Patriot boys’ basketball team reaches CIF semis

The Patriots survived a scare in the quarterfinals of the CIF-Southern Section Division 4A boys’ basketball playoffs on Tuesday night. Top-ranked Viewpoint High (24-6 overall) toppled Valley Christian 61-59 in overtime to set up a semifinal battle against Crean Lutheran (25-4) at 7 p.m. Friday on the road. Sayo Denloye led the Patriots with 17 points while fellow senior Christian […]

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Cars recall golden age of motoring

Take a walk to beat hunger

The 38th annual Conejo Valley CROP Hunger Walk will be Sat., March 6 and begin and end at the Cal Lutheran University Sports Complex in Thousand Oaks. Registration will begin at noon followed by the walk at 1 p.m. A variety of walks will be available to accommodate people with different levels of ability or time constraints: 6 miles, 4 […]

Soccer for the little kids

Sign-ups are underway for the Triunfo YMCA spring Itty-Bitty Soccer League for boys and girls ages 3 and 4. The season runs from April 2 through May 14. Games and practices, lasting 30 minutes apiece, take place from 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays at Sumac Park, 6000 Calmfield Ave., Agoura Hills. Children will learn the fundamentals of soccer, skill development […]

Calabasas, Oak Park keep winning

Boys’ high school basketball teams at Oak Park and Calabasas are on a collision course for the CIF-Southern Section Division 4A title game. Calabasas topped San Marcos 60-40 while Oak Park snuck by Cathedral 69-66 in the quarterfinals on Tuesday. In Friday’s 7 p.m. semifinals, Calabasas plays at home against Bonita; Oak Park is at home against Buena Park. Agoura […]

A big cheer for Agoura High

GO TEAM!—The Agoura High School cheerleading team performs during a recent showcase at the school’s Performing Arts Education Center. The event also featured presentations on the diverse programs offered at the school. Also, counselors led various college workshops for students and parents.

Parents object to student data request

Opt-out provision being offered

A court ruling that will allow access to student records dating back to 2008 has placed the privacy rights of millions of current and former California students at risk. As a deadline to protect the information approaches, local educators say they are worried. Morgan Hill Concerned Parents Association and California Concerned Parents Association sued the California Department of Education in […]

Dead trees can still support life

Ask the Arborist

When is a tree no longer a tree? For instance, does a tree cease being a tree if it’s toppled over and lying on the ground as opposed to towering over us? I’d argue that dead trees, depending on their location, species and size, can still serve a purpose long after they’ve “died.” Let’s use my own backyard as an […]

A way to help youth learn

Ross Dress For Less Stores is partnering with Boys & Girls Clubs of America in a three-week program called Help Local Kids Learn. In the program, which launched Feb. 7, Ross customers can make a monetary contribution at checkout for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley throughout the month. The participating store is at 396 N. Moorpark […]