Agoura Hills fire station to open

First one inside the city

The Los Angeles County Fire Department announced it will open its new Fire Station 89 in Agoura Hills on Thurs., June 1. The 12,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility is at 29575 Canwood St. about a quarter-mile west of Kanan Road. At a cost of some $4 million and months behind schedule due to construction delays, the station will include a training classroom […]

Golf tourney to benefit California vets

Event follows Memorial Day

The California Department of Veterans Affairs will host the inaugural VetFund Memorial Day Golf Tournament. The VetFund Tournament is a Memorial Day event but will be on Fri., June 9 at the Buenaventura Golf Club, Ventura. The city is the site of one of California’s next veterans’ homes. The tournament will have a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m., preceeded with […]

Weight training can counter bone loss, stop falls

Osteoporosis literally means “thinning bone.” When bone architecture has deteriorated in this manner, a fracture may be just around the corner. While every bone in the body is at risk, the spine and the hip are the most susceptible. A fracture in one of these two sites may hinder independence forever. With a recent study revealing that 50 percent of […]

Critter Tails Hero of the Hood

Putting away the decorations after Christmas inspired me to clean up some of the dust and clutter around my house. The stepladder was already out from my having removed the dried garlands from the mantles and doorways, so I placed it in front of the bookshelves in the den, and climbed up with the intention of cleaning from the top. […]

Likes Joe Gibson

I received an election mailer from Linda Parks and took notice of the people that are supporting her for reelection for Ventura County Supervisor Second District. I was amazed at how few of our locally elected past or incumbent officials are supporting her. It seems that most of the elected officials supporting her come from Los Angeles County, while most […]

This Estate Property Features A Craftmans Style Home

This estate property features Craftmans style home, hardwood floors, entertainers bar, oversized kitchen, pool/spa, fruit trees, views, land and more. There’s a formal dining room with wine storage area and large viewing windows, perfect for entertainmening guests. There’s one bedroom and one bathroom downstairs, private back yard, and a treelined path to the gazebo and garden area. For more information […]

Coming of age

Good drinks, good times

Park Service reports pesticides poisoning wildlife

Pesticides will kill pests, but they can also hurt and kill wildlife. Last year, the National Park Service found two mountain lions ill from rodent poison in the Simi Hills, according to Bonnie Clarfield, National Park Service ranger. More recently, Vallerie Coleman of the Monte Nido community in nearby Malibu Canyon found a bobcat in her yard. The cat was […]

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