2016-11-17 E-Edition

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In a pickle

Popular court game introduced to Oak Park

With its dinks, drop shots and overhead slams, pickleball is a quirky, fast-moving game that tests a player’s ability to react in a flash. Easy? You try it. On a recent Friday, we saw group of senior players shuffling about quickly on the reconfigured tennis courts at Deerhill Park in Oak Park as they played a few rounds of pickleball, […]

Return to school board

LEADERS IN EDUCATION—Incumbents Denise Helfstein, left, and Barbara Laifman will serve new four-year terms on the Oak Park Unified School District board following the Nov. 8 election in which both went unchallenged and were reappointed to the board. A new board president will be named Dec. 6. The women endorsed the Oak Park Measure S school bond, which voters approved […]

‘Hospitalists’ are the new trend in healthcare delivery

Other Side of 50

Most of us know that hospital staffing is made up of doctors and nurses. But if you haven’t visited a hospital lately, you may not know about the evolving set of specialties found in today’s hospitals. Here are answers to some modern-day healthcare questions. Where is my primary care doctor? A relatively new trend in the care of hospitalized patients […]

School raises funds in jog-athon

Re/Max is corporate sponsor

Linda Vista Adventist Elementary School hosted its 11th annual jog-athon and fall fair Oct. 2 in Oxnard. The runners included students, parents, grandparents, friends and members of the community. The run lasted an hour. After laps were tallied, awards were handed out: Sixth-grader James DeWitt and third-grader John Behl both tied for the first-place trophy for 23 laps each, the […]

Business start-ups go head to head

Google. Facebook. GoPro. Uber. Like the men and women who started these great American companies, other entrepreneurs and inventors have their own ideas they believe are ready for takeoff. They are part of the country’s next technology wave, and locally we got a glimpse of some of what’s to come. Business-minded and tech-savvy individuals from the Conejo Valley took part […]

Ballet for kids of all abilities

It wouldn’t seem like Christmas without a performance of the perennial holiday favorite “The Nutcracker.” Fortunately, there’s a cornucopia of Sugar Plum Fairies and Mouse Kings on stage this season throughout the Southland. One production will be especially unique. The Agoura Hills dance studio Ballet for all Kids will present “The Nutcracker” at 2:30 p.m. Sun., Nov. 20 at the […]

Remember this: Memory Café for seniors

Senior Concerns will offer its inaugural Memory Café from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sat., Dec. 10 at Senior Concerns, 401 Hodencamp Road in Thousand Oaks. Lunch will be provided. Memory Café is a social gathering where people with memory loss, along with their caregivers and friends and family, can come together in a safe and supportive environment. The café […]

Student films will be honored

The second annual “Greatest Films Ever Written” screenwriting festival will once again celebrate local screenwriters. The Agoura Hills Cultural Arts Council along with residents and screenwriters Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio are hosting the Nov. 18 program at Agoura High School’s performing arts education center. The program will kick off with the student film awards from 5 to 6 p.m. […]

CHS students sound off


About 150 Calabasas High School students left class 20 minutes before lunch on Monday to protest the election of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States. Principal C.J. Foss said she did not sanction the walkout, but defended the students’ right to peacefully protest on school grounds. Foss said she had heard rumblings on the campus that […]

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