Showing school spirit

GO CHARGERS!—The sponsors of Agoura High School lacrosse players’ opportunity drawing, Christy Bassiri of Ewing and Associates Sotheby’s and Carol Salgado of Logix Federal Credit Union, draw the winning ticket April 29 for the $1,000 cash prize. The Chargers made the playoffs.


Warriors take five

WON FOR THE THUMB—Justin Egelske and the Westlake High boys’ golf team won their fifth straight CIF Northern Division team championship on May 12 at Soule Park in Ojai. Egelske fired a 7-under-par 65 to help the Warriors hoist the trophy.

Loss of Carden Conejo school

Both of my daughters attended Carden Conejo through to eighth grade. They are still enjoying the benefit of a small, focused environment. My younger daughter, Emma, in particular is a product of Carden. She is in her junior year of college with double majors in French and biology. Bob Fleming was the catalyst for her love of science. He is […]

Cal Lutheran to present its first Dragon Boat Festival

Cal Lutheran University will present a free Dragon Boat Festival for the first time at 7 p.m. Sat., May 21 in Samuelson Chapel, 165 Chapel Lane on the Thousand Oaks campus. The Chinese cultural event, for ages 5 and up, will feature performances by CLU students and the In-Harmony Chorus, established in 2010. Led by director and conductor Jay Yang, […]


THURS., MAY 19 Antiques Study Group 9:30 a.m. to noon at Stagecoach Inn Museum, Anderson Hall, 51 S. Ventu Park Road, Newbury Park. Program on research. Bring and share item from home. RSVP not needed. Phone: 805.495.3297. Email: pen1@verizon.net. Channel Islands Gulls 11 a.m. at Pierpont Inn, 550 Sanjon Road, Ventura. Bring bottle of wine to sell at luncheon. Proceeds […]

Softball playoffs have arrived

CIRCLE OF TRUST—Lexy Mills and the Agoura High softball team (16-8 overall) will open the CIFSouthern Section Division 2 playoffs at 3:15 p.m. today at Righetti (18-5), the PAC-8 League champs. In today’s other Division 2 (unless noted) softball postseason games: Marmonte League champ Oaks Christian (27-1-1) plays host to Carter (16-10); Newbury Park (20-5-1) plays Rio Mesa (13-10) at […]

Readers support Henry Stern

Our state Sen. Fran Pavley’s term limited out. During her time in office she obtained an international reputation for clean air and clean water legislation. Now all her work is in danger as Chevron Oil is channeling huge amounts of money through PACs with benign-sounding names to Chevron’s choice candidate. Voters should look for the candidate whose flyers are paid […]

Greater Conejo Chamber honors young movers and shakers

The young and successful, the movers and shakers in a variety of professions were celebrated April 28 at a 40 Under 40 event sponsored by the Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce. The gala at the Agoura Hills Recreation and Event Center offered a night of food, fun and hobnobbing for young adults who are making a difference in their […]

Rap, salsa underscore story

PLAY REVIEW /// ‘In the Heights’

A family affair is going on at the Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center. And that’s not just because of the characters in “In the Heights,” the vibrant 2008 Tony award-winning musical that celebrates family and community in New York’s heavily Latino Washington Heights neighborhood. Three members of the cast, veteran actor Juan Carlos Cantu, and his two daughters, Tatiana and […]