Patriots want to be Alpha dogs in new league

High school football report Viewpoint Patriots

A minor bump in the road won’t alter head coach Chris Adamson’s plans to transform Viewpoint High football into a winner. Despite losing 42-13 to San Juan Hills on Wed., Aug. 22 at Oaks Christian to open the season, the Patriots remain optimistic that they can top last season’s success and make noise in their first year within the Alpha […]

Parking problem

I have a question/suggestion for the City of Agoura Hills about the “no parking” zone on Canwood behind the McDonald’s on the Oak Creek Apartments side of the road. There are several “no parking” signs on Canwood where the road runs parallel to the freeway. The road then does its 90-degree turn and there are no more signs between the […]

CLU patron, Jack Gilbert, remembered for his generosity

At the grand opening of Cal Lutheran University’s Gilbert Sports and Fitness Center in 2006, students expressed their gratitude to the entrepreneur and philanthropist John “Jack” B. Gilbert for helping to fund the $18-million facility, said his longtime secretary Jude Dumas. “So many of the kids came up to him and said ‘thank you,’” Dumas said. “I heard him say, […]

Romp with the doodles

The 11th annual Southern California Doodle Romp and Picnic will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Sat., Sept. 8 at a private estate on 16 acres under the Old Oak Grove in the Malibu mountains. The event, which has been called “A Woodstock for Doodles,” is for anyone with goldendoodles or labradoodles or who loves the breed. The romp will […]

CLU festival offersfive free Frenchfilms

California Lutheran University will hold its sixth annual Francophone Film Festival with free screenings of five movies, all starting at 7:15 p.m. at the Preus-Brandt Forum, south of Olsen Road between Mountclef Boulevard and Campus Drive, Thousand Oaks. All films are subtitled in English. “Les Femmes du sixième étage” (“The Women on the Sixth Floor,” 2011): Fri., Sept. 14. Jean-Louis […]

Stars light up Santa Barbara

A very close call

Some parents of four Calabasas High School students were very lucky on Fri., Aug. 24. They did not have to visit the morgue that day as their children returned home that afternoon in good shape. Around 12:25 p.m. that day, my husband and I were driving down Mulholland near Calabasas High. Just as we were passing the upper playing field, […]

Bare Bones Tour comes to T.O.

Tickets are on sale for the Bryan Adams Bare Bones Tour, a solo-acoustic concert scheduled for Sat., Oct. 13 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Adams, a singer/songwriter, has sold more than 65-million records and toured six continents. His hits include “Cuts Like a Knife,” “Summer of ‘69,” “Kids Wanna Rock,” “Can’t Stop This Thing […]

Poker night benefits rescue group

Poker for Pups casino night, a benefit for Riley’s Rescue, is scheduled from 6 to 11 p.m. Sat., Sept. 15 at 12626 W. Andalusia, Santa Rosa Valley. The event will have a catered dinner, cocktails, casino table and both silent and live auctions. The band Ignition will provide music. The cost is $85 per person or $150 per couple. Attire […]

Three CLU faculty members give concert

Music by piano, harpsichord, oboe, voice

California Lutheran University’s music department will present solo and chamber music at 2 p.m. Sun., Sept. 16 in Samuelson Chapel south of Olsen Road near Campus Drive, Thousand Oaks. The free faculty recital will feature three Thousand Oaks’ residents. Dr. Eric Kinsley will play harpsichord and piano. A piano teacher, Kinsey is also a performing artist and writer who earned […]

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