2014-03-20

Math activities add to event



Blasted tank



As a resident of Three Springs, I am vehemently opposed to the water tank construction due to the possible negative impact on my neighborhood. The blasting in the area of the dam and this major construction could create disastrous effects, present and future, in the stability of the dam and terrain. Blasting near a dam in an area with constant […]

Mental health program for teens and college students



Mental health expert Didi Hirsch will host a Suicide Prevention Seminar for teens and college students at 7 p.m. Thurs., March 27 at the Grant Brimhall Library, 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. For more information, call (805) 449-2660.

Eye on the Conejo

Successful food drive

The shelves at Manna, the Conejo Valley food bank, have been generously restocked, thanks to local residents and Boy Scouts. I volunteered to help the food drive on a recent Saturday morning. The Boy Scouts had dropped empty grocery bags donated by Trader Joe’s at the doorsteps of local homes. The paper bags had instructions, asking that residents donate nonperishable […]

Gearing up for summer

Triunfo YMCA offers camp for kids

The Triunfo YMCA is taking registrations for its June 16 through Aug. 15 summer camp program at Sumac Elementary School, 6050 N. Calmfield Ave., Agoura Hills. Children can attend full- or part-time for one or more weeks of the nine-week session. In addition to outdoor activities, the kids will have the opportunity to swim at the Agoura High pool and […]

Warriors want to continue reign

Boys’ volleyball team has wonfive straight Marmonte League titles


Colina Middle School’s gym bustled with dozens of youngsters spiking, digging, serving and diving across multiple courts. Volleyballs caromed in every direction—it was like being inside a giant pinball machine— while Mike Waters, the godfather of Conejo Valley volleyball, encouraged boys and girls amid the cacophony of laughter and squeaking of sneakers. Westlake High’s boys’ volleyball team arrived near the […]

Uncomfortable



What is missing from last week’s NIMBY argument about the LVMWD water tank is an understanding of the long-term impact of such a project. I’m not an engineer, but I can tell you that as of this morning, we had a 4.4 earthquake here locally. Did you know that someone from the state comes and checks our dams in Three […]

Make a very better berry dish for annual recipe contest

Grand prize is a getaway trip

The California Strawberry Festival is seeking original dishes for its annual California Strawberry “Berry Blast Off” Recipe contest. All contestants who submit a recipe will be awarded a free ticket to the 31st annual celebration on Sat. and Sun., May 17 and 18 in Oxnard at Strawberry Meadows of College Park. Applicants will enter a nonbaking strawberry recipe for sauce, […]

At the Library



The Agoura Hills Library will offer the following activities at 29901 Ladyface Court, Agoura Hills. For more information or to RSVP, call (818) 889-2278. Tues., March 25 at 6:30 p.m., the Agoura Readers Book Club will discuss “Yellow Birds” by Kevin Powers, a veteran of the war in Iraq. Wed., March 26 at 3:30 p.m., the Teen Book Club will […]

Twins earn Eagle Scout honors




Identical 18-year-old twins Steven and Kevin King have earned the top Boy Scout rank of Eagle Scout after completing projects that will serve their community. The boys live in Agoura Hills and are seniors at Agoura High School. They received their awards in front of family and friends at a special Eagle Scout Court of Honor at the Agoura Bible […]


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