2004-03-04

Car crashes in Agoura Hills



Dole becomes title sponsor of Great Race



Dole Food Company in Westlake Village has become the title sponsor of Las Virgenes’ largest community event, the Great Race of Agoura. A major sponsor of the race for several years, Dole has taken its commitment to another level, signing on as the title sponsor through 2006, officially making the name "The Dole Great Race." "Dole is committed to helping […]

Special Education organization brings awareness to schools

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The Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC), a group of dedicated district staff members, administration and parents of Oak Park Unified School District, this week sponsored the first round in a series of Abilities Awareness Fairs after receiving funding from Time Warner, Inc. Due to a generous one-time grant, SEAC has now moved forward with a plan to conduct a fair […]

Calabasas boys’ soccer team defeated in overtime

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Calabasas boys’ soccer team defeated in overtime In the end, the Calabasas soccer team proved it could play defense with anybody, but also that it wasn’t the most prolific team offensively. The Coyotes lost, 1-0, in double overtime against Riverside Poly in a quarterfinal boys’ soccer game played at Oaks Christian High School last week. "This was a team that […]

In praise of gated neighborhoods



As a realtor and a Calabasas resident who works primarily in Calabasas and the Conejo Valley, I represent many clients who are relocating from various parts of the country. In your recent article about gated communities, I agree with Joan Young’s comments regarding the attractiveness and added value of gated communities. Many of my clients like the idea of these […]

Calabasas to consider plan for 40 new homes

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Calabasas to consider plan for 40 new homes The Calabasas Planning Commission will discuss at its meeting next Thursday night a request to construct 40 clustered, market rate, single-family homes at 4240 Las Virgenes Road in Calabasas. The applicant wants to subdivide a 21-acre parcel, with one section for new homes and the other to be dedicated as open space. […]

Spring is in the air at this home, garden show



Spring is in the air at this home, garden show The 12th annual Ventura County Spring Home & Garden Show will be presented from Fri., March 19 through Sun., March 21 at Seaside Park, Ventura County Fairgrounds, Ventura. Described as the largest home and garden show in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties, the show will feature hundreds of exhibits by […]

Scholarships offered to telecommunication students



Charter Communications and the Southern California Cable and Telecommunications Association (SCCTA) are calling for applications for the SCCTA Scholarship Program to be awarded this spring. For the eighth consecutive year, scholarships will be awarded in increments of $1,000 to $5,000 totaling up to $20,000 to graduating high school seniors of public and private schools in Southern California who wish to […]

Eagles lose in quarterfinals

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The Oak Park soccer team last Friday was narrowly defeated, 1-0, by Oaks Christian, the team with which the Eagles shared a championship last year. The game was played at Oaks Christian High School. Last year the Lions scored late to tie Oak Park, 1-1, and earn a co-championship in the California Interscholastic Federation’s (CIF) Division V. This season the […]

Local areas need outlets for family activities



Local areas need outlets for family activities I am truly puzzled by why there aren’t more places for families/children/teens to go in our pro-family community of Agoura. Almost everyone I talk to is aware of this need and can’t understand it either. One of the things we hear about is not wanting "bad influences" coming into our town. The irony […]