2015-04-02

Hard-hitting study on sports concussions




California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks is among 21 universities in the nation selected to participate in a comprehensive study of concussions and headimpact exposure over the next three years. The $23-million study, funded by the NCAA and the U.S. Department of Defense, will involve about 25,000 male and female student-athletes in multiple sports, said Dan Kuntz, director of athletics […]

Passover and Easter: days of rebirth and joy



This weekend marks two holy days celebrated by millions around the world. Passover, or Pesach, for Jews will begin Friday at sundown. Sunday will be the Easter celebration for most Christians (Orthodox Christians, who follow a different calendar, will observe Easter on April 12). Passover and Easter, both moveable holidays, rarely land so close together. The gospels state that Jesus […]

Puma makes rare freeway crossing

Courtesy of National Park Service


As officials are busy designing a wildlife corridor to help animals pass over the 101 Freeway in Agoura Hills, a young mountain lion made the risky trek across the eight-lane highway about 20 miles to the north at the Conejo Grade. The March 9 crossing was the second time since the National Park Service began studying local mountain lions in […]

Cabrillo theater fundraiser



Cabrillo Music Theatre will present its next series of fundraising and entertainment events in the Founders’ Room of the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza’s Kavli Theatre, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. as follows: A “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” Evening with Richard M. Sherman and Friends at 7 p.m. Sun., April 19 with songs including “It’s A Small World,” “Winnie The Pooh,” “Chitty Chitty, Bang […]

Festival for hoopsters



Fundamentals Sports, producers of basketball tournaments and leagues, will host a Spring Classic Hoops Basketball Festival from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sat., April 18 at A.C. Stelle Middle School, 22450 Mulholland Hwy., Calabasas. The classic will feature a range of hoopsters including college level players and above, 35 and over, 6-foot and under as well as the recreation division […]

Walk to stamp out hunger



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A ride to remember

Photos by MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers

Twisted Oak Tavern opens in Agoura Hills



Springtime activities for families



Ventura Harbor Village at 1583 Spinnaker Drive in Ventura has a variety of new attractions, events and activities. Four Points by Sheraton Ventura Harbor Resort offers a new weekend getaway rate of $119 through April 26. The hotel is walking distance to boats and the Ventura Harbor Village. The offer is exclusive of taxes, fees or parking. For more information, […]