Take an herb hike Local plant educator Lanny Kaufer will offer an herb walk from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sun., March 18 at Stunt High Trail along Cold Creek in the Calabasas Hills on the north side of the Santa Monica Mountains. The hike will be easy and slow and take place mainly under the oaks by the stream. […]

Mariposa kids really dig their new project

Everyone knows young kids like to get their hands dirty, but at the Mariposa School of Global Education in Agoura Hills, a little grime under the fingernails is a good thing. Alicia Rothman’s third-grade students are digging into their studies and working with a vermicompost worm bin at the Agoura Hills school. Vermicomposting (vermi is the Latin word for worm) […]

Remodeling show ramps up

The 44th Conejo Valley Home Remodeling Show will be Sat. and Sun., April 14 and 15 at the Hyatt Regency Westlake, 880 S. Westlake Blvd. Home show hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. The show is accepting vendor applications from builders, interior designers, manufacturers, contractors, landscapers and other trades seeking to […]

Too much ticketing in WLV

I understand Lindero Canyon experiences 55,000 drivers daily between Agoura Road and Thousand Oaks Boulevard. There is virtue in having heavier police presence in that location. Regarding Agoura Road, not so much. It’s a neighborhood street without many speeding drivers. So why extra police officers astride motorbikes in the hotel driveways with lasers trained on east- and westbound drivers? I […]


Hannah George, 17, of Girl Scout Troop 60437 in Thousand Oaks recently earned the Gold Award, the highest honor in Girl Scouting. The Oaks Christian High Schools senior is the daughter of Janice and James George of Westlake Village. Hannah’s Gold Award project was to provide healthy food to low-income members of the community who have diabetes or Celiac’s disease […]

Motivated for high school

The High School at Moorpark College will host two Admissions Information nights for families and students interested in an advanced high school experience. Students and families can learn more about the program at sessions held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tues., March 20 and Wed., April 18 at the Moorpark College Campus Center, 7075 Campus Road. The sessions are open […]

Professionals can share ideas

Conejo Networking meets from 7 to 8:30 a.m. Fridays at Hub 101, 31416 Agoura Road, Ste. 105, Westlake Village. The group provides networking for business professionals. Breakfast is included. Call (805) 373-6080 or go to conejonetworking.com for more information.

Read Second Amendment carefully

How many people have actually read the text of the Second Amendment? According to the NRA and its followers, this is what it says: “The right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.” In fact, this is the full text of the amendment: “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free […]

Summer camp coming up

Signups are open for Triunfo YMCA summer camp that runs from June 18 through Aug. 17. Triunfo YMCA summer camp is for campers entering grades kindergarten through eighth grade. Counselor-in-Training programs are available for teens in ninth and tenth grade. Camp is held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Y’s afterschool facility at Sumac Elementary School in Agoura […]

Program is all in the mind

Four teams headed for state tourney

The Odyssey of the Mind evening showcase took place March 1 in the Oak Park High School pavilion. Teams throughout the Oak Park Unified School District have been working on their presentations since fall in preparation of the regional tournament in February at Westlake High School. The showcase gave the youth an opportunity for the community to see their presentations. […]

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