Nominee for Catholic Woman of the Year to speak at prayer brunch next


Nominee for Catholic Woman of the Year to speak at prayer brunch next Magnificat, a Ministry to Catholic Women, will host a prayer brunch from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thurs., Oct. 28, at the Porter Valley Country Club, 19216 Singing Hills Drive in Northridge. The featured speaker will be Barbara McGuigan, twice nominated for Catholic Woman of the […]

Wants Blasman to serve on Triunfo

Ron Stark says that he is running for reelection to the Triunfo Sanitation District (TSD). I don’t see how this is possible since he was appointed to that position. Mr. Stark has been reappointed time after time because the voters of the district were never informed when the position needed to be refilled. No public notice to the district meant […]

Calabasas man sentenced for bribery

Ventura County District Attorney Gregory Totten has announced that defendant Bahram Rafi Gholizadeh, a 59-year-old Cala-basas resident, was sentenced on Oct. 6 following his guilty plea in August to a felony bribery charge. Gholizadeh was ordered to serve one year in jail, to spend three years on formal probation and to pay a $10,000 fine. During the 1990s, Gholizadeh was […]

Enrichment program gets a new name

Upward Bound Math Science, a federally funded program at California Lutheran University (CLU), has changed its name to the Regional High School Math and Science Center. Joy Brittain, the center’s director, said the Upward Bound Math Science program that brings high school students to CLU for academic enrichment sessions has been changed to differentiate the math and science program from […]

Only two council members are serving the city of Agoura Hills

Only two council members are serving the city of Agoura Hills I am thoroughly disappointed with and vehemently repudiate the direction the Agoura Hills City Council and Planning Commission have taken over the past eight years. Excluding John Edelston and Dennis Weber, they should all be awarded with a pair of flip-flops and a box of waffles for all the […]

Weekend schedule

Westlake at

Westlake at Calabasas Friday, 7 p.m. Oak Park at Bishop Diego Friday, 7:30 p.m. Ontario Christian at Oaks Christian Friday, 7:30 p.m. Royal at Newbury Park Friday, 7 p.m. Simi Valley at Moorpark Friday, 7 p.m.

Church bell choir raises octave, needs bell ringers

Westlake Lutheran Church recently announced that it’s added a third octave to its hand-bell choir and is currently seeking volunteers to play the new bells. Hand-bell practices are conducted from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. on Thursdays at the church and performances are once a month (with the exception of the Christmas season). New players of every age are welcome and […]

Blasman will fix the problems

Blasman will fix the problems Having been informed by recent newspaper articles about mismanagement at Triunfo Sanitation District, I felt it behooved me to make sure the elected board of that district was improved. Therefore, I studied the candidates running for the board and am convinced there is a candidate who can turn fiscal problems around for Triunfo. His name […]

Calabasas Council looks again at affordable housing

Calabasas Council looks again at affordable housing By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com Affordable housing remains a hot topic in Conejo Valley/Las Virgenes and the city of Calabasas is considering rent control. City staff recently provided the Calabasas City Council with six affordable housing programs. The council directed staff to return with details on several. In 1998, the city created an affordable […]

With Allhallows Eve approaching, so arrives the rain

The official start of the rainy season in Los Angeles County began in mid-October, prompting officials to remind the public that when it rains, trash, litter, debris and pollutants from public streets and gutters flow through storm drains and straight into the ocean. Unlike water in the sewer system, water traveling through the storm drain system is untreated, so pollutants […]

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