A sugar plum role for two young dancers

Tis the season of sugar and spice and everything nice—including visions of sugar plums for dancers in the Pacific Festival Ballet as they prepare for the 24th year of the “The Nutcracker” Sat. and Sun., Dec. 16 and 17 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Since the theater’s inaugural season in 1994, Pacific Festival […]

New agent joins Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Realty welcomes Janet Dickey to the Thousand Oaks office. Dickey is pleased to work for a company that has a strong reputation built on integrity and trust, a staff to support each real estate transaction and a great company culture. Dickey’s area of expertise is the Conejo Valley. Her strengths are coaching buyers in the real […]

Time to put this giant sex scandal to bed

We suppose it was bound to happen. For the first time, a prominent politician whose jurisdiction includes local communities has been accused of inappropriate sexual behavior. Accused, we say, because despite the seemingly valid complaints filed in recent months by so many women who say they’ve been harassed—or worse— citizens of this country are still assumed to be innocent until […]

PYFL Chargers go 10-0

FULL STEAM AHEAD—The Agoura/Oak Park Chargers are the first team from Agoura to go 10-0 in more than a dozen years. The team earned the right to play in the PYFL Super Bowel championship against the Eastside Lions from Lancaster.

A funny, nostalgic look at Christmas past

PLAY REVIEW /// ‘A Christmas Story’

Whoever thought a holiday tale about the desire to own a gun could be so heartwarming and funny? That’s indeed the crux of “A Christmas Story,” New York radio announcer Jean Shepherd’s humorously nostalgic look back at a particular Christmas when he was growing up in upstate Indiana in 1940. The tale was part of Shepherd’s 1966 book “In God […]

Agent recently honored for consistent high production

Steve Young was recently acknowledged for consistent high production. He has been a Realtor for 37 years. He is one of the all-time top producing agents in the Conejo Valley, winning numerous awards, including induction into the Master’s Hall of Fame. He specializes in the areas of Oak Park, Agoura Hills, Westlake Village, Thousand Oaks, Newbury Park, Calabasas and Woodland […]


Westlake Elite wins AYSO Region 4

ONLY THE BEST—The Westlake Village Elite team takes top honors in the AYSO final game on Nov. 18, winning 3-1. Back row, from left are: Assistant coach Amir Mardani, George Zhou, Aidan Meek, Saman Sadraie, Kevin Ma, Milo Hudak, Max Reines, Connor Roche and coach Kieran Roche. Front row: Alex Qutami, Ricky Humphries, Max Tashnizi, Shayaun Ghamsari, Kalden Trainor and […]

Four saxes play for music lovers

The City of Angeles Saxophone Quartet will present a holiday concert at 2 p.m. Sat., Dec. 16 at Agoura Hills Recreation and Event Center, 29900 Ladyface Court. The program is for adults and teens ages 10 and up. The group will perform selections by Tchaikovsky, Rihards Dubra, Bach and Jule Styne. Refreshments will be served after the concert. Guests will […]

Century 21 Troop Real Estate feeds over 2,500 families through Turkey Drive

Nothing says giving like providing a Thanksgiving meal to a local family in need. For the 18th consecutive year, sales agents from Century 21 Troop Real Estate and the Troop Community Foundation joined with businesses and volunteers across Ventura County to provide a traditional Thanksgiving meal to 2,580 families, including 750 military families. To date, the event has fed over […]

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