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Oak Park girls’ golfers are ready to defend their Coastal Canyon League title

The Oak Park High girls’ golf team needed just one season to make its mark. With a trio of elite golfers— juniors Georgia Shevitt and Jewel Jorgensen and sophomore Karisa Toy—it’s no wonder the young Eagles’ program thrived in its inaugural season in 2014. “The key is the girls,” secondyear head coach Donn James said. “To have three solid players […]

The $60-million mountain lion

With the numbers unleashed, we learn that the cost of the new Liberty Canyon wildlife bridge is now pushing $60 million. We knew pet care was high, but this is a figure that boggles the mind. The breakdown goes like this: $19.2 million for capital outlay—including rightof way acquisition for the wildlife corridor location in Liberty Canyon, Agoura Hills— and […]

Astronomy festival sheds light on the wonders of space

Joe Napolitano of Thousand Oaks is on a quest to inspire a new generation of explorers to reach for the stars. He wants to rekindle the magic of space and discovery that reached a zenith with the Apollo and space shuttle programs. To make it happen, Napolitano, founder of the Oak Canyon Astronomy Group, is organizing a StarLight Festival at […]

Festival to spotlight screenwriters

Movie showings to include a discussion with the writers

The Agoura Hills Arts Council “Celebration of the Arts” will present a two-day festival, Cinco and Ken’s “The Greatest Movies Ever Written!” on Fri. and Sat., Sept. 25 and 26 at the Regency Agoura Hills, 29045 Agoura Road. Led by the screenwriting team of Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio, who co-wrote “Despicable Me,” the festival will spotlight the craft of […]

Seminar and mock SAT/ACT

Agoura High School PFC and Kaplan will sponsor a free parent seminar on the differences between the SAT and ACT and updates on the PSAT, SAT and ACT changes from 7 to 8 p.m. Thurs., Sept. 17 in Room A-1 at the school, 28545 Driver Ave. Students can take a mock ACT or SAT from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. […]

So Cal’s finest smash forehands

JOINING FORCES—The Westlake Athletic Club U-12 satellite tennis team advanced to the Southern California Junior Team Tennis Sectional tournament. The USTA Junior Team Tennis stars, from left, are Emma Forsyth, Blake Arditte, Dariush Saleh, Grant Brust, Alex Roesler and Eric Jonsson.

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Making a splash with artwork

Splash 2015 is the annual art exhibit featuring 38 artists of Doyon Studio and Gallery. The show runs through Sept. 26 at the Thousand Oaks Community Gallery, 2331 Borchard Road, Newbury Park. The artists will hold a reception from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Fri., Sept. 11. Residents are invited to view hundreds of pieces of artwork during the exhibit. There […]


THURS., SEPT. 10 Raising ‘Punky’ To Roof 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Acura 101 West, 24650 Calabasas Road, Calabasas. Kickoff for Pumpkin Festival. City Council and Chamber board members judge pumpkin recipes. Festival mascot “Punky” raised on flagstaff. Open to the community, free admission. JNET Business Networking 7 to 9 p.m. at Temple Etz Chaim, 1080 E. Janss Road, Thousand […]

Boys & Girls Clubs members make a run for it

ON YOUR MARK, GET SET—The Boy & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley will hold its fourth annual track meet from noon to 3 p.m. Sun., Sept. 20 at Agoura High School, 28545 W. Driver Ave. Youths ages 3 to 10 can participate. The meet is a win-win for all athletes. Kids can enter several activities including Olympicstyle field events. […]

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