Rookies rock records

Crockrell, Robinson-Hubbard are part of deep, talented freshman class for Calabasas girls’ track andfield squad

Tierra Crockrell and Kyla Robinson-Hubbard are the future of the Calabasas High girls’ track and field team. Less than two months into their rookie seasons, the dynamic freshmen have their names etched into the Coyote record books. Crockrell, the daughter of former University of Washington hurdler and basketball player Pierre Crockrell, owns three Calabasas records: the 100- and 200-meter sprints […]

Agoura accepts grant requests

The City of Agoura Hills is accepting grant applications from organizations and charitable groups that provide services to the Agoura Hills community. The Community Outreach Grant Program offers these groups the chance to obtain financial subsidies from the city to maintain existing programs and, in some cases, to launch new ones. In the past, the city has subsidized a variety […]

Living long with purpose, goals

Other Side of 50

My Grandma Ada lived for 100 years and five days. The most important lesson she taught me was the value of a goal and a purpose. Technically speaking, Ada was my step-grandmother. My maternal grandmother (Nonna) passed away suddenly in her 70s, and my grandfather (Nonno) briefly courted and then married Ada. Ada was a sweet woman, a widow who […]

Celebrate life with laughs

Gala to take place at Westlake Four Seasons

Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/Santa Barbara will present the “Leave it to Laughter” Celebration of Life Gala from 6 p.m. to midnight Fri., May 6 at the Four Seasons Hotel, Two Dole Drive, Westlake Village. The special guest emcee will be Jerry Mathers of “Leave it to Beaver.” Comedian Joan Fagan of “Three Blonde Moms” will also attend. The following awards […]

Accreditation program underway

GETTING THE FACTS—Oak Park High School is once again undergoing the process for WASC (Western Association of Schools and Colleges) accreditation. The WASC team is comprised of, from left, teacher Cathy Lory, Principal Kevin Buchanan, executive assistant Sharon Russell and teacher Sharon Russell. The team provides the association with information on all aspects of OPHS programs, including teacher qualifications, budget, […]

Warriors avoid wipeout; ready to shred pipeline

BOYS’ VOLLEYBALL /// Westlake Warriors

The Warriors looked invincible against Calabasas. Westlake High’s boys’ volleyball team soared to construct walls at the net for demoralizing blocks, elevated for bone-crunching kills and delivered crafty knuckleball serves en route to a convincing April 18 win on the road. On this night, the Warriors, spearheaded by Everett Schuett, Blake Crisp, Dale MacLean, Tyler Robinson, A.J. Faille and Troy […]


Calabasas A thief stole a gym bag containing sportswear, hair dryer and other goods, and a brief case containing a $100 electronic tablet, electronic dictionary, and $ 85 voice enhancer with headset from the trunk of a car parked in the 20800 block of Paul Revere Drive April 4. Westlake Village A burglar stole $1,000 in cash, a $100 gaming […]

The wonderful world of nature

Book seeks to inspire a new generation about the natural and cultural resources of the National Park Service

Volunteering for the National Park Service offers its own rewards. Two local residents devoted to safeguarding open spaces and helping others make the most of their outdoor adventures say they get a lot more out of volunteering for NPS than the time and money they put into it, whether it’s inspiration, humor, improved physical fitness or better social skills. Their […]

Mexican devotional folk art show

Artist Flora Bratt will host a Mexican retablo-style art show and sale of her work from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thurs. through Sat., April 28 to 30 at Harris House Design, 31149 Via Colinas, Ste. 606, Westlake Village. Bratt of Saintly Images will be selling and demonstrating her pointillism style she uses to create her religious art pieces. For […]

Scholarships available

The Westlake Village Community Foundation is accepting applications for the foundation’s 2016 scholarship program. This year, the foundation is offering up to two, $1,000 scholarships to graduating senior students who have had significant involvement in either the music or the performing arts program at their high school or in the community. To be eligible, the student must be a resident […]