Learn how to research genealogy The Ventura County Genealogy Society will present an informative program on “Who Do You Think You Are?”, a Los Angeles Family History Library event, and Richard McBride speaking on “The New Family Tree Program is for Everyone” from 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Sat., May 18 at the LSD Church, 3501 Loma Vista Road, Ventura. […]

High School Hi Lights

Agoura ChargersFri., May 17: Sophomore picnic/main quad/12:25 p.m.Faculty ComedySportz/Gbuilding/3 p.m.Fashion show/performing artseducation center/7 p.m.Sat., May 18: Mock SAT andACT /A1/8:30 a.m.Athletic physicals/G building/ 10 a.m.Senior prom/7 to 11 p.m.Sun., May 19: Athleticphysicals/G building/10 a.m. Mon., May 20: Eighth gradevisit/9:30 to 11 a.m.Tues., May 21: Powder puffgame/stadium/3 p.m.Senior graduation speechtryouts/A1/3 p.m.Dance team tryouts/gym/6p.m.Wed., May 22: Public WorksFair/main quad/12:24 p.m.Math Olympics/A1/1:15 p.m.Math […]

Pot shops lose in high-court battle

Medical marijuana cooperatives in California have lost their battle against cities that have used zoning laws to outlaw the businesses. Local governments in California were granted legal authority to ban medical marijuana dispensaries by the California Supreme Court on May 6. The state high court ruled unanimously in favor of a dispensary ban enacted by the city of Riverside in […]

Composer plays his best hand for Netflix series ‘House of Cards’

Emmy-award winner writes music for political thriller

Agoura Hills resident Jeff Beal, an Emmy-winning composer, is on the cutting edge of a new television trend. Beal, 49, scored all the music for the political thriller “House of Cards,” the first television series produced by Netflix. Netflix is an Internet television network that offers online video streaming to computers and televisions, and movie rentals through the mail. Kevin […]

Roaring 20s event helps clinic

Dogs take their work seriously