Planting seeds for the next generation

High School Hi Lights

Agoura ChargersFri., Jan. 24: First semester endsStudent- directed musical/PAEC/7 p.m.Sat., Jan. 25: USA Spirit competition/ gym and G building/8 a.m.Student- directed musical/PAEC/7 p.m. Calabasas CoyotesFri., Jan. 24: First semester endsMon., Jan. 27: Outdoor education training for senior campcounselors/3 to 4:30 p.m.Tues., Jan. 28: Open house/6a.m. Oak Park EaglesFri., Jan. 24: Semester break-noschoolMon., Jan. 27: Spring sportspreliminary clearance/AD officewindow/2:30 p.m.Tues. and […]

Musical showcases a strong talent pool

When the youth alumni group YA4Ever puts on a show, it’s like an all-star game. Not only are the members of the cast former high school standouts, most have either continued to study theater arts in college or are already working as professionals in other venues. Initially conceived for members of the Young Artists Ensemble, the group has now expanded […]

Take a hike

A free guided hike for the public is being offered in Oak Park on Sat., Jan. 25. The hike will be led by volunteers from the Rancho Simi Trail Blazers, a volunteer group of Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District. The hike is a six mile round trip, rated moderate to strenuous, with a 1,000-foot elevation gain. The hike is […]

Thirsty for a change in weather

California is facing the worst drought it has seen since record keeping began about 100 years ago. Last year was said to be the driest ever in the state, and 2014 is off to an equally ominous start. Local drinking water comes from the State Water Project in the north, but as California’s dry weather pushes into the new year, […]

Author to discuss history of Chumash leader at T.O. library

Author Mary Louise Contini Gordon will discuss her book, “TIQ SLO’W: The Making of a Modern Day Chief,” and sign copies of it at 1 p.m. Sat., Feb. 1 at the Grant Brimhall Library, 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Dr. Kent Christianson will present a Chumash artifact display for patrons to view as well. The biography follows Native American […]


Spencer Neiman, an Oak Park High School graduate, was named to the President’s List for the 2013 fall semester at Elon University in North Carolina. The President’s List comprises students with no grade below an A-minus in a minimum of 12 semester hours. Neiman is the son of Mark Neiman and Janet Neiman of Agoura Hills.


THURS., JAN. 23 Thousand Oaks Computer Club 6 p.m. at Goebel Adult Community Center. Q&A sessions for Mac and PC users of all skill levels. Attendees can bring spare or unneeded equipment to sell in silent auction. Public invited. Contact: Eli Spater. Phone: 805.496. 8053. Ventura County Rose Society 6:30 p.m. at Ventura County Offce of Education Conference Center, 5100 […]

Mountain lion kitten killed by car on Kanan Road

A mountain lion kitten was struck and killed by a car Jan. 20 on Kanan Road south of the 101 Freeway, the National Park Service reported. A park service biologist picked up the body for genetic testing by UCLA. The animal was not wearing a park service tracking collar.  Vehicle collisions are a leading cause of death for mountain lions […]

Quick trigger on Chesebro sale

The City of Agoura Hills consistently said they were forced to make the deal to abandon the city-owned open space of Chesebro Meadow because if they didn’t someone might end up building the giant school that Heschel had wanted. Councilman Edelston kept saying that Oaks Christian might want another campus and that the threat was real. Our homeowners association board […]

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