2011-05-26

Boys & Girls Club members kick up a storm



Agoura surfer secures title



Sebastian Mendes, a thirdgrade student at Yerba Buena Elementary School in Agoura Hills, has captured the Western Surfing Association’s Micro Grom under-9 shortboarding championship for the 2010-11 season. Competing in 10 events throughout Southern California since August, Sebastian finished with 14,550 total points. The second-place competitor, Kade Matson of San Clemente, had 10,745 points for the season. Sebastian was featured […]

Retirement picnic for Willow school teacher



Willow Elementary School will host a retirement/ farewell picnic for kindergarten teacher Mark Cantor from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Sun., June 5 at the school, 29026 Laro Drive, Agoura Hills. At 6:30 p.m. a presentation with remarks from alumni and school adminstrators, a children’s performance and slideshow/movie montage of Cantor’s career will take place in the multipurpose room before the […]

Cancer society apologizes to Agoura residents



On behalf of the American Cancer Society, I extend our sincerest apology to the residents of Agoura Hills surrounding Agoura High School. On Fri., May 20, the students of Agoura High School and Oak Park High School created and directed their first 14-hour Relay for Life event at Agoura High School to benefit free resources and services to cancer patients. […]

Study abroad inspires photographers



The inspiration for studying abroad can be found close to home or far away, according to the winners of University Language Services’ latest scholarship photo contest for college students. Grand prize winner Alexia Beghi of Calabasas, who studied in Florence, Italy, captured the magic of the Santa Croce Church at twilight. “I cannot wait for the day I can return […]

Pet of the Week



T.O. tourney honors fallen baseball player



The second annual James David Street Classic takes place Friday through Monday in Thousand Oaks. The youth baseball event is hosted by the Conejo Valley Rattlers, a travel team from Conejo Valley Little League. James, a former Conejo Valley Little League All-Star, died in a skateboarding accident in July 2007. He was 13. This weekend’s tournament games will be played […]

High School Highlights



Agoura Chargers Fri., May 27: ComedySportz/G building/6 p.m. Sat., May 28: Senior prom/6 p.m. Mon., May 30: Memorial Dayno school Tues., May 31: Finale concert/G building/7 p.m. Wed., June 1: Senior awards/ gym/5:30 p.m. Thurs., June 2: Music awards, finale concert/G building/6 p.m. Calabasas Coyotes Fri., May 27: Extra graduation tickets on sale/nutrition and lunch Sat., May 28: NHS tutoring/8:30 […]

Cities must step in to help schools



As an LVUSD parent, I wish to ask the cities of Agoura Hills and Calabasas a question: Are you planning to sit out the current school budget crisis, or are you going to join the cities of Westlake Village and Hidden Hills and put your money where your kids’ education is? There has been no announcement from either city about […]

Walkin’ for a cure for cancer




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