The Agoura Hills Library will offer the following free activities and programs at 29901 Ladyface Court. For more information about the listings, call (818) 889-2278. Used book donations to the Book Cellar or library help fund these and many other programs. For large-collection pickup, call (818) 584 7219. Sat., July 15, Teen Advisory Board meeting will take place at 10 […]

Upgraded Thousand Oaks home has fireplace in living room

Includes new
windows, carpet and light fixtures

This upgraded single-story Thousand Oaks home has many upgrades. The house features three bedrooms and two bathrooms and has approximately 1,513 square feet of living space. It sits at the end of a culde sac in the neighborhood of Horizon Hills. The home features a light and open floor plan. The living room has a twosided fireplace. The formal dining […]

Going hog wild

Linemen take center stage at Spartan exhibition

During a summer of relentless 7-on-7 passing tournaments, Rio Mesa High’s hogs tournament was a breath of fresh air. The Spartans hosted 11 schools for a passing tournament, but the boys in the trenches got to show off for a change during lineman events, including the rock toss, tire flip, truck push, and tug of war. “This gives the linemen […]

This summer, swim safely

COMMENTARY /// Water safety

Cooling off in a pool, lake or ocean is a great way to beat the heat—but there can be danger. Drowning is a leading cause of death in children under 14. One reason is that 70 percent of African American and 60 percent of Hispanic children don’t know how to swim, the USA Swimming Foundation reports. Minority children are also […]

A sizzlin’ country hoedown for seniors

The Calabasas Senior Center will host a western-themed evening titled “Hot Country Night” from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Sun., July 23 at 300 Civic Center Way, behind the library. Senior men and women from Calabasas and surrounding communities are welcome to attend. The festivities will include a catered barbecue dinner, line dancing and live music by the band Caught Red […]

Century 21 Troop agent is named a top producer for 2016

Called a ‘consummate professional’

Century 21 LLC recently recognized sales associate Christy Rueckert with the Double Centurion Producer award for outstanding sales production. This award is given to top producing agents who rank in the top 5 percent of Realtors companywide. Locally, Rueckert was awarded Camarillo’s top listing agent, top volume agent and top sales agent for 2016. “Christy Rueckert is a consummate professional […]

Querrey advances to Wimbledon semifinals

Sam Querrey’s living the dream in England. The Thousand Oaks High graduate upset defending Wimbledon champion Andy Murray in five sets 3-6, 6-4, 6-7 (7-4), 6-1, 6-1 in the men’s quarterfinals on Wednesday to set up a semifinal showdown against Croatian Marin Cilic on Friday. “I’m still in a little bit of shock myself,” Querrey told reporters after the win. […]

Growing pains

What are we doing planting marigolds in the parkway on Kanan and Canwood across from the Shell gas station? As of yesterday, half of them were dead or dying. When I drive by later today the others will most likely be dried up also. Haven’t our landscapers heard of succulents? Sure, initially more costly than marigolds but in the long […]

From frog to prince

To meet
a partner, must we kiss an amphibian?

You might be familiar with an old saying often stitched on lacy pillows or etched on plaques: “You have to kiss a lot of frogs before you find your handsome prince.” I’ve been aware of this quote for years, but only lately have I decided to ponder it. I’ve certainly kissed a few metaphorical green amphibians in my single life, […]