THURS., MARCH 6 Conejo Valley Woodworkers Assoc. 7 to 9 p.m. at Redwood Middle School, 233 W. Gainsborough Road, Thousand Oaks. Demonstrations and use of woodworking tools and machinery. For ages 18 and up. Contact: Tom Denton. Phone: 805.368. 0643. Web: www.cvwa.org. Business/Professional Women Of Conejo Valley 7 p.m. at Sheraton Agoura Hills Hotel, 30100 Agoura Road. Jim Lingl, mediator […]

Boys & Girls Clubs name their

Bingo! A fundraiser to cover healthcare for shelter pets

Healthcare for Homeless Animals will host a fundraiser from 6 p.m. until closing Wed., March 12 at the LAB Brewing Company, 30105 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills. That night, the brewery will donate 15 percent of proceeds toward this organization. Bingo will be available on the patio. HHA, a nonprofit organization, funds veterinary care for the animals at the Agoura Shelter. […]

OPHS among the big winners at Academic Decathlon competition

Oak Park High School is feeling the bliss after placing fourth at the 2014 Ventura County Academic Decathlon competition, a marked improvement over previous years. The team won 40 medals in the battle of the brains at Pacifica High School in Oxnard on Feb. 1. Awards were presented Feb. 3 at the school. Westlake High School won first place in […]

Musicians perform in style


Jordan Anderson of Oak Park made the recent dean’s list at Tufts University in Boston. Earning dean’s list honors at Arizona State University in Tempe are: Melanie Abramof of Agoura Hills and Cody Bischoff, Madison Romine, Lauren Oda and Shir Sabag of Calabasas.

Garage sale needs items

Residents are invited to drop off furniture, clothing, housewares and sporting goods from 9 a.m. to noon Sat., March 8 at Agoura High School, 28545 W, Driver Ave. The items will be sold in a garage sale in March to benefit AHS Grad Night. For more information, email ahsgradnite2014@yahoo.com.

Business group honors Oak Park and Las Virgenes

Oak View High named ‘model’ school

Oak Park and Las Virgenes unified school districts were lauded by the business community last week for raising student academic achievement at their campuses. California Business for Education Excellence (CBEE) contacted superintendents Tony Knight (Oak Park) and Dan Stepenosky (Las Virgenes) to share the news that their local schools are considered top-notch. The schools in each district were placed on […]

Sumac students shine in front of school board

Eric Tally, a third-grade teacher at Sumac LSTEM Elementary School in Agoura Hills, and three students spoke to the Las Virgenes Unified School District Board of Education meeting about the school’s technology programs on Feb. 25. Tally and the students gave a presentation on computer coding, frames and Minecraft applications and how these systems could be incorporated into the everyday […]

Production spoofs Jewish weddings

If you had a choice of attending one of two weddings, would you pick elegant, traditional nuptials followed by the perfect reception or would you prefer a rollicking family affair that reflects the quirky characteristics of the guests? For those of you who tend toward the idiosyncratic, an upcoming show at The Canyon club in Agoura Hills is certain to […]