2011-11-03

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Benefit honors Westlake grad who died in Afghanistan




Actor and musician Gary Sinise and his Lt. Dan Band performed a high-energy rock concert on Sunday in remembrance of America’s fallen heroes. The sold-out fundraiser honored the service and memory of 2009 Westlake High School graduate and former linebacker Andrew Jordan “A.J.” Castro, who died in the line of duty in Afghanistan in 2010. The performance was part of […]

Agoura Hills seeks feedback on new recreation center

City asks for ideas on design, activities and programs


Agoura Hills wants input from residents on the design of the city’s new recreation center. The city will host a two-day design workshop today and tomorrow, Nov. 3 and 4, from 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the proposed recreation center site near Agoura Road where Temple Beth Haverim used to be. The public will have the chance to view […]

Johnny Rockets



With an all-American look and feel, Johnny Rockets in The Promenade shopping center in Camarillo is reminiscent of a 1950s soda shop. Pulsating energy permeates the bright white diner with red booths and tabletop jukeboxes. Friendly, courteous food servers in white retro uniforms greet guests at the restaurant’s entrance and escort them to tables. Like a flash mob, they break […]

No pain, no gain at flu shot clinic



Oak Park boys claim V.C. cross country crown



The Eagles were loving life at Lake Casitas. Competing at last weekend’s Ventura County Cross Country Championships in Ojai, the Oak Park High boys’ varsity squad captured the county title with 107 team points. Thousand Oaks finished second in the boys’ race with 131 points. Simi Valley (133), Westlake (147) and Moorpark (152) round out the top five. Rio Mesa’s […]

Trying to control water rates



The editorial regarding water rates in your Oct. 27 edition addresses valid issues of concern to residents in Calabasas, Agoura Hills, Westlake Village, and Oak Park. However, the editorial mischaracterizes the reality of wholesale water costs that are passed on to the consumer, and it also uses a rather broad brush in its references to two separate (and distinctly different) […]

Westlake volleyball coach hopes to net spot in Miss California contest




Shelynne Hoyt, assistant varsity girls’ volleyball coach at Westlake High School, is aiming for a place in the international spotlight. Hoyt, a resident of Dos Vientos, will compete in the Miss California USA 2012 pageant in Palm Desert beginning Jan. 6. She hopes to snag the crown and sash at the three-day competition and then go on to the Miss […]

Club collects supplies for troops




Oak Park High School’s Military Club is collecting supplies and other goodies for local young men and women serving in the military. “We can all agree that the men and women deployed in hostile military zones are making a tremendous sacrifice, in fact, the ultimate sacrifice—they are risking their life,” said Adam Kaplan, chair of the club. Kaplan remembered Brian […]