2016-12-15

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Says current politics are like a scary movie



When a “mail order bride” who is your third wife says “my husband is very loyal,” shouldn’t it raise a red flag? If the president elect was not a white man and had five kids by three different women, right-wingers would be talking about the breakdown of the American family. Unless one believes that oil is good for oceans, greenhouse […]

Special delivery



STAMPING OUT HUNGER— The Westlake Village Junior Women’s Club holds its annual food drive—Santa Comes to Agoura, Westlake and Beyond—Dec. 10 at the DIY Center in Agoura Hills. Above, Oak Park High School cheerleader Lauren Friedman, 15, gathers the many bags of food donations. At right, Luca McDonnell, 13, of Boy Scout Troop 127 takes food to one of the […]

Symphony has a ball

Poinsettia event is organization’s biggest fundraiser of the year

High School Highlights



Agoura Chargers Fri., Dec. 16: ComedySportz/G building/6 p.m. Mon., Dec. 19: Winter break-no school through Jan. 2 Calabasas Coyotes Mon., Dec. 19: Winter break-no school through Jan. 2 Oak Park Eagles Fri., Dec. 16: ComedySportz/ pavilion/7 p.m. Sat., Dec. 17: Football awards banquet/pavilion/5 p.m. Mon., Dec. 19: Staff holiday lunch/pavilion/noon to 1 p.m. Tues., Dec. 20: Finals, minimum day through […]

Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura Hills Someone ransacked an unlocked car and took an $80 backpack and a $150 pair of shoes. The incident occurred Dec. 1 on Kimberly Drive. A thief stole a wallet containing a driver’s license, $150 in cash and bank cards from an unlocked car parked on Woodglen Drive Nov. 30. A burglar stole $560 worth of jewelry and a […]

Brandeis presentation to discuss social change



The Conejo Valley Chapter of the Brandeis National Committee invites the community to University on Wheels with Jennifer A. Cleary, a senior lecturer at Brandeis University, who will discuss “Theater for Social Change” at 1 p.m. Tues., Jan. 10 at the Grant Brimhall Library, 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. The suggested donation is $20. All proceeds from this event […]

Annual show charms, entertains

SHOW REVIEW ‘Christmas Magic’


High Street Arts Center in Moorpark once again weaved a heartwarming holiday spell with “Christmas Magic,” its annual variety show that celebrates the season with songs and sketches. The production, which wrapped up a two-weekend run Dec. 11, featured performers who had taken part in the center’s musicals during the 2016 season. Producer Ken Rayzor, co-directors Cara Tedrick and Megan […]

Got PSAT test scores? How to prep for future testing

College Corner

Students who took the PSAT in October should have their results by now. The test score report can help juniors create a plan for additional testing. Students with strong PSAT scores can relax a bit, knowing that they should be in good shape for the SAT. There is no reason to panic if the PSAT scores are on the low […]

McReynolds departure creates leadership void




Mike McReynolds, a member of the Oak Park Municipal Advisory Council and the Triunfo Sanitation District board of directors, is resigning from both positions and moving out of the state. His vacancy on each board will be filled with appointments early next year. McReynolds, an engineering manager for the Metropolitan Water District, moved to Oak Park a decade ago with […]


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