2002-07-25

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Agoura Hills firm wins contract



L.A. County Board of Supervisors Chairman Zev Yaroslavsky announced Board approval of a $182,185 contract with A.A. Portanova & Sons, Inc. of Agoura Hills for improvements to Whiteman Airport in Pacoima. The work will include construction of an access road, curb, gutter, sidewalk, a water main, catch basins with connector pipes, curb drains and a street lighting system. Yaroslavsky said […]

Seniors pay too much for meds here



U.S. Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Los Angeles) recently revealed that the Committee on Government Reform has discovered a dramatic price difference between what an average senior on the Westside of L.A. pays for prescription drugs vs. costs for seniors in other nations. For some drugs, seniors in Waxman’s district pay three times the prices paid in other countries. Uninsured seniors here […]

Gospelfest to provide free opportunity to sing



McDonald’s Gospelfest, an amateur gospel competition, will kick off its 18th annual competition with a series of "sing-offs" in Los Angeles and San Bernardino. During the sing-offs, participants perform for an opportunity to advance to the semifinal round. The sing-offs will be on Sat., Aug. 17 and Sat., Aug. 24 at New Life Christian Center, 2600 S. La Brea Ave., […]

Aggravated with Agoura Hills



The city of Agoura Hills is out of control. Perhaps it’s time for an outside agency to assess the management (in)capabilities which, as you will see in this letter, are quite lacking. Take into consideration the following and perhaps then you, too, will understand how Agoura Hills continues to be the stuff inside the bookends of our prosperous east and […]

Mideast expert discusses issues



Jerrold Green, Ph.D., director of the Center for Middle East Public Policy at Rand, will lecture on "Middle East Powder Keg—Recent Developments in the War on Terrorism" at 7 p.m. Tues., July 30 at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza Hotel, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Considered one of the world’s foremost experts on the Middle East, Green recently returned from […]

Expert discusses game, movie ratings



By Bo Andersen To educate parents about the rating systems for movies and video games and let them know that video stores are committed to helping parents control their children’s access to movies and video games the parents deem inappropriate for them, the Video Software Dealers Association’s (VSDA) kicked off a recent special initiative for ratings awareness. The organization is […]

Datebook



THURS., JULY 25 Lunch Money Calabasas Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon at 11:30 a.m. at Calabasas Inn, 23500 Park Sorrento, Calabasas features Warren Cooley of Valley Economic Development Center discussing "Money…Money…Money: How to Manage It and How to Find It." $20-$25. RSVP: (818) 222-5680 Positively Magical Professional magician and entertainer Tony Daniels brings comedy, tricks and magic to the Thousand […]

Methodist services set for Sunday



Senior Pastor Rob Calderhead will give the message at the 9 and 10:30 a.m. worship services on Sun., July 28 at United Methodist Church of Westlake Village, 1049 Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Associate Pastor Stephen Hansted Meadors will speak at the casual service at 8 a.m. in Alton Hall. Special music will be included in each service. Sunday School classes […]

Wants your vote in LVMWD



Wants your vote in LVMWD The customers of Las Virgenes Municipal Water District will have the choice of these alternate policies before them on entering the polling booths in November: 1. A major renovation of the biosolids (sludge) process with a profit generating enterprise; or continuation of the long money-losing compost operation. 2. A new cooperative and friendly association with […]


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