2011-08-04

Pet adoption day slated



Camp Bow Wow will host a dog adoption event from noon to 3 p.m. Sat., Aug. 20 at 29348 Roadside Drive, Agoura Hills. The event is in conjunction with Labs and Buddies Rescue. The adoption fee is $300. To view the dogs available for adoption, go to www.labsandbuddies.org. Also visit www.campbowwow.com.

Victorious smiles



Familiar faces in Pac-12 football



College football is bigger than ever on the West Coast. From the snow- capped mountains of Colorado to the redwoods in Washington, there’s a ton of local football talent trying to get on the gridiron in the newly formed Pacific-12 Conference. Here’s a rundown of area student-athletes on each university’s roster: ARIZONA • Trace Biskin, offensive lineman, Oaks Christian • […]

New pipeline for Agoura



Just when you thought it was safe to travel again on Reyes Adobe Road in Agoura Hills comes word that construction will begin on an new 18- inch diameter water pipeline in the area. The new line carrying drinking water will run south along Reyes Adobe Road from the intersection at Thousand Oaks Boulevard to Agoura Road, and then turn […]

Volunteers to launch inaugural Relay For Life in Westlake Village




Twenty-five teams will gather at Oaks Christian School on Aug. 6 to launch Westlake Village’s inaugural Relay For Life, a fundraiser benefiting the American Cancer Society. The 200 participants on the teams will walk the track in the school’s Thorson Stadium during the 24-hour event, whose theme is “Picture A Cure.” Relay For Life is a chance for the community […]

At the Library



Agoura Hills Library, a branch of the Los Angeles County Public Library, is at 29901 Ladyface Court. All activities are free and at the library. Call (818) 889-2278 for more information. •Super Smash Mario Brothers Gaming Tournament for teens, 1 to 3 p.m. Sat., Aug. 6. • Mystery Book Club for adults, 6:30 p.m. Wed., Aug. 3. The inaugural selection […]

Agoura board riders win with style



Sebastian “Bash” Mendes and Skylar Lawson, both from Agoura Hills, carved their way to championships in a three-event surf series conducted by Freedom Artists clothing company. Nine-year-old Sebastian won the 12-and-under Minigrom Division. Lawson, 17, finished first in the 18-and-under Junior Division. The locals were crowned champions in their respective divisions by garnering points during three different contests in Malibu, […]

It’s a wrap on plastic bags



Light and disposable and relatively cheap, they’re undoubtedly a convenience. But plastic shopping bags also carry a bad rap. They litter the neighborhoods and clog storm drains and sewers. In a word, plastic bags are a mess and it’s probably a good thing the City of Calabasas tossed them aside. But one month into the city’s official ban on plastic […]

Going to jail for a good cause




Sheriff’s deputies spent the day on July 28 rounding up people from the community who volunteered to be “arrested” so they could “serve time” on behalf of those who are stricken with Muscular Dystrophy. This year’s lock-up at the Sagebrush Cantina in Calabasas raised more than $18,000 for the local chapter of the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Since 1950, MDA has […]

Chamber choir hosts auditions



Oaks Camerata invites experienced singers to audition for a limited number of positions. This is a chamber choir in the Conejo Valley, formerly known as the Oaks Chamber Singers. There are 25 to 30 members. The ability to read music is required for participation. Rehearsals are Monday evenings, beginning Aug. 22. The 2011-12 season will be the ensemble’s first under […]


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