Fashion show benefit for Casa Pacifica The 15th annual Casa Pacifica Angels’ Spotlight on Style fashion show will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., Nov. 5 at the Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village, Two Dole Drive. Susan and Ken Bauer will host the runway fashion show featuring the designer clothing creations of Margi Kent. A champagne reception […]

Fairytale character gets grilled

PLAY REVIEW /// ‘The Trial of Goldilocks’

Ever wonder what would happen if Goldilocks was put on trial? After all, the tyke was guilty of entering someone’s house without permission, damaging property and scaring the living daylights out of its three occupants when they returned home. Playwright Joseph Robinette addresses the issue in his entertaining 1990 play “The Trial of Goldilocks,” in which Goldie and the Three […]

How sweep it is

Charger girls’ volleyball squad topples Calabasas to seize season series

The match was bittersweet for one team, and simply sweet for the other. Agoura High’s girls’ volleyball team defeated Calabasas 25-14, 25-18, 25-18 on Oct. 24 on the road. The Chargers secured second place in the Marmonte League while earning a spot in the CIF-Southern Section Division 3 playoffs, which start Nov. 1. Postseason brackets are expected to be released […]

Political Cartoon

Filmmakers show it’s hip to be kind

Pepperdine film school alumnae tackle girls’ bullying

Tackling bullying on campuses across the nation has been a staple of school assemblies for some time now. But bullying behavior differs between boys and girls, which makes curbing student-on-student intimidation difficult for teachers and school administrators. Two young women, Lauren Paul and Molly Thompson, both of whom had experienced bullying in school, decided to delve deeper into who, why, […]


Agoura Chargers Fri., Oct. 28: ComedySportz/G building/6 p.m. Sat., Oct. 29: Mock SAT/8:30 a.m. Tues., Nov. 1: Senior servants auction/10:20 to 10:40 a.m. Dance team meeting/faculty dining room/6 p.m. Wed., Oct. 2: Senior servants auction/10:20 to 10:40 a.m. Every 15 Minutes/A1/12:30 to 1 p.m. TAB meeting/faculty dining room/7 p.m. Every 15 Minutes meeting/G building/7 p.m. Thurs., Oct. 3: IBPA meeting/G […]

Salute the super seniors

Calabasas High’s girls’ volleyball team honored six Coyotes on senior night after an Oct. 24 home match against Agoura: Ally WilderLeonie StrehlDanielle FischerCourtney ShapiroEmmie RomanovichJazz Hill Agoura’s six seniors played their last regular season match the same night: Abbie SiegelEmily KatzMiya TamuraJadyn FloodStephanie BurnsJenna Grasteit

More freeway frustration

Recently, the construction project on 101 Freeway between Westlake Boulevard and Moorpark Road was completed. K-rails were removed; the lanes were restriped, and the previously closed lanes were opened. After waiting four months since the final concrete was poured and the work appeared to be done, we can see that the project is finally finished. There is even an orange […]

It’s the edge of the world—not

Hot Flashes

This was the land of gnomes, misanthropes and trolls, Mom believed. “In that Conejo Valley, they have fires,” she said. “And you can’t find a decent Cobb salad.” That was back in 1983. “You’ll have to go into L.A. to buy a pair of Ferragamos!” Heavens, what kind of place doesn’t sell Ferragamos or make Cobb salad? You’ve lost your […]

App challenge opens

Students can create software for contest

The office of U.S. Rep. Julia Brownley is accepting entries from eligible students in the 26th District for the Congressional App Challenge, an annual competition for high school students to create and submit their software applications. The deadline is Wed., Nov. 2. The competition aims to engage students in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) and encourage young programmatic talent. Individuals […]