2016-06-09 E-Edition

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Volunteer bids fond farewell

When school breaks for summer this week, it will mark the end of eight years for our family at Yerba Buena Elementary School. I would just like to say a simple thank you to everyone there who gave my children so many good memories and such an overwhelmingly positive start to their formative education. I am so grateful for everything […]

Wings of hope

Alzheimer’s talk at Senior Concerns

Senior Concerns and the Alzheimer’s Association will host a seminar on “Living with Alzheimer’s Disease for Middle-Stage Caregivers” as part of the association’s Confident Caregiver Series from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tues., June 14 at Senior Concerns, 401 Hodencamp Road, Thousand Oaks. Monica A. Schrader, education and outreach director for the Alzheimer’s Association California Central Chapter, will discuss behavioral symptoms, […]


Editor’s note: Senior standouts are selected by their school, and profiles are compiled from questionnaires filled out by the students. Conrad Wahl An Agoura High valedictorian, Conrad Wahl was a member of the school’s varsity soccer team for three years. He was thrilled that his team won this year ’s Marmonte League championship. As a commissioner of community service, he […]

Up in a lather over the fire

Firefighters and their managers are being applauded for their response to the Calabasas Old fire, but in truth, their air response was incredibly slow, almost too late to save my neighborhood. To this eyewitness their delayed action seemingly caused a relatively small problem to become much, much worse. I live in the Clairidge neighborhood just west of Calabasas High School […]

At The Library

The Agoura Hills Library will celebrate its 100th anniversary Sat., June 4 with music, cake opportunity drawings and a special performance by Willie Green and the Paradox at 2 p.m. in the Community Room at 29901 Ladyface Court, Agoura Hills. First established as the Las Virgenes Library in 1916, it became known as the Agoura Hills Library when the city […]

Ventura County Credit Union launches foundation to fund charities

Year-end goal is to raise $150,000

Ventura County Credit Union, a community-chartered financial institution with over 70,000 members, announced the launch of its new Foundation of Ventura County Credit Union. The foundation builds upon the credit union’s charitable giving over the past 60 years. “ While the foundation’s wide-reaching goal is to foster goodwill and charitable giving in the communities we serve, we felt compelled to […]

Double honors for Oak View grad

Devon Erick Irribarren landed at Oak View High School as a freshman after earning too many F’s and D’s at Oak Park High School. The move, he said, was just what he needed: one-on-one instruction from teachers and staff who welcomed him with open arms. The supportive and accepting environment at Oak View changed Devon’s resistance to learning. He soon […]


In last week’s article about the large home that failed to get approval in Old Agoura, resident Dan Maltese was incorrectly identified as an Agoura Hills planning commissioner. He is not.