In era of social acrimony, the rebbe’s wisdom provides insight


The International Conference of Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries (Kinus Hashluchim) usually draws as many as 6,000 rabbis and lay leaders to Brooklyn, New York, for multiple days of classes, workshops, networking, and kibbitzing. After a virtual hiatus last year, the conference, which begins on Oct. 27 and lasts through Oct. 31, will be returning in person, albeit somewhat tentatively—participation will be limited […]

Events for Halloween, All Saints

A free Halloween Harvest event will start at 11:15 a.m. Sun., Oct. 31 at United Methodist Church Westlake Village, 1049 S. Westlake Blvd. Children through sixth grade, with an adult, can come dressed in costumes to trick-or-treat around campus for candy and other treats. Kids and families can also decorate a provided pumpkin and make a thankfulness pumpkin. Nonperishable donations […]

Businesswomen organize community-wide sale

School fundraiser lights up the town

The Challenge

Unique tourney pitting top two local leagues is a success

The genesis of the Coastal Canyon/Marmonte Challenge began in 2001. Moorpark High boys’ basketball head coach Ryan Moore recalled his brother, Andrew, and Ryan Bradshaw, seniors at Crespi and Simi Valley at the time, talking about a tournament pitting all the teams in the Mission and Marmonte leagues against each other. It would be like the ACC/ Big Ten Challenge […]

The Eagle has landed

NOT GROUNDED YET—Oak Park High junior defensive back JD Bauman, left, is tackled after intercepting a Royal pass during the Eagle football team’s 31-28 Canyon League win against the Highlanders on Oct. 22. The Eagles (5-4 overall, 1-2 in league) wrap up the regular season at 7 p.m. Friday at home against Thousand Oaks. Bauman has 37 tackles and three […]

Agoura runner dazzles at Mt. SAC

Georgia McCorkle, a senior for the Agoura High girls’ cross country team, placed first in the Individual Sweepstakes at the Mt. SAC Invitational last weekend. The Charger star crossed the finish line in 17 minutes, 37 seconds. McCorkle helped the Bolts place fifth overall among 16 teams, and third among Division 3 outfits in the race. Her time of 17:37 […]

Boys & Girls Clubs welcome new governor

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley has added Barbara Impellizzeri to its board of governors. Impellizzeri is a manager at PwC, one of the second largest professional services firms in the world, which serves as one of the four leading auditors. In her position, Impellizzeri specializes in data and analytics for the financial services sector. Prior to […]

Finding spiritual strength by walking in the Way of the Cross

Roots of Faith

People with ashes on their foreheads, special midweek soup and salad study groups, eating fish on Fridays, rehearsals for the Easter cantata—yes, Lent is here. Lent, the 40 days (not counting Sundays) before Easter, is often viewed as the dismal time one suffers through to get to the glory and candy baskets of Easter. But instead of regarding Lent as […]