2012-04-05

Oak Park pounds La Reina

Eagle softball squad hands Regents first league loss


Oak Park High’s softball team pulled the brakes on La Reina’s runaway train Tuesday afternoon in Thousand Oaks. In a matchup of two of the top programs in the Tri-Valley League, the Eagles’ combination of on-point pitching and power hitting was too much for the firstplace Regents to overcome during an 8-1 defeat at LRHS. Senior right-handed pitcher Morgan Simmons […]

Agoura budget still at mercy of redevelopment




The California’s sluggish economy persists, but the City of Agoura Hills says its budget remains fit. At a March 28 budget meeting, officials discussed future city goals and how to dissolve Agoura’s 23-year-old redevelopment agency. Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation last year that abolished California’s redevelopment agencies. “Much of it is in flux right now,” said City Manager Greg Ramirez, […]

High school juniors toting reusable bags for a good cause




Wendy Chen, 17, of Calabasas, and Eden Weizman, 17, of Oak Park have found a way to use their artwork to help a family dealing with costly medical issues. The two juniors at Harvard- Westlake High School in Studio City have partnered with the Talbert Family Foundation to support husband-and-wife teachers from Canoga Park whose son Daniel Sherry, 6, has […]

Oak Park High’s ‘Millie’ gets feet a-tapping




One of the hardest things a high school drama teacher has to do is acquaint students with the lifestyle and customs of a bygone era. Director Allan Hunt and music director Heidi Cissell effectively take on that challenge for Oak Park High School’s drama department. In Oak Park’s latest production, “Thoroughly Modern Millie,” students had to become familiar with the […]

Seminar presents parenting makeover



Living Oaks Community Church will present Extreme Family Makeover, an interactive parenting seminar led by Mark A. Holmen, from 1 to 4 p.m. Sun., April 15 in the Kids and Students building at 1033 Business Center Circle, Newbury Park. Holmen, who is a husband, father, pastor, consultant, speaker for Focus on the Family and author of several books, will discuss […]

Galvin picks Pepperdine



Westlake High senior water polo standout Dillon Galvin has committed to Pepperdine University. The 6-foot-1, 210-pound 2- meter defender was a two-year varsity starter for the Warriors.

Bozajian ends term as mayor, Maurer next




At a government reorganization meeting on March 28, the Calabasas community applauded Mayor James Bozajian for his role in steering city hall through a year fraught with challenges. A deputy district attorney in Los Angeles County, Bozajian joined the city in 1997. Last week he concluded his fourth term at the helm of the City Council. The mayor led the […]

Students enact political roles in Youth and Government program




The YMCA Youth and Government program concluded in Sacramento recently when thousands of students converged on the state capital for a taste of what it’s like to be a politician or legislator. The Triunfo YMCA escorted 104 high school students to the Sacramento grand finale from Feb. 16 to 20, said Ronnie Stone, executive director of the local Y. Students […]

Dayne shares stories behind her songs



The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Foundation and Chris Isaacson will present “Tell It to My Heart: Up Close and Personal with Taylor Dayne” at 8 p.m. Sat., April 14 at the Scherr Forum Theatre, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. Dayne will share the stories behind her songs and talk about her ascent to stardom, as well as […]

Lecture addresses church dropouts



California Lutheran University’s campus ministry office will present a talk by David Kinnaman, the author of a new book on why young Christians are leaving the church, at 8 p.m. Thurs., April 19 on campus in Overton Hall, south of Memorial Parkway near Regent Avenue in Thousand Oaks. Ventura’s Kinnaman will discuss “You Lost Me: Why Young Christians are Leaving […]


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