2012-12-06 E-Edition

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Westlake Village extends agreement to share athletic fields at Oaks

. City pays $62,600 to rent school’s turf for another year

The Westlake Village City Council renewed an agreement with Oaks Christian School which allows the city to use some of the school’s athletic fields for sports programs that benefit the city’s 9,000 residents. At a meeting Nov. 14, city officials allocated $62,600 to extend the the agreement involving a 4-acre field adjacent to La Tienda Road. The arrangement doesn’t include […]

Toys for Tots touches many young lives

Pet of the Week

10,000 Christmas ornaments inspire show

Play review ‘Cirque Dreams Holidaze’

“Cirque Dreams Holidaze,” which recently completed a brief run at the Civic Arts Plaza’s Fred Kavli Theatre, is the brainchild of Neil Goldberg, who started Cirque Dreams International in 1993. Goldberg got his inspiration for the “Holidaze” version of the show from his personal collection of more than 10,000 Christmas ornaments, which he keeps in a warehouse near his Florida […]

Moye makes mark in hoops, life

First-year Lions basketball coach overcomes stroke to make a difference

A.J. Moye always knew he had a knack for coaching. “All my coaches told me I would make a good coach,” said Moye, 30, a former basketball standout at Indiana University from 2000 to 2004. “It was something I could see myself doing, just not this soon.” Moye’s playing career came to a quick halt after he had a stroke […]

Cause of mountain lion’s death a mystery

. Kitten’s body was discovered in October outside Newbury Park

Found by hikers on Oct. 21 in the upper portion of Sycamore Canyon, a female mountain lion’s cause of death remains unknown. Referred to as Puma 25, the 1-year-old lion kitten was part of a decadelong study conducted by biologists from the Santa Monica Mountains Recreation Area, a unit of the National Park Service. Because the decomposing carcass was partially […]

At The Library

The Agoura Hills Library will present the following activities at 29901 Ladyface Court. For more information, call (818) 889-2278. Sat., Dec. 15 at 2 p.m. will be the annual Agoura Hills Library Holiday Tea Party for kids. Children can have tea and cookies and decorate holiday cupcakes. Tues., Dec. 18 at 6: 30 p.m. in the fireplace room, the Agoura […]

New vet for animal services

Heather Skogerson, DMV, joined the staff of Ventura County Animal Services on Nov. 26 as the agency’s new managing veterinarian of animal services. Skogerson’s responsibilities include providing medical and surgical care for sick and injured animals, supervising VCAS veterinary staff, administering policies and overseeing programs to protect the health of Ventura County animals. In addition, Skogerson will educate pet owners […]

Screening of Unitarian documentary

“The Minister’s War,” a film that documents the efforts of an American Unitarian minister and his wife to help Jews escape from Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia and France, will be screened at a community forum at 7:30 p.m. Fri., Dec. 7 at the Conejo Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 3327 Old Conejo Road, Newbury Park. Waitstill and Martha Sharp, a young couple from […]