2015-12-10

Title town, Calabasas



WE’RE NO. 1—Calabasas High School football players celebrate after their team’s 42-3 win against Palos Verdes in the CIF-Southern Section Western Division championship game Dec. 5. After winning its first major football title, CHS will play for state. See page 38.

Holiday golf tournament for the troops




In the spirit of the holiday season, the Greater Mulwood Homeowners Association in Calabasas will host a charity golf tournament benefitting wounded soldiers. The tournament will take place Mon., Dec. 14 at the Calabasas Country Club at 4515 Park Entrada. All net proceeds from the inaugural event will go to the Wounded Warrior Project. The nonprofit, based in Jacksonville, Fla., […]

New resources for seniors with limited income

Other Side of 50

There are new resources available in our community for adults age 55 and older who are struggling financially. Surprisingly, the current federal poverty guideline—an individual making $29,425 or less or a couple earning less than $39,825—does not reflect healthcare costs. If it did, the older adult poverty rate would be considerably higher. Increased medical costs for older adults greatly reduce […]

Hanukkah marks ancient victory




Rabbi Aryeh Lang of the Chabad of Camarillo said lighting candles on a menorah—a candelabrum used in Jewish worship— symbolizes the practice of bringing light, or goodness, into the world through good deeds. The rabbi said it is common for Jewish children to light their own menorahs during the eight nights of Hanukkah to learn an important lesson about being […]

Local wildlife threatened by rodenticides

ENVIRONMENTAL REPORT


When people use anticoagulants to get rid of unwanted critters, they don’t just kill rats and mice. They also imperil wildlife, pets and children. After the death of P-34, a young female mountain lion that was found dead on a trail in Sycamore Canyon Sept. 30, local animal advocates and park agency representatives are renewing their efforts to educate the […]

Healthy eating key for ‘sexiest’ vegan

67-year-old local resident and award winner embodies qualities offitness, compassion, altruism and enthusiasm


A Westlake Village resident who stopped eating meat five years ago to improve his health has been named one of 2015’s Sexiest Vegans Over 50 by an animal advocacy group. PETA Prime, a resource for baby boomers who promote animal rights, said Roger Ewing, 67, a local real estate broker, embodies the “sexy” qualities of compassion, altruism, fitness and enthusiasm. […]

Teen Advisory Committee seeks membership



The Agoura Hills Recreation Department is seeking members for the Teen Advisory Committee for the 2016 term. The goal of this committee is to create a teen-built program for the community. The board will have a say in events that happen around the city, community outreach opportunities and events held exclusively for local teens. The teen committee is active throughout […]

Briefs



‘Messiah’ live Los Robles Master Chorale will present Handel’s “Messiah” at 3 p.m. Sun., Dec. 13 at The Church of the Epiphany, 5450 Churchwood Drive, Oak Park. The work will be performed at Baroque pitch with chamber orchestra featuring soloists from within the chorale. Lesley Leighton is the artistic director. Tickets are $25 for adult, $20 for senior age 60 […]

Ranch built with a golden heart

Former Sunny Skies Camp retooled as special-needs venue


On a quest to secure a safe and thriving future for her disabled son, Rose van Wier Hein is watching her dream come to life. She’s founded a residential community for young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the heart of the Santa Monica Mountains. Once improvements at the site are completed, Golden Heart Ranch will be a place […]

AT THE LIBRARY



The Agoura Hills Library will offer the following activities at 29901 Ladyface Court, unless noted otherwise. In addition, patrons can recognize someone special with an engraved leaf on the Donor Tree behind the information desk. Also, gift certificates are available for the Book Cellar. Book donations can be dropped off at the Book Cellar or library to help fund programs. […]


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