2016-05-19

2016-05-19 E-Edition

County cracks down on gawkers watching Mulholland Highway races

Situation ‘out of control’


As a result of persistent problems with unsafe driving and loitering, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted to prohibit vehicles from stopping at any time along both sides of Mulholland Highway in an unincorporated area south of Agoura Hills between Seminole Drive and just east of Kanan Road. The restrictions affecting a two-mile stretch of the curvy canyon […]

Six things seniors can do to keep driving longer

Other Side of 50

Even more than they wish to remain in their homes as they age, today’s seniors wish to keep their ability to drive for as long as possible. This should come as no surprise to most adults. The capacity to drive represents their ability to enjoy out-of-home activities when they choose to, and that is linked to a feeling of independence […]

Student wins elite award for Scottish dancing

Schiff recognized on world stage for her footwork


When Emma Schiff dances, the world notices. The 17-year-old Agoura High School student is the first Highland dancer to win the Music Center’s Spotlight Award in the nonclassical dance category since the honor was first given 28 years ago. Competitive Highland dancing is a style of Scottish dance developed in the 19th and 20th centuries for entertainment at public events. […]

Event spotlights shelter cats



Healthcare for Homeless Animals and the Agoura Animal Shelter, with the help of Cindy and Levi Morrow, will present a Cat Cafe from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sun., May 22 on the grounds of the shelter, , 29525 Agoura Road. The event will highlight the cat program with a chance to visit with the free roaming cats in the […]

B’nei mitzvah training for adults



Temple Ner Simcha in Westlake Village will offer an Adult B’nei Mitzvah Program from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays starting June 1 at Temple Ner Simcha, 880 Hampshire Road, Westlake Village. The temple shares space with the Center for Spiritual Living. All classes and the culminating b’nei mitzvah ceremony in the winter are free of charge. Participants do not have […]

Crime no laughing matter, but could be




Dogs are a good crime deterrent, even if you don’t have one. Place a big dog dish on your back porch, whether you have a pooch or not, and burglars will be less inclined to invade your home, said Byron Walls, a crime prevention adviser and comedian who kept early risers entertained at a monthly breakfast meeting hosted by the […]

ArtWalk seeks volunteers



The Conejo Valley Art Museum needs of volunteer docents and other volunteers for ArtWalk 2016, a two-day fine art and designer craft fair, Sat. and Sun., June 4 and 5 at the Bank of America Building Grounds, 255 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks, behind the Janss Marketplace. Volunteer shifts run 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., and […]

Summer fun at outdoor concerts

Free shows at Peter Strauss Ranch

In cooperation with the National Park Service, Tiny Porch Concerts will present a series of summer shows at the Peter Strauss Ranch, 30000 Mulholland Hwy., Agoura Hills. The concerts are scheduled for June 12, July 10, Aug. 20 and Sept. 10. Performances will be free to the public with free parking, although donations will be accepted. Patrons can bring their […]

Who wants it all?

Co-Marmonte League champs Oaks Christian and Agoura ready to go



Bust out the peanuts and Cracker Jack—it’s time for playoff baseball. Oaks Christian, Agoura and Hillcrest Christian high schools begin their respective CIF-Southern Section postseason journeys on Friday. “We want to win it all,” Oaks Christian ace pitcher Carson Rudd said. “Nothing else is going through our heads. We want to win it all.” The Lions (18-9 overall) open at […]


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