2019-04-18

Coyote star catapults to higher ground

Justin White has broken school’s long jump record three times this spring



Mike Powell, an Olympic medalist who owns the world record in the long jump, started a clap for Justin White. A senior long jumper for the Calabasas High boys’ track and field team, White prepared to get some serious hang time at the Maurice Greene Invitational on March 16 at Oaks Christian. The Coyote, fueled by pure adrenaline, sprinted toward […]

Home on over half-acre lot with pool, spa, pergola, sport court, patios

This remodeled Lynnmere pool home has four bedrooms, a bonus room or fifth bedroom, and three bathrooms in approximately 3,265 square feet. The open floor plan is filled with natural light. The living room has a fireplace, wood floor and vaulted ceiling. The formal dining room features French doors, wood floor and vaulted ceilings. The gourmet chef’s kitchen is remodeled […]

Fire won’t stop fiddle contest

As soon as things quieted down after last year’s Woolsey fire, many of us waited to hear about Paramount Ranch in the Santa Monica Mountains Recreation Area and its famous Western Town. Everyone connected with the Topanga Banjo Fiddle Contest and Folk Festival and, I’m sure, all the fans, were hoping the fire bypassed the park. Unfortunately, it didn’t. Many […]

Golf tourney

Hockey Hall of Famer and “Voice of the Kings” announcer Bob Miller will serve as the host and keynote speaker for the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ventura County’s 46th annual Golf Classic on Mon., April 29 at the Saticoy Club in Somis. Dinner, along with live and silent auctions, will follow a day of play at the private, 18- […]

Long live the King

Hall of Fame broadcaster Bob Miller talks with area students



Bob Miller hasn’t finished unpacking boxes in his new Simi Valley home. The legendary broadcaster for the Los Angeles Kings still made time to speak to students at Royal High earlier this week. Miller, who was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2000, was the 153rd speaker of Royal’s Brown Bag Lunch speaker series on April 15 on […]

Top tips and tricks to organize and downsize belongings

It’s easy to accumulate a lot of things throughout your life. From clothes and household goods to antiques and treasured keepsakes, decades of living often means decades of stuff. When you get to a certain age, it can be smart to start downsizing your belongings. Sometimes downsizing is inspired by a move and other times it’s simply a proactive effort […]

More cheaters than you think

If you’re one of the ones who’s shocked at the news of the college cheating scandal, then you might not be paying enough attention to your neighbors’ everyday activities. As you go about your business, take notice of the car parked along the red (no parking) curb; the cars that barely slow down at stop signs or when turning right […]

Calabasas salutes Earth Day

Another dominating run

Oaks Christian will make playoffs for 19th straight year



Oaks Christian High’s softball team relishes the big moments. The Lions, who have never missed the postseason in 19 years of existence, will battle powerhouse programs of Orange and Riverside counties in the CIF-Southern Section Division 1 playoffs. “We’re up for the challenge,” said Peter Ackermann, the only head coach in the team’s history. The Lions, who celebrated their 500th […]

Students share experience with cancer

Annual essay contest draws heartfelt response


It’s one lottery ticket nobody wants to win. Fibrolamellar Hepatocellular Carcinoma is an extremely rare form of adolescent cancer that affects only 1 in 5 million people. “A disease I could barely pronounce was taking over my life. I was 15 years old and dealt a difficult card,” said Lacey Grace, a 2018 Agoura High School graduate and keynote speak […]