A touch of kindness

POSITIVE MESSAGE—Above, Cary Trivanovich, a prominent speaker on the topic of school bullying, connects with his audience at the March 4 Champions for Kindness assembly at St. Jude the Apostle School.in Westlake Village. Trivanovich uses his skills as both speaker and entertainer to deliver a powerful message of affirmation and compassion. At right, the students of St. Jude show off […]

Wildlife corridor

I wish to thank the Ventura County planning commission for approving the concept of a wildlife corridor around our major cities. They approved it 5 to 0. Way to go. Now, if the Board of Supervisors will also vote yes on Tues., March 12, our vanishing wildlife might have a chance of surviving “Lord Man” and his ever-increasing number of […]

At the library

Agoura Hills The Agoura Hills Library at 29901 Ladyface Court will offer the following free programs. For details, call (818) 889-2278. MakMo: Snap Circuits at 3:30 p.m. Thurs., March 14. Introducing the world of electronics to teens ages 12 to 18. Music in Motion at 9:30 a.m. every Friday. Linnea Richards conducts the program for babies and toddlers ages 9 […]

All-County basketball teams announced

Scorpions swept the biggest awards. The Ventura County Basketball Coaches Association named Camarillo High’s Jaime Jaquez Jr. and Alyssa Marin the Ventura County players of the year in boys’ and girls’ basketball, respectively. Jaquez, a senior wing and UCLA commit, led Camarillo to the Coastal Canyon League title and the CIF-Southern Section Division 2AA playoff quarterfinals this year while breaking […]

Seeking Health Expo exhibitors

Vendor/exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities are available at the Conejo/Las Virgenes Future Foundation’s Community Health Expo VIII: Healthy Living for a Healthy Future. The expo will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Sat., April 27 at the Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center. The expo educates and brings awareness to the community on options for healthy living and also provides resources on […]

Calabasas city founder and first female mayor dies

Karyn Foley was 82

Calabasas residents are mourning the loss of a city founder, cultural leader and early mayor. Karyn Foley, a member of the Calabasas Cityhood Committee and one of the first five City Council members, died on March 9 at the age of 82. A cause of death was not disclosed, but according to sources her health had been failing for some […]

Letter writer decries liberal leadership

When I when I went to school in So Cal, our school system was ranked second in the nation, and now I believe that we are ranked 48th. This is a result of our liberal leadership creating teachers who can’t be fired, and providing the only path to higher salaries through management. Eight years ago I was infected with a […]

Painting for adults

The Westlake Village Library will hold a painting workshop for adults from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, March 20 through April 17 at the library, 31220 Oak Crest Drive. The artist-led workshops will lead participants in creating an acrylic still life painting, beginning with sketching, then a watercolor study and finishing with the final acrylic painting. Registration is required by […]

Catch up with the Coyotes

Calabasas High’s softball team is on a mission to make the playoffs. The Coyotes, currently ranked No. 9 in the CIF-Southern Section Division 3 poll, are playing with a chip the size of Muchu Chhish on their shoulders. They were robbed of a Division 4 postseason berth in 2018: Calabasas (14-10 overall record last year) defeated Notre Dame of Sherman […]

Seeking hacks for solutions to autism

Bring Your Own Brain (BYOB): A Day to Hack Solutions for Autism Spectrum Disorder will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., March 16 in room 101 of the Swenson Center for Social and Behavioral Sciences on the Thousand Oaks campus of Cal Lutheran University. Teams will compete to design the most creative solutions to challenges faced by […]

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