2015-10-08 E-Edition

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Community in festive mood

HAY THERE—Aiden Copas, 9, of Thousand Oaks gets a kick out of the hay bales as buddy Jake Chodorow, a 9-year-old from Agoura Hills, watches from behind during the 11th annual Reyes Adobe Days festival Oct. 3. For more information and photographs, see page 26.

Rain coaxes rainbow in Agoura

COLORFUL COMMUNITY— Daniel Park and Samantha Gorman were visiting Forest Cove Park in Agoura Hills earlier this week when they saw this gorgeous rainbow peek out momentarily. Park, an Agoura Hills resident, took a photograph with his iPhone and it’s one of the best rainbow shots we’ve seen. Thanks, Dan. A rainbow occurs when the light following a rain shower […]

Answers to readers’ questions

I get lots of emails asking questions that don’t warrant an entire column. Here are a few of the most interesting I’ve received recently. Do trees have heart attacks? People have a heart and trees have heartwood. So do trees have heart attacks? Not exactly. Trees don’t have a pumping heart, but their heartwood does decay, causing eventual structural failure. […]

Rock On

PRIZE WINNERS—The band Barefoot Electric won the Battle of the Bands Sept. 25 at Agoura High School. Their prize was being allowed to perform at last weekend’s Reyes Adobe Days Festival in Agoura Hills. From left are Amanda Miuccio, Brooke Poulin and Miranda Schwartz, all 11th-graders at AHS. Mom Lisa Schawartz says that while the girls were on stage, “They […]

When worlds collide

Oak Park Eagles football team plays Viewpoint on Friday for homecoming

The Eagles could be heard hollering in the rain all the way from the parking lot nestled above the field. Oak Park High’s football players practiced amid precipitation on a glorious autumn afternoon on Monday. Head coach Tim Kenney almost felt like he was back in South Bend, Ind. Almost. “It’s about 30 degrees warmer,” Kenney said. The coach played […]

Diverse field in Agoura race

Half the City Council candidates are women

Northrup Linda Northrup has loved Agoura Hills long before it was a city. She arrived in Agoura as a teen and only left her beloved town to attend college. “This area has shaped my life since I first arrived here in 1971,” said Northrup, an attorney and chair of the city’s planning commission. “After completing my higher education, I bought […]

Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills A woman reported that a robber stole her purse while she was sitting outside a store in the 5000 block of Kanan Road Sept. 24. The purse contained bank cards, driver’s license and keys. The thief, a man wearing flip flops, grabbed the purse from the victim’s hands and ran to a white vehicle that was waiting nearby. […]

Polka dot lunch, Brandeis-style

The San Fernando Valley Chapter of Brandeis National Committee will present its eighth annual Polka Dot Luncheon from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mon., Oct. 12 at the Warner Center Marriott Hotel in Woodland Hills. The event will feature a designer fashion show and boutique. Proceeds will benefit neurodegenerative disease research at Brandeis University. Tickets are $100. Reservations are requested. […]


THURS., OCT. 8 Day Of Giving Shopping Boutique 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Agoura Hills Rec and Event Center, 29900 Ladyface Court. Over 25 boutique vendors. Food trucks. Proceeds go to local charities and scholarships. National Charity League sponsors. Free admission. Email: nclconejodog@gmail.com. Rendezvous At The Zoo 5 to 9 p.m. at America’s Teaching Zoo, Moorpark College, 7075 Campus […]

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