Poison in our midst

In light of recent deaths and sickness of our beautiful wildlife in the area, I wonder if residents are aware that there are poison bait stations on the hills between Alizia Canyon and Adamor Road? The board of the homeowners association is concerned about ground squirrels that have apparently inundated the hills. Even though the sale of such baits are […]

Public art project gets hoppin’

Elwood P. Dowd has got nothing on the residents of the Conejo Valley. The character played by Jimmy Stewart in the beloved 1950 comedy “Harvey” imagines just one giant rabbit, but locals will soon be seeing “the real thing” 20 times over—human-sized bunnies placed in public spaces in the area. It’s all due to the efforts of the Conejo Cottontails […]


Agoura Chargers Fri., Feb. 19: Club Rush/G Bldg./10:15 to 10:45 a.m. Dance marathon/G. Bldg./5 to 10 p.m. Sat., Feb. 20: Celebrity Music Concert/PAEC/7 to 9 p.m. Mon., Feb. 22: ODE training/3 to 4 p.m. Music program eighth-grade parent information night/PAEC/7 to 9 p.m. Wed., Feb. 24: Leadership workshop/G Bldg./3 to 6:30 p.m. Orchestra rehearsal with New West Symphony/PAEC/5 to 10 […]

Westlake versus Agoura Hills

I’m responding to last week’s Agoura Hills disgruntlement letter from Martin Jansen. If you are so unhappy with the City Council and management, why don’t you run for office? Whenever we travel down America’s highways and byways, we have always looked for signs that advertise gas, food and lodging, especially specific favorite places. If there were no signs, we’d just […]

Young essayists show patriotism

The Conejo Valley Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, recognized students for their outstanding scholastic achievements in essay composition Feb. 3 at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church in Thousand Oaks. Amrita Kumar, a fifth-grader at Weathersfield Elementary School in Thousand Oaks, and Cole Conley, an eighth-grader at Medea Creek Middle School in Oak Park, took first place in the […]

Time for the main course

Girls’ basketball playoffs tip off tonight

It’s time for the CIF-Southern Section high schools girls’ basketball playoffs to begin. Agoura, La Reina, Newbury Park, Newbury Park Adventist, Oak Park, Oaks Christian, Thousand Oaks and Viewpoint have their dates with playoff destiny. Most teams begin their playoff journeys at 7 tonight. Oaks Christian tips off Open Division action at 6 p.m. Sat., Feb. 20 at Brea Olinda. […]

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