2000-11-02

Handcrafted items will be sold next weekend



Twenty-five years ago, six artisans gathered to find a venue to market their handcrafted merchandise, holding their first show at Malibou Lake in Agoura. This year’s celebration will be from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Wed. and Thurs., Nov. 8 and 9, at the North Ranch Community Center. One of the original artisans, watercolorist and painting instructor Charleen Stempel, is […]

Words of Hope



Words of Hope By Dr. Jon Wilson Last Friday night, my wife and I went to see ‘‘Pay it Forward.’’ It’s about a kid’s philosophy that the world would be a better place if people tried to ‘‘Pay it Forward’’ by doing acts of kindness and encouraging others to ‘‘pass it on.’’ Usually I come out of movies simply thankful […]

Setting the record straight on water costs



Setting the record straight on water costs Recent letters on the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District budget and pipeline projects are a concern because of the misinformation that has been conveyed to district customers. The letters suggest that the district’s budget has increased by 58 percent over the last four years and that the district is proceeding with the proposed […]

Meritor didn’t play by rules



The problem with Meritor Academy, Village Homes, and the parents of Meritor’s students is getting further off track. The letter by Jami Wain is understandably supportive of the school, but the real problem is the illegal land use perpetrated on Village Homes and Meritor’s students. Meritor Academy has illegally been teaching children over grade three for at least four years […]

Needs Just A Little TLC



Needs Just A Little TLC This property is a great opportunity for a savvy buyer. This rare single-story home in a great neighborhood has 4 bedrooms and 2 full baths, also a dining area and a breakfast bar. There is a charming wood-burning rock fireplace. The generous lot has all usable land with sprinklers in the front and rear. The […]


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