Talk examines technology and children

Rabbi Dan Medwin, technology manager for the Central Conference of Rabbis, will present “The Effect of Technology on Elementary School-Aged Children and Their Development” for Congregation Or Ami’s Center for Jewish Parenting at 7:30 p.m. Tues., March 8 at the congregation’s temporary location, 27489 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills. Medwin will share ways in which technology can be a tool for […]

March madness

Oaks Christian sends three winter sports teams to section finals

Thirty might be the new 20, but such is not the case when counting CIF-Southern Section championships. With 27 section banners hanging from the school’s rafters, Oaks Christian long ago established itself as a high school sports juggernaut. This weekend, the Lions attempt to bump that number to 30. Love or loathe the Lions’ long-standing success—and at a local level […]

Missing Agoura girl found wandering Sunland

Lauren Heather Priskorn, an 18-year-old special education student from Agoura Hills who went missing from a group home in Palmdale on Jan. 31, has been found safe in the Sunland-Tujunga area, authorities said. Detective Diane Harris of the Los Angeles County Homicide Bureau said a person called the Los Angeles County Police Department Foothill Division on Feb. 19 to report […]

Sierra Leone ambassador visits Chamber

Sisters launch Kids Care Club in Agoura

When Marlene and Mike Cunningham moved their family to Agoura Hills in 2009, their daughters Julia and Nicole longed to connect with their new community as they had in their hometown of Birmingham, Ala. In Alabama, the family worked with the volunteer organization Hands-on Birmingham, serving food at homeless shelters, painting community centers in impoverished neighborhoods, creating Easter baskets for […]

Scientist to discuss creationism

Scientist Gerald L. Schroeder, PhD, will give a talk on “Jellyfish and the debate over intelligent design” at 8 p.m. Mon., March 7 at the Conejo Jewish Academy, 30345 Canwood St., Agoura Hills. Schroeder will discuss the evidence indicating intelligent design in the works of the world, starting at creation and continuing through jellyfish and beyond. He is the author […]