2017-06-01

Boys Team Charity Inc.

Conejo Valley graduating seniors

Boys Team Charity Inc. Conejo Valley League was formed in 2011 to give boys and their parents the opportunity to assist the community through team and individual projects. The focus of the organization is growing, learning and serving the community together.The Boys Team Charity Conejo Valley League members live in Agoura Hills, Westlake Village, Newbury Park and Thousand Oaks. The […]

Say cheese: CLU wins World Series

Baseball team earns first title in program history


The Kingsmen are national champions after impeaching the Presidents. It might seem surreal, but it’s no dream. Cal Lutheran’s baseball team defeated the Washington & Jefferson College Presidents 7-3 in the decisive third game of the NCAA Division III College World Series on May 30 at Fox Cities Stadium in Appleton, Wis. The Kingsmen evened up the championship series earlier […]

Brain power triumphs!

Viewpoint teacher wins $50K and inspires her students during appearance on popular TV game show


Her mastery of poetry and English and a thirst for knowledge landed Nan Cohen a spot in the finale of the 2017 “Jeopardy!” Teachers Tournament. The two-week televised trivia competition began with 15 of the nation’s brightest K-12 educators. Cohen and contestants Mary Parker, a teacher of high school French and Engl ish from Rogers, Ark., and David Clemmons, an […]

Chumash museum seeks new volunteers



The Chumash Indian Museum will host a new volunteer orientation at 9 a.m., Sat. June 10 at 3290 Lang Ranch Parkway, Thousand Oaks. Members of the public are invited to learn about volunteer opportunities at the facility, such as assisting with school tours, events and guided hikes. The museum is dedicated to preserving the history and culture of the Chumash […]

Gold standard

Lion boys’ golfers seize Marmonte League, CIF titles



Tom Placke didn’t mince words when he described this year for Oaks Christian High’s boys’ golf team. “We had the most successful season we’ve ever had,” the head coach said. The Lions, who handed perennial powerhouse and cross-street rival Westlake its first league loss in five years, compiled a 16-1 overall record en route to their first Marmonte League crown. […]

GLAD GRADS



CLASS ACT—Above, the Oak Park High School Associated Student Body puts school spirit on full display as graduation arrives. Right, senior Karan Brar celebrates at the school’s May 25 commencement exercise. See our high school graduation wrap-up starting on page 35.

No attacks allowed on great white sharks



California Department of Fish and Wildlife officials have issued a reminder that great white sharks are a protected species under both state and federal laws. “White sharks are regularly found in Southern California in summer months, usually heading to Mexico in the winter,” John Ugoretz, CDFW’s pelagic fisheries and ecosystem program manager, said in a recent news release. “With relatively […]

Recyclables from U.S. to China and back

COMMENTARY /// Eye on the Environment


Discussions of international trade sometimes focus on Chinese policies promoting factories in that country. However, the Chinese government recently implemented policies deterring certain types of manufacturing, and this presents Ventura County recyclers with both costs and opportunities. By volume, America’s largest export is recyclables, with China as the major destination. Its lower labor and environmental compliance costs attracted America’s discards, […]

Rams’ defense comes into focus

Ogletree shows leadership during offseason workouts at Cal Lutheran



The Los Angeles Rams’ offense hogs all the attention. That’s fine with the defense. “We aren’t here to get attention,” linebacker Alec Ogletree said. “We are here to play ball and do what we need to do to win games. As long as we keep doing that, I feel like we will be all right.” The microscope is on secondyear […]

Calabasas first to sign up for county electricity co-op

City likes green energy possibilities


Calabasas will become the first city to join the Los Angeles County Community Choice Energy program. The L.A. County Board of Supervisors launched the energy buying co-op earlier this year. It will offer businesses and residents an opportunity to pool their buying power and purchase electricity that comes from suppliers other than Southern California Edison. When a deal with the […]