Calabasas recycling effort digs in

Beyond the bottle and the can, the Calabasas Environmental Services Division has pioneered several recycling initiatives that put batteries, electronics and eyeglasses to good reuse. Alex Farassati, Calabasas environmental services manager, said the city’s recycling push stems from Assembly Bill 939, which was adopted by California in 1989. “It required 50 percent of all trash from any jurisdiction be diverted […]

Siblings win big

Organize your garage

Jonathan and Fran Marder of Garage Specialists assist homeowners in organizing garages, homes, offices and storage units in all states of mess and decay. The Marders approach their work with a positive mental attitude by starting with one item at a time, which prevents fatigue. They are not emotionally attached to the items they organize, which helps them to maintain […]

Visit Sunny Skies Camp

Since 1974 Sunny Skies has provided traditional outdoor summer day camp experiences for boys and girls ages 4 to 14. Sunny Skies is at 3190 Triunfo Canyon Road in Agoura Hills, on a 23-acre ranch. Parents who are interested in learning more about Sunny Skies may attend an open house on Sun., March 18 or April 22 from 11 a.m. […]

Oak Park

Four vehicles were burglarized the night of Feb. 27 and some of the incidents involved unlocked vehicles. The incidents occurred in the 6000 block of Mandevilla Place, the 6100 block of Deerbrook, the 6300 block of Marquis Court and the 800 block of Ellesmere Way. A classroom window was vandalized Feb. 25 or 26 in the 800 block of N. […]

More on the HOA rules and regs

Regarding the article, “HOA rules come under attack,” I would like to commend Ms. Sophia Fischer for her fairly balanced report of the issue of playing in the common areas of Country Vistas III. As an active member of Community Association Institute, business owner and former resident and board member of CVIII, I would like to share some additional comments […]

The Upgraded Custom Kitchen Features A Sub-Zero Refrigerator

This singlestory, 2bedroom/2-bathroom home has been remodeled from top to bottom. Behind the front door the residence opens up to a travertine-floored entry. The living room has a slider to the recently refinished deck, a marble hearth fireplace with an oak mantle, upgraded carpeting and recessed lighting, both of which are found throughout the rest of the home as well. […]

Agoura Hills marks 25 years

Year-long celebration planned

Agoura Hills will host a yearlong celebration themed “25 Years of the Good Life” to honor the city’s silver anniversary. Earlier this year the city unveiled a 25th anniversary logo representing its location at the gateway to the Santa Monica Mountains. The logo will be used on commemorative banners and peel-off logo decals for city and resident vehicles. In addition, […]

Agoura Water Polo to host Casino Night

The Agoura Water Polo Foundation’s 2007 Casino Night will be from 6 to 10 p.m. Sat., March 31 at Agoura High School, 28545 W. Driver Ave., Agoura Hills. Cost is $35 per person, which includes a buffet dinner, blackjack, craps, roulette and poker. Sponsorship packages are available. Donated items are needed for the raffle and auction. The Agoura Water Polo […]

Study tracks survivors of childhood cancer

There’s good news when it comes to childhood cancers in the U.S. Today, nearly 80 percent of children and adolescents diagnosed with cancer become long-term survivors as a result of advanced treatments. Medical experts predict that within five years, one i n every 250 young adults will be a childhood cancer survivor. Unfortunately, there may also be some bad news […]