Input sought on Lost Hills roadwork

The City of Calabasas and California Department of Transportation will host a public meeting at 6 p.m. Tues., Feb. 28 to review progress on the Lost Hills Road overpass widening project and get feedback from the public. An a study of the project is available for review and comment on the city’s website, www.cityofcalabasas.com. According to the study, the project […]

Westlake senior climbs hemisphere’s tallest mountain

Westlake Village resident Karl Klessig struggled with extreme fatigue, hypothermia and altitude sickness while climbing Mount Aconcagua in Argentina, but he still managed to reach the summit of the Western Hemisphere’s highest mountain at 22,840 feet. He scaled the peak in January. “This was the hardest thing I’ve ever done in my life,” said the 70-year-old businessman, who began to […]

Summer camps for kids

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Conejo & Las Virgenes will offer 11 weeks of summer camps for youths ages 3 through 14 in Thousand Oaks and Newbury park. Campers can attend all summer or just a few weeks. The Summer Camp Sign-Up will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., March 10 at the Marion & John E. […]

— Joe Carnahan —

American soccer hero hasn’t forgotten his roots


I first met Eric Wynalda in 1977. He was playing soccer in Westlake Village in AYSO’s Region 9. I was a soccer correspondent for Scripps Newspapers and had heard there was a youngster with great athletic ability playing in the Conejo Valley. I will never forget that day. Wynalda lived up to the hype, and I went back to the […]

Boxing plus hair care proves to be couple’s formula for success

Boxing gold medalist Audley Harrison and his wife Raychel, a celebrity hairstylist, pooled their talents to launch a premier hair salon featuring the sophistication of a Beverly Hills shop with the friendly ambiance and pricing of the Conejo Valley. Salon Nuuvo opened at The Summit at Calabasas shopping center last month. The shop offers superior haircuts, hair coloring and skin […]

Choosing a major with job prospects in mind

In recent years, a bleak job market, increasing college costs and unprecedented levels of student debt have made students and parents more anxious about choosing a marketable college major. Even families that don’t need to take out loans want to know that after spending more than $200,000 for a degree, there will be career options other than serving cappuccinos. The […]

Acquainted with La Reina

La Reina High School will host an information meeting for parents of prospective students from 7 to 8 p.m. Tues., March 6 in the school’s cafeteria, 106 W. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. In a Q&A format, the event will feature information about admissions criteria, financial aid, transportation options, placement testing, recommendations and the personal interview. La Reina is a Catholic […]

High School Highlights

Agoura Chargers Fri., Feb. 24: ASB election packets due/L4 Last day for cap and gown payments and senior picture orders CSF forms due/D5 Murder mystery/6 p.m. Sat., Feb. 25: SAT boot camp/ A1/8:30 a.m. Murder mystery/6 p.m. Mon., Feb. 27: Vice dance ticket sales all week/AAC Boys’ basketball banquet/6 p.m. Tues., Feb. 28: Faculty meeting/G building/12:25 p.m. Wed., Feb. 29: […]