2012-01-26

Author, artist to discuss landscape of old California



Artist and naturalist Laura Cunningham will present a lecture on what “Old California” was really like and launch her art exhibit, “A State of Change: Forgotten Landscapes of California,” from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sat., Jan. 28 at the National Park Service Visitor Center, 401 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks, across the street from The Oaks shopping center. The lecture […]

Vargas wins Latino award



Louis Vargas, CEO of Westlake Village-based Local Leads HQ.com, an Inc. 500 company that specializes in advertising, marketing and digital media promotions for small-to-mediumsize businesses, has been chosen by the Latino Business Chamber of Greater Los Angeles to receive its 2012 Latino Business Award. The award will be presented at the Chamber’s third annual Latino Business Awards ceremony Tues., Jan. […]

Student art on display



Las Virgenes Municipal Water District will host a traveling display of artwork submitted by students across Southern California who interpreted the theme “Water is Life.” The exhibit will be available for viewing during regular business hours at LVMWD headquarters on Las Virgenes Road in Calabasas from Jan. 30 to Feb. 6, The works were selected from thousands that had been […]

Moore walks away from football, enrolls at Royal

Former Westlake QB led program to first state bowl appearance

This transfer sent shockwaves through the Marmonte League. Decorated junior quarterback Justin Moore has decided to stop playing football. The two-time CIF-Southern Section Northern Division champion signal-caller for Westlake High has transferred to Royal High in his hometown of Simi Valley. “This is not a random, emotional decision,” Moore told the Daily News. “It’s something I’ve thought about for a […]

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Renowned actor visits Bay Laurel Girl Scouts



Dog adoptions at Camp Bow Wow



Camp Bow Wow Agoura Hills and Labs & Buddies Rescue will host a dog adoption from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sat., Jan. 28 at the camp, 29348 Roadside Drive, Agoura Hills. Labs & Buddies Rescue is a no-kill organization committed to saving all types of Labrador retrievers, Lab mixes and other mixed breeds. This month’s adoption will include Lab mix […]

Kids get up to speed in ‘Dozen’

Play review


The “ dozen” in “ Cheaper by the Dozen” refers to the 12 siblings in this family-friendly, current heartwarming offering from Conejo Players. The play was adapted by Sherman Sergel from the 1948 book by Frank Gilbreth Jr. and his sister, Ernestine Gilbreth Cary, relating their experiences of growing up in a large household in 1920s New England. Their father […]

Lions turn up defensive pressure

Oaks Christian girls’ hoops squad ranked second in Division 4AA


Defense wins championships. It’s cliché. It’s old school. But isn’t it the truth? The Oaks Christian girls’ basketball team lost by nine points in last year’s CIF-Southern Section Division 4A title game. It wasn’t like the Lions played terribly, but they allowed St. Anthony’s to score 53 points. When acting assistant coach Kenneth Plummer was hired as O.C.’s head coach […]

Man sentenced for making club drug



David Walter Caramanis of- Westlake Village was sentenced to 12 years, eight months in the Ventura County Jail for the manufacture and possession of gammahydroxybutyric acid, commonly known as GHB, according to the district attorney’s office. The 40-year-old man had two prior convictions for manufacturing GHB and selling steroids. In 2004, Caramanis was convicted in federal court for conspiracy to […]


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