Love Run fuels Meals on Wheels

Funding losses, or even the possibility of disappearing grants, can make any nonprofit feel like the roof is caving in, but for one local organization, the worry is as much literal as it is figurative. Senior Concerns provides resources for the elderly and their families, including day care for adults with memory loss and/ or dementia. The nonprofit is stuck […]

Firefighters, large and small

FUN+SAFETY—The sixth annual Fire Services and Public Safety Day on May 20 in Agoura Hills brings out both big and little firefighters and safety buffs of all kinds. The Agoura Hills Department of Community Services and the Los Angeles County Fire Department sponsored the day. At left, James Fields, 8, looks sharp in his firefighter suit. Below, Henry Dale, 4, […]

Lindero students ace Reno jazz fest

Middle school band beats out 32 others at contest

The Lindero Canyon Middle School Jazz A Band captured first place at the 55th annual Reno Jazz Festival last month at the University of Nevada, Reno. The Lindero band beat out 32 middle schools from nine states, including Arizona, Colorado, Oregon and Washington. “Sure, it’s nice to win, but the real value of participating in the festival is to be […]

No need to row, row, row the boat

CHS team aces solar-powered race

Metropolitan Water District’s 15th annual Solar Cup concluded May 21 with boats built and raced by students from Riverside Poly and Mira Costa high schools claiming the top awards at the competition, the largest student-based solar-powered boat race in the nation. The schools were among 43 teams competing from Metropolitan’s six-county, 5,200 square-mile service area, which includes Los Angeles, Orange, […]