Proposed Old Agoura car wash doesn’t float

Project denied, but will be appealed

A proposed automotive lube and detailing center would not be a good fit for Old Agoura and should not be built in the quiet equestrian community, Agoura Hills officials decided last week. The Agoura Hills Planning Commission denied Pasadena resident Aitan Hillel’s request to construct a carwash on the southeast corner of Chesebro and Palo Comado Canyon roads. The site […]

Eat well, support Relay For Life

The Alamo Bar & Grill will help raise funds for the American Cancer Society’s Agoura Relay For Life by donating 20 percent of guest bills on Sat., March 24 between 4 and 10 p.m. to the relay. Participating guests should mention “Agoura Relay For Life” when ordering. The Alamo is at 5617 Kanan Road, Agoura Hills. For information, call the […]

Tips offered on how to quit smoking

Cigarettes kill an estimated 440,000 Americans each year and are a major cause of lung cancer, heart disease, bronchitis, emphysema and stroke. While kicking the habit can be difficult, more than 3 million Americans do quit every year. The use of nicotine replacement therapies can be an effective way to quit. They provide a measured dose of nicotine to help […]

Contest promotes health

First 5 Ventura County is sponsoring its second annual countywide poster contest for high school students. This year’s theme is “Healthy Teeth Begin at Birth.” Poster entries are due Fri., April 20. The theme is intended to promote awareness of the need for early and routine dental care for children newborn to 5 years old, according to contest organizers. The […]

Injured motorcycle cop recovers

A Lost Hills sheriff’s deputy injured while riding a motorcycle March 2 in Calabasas was released from UCLA Medical Center last Friday. Mike Ranes, 40, collided with an SUV driven by Cynthia O’Leary of West Hills when her vehicle pulled in front of him as she left the driveway between Calabasas City Hall and Digital Insight, the private business next […]

Thanks for fighting cellphone tower

Kudos to Sol Zide for a very effective presentation to the Calabasas Planning Commission opposing the construction of a cellphone tower on the corner of Paul Revere and Bon Homme. Sol filed an appeal and then organized an ambitious and insightful campaign, communicating with city officials, sending out more than 1,500 mailers and going doortodoor to make everyone aware of […]

Funny looking cow you have there

UDDERLY ENTHRALLED- A.E. Wright Middle School seventh-grader Nick Staley learns the fine art of milking a (homemade) cow during the school’s 32nd annual Medieval Market last Friday. Students displayed historical crafts and demonstrated timeless skills including sword fighting and hunting with a bow and arrow. JANN HENDRY/Acorn Newspapers

Savings, retirement advice for women

Planning your financial future

Women are making tremendous strides in their financial lives. Female homeownership is at an all-time high, with one-fifth of residential real estate now being held by single females. Women are now the primary breadwinners in roughly onethird of U.S. households. Still, women are more likely to face shortfalls in retirement than their male counterparts. Today’s women often try to do […]

Top mistakes couples make

All over the world people desire the same thing from life: a fulfilling loving relationship. Can partners who love each other stay together for the long term? It’s possible, but where is the manual and what is the recipe for a loving relationship? Learning and understanding the seven top mistakes couples make is a good place to start. +Talking and […]

Youth basketball and soccer teams celebrate job well done