Chorale opens young composers contest

Los Robles Master Chorale has announced its second annual Young Artist Choral Composition competition for the development of new choral music and the work of young choral composers. Southern California composers age 35 or younger can submit a new, original composition. The winning composer will be awarded a $500 cash prize, and the composition will be performed by the chorale, […]

What juniors should be doing

While seniors are immersed in college applications, juniors have their own stresses, with a rigorous course load and a slew of standardized tests coming up. All of this while taking on increasing responsibility in extracurricular activities and researching and visiting colleges. Your first priority needs to be school. Colleges look at grade trends as well as cumulative GPA, so if […]

Last week’s top performers

Richard Poutier, QB, Agoura: The Chargers’ junior signal-caller completed 21-of-39 passes for 219 yards and two scores to guide AHS to its first win of the season, a 24-17 victory over visiting Calabasas on homecoming night. Westlake offensive line: The Warriors’ massive front five mauled Newbury Park in Week 8. Six Westlake ball-carriers combined for 282 yards on 28 carries, […]

Edelston a front runner in Agoura election

Agoura Hills Planning Commissioner Illece Buckley Weber leads all candidates in fundraising for the City Council race that will be decided in next Tuesday’s election. Buckley Weber raised $12,530 during her campaign and spent $7,480, according to reports filed with the city clerk. Incumbent John Edelston, expected to be reelected to a third term on the city Council, raised $7,820 […]

Vote for Klessig

I urge you to re-elect Philippa Klessig. Her fiscal achievements are especially impressive. She has had a leading role in providing a balanced budget with surplus revenues, paying unfunded pension liabilities, and creating working relationships with neighboring cities to reduce costs. Philippa knows how to work with others, to try and find common goals, and using common sense she understands […]

Las Virgenes facilities tour has water, water everywhere

Las Virgenes Municipal Water District will conduct a tour of its potable water distribution facilities from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sat., Nov. 5. The tour is open to those 12 years of age or older. Persons under 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult. The tour will include an orientation on the water system plus a short bus […]

Wine ‘Taste and Tweet’ social slated

The Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village will host a Sparkling Social in The Bar, a wine-themed “Taste and Tweet” from 6 to 9 p.m. Wed., Nov. 9 at Two Dole Drive. The event will feature a tasting of three sparkling wines at The Bar. For a local twist, a fourth tasting of NV Saddlerock Sparkling Brut Rose from Malibu Family […]

In the here and now

When driving your car, is your mind ever way out in front of your body? Do you tend to want to move faster than the rest of the traffic is moving and, if so, how does that make you feel? . . . Where is your mind in relationship to your body?” — “The Art of Uncertainty” How in touch […]

Week 8 scores

• Agoura 24,Calabasas 17• Oaks Christian 38,Simi Valley 7• St. Bonaventure 50,Thousand Oaks 8• Moorpark 35,Royal 21• Westlake 49,Newbury Park 3• Carpinteria 33,Oak Park 21• Chadwick 26,Viewpoint 20

Student deaths stun Agoura High community