OPHS presents battle for men’s minds

Controversy, debate and one of the stage’s grandest courtroom dramas opens tonight as the Oak Park High School theater department presents “Inherit the Wind” for four performances. The 1955 classic play by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee is loosely based on the 1925 Scopes “monkey” trial that sought to overturn a Tennessee law that required the teaching of creationism […]

Get to know Brandon Myden

Myden is a senior left guard and defensive tackle for the Oak Park High football team, which is 7-1 overall and 2-0 in the Tri- Valley League. The Eagles, ranked No. 2 in the CIF-SS Northwest Division, play No. 1 Bishop Diego on Saturday. Here’s what you should know about Myden: • Sleight of hand magicianfor nine years• Go-to tricks […]


Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills Someone stole a $600 bicycle from an underground parking structure in the 28900 block of Oak Creek Lane Oct. 15. A thief stole a $3,500 saxophone from the side of a practice field at Agoura High School in the 28500 block of Driver Avenue Oct. 4. Calabasas A thief stole a $100 jacket, $100 briefcase containing miscellaneous papers […]

Freeway work will close Lindero bridge

Reconstruction of the Lindero Canyon Road overpass in Westlake Village will result in several evening and early-morning closures of the 101 Freeway in both directions, city officials say. The closures will begin at 11 p.m. Mon., Oct. 28 and last until 5 a.m. the following day. Closures will occur Monday through Friday for a two-week period. The final closure will […]

Doctor gives Discovery Center talk on new advances against heart disease

As part of its Science Speaker Series, the Discovery Center for Science and Technology will present “5 Cutting-Edge Advances in Treating Heart Disease” by Dr. Ravi Dave at 7:30 p.m. Thurs., Nov. 7 at the Scherr Forum Theatre in the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Dave is the director of UCLA Santa Monica Cardiology and […]


THURS., OCT. 24 Spooktacular Concert 6 to 9 p.m. today and Friday at Moorpark High School performing arts center, 4500 Tierra Rejada Road. MHS concert bands, strings, jazz ensembles and color guard perform in Halloween attire. Guests can wear costumes. Costume parade and kids’ contests at intermission. Food for sale. Admission $10 in advance; $15 at door, space permitting. All […]

Agoura girls’ volleyball team welcomes Panthers

New juice bar in Agoura

Agoura Hills has a new organic pressed juice, smoothie and salad bar. With the help of investors and managing partners Wil Wardle and Denise Donlon of Lobo Castle Productions, 23-year-old Antony Donico opened Stellar Juice Soirée at 28708 Roadside Drive, Ste. H in Agoura Hills. Stellar Juice uses the Norwalk juicer method of extraction, which introduces minimal air and results […]

Ex-sheriff goes for the gold

Apparently, $283,000 doesn’t go as far as it used to. How else to explain former Ventura County Sheriff Bob Brooks’ lawsuit against the county seeking a supplemental $75,000 pension benefit? (See story on page 13.) When Brooks retired in January 2011, he began collecting a $283,000 pension, one of the largest in the entire state. Now, the same man who […]

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