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Sons of Willie Nelson to perform in Malibu

Growing up with one of the most famous musicians in modern history, Lukas and Micah Nelson were encouraged to carve out their own place in the world. The sons of Willie Nelson will take the stage and play original songs Fri., Dec. 11 at Casa Escobar in the former Malibu Inn. Lukas Nelson and his band, the Promise of the […]

Oak Park changes P.E. requirement

Freshman student athletes at Oak Park High School will have some relief now that the Oak Park Unified School District Board of Education revised a policy that required them to take a physical education class even though they are already participating in a school-sponsored team sport. Principal Kevin Buchanan gave an impassioned plea at the Nov. 17 board meeting for […]

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Rose Parade adventure

The City of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services is offering a trip to the 127th annual Rose Parade Mon., Jan. 1. The parade theme is “Find Your Adventure.” The bus will leave at 6 a.m. from the Agoura Hills Recreation and Event Center, 29900 Ladyface Court, and return at around 2 p.m. The registration fee of $85 includes bus […]

Dancing up a storm

Thousand Oaks-based New West Symphony swapped the orchestral music for ballroom dance tunes during its annual fundraiser, the Poinsettia Ball, Dec. 4 at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza. More than 320 symphony members and supporters attended the black-tie gala affair. The fundraising goal for the evening was $100,000. Six men and women from the community teamed with professional partners from the […]


Agoura Chargers Fri., Dec. 11: Winter pep rally/ gym/10:05 a.m. Dodgeball/gym/5 to 8 p.m. Fall play/black box/7 p.m. Sat., Dec. 12: Fall play/black box/2 and 7 p.m. ASB silent auction/G building/ 6:30 p.m. Sun., Dec. 13: Fall play/black box/4 p.m. Tues., Dec. 15: Blood drive/G building/8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wed., Dec. 16: PFC holiday staff lunch/noon to 1:30 p.m. […]

Seems freeway work won’t end

When, oh when, will they ever finish the construction on the northbound 101 Freeway between Hampshire Road and the 23 Freeway? It seems like we have had to deal with the concrete K-rails in that stretch of highway for over a year now. The work seems to be mostly done, but they do not seem to want to open the […]

Will El Niño save struggling trees?

Ask the Arborist

Hopefully, in the middle of next March we will be sitting by our fireplaces and wondering when the incessant rain is going to end, drifting into fond memories of the hot days of summer 2015 and wondering how it all came to this. Meanwhile, we will see on TV how the state is loading all the California tree species two […]

Teacher directs her first play at AHS

It’s tech week again at Agoura High School, which means that theater arts students are scurrying around the black box theater in the school’s performing arts education center, getting props in place, sprucing up costumes and cramming lines in preparation for their next production, Tom Stoppard’s knockabout comedy “On the Razzle.” In the midst of all this is new theater […]

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