2011-12-08

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Faceoff: Oaks Christian or Westlake, who will win it all?

Sportswriters Stephen Dorman and Eliav Appelbaum debate Friday’s high school football clash

Real men root for the underdog. That’s my creed, my code. When Benedict Arnold and a makeshift U.S. navy outfoxed the overconfident Brits at the Battle of Valcour Island, that was a victory for the underdog. When Daniel LaRusso cleaned the floor with the Cobra Kai to the delight of a sometimes glib Mr. Miyagi, that was a victory for […]

Las Virgenes schools end superintendent’s contract

Donald Zimring to retire


The Las Virgenes Unified School District Board of Education Tuesday announced that Superintendent Donald Zimring, an employee with the district for 36 years, will retire in August. Jill Gaines, board president, said the decision not to renew Zimring’s contract came mutually. “Don has always planned to retire, but the only question was timing,” Gaines said. “The discussion was when.” Assistant […]

Tiger comes roaring back at Sherwood



Sparkling deals



Youth orchestra at Reagan Library



The most advanced level of the Conejo Valley Youth Orchestra will present a concert at 5:30 p.m. Sun., Dec. 11 at the Reagan Library’s “Holiday on the Hill,” 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley. The event will feature a holiday dinner buffet, hot cider, cookies and entertainment under the wings of Air Force One. Tickets are $54.95 for adults and $29.95 […]

Jewish school wishes sheriff happy birthday



Path to championship runs through Agoura

Marmonte League girls’ basketball preview


Basketball is back in the Marmonte League, and multiple new voices can be heard from the sidelines. Four Marmonte first- year head coaches lead their respective high school girls’ basketball squads: Agoura’s Katelyn Harrison, Joe Heredia of Calabasas, Moorpark’s Keith Case and Gary Walin of Thousand Oaks are the newbies. Westlake’s William Burr, now in his fifth season guiding the […]

Homes tour brings holidays to life



Westlake Village woman recalls a century of life in U.S. and Europe




Elizabeth Bachstein of Westlake Village celebrated her 102nd birthday the day before Thanksgiving with family members and friends surrounding her in love. She was born on Nov. 23, 1909, in Seattle, Wash., almost 40 years after Seattle became an official city. Bachstein said her maiden name was Rodenhouse but the true Dutch spelling of her name is actually Rothuizen. In […]


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