2016-03-03 E-Edition

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Pets for Vets comedy show a howling good time

THE CAT’S MEOW—Comedians Tom Clark and his wife, Stephanie, of Agoura Hills raffle off prizes during the Pets for Vets comedy show Feb. 25 at the Thousand Oaks Elks Lodge. The event raised funds for the Pets for Vets foundation, which matches shelter dogs with veterans.


The Calabasas Library at 200 Civic Center Way will present the following free events in March. The library will be closed Easter Sunday, March 27. For more information, call (818) 225-7616 or go to www.cityofcalabasas.com/library. Yoga and You at noon Thurs., March 3 and 17 with Deanne Wenger. Wear comfortable clothing. Bring a yoga mat or towel. The Friends of […]

Proceed with caution when wee-winged warrior is present

CRITTER TAIL /// The hummingbird

One night by the dull glow of my patio light I noticed a mess of something caught in a forking branch of an old potted abutilon. It was not a bunch of fallen oak leaves. Nor was it a cocoon of a moth or butterfly—too early in the year for that. The light was too faint to make out much […]

Coyotes fall in section semis; earn state tourney bid

Eagles prep for takeoff

Oak Park boys’ basketball team reaches third CIF final infive years

Oak Park High’s boys’ basketball team is one win away from hoisting its second CIF-Southern Section championship plaque. Two years after winning their first title, the Eagles (25-6 overall) earned a spot in the Division 3A championship game against Bonita (25-5). Tipoff is at 4 p.m. Sat., March 5 at the Honda Center in Anaheim. “With all the alumni and […]

Patriots are off to the races

IN THE ZONE—Christian Juzang and the Viewpoint High boys’ basketball team (25-6 overall) will play for a CIF-Southern Section Division 4A championship at 6:45 p.m. Fri., March 4 against La Salle of Pasadena (25-7) at Godinez High. The Patriots have defeated Milken Community (84-56), St. Paul (51-47), Valley Christian (61-59) and Crean Lutheran (62-53) in the playoffs.

Things are looking up

Agoura girls’ hoops team will play for second CIF title in school history

The Chargers reached a crossroads on Jan. 22. Agoura High’s girls’ basketball team lost that night to Marmonte League rival Newbury Park, 54-47. “We were kind of having an identity crisis,” head coach Jason Ancrum said. The next day at practice, the Chargers locked up the basketballs and tucked away the itinerary of drills. They met at center court and […]

Sports film ‘Eddie the Eagle’ soars

The Movie Nut

The Olympics were established to reward athletic excellence, but every once in a while they allow dreamers to sneak in. A few years ago, the Jamaican bobsled team competed for the fourth time. And in the 1988 Winter Games in Calgary, there was “Eddie the Eagle.” This is the story of how Michael “Eddie” Edwards (Egerton) got to those games, […]


THURS., MARCH 3 T.O. Art Association Plein Air Painters 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Santa Monica Mountains Visitor Center, 26876 Mulholland Hwy., Calabasas. Exhibit of plein air painting through March 28. Simi Valley Woman’s Club 11 a.m. at Rancho Santa Susana Park, 5005 Los Angeles Ave., Simi Valley. Kathie Parks of Harrison Hugs discusses having defibrillators at schools and […]