Catholic parishes embrace Holy Week

Palm Sunday kicks off countdown to Easter

The Rev. Michael Rocha is going to be very busy next week. But not it’s not because he’s dying Easter eggs. The pastor at St. Paschal Baylon Catholic Church in Thousand Oaks is gearing up for Holy Week, the seven-day period leading up to Easter (April 1). Rocha said the coming days are a sacred time on the Christian calendar. […]

What’s up with the high gas?

We owe so much to Gov. Jerry Brown. It’s the “little” things he has done for us. From March 6 through 14, I was on Kauai in Hawaii. Buying gas at Costco there, I paid $2.95 per gallon. When I returned home and bought gas at the Topanga Costco, I was thrilled to pay $3.15 per gallon. Finding that gas […]

Rockin’ roundball roadies

WINNERS ALL AROUND— Above, the third- grade AYBA Rockets are the league basketball champions. Front row: Finn Ward, Blake Petchenick, Logan Ford, Brady Petchenick and Noah Pike. Middle row: Matthias Salazar, Brady Sirkus and Soren Brown. Back row: assistant coaches Devin and Jake Sirkus and head coach Mark Ward. Below, the Valley Thunder Basketball eighth-grade team wins the February San […]

High School Highlights

Agoura Chargers Fri., March 23: Blood drive/ gym/8:30 a.m. Senior Servants auction/main quad Mr. Charger/main stage/7 p.m. Sat., March 24: The Great Race Mon., March 26: Spirit team tryouts/G building/3 p.m. Tues., March 27: ASB elections assembly/main stage Wed., March 28: ASB election voting/main quad Calabasas Coyotes Mon., March 26: Every 15 Minutes assembly/gym/1 p.m. Every 15 minutes parent retreat/ […]

Pet of the week

BRIGHT AND SWEET—Bree is a female brown tiger and white American Staffordshire bull terrier about a year-and-a-half old. She loves human affection. She is a very smart girl with medium energy. If you would like to adopt Bree ask for ID No. A5108761 at the Agoura Hills Animal Shelter, 29525 Agoura Road. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so check […]

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