Free clinic receives grant

The Conejo Free Clinic in Thousand Oaks has received a $22,000 grant from Alcoa Fastening Systems Newbury Park operations. The grant will help provide free mammograms, imaging and lab testing to prevent breast, ovarian and cervical cancers for women without health insurance or financial resources. The clinic assists more than 2,000 women annually who have no access to healthcare and […]

Local SAT scores top in state

Recently released SAT and ACT score data show that Agoura and Calabasas high schools remain among the top schools in the state for achievement on college entrance exams. The SAT is scored out of 2,400 points. CHS led the Las Virgenes Unified School District with a mean score of 1,741. AHS scored an average of 1,724 points. AHS took the […]

Four Seasons gets 5 diamonds

For the third consecutive year, Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village received the Five Diamond award from the American Automobile Association (AAA). By achieving the designation, Four Seasons remains the only AAA Five Diamond-rated hotel in the Conejo Valley. Properties in the running for AAA Five Diamond status are anonymously rated by 75 different benchmarks while the staff is evaluated by […]

Sweet charity for local Kiwanis Club

Community rummage sale welcomes sellers

Sale will be on Sat., Dec. 4

Residents have been invited to sell their discarded clutter or newer items at the Agoura Hills/ Calabasas Community Center Rummage Sale and Flea Market this Saturday. The sale, in its 10th year, will be from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., Dec. 4 at the center, 27040 Malibu Hills Road in Calabasas. Jenna Ferguson, facility coordinator, said that the flea […]


The correct address for the Mariposa Elementary School screening of the Global Education movie, “Race to Nowhere,” is 6050 N. Calmfield Dr. Agoura Hills. The screening is today (Thurs., Dec. 2) at 6:30 p.m.

Drop off hazardous household waste in Malibu

Los Angeles County residents can dispose of household hazardous waste at the next free Countywide Household Hazardous Waste Roundup from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., Dec. 4 at the Malibu Civic Center in the rear parking lot, 23519 W. Civic Center Way. Residents can bring up to 15 gallons or 125 pounds of household hazardous waste per vehicle for […]

Homophobia, bullying focus of Acceptance Week

Oak Park High School peer counselors will present a weeklong program on tolerance for students and parents next week. Acceptance Week 2010 will be conducted Dec. 6 through 10, said Debi Fries, a counselor at the school. At the Nov. 16 Oak Park Unified School District Board of Education meeting, Fries and several students in the peer counseling program described […]

Popular barbecue chain expands

Agoura Hills-based Wood Ranch BBQ & Grill Inc. has announced it will open a new restaurant in summer 2011 at the Irvine Spectrum Center in Irvine. Wood Ranch Irvine will be the company’s 14th Southern California location. Including the bar area, the new restaurant will seat about 220 guests. Eric Anders and Ofer Shemtov began the Wood Ranch chain in […]