2016-04-14

Time to tee off for the charity golf classic



The Center4SpecialNeeds, a parent-founded nonprofit organization, will benefit from the 17th annual St. Julie/Knights of Columbus Charity Golf Classic, dinner and silent auction from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mon., April 25 at the Spanish Hills Country Club, 999 Crestview Ave., Camarillo. The fee for golf is $150 and includes lunch, range balls, dinner, silent auction and prizes. Registration forms […]

‘Demolition’ crashes and burns

The Movie Nut

Jake Gyllenhaal is an intense actor. He seems to prefer the tone dark (“Zodiac”), the character bizarre (“Nightcrawler”), the plot meandering (“Rendition”). He’s no stranger to movies that are confusing and nearly incomprehensible (“Source Code”). “Demolition” and his role fit right in. They’re all of the above. The story itself is simple: Davis (Gyllenhaal), a young investment banker, loses his […]

Warriors ready to battle Coyotes on baseball field



BATTER UP—Westlake High baseball senior infielder Sean Radinsky swings against Newbury Park earlier this season. Radinsky and the Warriors won their first four Marmonte League games before dropping two games against Oaks Christian last week. Westlake plays Calabasas at 3:30 p.m. Friday on the road.

Alisan Porter’s voice heard loud and clear

Fingers crossed!


After Alisan Porter belted out Janis Joplin’s classic song “Cry Baby” on NBC’s “The Voice” Monday, the judges gushed and implied that the Agoura Hills mother of two was the one to beat as the popular television sing-off reached its final stages. Porter was one of the top 24 contestants who performed in the Monday and Tuesday night live shows. […]

Photographers to share back stories of their trips



The Ventura County Camera Club will offer a free public presentation and dialogue with professional photographers Jami Tarris and Theo Allofs at 7 p.m. Wed., April 27 at the Poinsettia Pavilion, 3451 Foothill Road, Ventura. The husband and wife team has a combined 40-plus years experience in landscape and wildlife photography around the world, concentrating on endangered species and fragile […]

Children’s choir members perform honors ensemble



Nine singers from Los Robles Children’s Choir participated in the Feb. 17 Western Regional Honor Choir concert, which was hosted in Pasadena by the American Choral Directory Association. The singers selected for the ACDAYouth Treble Honor Choir, directed by Judith Herrington, were: Delaney O’Donnell (La Reina School), Kate Listick (home-schooled), Kyra Daehlin (Chaparral Middle School), Lexi Johnston (Oaks Christian School), […]

Chargers prepare for big road game



RIDE THE LIGHTNING—Joe Glassman, left, and the Agoura High boys’ lacrosse team play one of their biggest regular season road games of the season at 7 p.m. Friday at Westlake.

Beautiful Chesebro



IN TOUCH WITH NATURE—Old Agoura is known for its stunning landscape and unparalleled hiking and equestrian trails. Debi Newton of Agoura Hills, left, has been hiking and horseback riding in the area for many years, usually with her camera in hand, and one of the favorite photographs she’s taken is the one above of the old shed near Chesebro Trail. […]

New finish date for freeway work: August




Construction on the 101-23 freeway interchange in Thousand Oaks, originally slated to finish this spring, is now expected to end in August. The Caltrans-led expansion of the county’s busiest interchange is in its 26th month. Work was delayed late last year when engineers discovered a sound wall intended for the south side of the 101 near Hampshire Road could not […]

Let’s go to the street fair