High School Highlights

Agoura Chargers Fri., Jan. 19: Thespian inductions/ 6 p.m. Sat., Jan. 20: Cheer competition Calabasas Coyotes Fri., Jan. 19: Finals study night/ media center/3:30 p.m. Mon., Jan. 22: PFC meeting/9 a.m. Wed., Jan. 24: Finals through Fri., Jan. 26 CIF council meeting/9 a.m. Oak Park Eagles Fri., Jan. 19: Talent show/pavilion/ 7 p.m. Sat., Jan. 20: Snow carnival Tues., Jan. […]

Conejo Oaks home with pool house

Property has easy access to hiking, parks, schools, shops

This house in Conejo Oaks, rebuilt in 2000, has four bedrooms and 5.5 baths in 3,806 square feet of living space on a half-acre. Also on the property is a 500-square-foot pool house with bar and three-quarter bath. The light-filled home has wood floors, stone and granite, vaulted ceilings, clerestory windows, skylights, a 900-square-foot master bedroom and large en suite […]

Time’s wasting—gotta get up and move

There is a strong connection between physical fitness and mental wellness. Human beings are built to move, and when we put forth just a modicum of physical effort we get rewarded with a rush of adrenaline and endorphins, a sort of natural high that makes us feel empowered and alive. It’s good for the body and good for the mind. […]

L’il chefs, big eats

The City of Agoura Hills will present Little Chefs classes for kids ages 3 through 5 on Wednesdays from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Jan. 24 through Feb. 28 at 29900 Ladyface Court. Attendees can create healthy recipes and learn the basics of cooking. Staff is unable to diaper children. Class will not meet Feb. 18. For more information, visit agourahillsrec.org.

Local Saxer clan shares its musical legacy

CONCERT REVIEW /// The Saxer Family Reunion

The Saxer family, the Conejo Valley’s answer to the Von Trapps of “Sound of Music” fame, gave one of their all-too-infrequent concerts Jan. 13 in an eclectic revue of songs from musical theater history. The show featured 10 members of the growing family of performers, all the progeny of local theater veterans Shelley and Gary Saxer. The Saxers’ history in […]

Congregation rallies around pastor’s wife afflicted with cancer

A week before her daughter Lexa’s December wedding, Beth Quinn wasn’t feeling quite right. She had been experiencing fatigue, headaches and vision changes. When she woke up Dec. 2, she had trouble speaking, so two of her daughters took her to Los Robles Hospital for tests. Doctors found tumors throughout the body of the Thousand Oaks mother of eight including […]

Winter concert to warm the heart

The Westlake Village Music Society will present a Winter Music Fest Concert at 3 p.m. Sun., Jan. 21 at the United Methodist Church of Westlake Village, 1049 S. Westlake Blvd. The Amici Musicae performers will be Fred Bierstein on oboe, Joyce Geeting on cello, Christine De Klotz on piano and William Grundler, tenor. The program will include numbers by George […]



Seniors can learn about technology The Conejo/Las Virgenes Future Foundation will hold the 14th annual Senior Congress from 8:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wed., Feb. 7 at St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church’O’Riley Hall, 5801 Kanan Road, Westlake Village. Eight speakers will discuss the topic relevant to seniors, “Enhance Your Life: Embrace Technology.” The talk will cover embracing today’s technology, banking […]

Astronaut to present celestial views

NASA astronaut and National Geographic author Terry Virts will bring his photos and stories to the Kavli Theatre at 8 p.m. Fri., Feb. 2 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. As pilot of the space shuttle Endeavour and crew member on the Russian Soyuz spacecraft, Virts spent 200 consecutive days in space as commander of […]

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