2019-03-28

Sting targets tobacco sale

Sheriff, school district worried about use by minors


Electronic cigarettes, also known as vaping products, are touted as a safe alternative to tobacco. Vape juice comes in flavors that leave behind a more pleasant smell than cigarettes. Also, there’s no secondhand smoke, And while the new way to ingest nicotine appeals to minors, it remains a concern for school and law enforcement officials who are worried about the […]

Conejo Valley student art show brings out best and brightest

Take a walk for Parkinson’s

The Parkinson’s Foundation will host its annual Moving Day, Ventura, A Walk for Parkinson’s to unite the community in the fight against the disease. The walk will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Sat., April 13 at the Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 Harbor Drive, Ventura. Funds raised through Moving Day will support research and community programs to improve the […]

AHS students prove artistic

CREATIVE FORCES—Agoura High School students were recognized for their art submissions in the 2018/19 PTA Reflections program. The theme was “Heroes Around Us.” Top row are, from left, Maxwell Diamond (special artist, literature), Jack Parish Williams (music composition) and Amanda Woodruff (choreography). Front row are Conejo Council winners Jenna Forston (photography), Sierra Schumann (visual arts) and Madison Ferdman (visual arts).

Rams welcome Clay Matthews home

FAMILIAR TURF—Los Angeles Rams General Manager Les Snead, left, Clay Matthews and head coach Sean McVay attend a March 21 news conference at Cal Lutheran University to announce Matthews’ new two-year contract with the Rams. The 32-year-old Matthews starred at Agoura High School and USC, and spent a decade playing for the Green Bay Packers where he became the team’s […]

Safe drinking water a deep subject



Running water is often taken for granted. Thirsty? Grab a glass and turn on the tap. But the delivery of safe drinking water across mountains and desert to millions of Southern California residents isn’t as easy at it seems. The Las Virgenes Municipal Water District serves 75,000 customers in Agoura Hills, Calabasas, Hidden Hills and Westlake Village, as well as […]

Pet of the week

HOT DOG—Ruffalo, handsome as he is, has not let his good looks go to his head. He is still the same down to earth, ball playing, water romping, and just maybe the best real room cuddler at the care center. Meet Ruffalo, ID No. A5239433 at the Agoura Hills Animal Care Center, 29525 Agoura Road. Pets may have been adopted, […]

State honors two Oak Park schools



Oak Park High School and Medea Creek Middle School in Oak Park have received the California Distinguished Schools award from the California Department of Education. They are the only Ventura County schools granted the honor. Oak Park Unified School District also earned the state’s Exemplary District award, one of 18 statewide to earn the recognition. Tony Knight, OPUSD superintendent, said […]

New Westlake manager rolls up his sleeves



Westlake Village’s replacement for longtime city manager Ray Taylor took his place at City Hall last week. What’s it been like? Rob de Geus said his first week on the job involved “lots of listening and learning,” but that he’s excited to finally start working for the city. De Geus was hired in January but stayed at his position as […]

Join friends on a walk

Marshall Faulk, NFL Hall of Famer will attend

NFL Hall of Famer Marshall Faulk will be the grand marshal at the 13th annual Friendship Walk at 10:30 a.m. Sun., March 31 at Oak Park High School, 899 Kanan Road. Over 200 participants are expected to join together to raise programming funds for children with special needs and their families. The LA Rams mascot, Rampage, will cheer everyone on. […]


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