Racism still alive

I am so confused! Some students from OPHS were accused of racism by tweeting anti-Semitic messages. A police commissioner in New Hampshire called President Obama the “N” word and refused to retract his action. Tax money thief/ rancher/ good Mormon secessionist Bundy says he knows what’s good for the Negro. How can this be? The Republican oligarchs on the U.S. […]

Discussion of kids and heroin

The Juvenile Intervention Team will offer a presentation about heroin from 10 a.m. to noon Sat., May 31 at the Malibu /Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station assembly room, 27050 Agoura Road, Agoura. Attendees will learn where heroin comes from and how kids get it. A narcotics expert will answer questions. In addition, a local family will tell of their struggle with […]

Silver team takes the gold

Chargers, Lions ready to make their move

Forget what happened on the diamond during the regular season— the playoffs are here. Records, statistics and league titles don’t matter when it’s time to win or go home. Six local high school baseball teams will compete in the postseason. “Anything is possible during the playoffs,” Thousand Oaks head coach Ryan Geisler said. “You can have a No. 1 team […]

There goes the neighborhood

I have been a resident of Calabasas for over 25 years now and I am writing in regards to the upkeep of my neighborhood. We moved here to raise our children in a neighborhood we thought was clean and safe. Over the past five to 10 years I have to say I am ashamed of what has become of our […]

Ask the Arborist

Bring back tree advisory board Much has been written about the removal of so many trees at the Westlake Plaza shopping center, causing residents to question the current processes for removing healthy and unhealthy trees within our city. Now the City Council is considering changing the oak tree ordinance. The oak tree ordinance is a necessary tool to assure that […]


The Conejo Valley chapter of National Charity League Inc. introduced its 2014 Debutantes as part of its annual Announcement Tea and Senior Ticktocker Recognition on May 18 at Sherwood Country Club. NCL is a nonprofit, mother-daughter organization supporting 15 local community agencies and philanthropies in the Conejo Valley area. It raises money through the annual Day of Giving fundraiser as […]

War Eagle down

Roger Newell dismissed his Oak Park High softball team after the final postgame meeting of the season. Newell and the assistant coaches walked away from the huddle. The Oak Park players didn’t move. The Eagles sat on the outfield grass motionless, still in shock after losing 4-1 to Simi Valley at Rancho Santa Susana Park on Tuesday in the first […]