Networking for men

BetterMen. org, a life coaching resource for men and their families, will sponsor a Men’s Only Networking Happy Hour from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thurs., Aug. 11 at Adobe Cantina, 29100 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills. “We teach men to be the best men, fathers and husbands they can be,” said BetterMen. org director Wayne M. Levine. “This is a great […]

Ghazarian on the go

Nicki Ghazarian was born to run—for president and with her feet. The incoming Westlake High senior is gearing up for a promising season with the girls’ cross country team. As leader of the pack, Ghazarian’s goals are simple. “I just want to do well,” she said, “and I want to break 18 minutes for three miles.” Ghazarian owns the secondfastest […]

Put the brakes on bicycle road rage

With summer in full swing and bicyclists riding longer hours, both sides in the battle over cycling etiquette need to exercise some spin control. Man-versus-machine encounters invariably occur as the roads become more crowded. To keep it safe, pedestrians and cyclists should understand their special responsibilities in traffic. Proper bicycling involves more than wearing cool clothes and keeping equipment in […]

Library offers a creative outlet for kids

Pets featured in special event

Gelson’s Village and The Rescue Train will present Pet Awareness Day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., July 30 at the Gelson’s store, 22233-22291 Mulholland Hwy., Calabasas. The event will have pet adoptions, contests, giveaways, educational outreach and information on pet licensing Pet vendors will supply free samples. Animals available for adoption can be viewed at www.therescuetrain.org. For more […]

Westlake hoopsters victorious in Ventura


Veteran helped produce American military films during WWII

Growing up on the back lot of one of Hollywood’s legendary studios, serving his country as a World War II moviemaker and later building a career in show business—Gene Marks and his films have enjoyed a lifetime together. Currently a resident in the Westlake portion of Thousand Oaks, Marks was introduced to the industry at an early age. He spent […]

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AHS soccer contingent travels to Chile with major goals in mind

Andrew Staiano gave his players a choice. They could go to Spain and play soccer, or they could go to Chile to play soccer and help build houses for people affected by natural disasters. The decision was easy for current and former players in the Agoura High boys’ soccer program. “They all chose Chile,” said Staiano, the Charger varsity head […]