2013-08-08 E-Edition

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California’s attorney general lauds local deputies

Most of the work performed by detectives and deputies at Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station involves routine property crimes and minor transgressions, but every now and then a situation arises that requires quick thinking and courage in the line of duty. Last month, Lt. David Thompson and Detective Jill Greenwood received a Valor Award from California Attorney General Kamala Harris for […]

Library is the place for teens

Westlake Village Library will host a reading meet-up for teens entering grades nine through12 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 31220 Oak Crest Drive, Westlake Village. Teens can discuss their summer reading assignments. Librarians will be available to help access literary criticism and other tools. For more information, call (818) 865-9230 or visit www.colapublib.org.

Eye on the Conejo

Fishing Frenzy fun It warms my heart to see and hear children having fun. When kids—especially toddlers— enjoy themselves, you can recognize it in their eyes and in their smiles. You can hear it in their voices. Some of them literally jump with joy. The sights and sounds of frolicking children filled Conejo Creek Park North in Thousand Oaks at […]

Oaks Christian baseball team earns honors from national association

Penprase is the NCSAA National Coach of the Year; Bickford, Kruger, Palace and Vogelbach also collect hardware after CIF title

Oaks Christian High varsity baseball head coach Tim Penprase is the National Christian School Athletic Association’s National Coach of the Year. Penprase led the Lions to their first CIF-Southern Section title this spring. Oaks Christian defeated El Rancho in the Division 4 final. Phil Bickford, armed with a 97 mph fastball, pitched a shutout in the championship game. The NCSAA […]

Agoura Hills

Rec center starting soon

Construction on the new Agoura Hills Recreation Center near the civic center and library will begin in late August, officials say. At the July 10 City Council meeting, Assistant City Manager Nathan Hamburger presented the panel with an overview of the new center, which will be at 29900 Ladyface Court, across the street from Agoura Hills City Hall and the […]

Local swimmers a splashing success

Conejo Simi club turns in record performances at Junior Olympics

The Conejo Simi Swim Club hosted its fourth annual Southern California Summer Junior Olympics Competition last week. More than 1,000 swimmers ages 7 to 18 from 30 clubs throughout Southern California attended the meet at Cal Lutheran University’s Samuelson Aquatics Center in Thousand Oaks in an attempt to qualify for Junior Nationals in Irvine. Head coach Lauren Hancock said the […]

Flag football tourney set

Signups are being held for teams that want to participate in a one-day flag football tournament hosted by the Triunfo YMCA at 8 a.m. Sun., Aug. 11 at Willow Elementary School, 29026 Laro Drive, Agoura Hills. The tournament is for boys and girls with competition divided by age groups: kindergarten through second grades, third through fifth grades, and sixth through […]

Chamber undertakes rebranding with new logo, website

The Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce announces a complete rebranding of the organization that includes the launch of a redesigned logo, website and e-newsletter. The process included extensive member and community input to ensure that the result matched their view of the Chamber. The new logo, designed by Pepperdine University under the direction of board member Matthew Midura, has […]

Keep an eye on the skies

Meteor shower due next week

The heavens will offer some entertainment in the upcoming evenings as the Perseid meteor shower makes its annual appearance. Astronomers say the best nights to view the meteors are Aug. 11 and 12, beginning at nightfall and continuing to predawn hours, when Earthsky.org says up to 50 meteors can be seen per hour if the sky is clear and there’s […]