2012-11-15

Local bakery supplies bread to feed hungry students




Wildflour Bakery in Agoura Hills is supplying Oak Park and Las Virgenes unified school districts with an assortment of breads and baked goods for student lunches. Bakery owner Greg Yulish said the lunch deal in the Las Virgenes district happened “very organically.” “The officials from LVUSD came in here for lunch, and they loved the products,” Yulish said. “They found […]

End the veil of silence



The plea agreement reached last week in the involuntary manslaughter case against 19-year-old David Nernberg did little to put to rest the questions that remain about the night Griffen Kramer died in Agoura Hills. Without the revelations of a trial, perhaps we’ll never know why a high school graduate from this affluent community would leave a friend foaming at the […]

Manna’s new executive director on a mission to feed the hungry




In October, not three months into her role as executive director of Manna, Jennifer Schwabauer witnessed a frantic father come through the door. “He said, ‘I have three kids at home, I just got off work, my (hours) got cut back and I don’t have any food in the house,’” she recalled. “I thought he was going to burst into […]

Understand risks, options with GERD

Acid reflux


Most people think of heartburn as just an annoying discomfort, but when it’s a symptom of ongoing acid reflux, there are associated risks most people aren’t aware of. If you are one of the millions who suffer from daily symptoms of acid reflux, also known as GERD—gastro-esophageal refl ux disease—you already know the impact on your quality of life. Some […]

‘The Legend of Sleepy Hollow’ kicks off Yerba Buena’s arts program



The Yerba Buena Elementary School community has launched new program called YB BEAT– Bridging Arts and Technology. The After-School Enrichment for Performing Arts is one of the many ways in which YB BEAT supports the students’ artistic and creative abilities. YB BEAT’s first production is Washington — Andrea Irving’s classic director, After- story, “The Legend Theater Arts of Sleepy Hollow” […]

Sign fatigue



Does anyone else think the number of Polan/Bowman election signs littering our streets and sidewalks was excessive? It was crazy. It’s a shame anyone won that race. Both candidates should have been fined for excessive ridiculousness. Then, to read in your paper that the signs were being stolen, how petty/crazy is that? Is there a limit to the number of […]

Holiday Fantasy



Recovery group to meet



SMART Recovery is a free, sober social support group that meets every Thursday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at 30101 Agoura Court, Ste. 103, Agoura Hills. SMART, which stands for Self- Management and Recovery Training, is a “crosstalk” process group that uses cognitive behavioral therapy to empower individuals struggling with addiction to take charge of their own recovery. The goals […]

High School Hi Lights



Agoura Chargers Fri., Nov. 16: ComedySportz/G building/6 p.m. Mon., Nov. 19: Fall break-no school through Fri., Nov. 23 Calabasas Coyotes Fri., Nov. 16: Last day of club donation drive NHS meeting/11:30 a.m. Turkey Bowl basketball game/11:30 a.m. Fall play/7 p.m. Sat., Nov. 17: Boys’ basketball garage sale Fall play/2 and 7 p.m. Sun., Nov. 18: Boys’ basketball garage sale Mon., […]