Poster contest honors young artists

Twelve students have been recognized as finalists in Las Virgenes Municipal Water District’s annual Water Awareness Poster Contest at a ceremony held May 10 during the district’s board of directors meeting. The posters were selected from more than 2,500 entries created by elementary students from schools within the LVMWD service area. Artworks were created using different types of media, including […]

Agoura catcher Amaral signs with Cal Baptist

CATCH OF THE DAY—Tanner Amaral, a senior catcher for Agoura High’s baseball team, signs with California Baptist University, which is in Riverside. Amaral helped the Chargers (18-12 overall, 10-5 in the Marmonte League) win their fifth straight league title this spring. Agoura opens the CIF-SS Division 1 playoffs Friday.

Agoura’s Thomas seeking state Senate seat

The fifth in a series of stories profiling candidates in the June primary election. George Christopher Thomas is the long shot in the field, but the 39-year-old Agoura Hills resident remains committed to his bid for the state 27th District Senate seat, a post held by Fran Pavley for the past eight years. Thomas is one of five Democrats in […]

Time to get jazzed in Westlake

The City of Westlake Village will kick off its 13th season of summer entertainment with “Jazz Night” at 7 p.m. Fri., May 20 at the Westlake Village Civic Center, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. The award- winning jazz bands from both Lindero Canyon Middle School and Agoura High School will perform. Jersey Dogs hot dog cart will be on site selling […]

Youth in cutting-edge musical

Youth Musical Theatre will present the musical “Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street” May 19 through 22 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Forum Theater, 2100 T.O. Blvd. Show times are 7:30 p.m. May 19 to 22 with 2 p.m. matinees Saturday and Sunday. The show is directed by Raymond Saar, veteran of the Broadway stage. Saar […]

Making waves

Local swimmers thrive at CIF meet

They came. They swam. They conquered. Local high school swimmers obliterated personal best times, shattered school records and torpedoed through the water at the CIF-Southern Section Swimming and Diving Championships last week in Riverside. “It was a fast meet,” Viewpoint co-head coach Greg Bisheff said. “It’s always fun to go up there and be able to compete with some really […]