2013-06-06

Rand Paul decries country’s ‘moral depravity’




U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) told congregants of Newbury Park’s Godspeak Calvary Chapel last week that America needs a spiritual revival, led not by politicians but by community-level religious groups and leaders. Sporting a red tie and a microphone headset during a series of Sunday morning church services, the Republican senator from Kentucky peppered his talks with jokes, mixing in […]

A farewell to Principal Misel




Agoura High School Principal Larry Misel is retiring following a 40-year career in public education. The high school has received multiple awards since Misel became principal in 1998. It was named a California Distinguished School, and its standardized test scores have ranked in the top 6 percent in California. Misel’s leadership brought the Model Schools and the International Baccalaureate programs […]

Lions roar to first section title




Phillip Bickford made it easy for his Oaks Christian High baseball teammates. Senior catcher Jack Kruger barely moved behind the dish. He just held his glove out and caught the 97 mph bullets Bickford launched at the El Rancho hitters. The other seven Lions on the field could have pulled up lawn chairs to witness Bickford’s onehit masterpiece. Behind Bickford’s […]

Very important meeting Saturday



The Las Virgenes Municipal Water District will host an open house at Las Virgenes Reservoir on Sat., June 8 to discuss with residents the latest information on its proposed 5-million-gallon water tank at the Westlake Village reservoir site. The tank at Three Springs is needed to address what the water district believes is a growing water storage deficiency in the […]

Reception for new book about Agoura Hills



The Agoura Hills Cultural Arts Council will present a reception and signing for “Images of America: Agoura Hills” at 6:30 p.m. Wed., June 19 at Agoura Hills Library, 29901 Ladyface Court. The book is a pictorial history of the city by journalist and resident Susan Pascal, with a forward by state Sen.r Fran Pavley. Published by Arcadia Publishing, the book […]

Or Echad hosting Mitzvah Day



Or Echad (One Light) is the newest alternative to the traditional Jewish community. Its goal is uniting Jewish families from all over Los Angeles. On May 19 Or Echad hosted its inaugural Mitzvah Day with families from Newbury Park, Lang Ranch, Oak Park, Agoura, West Hills, Porter Ranch, West L.A, Canyon Country and Stevenson Ranch. Mitzvah Day was the culmination […]

OCS senior wins Spotlight Award



Oaks Christian School’s Veronica Dunne took top honors in the non-classical voice category at the 25th annual Music Center Spotlight awards May 4 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. The Spotlight awards celebrate the talents of students from the Southern California area. Dunne, a 2013 graduate, has many OCS theater productions to her credit, including roles in “Into the Woods,” “Our […]

Conejo Oaks baseball team strives to improve on diamond




Dalton Saberhagen had a season to forget with the University of Tennessee baseball team. The left-handed junior pitcher Saberhagen struggled against hitters from the Southeastern Conference as the Volunteers finished with a disappointing 8-20 SEC record. Saberhagen doesn’t want his senior season to turn out that way. The former Calabasas High standout, Saberhagen is giving up his summer vacation to […]


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