2015-02-26

Who will step up on mound for Lions?




The Oaks Christian High baseball team is competitive on the field . . . the Wiffle ball field. Riley Helland, a senior shortstop and right-handed pitcher, has a Wiffle ball field in his backyard. The Lions periodically play games in the offseason or whenever there’s a break from the grind. Sometimes the competitive juices start flowing. “We get a little […]

Schools power up the laptops



This year, all sixth-graders in the Las Virgenes Unified School District have their own laptop computers to use at school and at home as part of an educational initiative called Forward Learning. By 2018, students in grades three and up will be using the affordable PC laptops provided by the school district. Unlike the failed $1-billion iPad experiment in Los […]

Lindero road paving underway



The final phase of the Lindero Canyon/101 Freeway overpass project, the resurfacing of Lindero Canyon Road between Agoura Road and Via Colinas Road, got underway last week, the City of Westlake Village said. The work is taking place weeknights between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. After pavement repairs are completed, the road will undergo grinding and repaving. Weather permitting, the […]

Students on parade



Seniors aging gracefully



Agoura fights to the finish

Boys’ basketball team tops Rio Mesa infirst round, falls to top seed in front of home crowd


The boys’ basketball teams at Agoura and Rio Mesa high schools don’t make excuses. The Chargers and Spartans faced numerous challenges throughout the season. Agoura only returned one varsity player, Louis Vanderwal, after 12 seniors graduated last spring. Rio Mesa senior cocaptain Anthony White suffered a serious knee injury in the second game of the year. Both teams, however, qualifi […]

Washburn takes long shot at CC district




If he’s elected to the Los Angeles Community College District board of trustees on March 3, Dennis Washburn said, he will strive to bring change and accountability to the district to make sure taxpayers are getting their money’s worth. The Los Angeles Community College District is governed by a seven-member board that is elected for four-year terms. The trustees oversee […]

Pint-size ponies pull their weight



Cookies for sale



Open house



The Ventura County Chapter of Hearing Loss Association will have a Meet and Greet Open House from 1 to 3 p.m. Sat., March 7 at the Goebel Adult Community Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Attendees can learn how to be comfortable with hearing loss, what is available to make life easier and how to communicate. They can also […]


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