2019-03-21

The bottom line on home warranty programs

Plan for the future of your house

Nobody bats an eyelash when it comes to buying homeowner’s insurance, but many homeowners don’t apply that same logic to planning for home repairs—not what might happen, but what will happen. Only a fraction of the 120 million U.S. households today are protected by a home services plan, also known as a home warranty. That number is growing, as homeowners […]

Teams just keep grinding

Boys’ volleyball action heats up



High school boys’volleyball action is heating up in Acorn country. Newbury Park, ranked No. 11 in the CIF-Southern Section Division 1 and 2 poll, is the only ranked team in the area. The Panthers are favorites to defend their Marmonte League title, but they’ll have to get past Calabasas, Oaks Christian, Westlake and Thousand Oaks. Agoura joined Oak Park in […]

Hate flyers found at CHS



Calabasas High School staff arrived on campus Monday morning to find that someone had posted two anti- Semitic flyers on school property. The flyers were removed before classes started. CHS principal CJ Foss said similar posters were put up in other locations in the San Fernando Valley. She discussed the matter with the Anti-Defamation League, an international organization that seeks […]

Take a walk through the art mart

West Coast Artists will present the Thousand Oaks Art Walk from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat. and Sun., April 13 and 14 in The Oaks mall parking lot, 305 Hillcrest Drive. Artists will display their original work in all medium of fine art and fine crafts. Artwork will include paintings, photography, mixed media, sculpture, ceramics, glass, jewelry and unique […]

St. Paddy’s Day fun at Reyes Adobe

Thunder road

Chargers face uphill climb in new league this spring



A billion painted lady butterflies danced into California for the super bloom. At Agoura High softball practice, one painted lady landed on home plate. A moment later, the lady followed an invisible treasure map trail to a flower on the “A” mountain. The Chargers, who have been outscored 69 to 32 in their first 11 games, seek a super bloom […]

On Kanan Road, the wheels go round and round

Traffic is the bane of our existence. Can’t live with it, would like to live without it. But what’s up with the terrible congestion that seemingly runs nonstop on the 101 Freeway across the Conejo Valley? Going east, going west, it looks like it’s never been worse. Didn’t use to be that way, we all say. In addition to the […]

BRIEFS

A succulent plant sale and barbecue The Conejo Cactus and Succulent Society will hold a Spring Plant Sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat., April 13 at the Elks Lodge, 158 N. Conejo School Road, Thousand Oaks. The sale will feature over 20 plant and pottery vendors, drought-tolerant plants and growing tips by cactus and succulent experts. Shoppers should […]

A variety of summer camps offered for kids

Signu-ps are underway for the Yarrow Family YMCA summer day camps June 17 through Aug. 16. Some camps will take place at the new YMCA facility, 31105 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Westlake Village. Voyager Camp for K-2 will be held at the Y’s afterschool facility at Sumac Elementary School in Agoura Hills. Adventure Camp for grades two through five will be […]

Matthews joins L.A. Rams

Clay Matthews III is coming home. The former Agoura High football star, who graduated in 2003, is expected to sign a two-year contract with the Los Angeles Rams, who have their headquarters in Agoura and practice in Thousand Oaks. Matthews walked on at USC before winning Super Bowl XLV with the Green Bay Packers. The 32-year-old tweeted a photoshopped picture […]


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