2005-10-27

Water board selects Lee Renger for vacancy

Will fill seat held by Vern Padgett

Lee Renger was appointed to the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District (LVMWD) board of directors Tuesday, filling the vacancy left by Vernon Padgett’s abrupt resignation last month. The term expires in January 2007. Renger was one of four candidates who expressed interest in serving the remainder of the Padgett term. Other applicants included Michael Harrison, Jack Solomon and John Mueller. […]

‘It was a dark and stormy night . . .’



Witches, skeletons and ghosts reside in the nooks and crannies of the Krovetz house throughout the year, not just Halloween. That’s because the Calabasas family has so much Halloween décor there’s no room to store it all. Trick-or-treaters beware! The scary home at 22737 Carsamba Drive off Paul Revere Drive is sure to spike your skin and make you scream. […]

Calabasas telling smokers it’s time to butt out

Outdoor cigarette ban a possibility

Welcome to Calabasas, a smoke-free city. Not just indoors, but outdoors, too. The push for a smoke-free city could become a reality if the Calabasas City Council adopts ordinances to regulate secondhand smoke outdoors. The city council last week discussed the possibility of banning tobacco smoking outdoors, even on city sidewalks. The council even raised the question of ticketing motorists […]

Fall lifts our spirits



New planning commission seated

Solomon is gone

With the terms on the current Calabasas Planning Commission expiring this Monday, the city council has appointed five new commissioners to the panel. The council is still seeking an alternate commissioner who can vote on issues in the absence of a permanent commissioner. City council members reappointed all current commissioners with exception of Vice Chair Jack Solomon. “A few months […]

Air Force One comes in for landing

Pres. Bush gueof honor at Reagan Library

With President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush standing at her side, former First Lady Nancy Reagan lifted the silverplated scissors and snipped the ribbon stretched across the entrance of the Air Force One airplane now on display at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley. The ribbon cutting was part of an all-day event […]

Calabasas to pay tribute to the firefighters



Former Green Bay Packers football coach Vince Lombardi once said, “It is time for us all to stand and cheer for the doer, the achiever—the one who recognizes the challenge and does something about it.” Between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Sat., Oct. 29 at the Agoura Hills/ Calabasas Community Center, Calabasas and others will “stand and cheer,” and […]

Koehler’s council run relies on experience



Experience counts when it comes to running a city, said William Koehler, a candidate for Agoura Hills City Council who has served almost 12 years on the city’s planning commission. Koehler is one of six candidates running for three open city council seats. The election is Nov. 8. While some community members are calling for a new wave of leadership, […]

Candidate Melancon dedicated to schools



Calabasas resident Joann Melancon is running for the Las Virgenes Unified School District’s board of education on a platform of change. Melancon is one of four candidates vying for three school board seats. The election will be on Nov. 8. Melancon believes that the current board of trustees reacts to problems rather than avoiding them. She also says the board […]

August says it’s time

Challenger seeks change on Agoura Hills City Council

Todd August’s candidacy for he Agoura Hills City Council was orn out of a threat by Heschel West Day School supporters to nseat any city council member who challenged the project’s en ironmental impact report earlier n the year. August is in favor of Heschel, ut denies, however, that the 100 upporters who raised $20,000 for is campaign are mostly […]