Calabasas Rotary invites guest speakers

Following are upcoming special programs hosted by the Calabasas/ Agoura Hills Rotary Club during their weekly meetings at 12:10 p.m. Thursdays at the Native Café, 23536 Calabasas Road, Calabasas. The public is welcome to attend. Rotarians and guests pay $14 and casual visitors pay $17. For information, call (818) 888-0138 or (818) 773-1351. Today, Thurs., Sept. 7, Arlene Bernholtz will […]

For Waste Management, ‘talking trash’ carries new meaning

Garbage is getting cleaner by the day due to one local company’s commitment to “green,” or environmentallyfriendly policies. Waste Management, the trash hauling company which has a branch office in Simi Valley, recently published a social responsibility report entitled “It Starts with Commitment.” The report outlines the company’s environmental goals and the many programs that are already helping to eliminate […]

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Agoura Hills A $3,000 desktop computer and monitor were stolen from a business on Agoura Road Aug.28. Someone smashed a $500 car window and stole a $400 iPod on Hackers Lane Aug. 27. Vandals damaged clay plant pots, a mailbox and a garage door on Fairgrange Drive Aug. 22. The loss was $225. A thief tried to steal items that […]

Still time to view mysteries of the night sky

Star gazers have only a few more weeks to explore the mysteries of the summer night sky at Cal State Northridge’s Bianchi Planetarium. Beginning in October, the planetarium will offer every other Friday views of the autumn sky at night. The first show begins at 7:30 p.m. and will be an examination of the stars and constellations that fill the […]

Public agency under water

The Triunfo Sanitation District, which provides water and sewer services to 35,000 customers in unincorporated Ventura County, including Lake Sherwood, Oak Park and North Ranch, is at the center of the storm once again. From 2000 to 2003 the district and its joint venture partner, the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District, engaged in a public agency turf war that cost […]

Fund established for hurt deputy

A relief fund has been established to help a local sheriff’s deputy who was badly injured last month in the line of duty. The fund was set up for Dep. Jim Mulay and his family. Mulay was critically injured in Malibu on Mon., Aug. 28 when an armed bank robbery suspect deliberately struck Mulay’s motorcycle in an attempt to escape. […]

Stuffing duffels

BAGGING IT-Tara Larson, 17, of Westlake Village, spends her last day of summer vacation filling duffle bags with essentials for children who arrive at crisis and foster care centers with no belongings. Larson and about 45 other Westlake High cheerleaders were volunteering for the My Stuff Bags Foundation. For more information, visit www.mystuffbags.org or call (866) 3-mystuff.

Staying cool with summer tunes

Moving through the city permit process

BETTER BUSINESS- David Delrahim, owner of the Agoura Hills Car Wash, will lead the next Agoura/ Oak Park/Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce business roundtable. Delrahim will offer advice on how to get projects processed in the city of Agoura Hills including maneuvering through the city’s planning and permit process. To participate in the next roundtable, call the Chamber at (818) […]

‘Voices from God’ concert scheduled

Lisbeth Scott and Dwight Trible will be the featured singers at the “Voices From God” concert to benefit Eagle Wings of Enlightenment Center, at 8 p.m. Fri., Sept. 15 at the Madrid Theatre, 21622 Sherman Way, Canoga Park. Scott is best known for singing the title song from the 2004 movie “The Passion of the Christ.” Scott, a singer/songwriter/instrumentalist, also […]