Spring kicks off with baseball

PLAY REVIEW ‘Damn Yankees’ Spring is once again upon us and with the new season comes thoughts of baseball—and those damn Yankees of the American League. Productions of the musical “Damn Yankees” also are making their annual appearance across the country. The Conejo Players’ local staging of the classic Broadway show reintroduces us to novelist Douglass Wallop’s story about redemption, […]

Chargers keep breaking track and field records

Records are meant to be broken. The Chargers got the message. The Agoura High boys’ and girls’ track and field teams are breaking school records faster than Usain Bolt runs the 100- meter dash. Idrees Bernard, a junior, set new school marks in the boys’ triple jump twice this season. Bernard’s record currently stands at 44 feet, 11 inches. “I […]

Westlake woman earns state council post

Jonine Biesman, 44, of Westlake Village was appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown to Area Board X of the California State Council on Developmental Disabilities. Biesman has been a board certified pediatric neuropsychologist in private practice since 2001. She was a consultant for the Exceptional Children’s Foundation from 2002 to 2009 and staff psychologist at Cedars- Sinai Medical Center from 2002 […]

Hometown hero to share war memorabilia at library

A World War II jeep, a peignoir made out of a parachute, old medals and photographs, and a host of other memorabilia big and small will be on display at the Agoura Hills Library in April as part of an exhibit celebrating World War II veterans. The city’s Cultural Arts Council will host the exhibit to coincide with the One […]

Concert to showcase young musicians

The professional, nonprofit Thousand Oaks Philharmonic will showcase seven area young musicians as featured soloists in its upcoming Opus 36 concert at 7:30 p.m. Fri., April 5 at the Camarillo United Methodist Church, 291 Anacapa Drive. The concert will be repeated at 2:30 p.m. Sun., April 7 at the Agoura High School Performing Arts Center, 28545 West Driver Ave., Agoura […]


Idrees Bernard, a junior, holds the Agoura High School record in the boys’ triple jump at 46 feet, 11 inches. The Charger broke the old record of 44-6 as a sophomore last spring. “I want to make it to state so bad,” Bernard said. “It’s going to take a lot of work to get there, but I can do it.” […]

Lamorie earns county honor

Kim Lamorie, president of the Las Virgenes Homeowners Federation, was named 2012 Woman of the Year for the Third District by Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky. Lamorie, a Calabasas Highlands resident, was one of five women recognized by the L.A. County Board of Supervisors and the Commission for Women on March 11 at the 28th annual Women of the […]

Paramount Ranch lecture to discuss carfilms and mountain driving

The National Park Service will share an informative history on a less-recognized form of recreation—driving in the mountains— with a free lecture titled “Mulholland, Miller and Motor Sports” from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sat., March 30 at Paramount Ranch, 2903 Cornell Road, Agoura Hills. NPS ranger Mike Theune will discuss the evolution of mountain driving and talk about the two […]


THURS., MARCH 28 ‘Henry IV Parts 1 And 2’ In Main Stage theater, Moorpark College, 7075 Campus Road. Two Shakespeare dramas edited to 90 minutes each in repertory. “Part 1” 8 p.m. today, April 4 and 11; 4 p.m. March 30, April 6 and 13. “Part 2” 8 p.m. March 29 and 30, April 5, 6,12 and 13. $10 students, […]

Easton steps up for AHS baseball

Equipment valued at $5,000 was stolen from the Agoura High freshman baseball team on March 2. In a show of goodwill, the team’s sponsor, Easton, which sells baseball and softball equipment, replaced the stolen gear with a surprise delivery last week. “It showed up out of nowhere,” said Mike Cordero, the Chargers’ varsity head coach. “I was not expecting this. […]

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