2006-03-09

Great day for the Great Race



Beekeeper takes the sting out learning



Don Mitchell, a registered Los Angeles County beekeeper, will give a presentation on “Beekeepers and Bees” from 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. Sat., March 11 at Soka University, 26800 W. Mulholland Hwy., Calabasas. The event will occur rain or shine. Among the topics Mitchell will cover are how to determine whether to request a bee capture or a bee elimination effort […]

Agoura High School enters academic decathlon late, makes school proud



Agoura High School participated in the battle of the brains at the 2006 Los Angeles County Academic Decathlon in mid-February, and at last week’s Las Virgenes Unified School District board of education meeting, Nan Cano, an English teacher at Agoura High and this year’s academic decathlon advisor, announced the 2006 team awards. Overall, the school ranked 32nd out of 56 […]

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Agoura Hills Burglars stole a $700 briefcase from a victim Feb. 27 on Agoura Court. The victim was headed to an office when a man jumped out of a van and grabbed the briefcase. A thief stole a purse, car keys, cellphone and credit cards from a person who was at a bar on Lewis Road on Feb. 25. The […]

Local group supports veterans



Tuesday, Feb. 14 was the annual National Salute to Hospitalized Veterans. On that day we donated four wheelchairs to the Sepulveda Veterans Administration Hospital. The post volunteers present were Mort Lavin, Stan Richstone, Stefania Spiegel, Sol Brejensky, Walter Greenberg and Joe Ettenberg. Two of the chairs were donated by Irv and Alma Golden and Jeannie Reiver, past commander of Post […]

License and registration, please

Part II of two parts on the myths and realities of traffic citations and how residents are affected

Mary (an Agoura Hills resident who asked that her name be withheld) doesn’t want to be labeled as an opponent of law enforcement-she insists that she’s not. Nor does she want to be seen as just another disgruntled driver trying to vent her frustration after receiving a traffic ticket that she feels was unjust. A mother of three and a […]

Despite low ridership, Calabasas trolley deemed a success



The decorative Calabasas trolley might not have a large following, but city officials say the public transportation vehicle is still a success. The prominent red vehicle- actually a bus made to look like an old trolley-often roams the city with empty seats and some taxpayers have asked whether the program is worth the money. Robert Yalda, Calabasas transportation director, said […]

Young community servant



Busy March for Beth Haverim



Temple Beth Haverim is proud to offer “an inspiring Shabbat time where we will express prayers from the heart and share our warmth as a community,” according to Cantor Kenny Ellis. The service, “Friday Night Love,” will be at 7:30 p.m. Fri., March 10 at the temple, 29900 Ladyface Court, Agoura Hills. “By this name we are saying that we […]

Local economy plows ahead



Several of the area’s top financial and real estate experts assembled in Westlake Village last week in an attempt to provide an accurate forecast for the local economy. For 2006, can you say-optimistic? As expected, a strong commercial and residential real estate sector continues to drive the region’s growth. Undaunted by rising land values and escalating construction costs, builders plan […]


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