As rain comes down, Agoura water main goes up

During Tuesday’s downpour, a 12-foot potable water pipe burst under Canwood Street in Agoura Hills, sending a geyser almost 50 feet into the air and shutting down drinking water service for several hours. One vehicle was damaged by the exploding debris and traffic remained blocked from afternoon until evening, but there were no injuries, said a spokesperson for the Las […]

Upcoming high school reunions

Summer reunions are scheduled for the following area schools. For information, call (661) 259-5999 or visit www.reunioncommittee.com. Agoura Hills High School Class of 1977, Aug. 18 at Braemar Country Club. Agoura Hills High School Class of 1987, July 21 at Westlake Yacht Club. Calabasas High School Class of 1987, Oct. 6 at Duke’s in Malibu.

Local soccer star caps college career

Damon Brooks, an alumnus of Hillcrest Christian School in Thousand Oaks and longtime Agoura Hills resident, recently finished his final season with the Azusa Pacific University Cougars at the 48th Annual NAIA Men’s Soccer Championship Tournament. APU was in the national finals for the third year in a row and made the championship game for the second consecutive season. The […]

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There’s a subliminally discomforting quality about “Letters From Iwo Jima,” one that’s briefly hard to pinpoint. The film opens on a group of soldiers, nervously anticipating an assault by a larger, stronger enemy force. From their banter, we realize their situation is perilous, perhaps even hopeless. But at the moment they’re complaining about the heat, their rations, about endlessly digging […]

Council candidate says vision has been lost

Calabasas is a community of neighborhoods, each with its own special character. Malibu Canyon is not Mulwood, Calabasas Park is not the Calabasas Highlands, yet it is the shared open spaces, the feeling of living in the country, that makes us different from the rest of the Valley. I fear we are in danger of losing the historical vision that […]

Needs Some TLC

This home has two master suites, a large open floor plan, twocar attached garage and a good location in a complex. It needs a little TLC. For more information on this house listed at $309,900, call Dianne Garnett at (805) 230-3349.

Agoura Hills team CERTain to help

The Community Emergency Response Team in Agoura announced a new group of leaders. Carol Tubelis, Agoura Hills’ emergency operations coordinator, introduced CERT’s new board of directors at the Jan. 17 meeting. Tubelis will continue in charge of the “triage/medical” committee and will be assisted by Valerie Fox, who was appointed deputy in charge. Chris Dodd, an administrative analyst for the […]

Calabasas Chamber announces new board

The Calabasas Chamber of Commerce introduced new leadership at its annual board installation luncheon last week. Meeting at the Calabasas Country Club, the Chamber introduced three new members to its board of directors: Adam Adair of Eden Surgical and Wellness Center; Kimberly Bordonaro, Pacific Coast Lending; and Jeff Morton, Mulholland Mortgage Services. The rest of the 2007 board includes first […]

Agoura Thunder rolls into the semifinals

THUNDER STRUCK- The Agoura Thunder placed third in the recent AYSO Section 10 allstar playoffs. In the elimination round, the Thunder defeated T.O. B and top-seeded Newbury Park A in exciting shootouts, but lost to T.O. A in the semifinals. Section 10 is made up of six regions- Thousand Oaks 9, Newbury Park 41, Moorpark 363, Agoura-Westlake-Oak Park 4, Simi […]

Festival kicks off with Sandoval concert

Season opens with Latin jazz

The Ventura Music Festival will open its 13th season with a Latin jazz performance by Arturo Sandoval at 8 p.m. Sat., Feb. 17 at the Ventura High School auditorium, 2 N. Catalina St., Ventura. The concert is sponsored by the Meister Family Foundation. Cheryl Heitmann, executive director of the Ventura Music Festival, said, “The magnetism Arturo Sandoval creates on stage […]