2005-12-22

Stop urban spread



I couldn’t agree more with letter writer Larry Brown’s thoughts regarding development in Agoura Hills. Like so many others, we moved here from the congestedoverdeveloped San Fernando Valley and rejoiced in the spacious, green, semi-rural surroundingsAnd yet, in the short time we’ve lived here, field after field has been graded and developed and it seems every day a new chunk […]

Parents dispute district’s decision to fire coach



Parents and faculty rallied last Tuesday at the Oak Park Unified School District Board of Education meeting to argue against what many called the “harsh and unjust” punishment of Ted Eggleston, Gloria Rios and Brenda Pasqua. School directors asked all three to resign after a parent complained about an alleged hazing incident that involved members of the Oak Park High […]

Students to help Louisiana disaster victims



For Pepperdine student Juliette Galpin, winter break will be more than just an opportunity to return home and relax. Galpin, a junior from Agoura Hills, will travel with 16 other Pepperdine University students to Louisiana to assist with the Hurricane Katrina clean-up effort from Dec. 17 to 22. The volunteers will work, clean and bring hope to people who lost […]

Cornerstone Preschool dedicated to providing loving care to tots



Cornerstone Preschool was founded by Robin Hasen and Melisa Giuffrida. Hasen helped to establish Meadow Oaks Nursery School Program and was director of Meadow Oaks Summer Camp Program at the former Meadow Oaks School in Calabasas. Giuffrida taught at Viewpoint School in Calabasas and met Hasen while teaching at Meadow Oaks. Giuffrida has a bachelor’s in psychology from California Lutheran […]

Westminster Pres. will have four Christmas Eve worship services



Westminster Presbyterian Church will offer four worship services on Christmas Eve. The 4 p.m. service is geared towards families with very young children. The family worship service which begins at 5:30 p.m. will include a presentation of “I Witness News” staged by students in the Westminster congregation. Candlelight worship services at 8 and 10 p.m. will be more contemplative in […]

When it comes to holiday shopping, it’s better late than never



With only three days before Christmas, many of you are already done with your shopping. Some of us, however, still have plenty of shopping to do. We are the procrastinators of the world who live by the motto “Why do today what you can postpone until tomorrow, or better yet, the day after that?” Members of the Procrastinators Club of […]

Agoura Village sparks concern



A handful of residents attended a recent Agoura Hills planning commission meeting to comment on the Agoura Village draft environmental impact report. The 122-page document outlines details of the revitalization project that will transform the area along Agoura Road at Cornell and Kanan roads into a development that mixes retail, office space, restaurants, entertainment, services and residential living. The residential […]

Kosher market offers hard-to-find delicacies

New mom-andpop store takes pride in quality products

Isaac Ellison’s Super Sal market, tucked into the Agoura Hills City Mall off Kanan Road, is a throwback to time before giant supermarkets shuttered many of the locally-owned mom and pop shops. What makes the local market particularly special is that many of the items sold in the 2,500square-foot store are Glatt kosher. “Glatt kosher meat is very high quality,” […]

New playground equipment installed at Brookside



Brookside Elementary School celebrated the installation of $42,000 in new playground equipment on the lower campus last Friday. The school’s Parent Teacher Association helped raise the money. Combining fun and fitness, the recently installed equipment boasts three slides and more swings, as well as items such as circular monkey bars and climbing wheels. Room was also left for future additions […]

House of Worship




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