2017-02-16

Biggest benefit of the year supports LVUSD performing arts program




Tickets are still available for the fourth annual “We Are the Future” concert to support performing arts programs at Agoura and Calabasas high schools. The concert is tomorrow at 7 p.m. Fri., Feb. 17 at Calabasas High School’s performing arts education center. The show will feature about 150 middle and high school students who will sing, dance, play in bands […]

Easing the sorrow of a tough goodbye




Just as we owe our pets a good life, we owe them a good death as well. Life is full of all kinds of greetings and farewells and inevitabilities that we can’t outrun. For many of us, losing a pet can be as difficult to discuss as the loss of a parent, child or spouse. There is no easy way […]

Thanks for the assistance



Today was a very good day! I delivered several dresses, suits and accessories to the Assistance League Conejo Valley for foster teenagers to wear to their high school prom. These donations will make it possible for many students to attend this very special event. The Rotary Club of Westlake Village as well as kindly residents in our community provided these […]

A rush to volunteer



The Dole Great Race of Agoura Hills isn’t until April 1, but organizers are looking for volunteers who can be assigned to various jobs now. According to race organizer Jodi Regan, it takes about 500 teen and adult volunteers to pull off the Dole Great Race, a multifaceted event that has become a must for runners throughout California and beyond, […]

Are you experienced?

Easton Baseball facility is now open to the public



It’s a ballplayer’s paradise inside Easton Baseball’s headquarters in Thousand Oaks. Easton, one of the country’s leading bat makers for baseball and softball, moved into the area from Van Nuys in September. Its high-tech hitting facility, dubbed the Hit Lab, is a hidden gem. Bryan Kaye, Easton’s sales rep for Southern California, said the Hit Lab is open to the […]

Interfaith community speaks out



As clergy and lay leaders representing a wide variety of faith traditions in Ventura County, we recognize our shared call to love our neighbor, welcome the stranger and offer all necessary support to those in need. We’re also united in our unequivocal condemnation of all forms of terrorism as well as the scapegoating of Muslims in these times of anxiety […]

HIGH SCHOOL HIGHLIGHTS



Agoura Chargers Fri., Feb. 17: Club rush/10:15 to 10:45 a.m. Dodgeball/gym/6 p.m. “We Are the Future” benefit concert/7 p.m. Mon., Feb. 20: Presidents Dayno school Wed., Feb. 22: Case study night/6:30 p.m. Calabasas Coyotes Mon., Feb. 20: Presidents Dayno school Oak Park Eagles Fri., Feb. 17: Staff development day-no school Mon., Feb. 20: Presidents Dayno school Tues., Feb. 21: AP […]

A healthy dose of playoff basketball



HIT THE DECK—Calabasas High boys’ basketball players help up teammate Jack Roggin after the senior shooting guard hit a 3-point basket in the Coyotes’ 68-63 win against Westlake on Feb. 7. The Marmonte League champion Coyotes opened the CIF-Southern Section Division 1AA playoffs on Wednesday against Foothill, but a final score was not available at this newspaper’s deadline. Westlake, Oaks […]

Former Paul Ryan staffer speaks to GOP



Shane Skelton, former aide to Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, will speak on “How to Make the Most of the Republican Victory” at the Conejo Valley Republican Women’s luncheon meeting Fri., Feb. 17 at Los Robles Greens, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Registration and social connections will begin at 11 a.m., followed by the program and lunch at […]

Student receives MLK award




Bjorn Yearwood, a Calabasas High School senior, received a surprise when he was chosen to be honored by the MLK Committee of Ventura County Jan. 16 during the 31st annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration in Oxnard. Bjorn also received certificates of appreciation from representatives of the state Legislature and U.S. Congress. The Martin Luther King Jr. Committee was […]


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