Local families appreciate new acceptance for gays

Evenings bring quality time to Kate and Tori Kuykendall and their three children. After a long day at work and school, the family gathers for dinner and conversation on the back porch of their Agoura Hills home before night settles in. Life was not always idyllic for the Kuykendalls, who met at a San Francisco Gay Pride parade 10 years […]

Boys & Girls Club members compete in essay contest on bullying

The Optimist Club of Conejo Valley recently hosted an essay contest about bullying for members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley. Out of the 50 middle-school club members who participated, the following three were selected as finalists: Samantha Naugle, 12, from the Marion and John E. Anderson Youth Center; Jenna Burns, 13, from the Cal and […]

Celebration by a tight-knit neighborhood

Ruggers will be ruggers

Idea for local rugby club proves to be a big hit

Shawn Love wanted to continue playing rugby after college, and the only way to do that was by forming a club team. Love, who competed on a rugby club at Arizona State University, returned to Thousand Oaks in 2009 and started the Ventura County Men’s Rugby Club. Finding players to join the club was the easy part. Love had 70 […]

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