2017-03-09 E-Edition

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Crash course at Agoura High

Man runs car onto campus, tries to hit players on baseball field

Students, coaches and parents are still trying to make sense of the danger they faced and the shock they felt when a driver steered his car onto the baseball field at Agoura High School March 4, reportedly aiming the vehicle at the student athletes who were there. Freshmen players from Agoura and Hart High School in Valencia were preparing for […]

An affront to women

In a recent letter, Sue Peelle of Westlake Village mentioned being upset about many things having to do with the women’s marches the Saturday after President Trump’s inauguration. One thing bothering her was the wearing of “pussy caps” by many of the women. I, too, am upset about the use of the word that those caps symbolize. I can’t seem […]

Let it snow!

THE GAUNTLET—Above, sledding down the hill without being sprayed by snow is a challenge. The sledding hill was the hottest attraction of the day at the March 4 Let it Snow Carnival, a benefit for Oak Park Neighborhood School. The fun included sledding, snowball fights and lots of horsing around in the white stuff. Also featured were a bouncy house, […]

Patients can reduce stress

The Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/ Santa Barbara will hold a free workshop titled “Health from the Inside Out Series: Session 1, More Health and Less Stress” from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Mon., March 20 at 530 Hampshire Road, Thousand Oaks. The presenters are Steve Romey, certified oncology massage therapist, and Wendy Kunkel, certified holistic health coach and spiritual counselor. Workshop […]

Sheriff says Calabasas woman had sex with teens

Faces 11 felonies

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Special Victims Bureau detectives are investigating allegations that a Calabasas woman had sex with underage boys. Deputies arrested Gina Weisberg, 40, on March 2 and charged her with three felony counts of unlawful sexual intercourse and six felony counts of oral copulation and other lewd acts. Weisberg was also charged with two felony counts of […]

Speech was uninspiring

Having become eligible to vote in presidential elections when I turned 18 in the summer of 1972, I was also Selective Service Status 4A when my military draft number was announced as 269. Since I didn’t have any “fake maladies” such as bone spurs in my feet, it was a great relief knowing that I would not be drafted and […]

Community gets a taste of Munch Madness

Proceeds to benefit IB program

The seventh annual Munch Madness international street fair and silent auction will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. Sat., March 11 at Agoura High School, 28545 Driver Ave. This year, AHS will combine two of its biggest events, Munch Madness and the silent auction, for an all-ages community celebration. Munch Madness will feature a dozen food trucks, street vendors, […]

Patriots capture first CIF title

Girls’ soccer team conquers Division 5

Samantha Wapnick got cut from the team as a freshman. She was too slow. Too soft. She wasn’t athletic. Wapnick stuck around as student manager. She practiced and attended games, but she wasn’t issued a jersey. She showed up every day for the Viewpoint High girls’ soccer team, toiling in the shadows of shadows. The next year, she tried out […]

Middle-schoolers enjoy colorful day

PINK POWER— Sixth- grader Megan Volpe, far left, and Emily Sefton leave the competition in a cloud of dust at the first annual Color Run March 1 at A.C. Stelle Middle School. At left, seventh-grader Omeid Majd offers a high-five after completing the run. The event served as a fundraiser for the Calabasas middle school with students, parents and faculty […]