under that scenario, Oaks Christian would receive the Marmonte’s No. 1 playoff seed by virtue of a series of coin flips conducted Tuesday. St. Bonaventure would be the Marmonte’s second seed and Westlake would […]

City Calendar



The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services announces these upcoming programs. Unless otherwise noted, all events will take place at the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd. For more information or to register, call (818) 597-7361. •Openings are available in the new Abpiloga Fitness class for adults ages 18 and up. Abpiloga is a fusion of […]

Landmark house concert Nov. 20



Russ and Julie’s House Concerts in Oak Park will present its 150th show at 8 p.m. Sat., Nov. 20. The performer will be awardwinning singer-songwriter Freebo. For 30 years, Freebo played bass and tuba on recordings and toured with such artists as Bonnie Raitt, John Mayall and The Bluesbreakers, Maria Muldaur, Ringo Starr, Michelle Shocked, Neil Young, Loudon Wainwright III, […]

International award named after Agoura doctor



The World Molecular Imaging Congress has created an award in honor of Dr. Jorge R. Barrio, a, UCLA professor of molecular and medical pharmacology and a resident of Agoura Hills. The Jorge R. Barrio Award for the Best Clinical Translational Research Abstract recognizes Barrio’s achievements and contributions to the field of molecular and medical imaging and includes a $3,000 prize. […]

Agoura will have girls’ lacrosse



The girls at Agoura High School just want what the boys have—at least when it comes to fielding a lacrosse team. The boys’ lacrosse team, approved as a varsity sport at Agoura High by the Las Virgenes Unified School District Board of Education last spring, apparently served as a model—and motivation—for the girls. The female lacrosse team won approval from […]


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