Wild about wildlife

WHEN NATURE CALLS— Above, Mollie Hogan from The Nature of Wildworks explains the habits of Dragon, a red tail hawk, at the Malibu Creek State Park campfire program July 15. Dragon is over 1 year old and has just received his red tail feathers. He will be trained as a hunting hawk. At right, 8-yearold Wyatt Birch, left, and 6-yearold […]

Pet of the week

GOOD LUCK COMING YOUR WAY—Chance is a male black and brown terrier/Schnauzer mix about 4 years old. He walks well on a leash and is crate trained. He should be in an adult-only home. If you would like to adopt Chance ask for ID No. A5076122 at the Agoura Hills Animal Shelter, 29525 Agoura Road. Occasionally pets have already been […]

Volunteers can assist biologists

Residents can join biologists from Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area in dissecting sterilized coyote scat that has been collected from throughout the region. The event takes place from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., Aug. 5 at the National Park Service headquarters, 401 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. This study was started a decade ago when park service researchers […]

Aviator takes flight

Agoura grad stars for pro Ultimate Frisbee squad

Brandon Severson is a pro. He doesn’t throw down tomahawk windmill dunks on Brandon Knight (rest in peace). He’s not jacking home runs to the Galilean moons of Jupiter a la New York Yankee Aaron Judge, pride of Linden High School. He can’t be found firing a top-shelf wicked wrister for a sudden death goal in the Stanley Cup Finals […]

Indoor-outdoor Living Easy at Pacific Patio

Shoppers can mix and match at Pacific Patio. Pacific Patio Furniture opened in Agoura Hills when it replaced Berk’s Patio in 2013. Due to the store’s success, the owners opened a second store at the remaining Berk’s Patio location in Santa Monica two years later. These two showrooms combined offer over 32,000 square feet of luxury patio furniture including outdoor […]

For Senior Citizens, Downsizing One’s Home Has An Upside

When does it make sense to move to a smaller home? When is maintaining your current home both too physically and financially demanding? If your children are no longer at home, you may no longer need a lot of living space. If it’s just you and your spouse, you have space that is rarely use and needs upkeep. You still […]


Liu wins Wimbledon title

The world must pay attention to Claire Liu. Liu, the 17-year-old tennis wunderkind from Thousand Oaks, captured the Wimbledon junior singles tournament last weekend. She is the first American girl to win Wimbledon since Chanda Rubin in 1992. Thousand Oaks is a tennis hotbed. Sam Querrey, who hails from the Conejo Valley, reached the Wimbledon men’s semifinals earlier in the […]

Welcome to the show

Yelich, Bandy and other locals carve careers in Major League Baseball

Jett Bandy remembers where it all started. Bandy, a 2008 Thousand Oaks High graduate, said clashes against talented local players prepared him for his future in Major League Baseball. “There’s competitive kids who are good at baseball,” said Bandy, a catcher for the Milwaukee Brewers. “When you have that many guys in one area going to the pros, and to […]

2017-07-20 E-Edition

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