2006-04-20

Agoura’s hills come alive



Egg hunt, crafts show welcome spring



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Taking a Break With the May 1 deadline for enrollment deposits rapidly approaching, many high school seniors are making final decisions about which college to attend in the fall. But after 12 years of school, some students are deciding they need time out. Gap year has long been a tradition in Britain. Perhaps it’s because when students begin college there, […]

Man recounts Nazi horrors



Holocaust survivor Abe Stone, a resident of Agoura Hills, will be the featured speaker at a Yom Hashoah Memorial hosted by Chabad of Westlake Village at 8 p.m. Wed., April 26 at the Chabad Center, 2524 Townsgate Road, Westlake Village. “Stone is an outspoken and ardent believer in the need for the remaining survivors to share their stories firsthand,” said […]

Brownley for Assembly



Almost six years ago Fran Pavley became our 41st State Assembly District representative, overcoming an opponent who outspent her substantially. Now, with Fran’s term in the Assembly coming to an end, we have a chance to elect her own chosen successor, a woman very much like Fran who also stands to be widely outspent in the coming campaign. This is […]

A Classic, Traditional House



Located in the “Morrison Highlands,” this classic Traditional house has 5-bedrooms, 4.5-baths, a large master suite with an oversized deck, spacious family room and upgraded gourmet center island kitchen with granite counter tops. Surrounded by views of the Santa Monica Mountains beyond, this house includes three fireplaces, spectacular wood lfoors and crown molding and is on a pool-sized corner lot. […]

School bonds are endorsed



At a special meeting of its board of trustees this week, the Community Foundation for Oak Park unanimously voted to support Oak Park Unified School District bond issues B-6 and C-6 related to repair and upgrading of schools in the aging district. The bonds are designed to repair school facilities in Oak Park, including plumbing problems, leaking roofs and related […]

Help clean Agoura Hills



The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services will host the 18th annual Trashbusters cleanup program from 9 a.m. to noon on Sat., April 22. The program is designed to clean and beautify the city of Agoura Hills and to provide an opportunity to nonprofit organizations to raise funds. In the past, volunteers including the Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, […]

Basketball fundraiser



A “Hoop-A-Thon FunRaiser,” intended to raise funds to help break the cycle of illegal child labor in India’s carpet industry, will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Sun., April 30 in the gym at Oak Park High School, 899 N. Kanan Road, Oak Park. According to event organizers, about 150,000 children are forced to work in the Indian carpet industry, […]

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The pause before the bloom Is spring a little late this year? Or is it just that I’m waiting for its arrival with the expectancy of a kid counting down the days until Christmas? Usually the roses have exploded in their first big burst of color by now. (The first bloom is definitely the most dramatic.) The Chinese maple trees […]


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