Agoura Hills anticipates a half-million-dollar revenue loss

Slumping state economy puts pressure on city's finances

Looking ahead to more frugal times, the Agoura Hills City Council began addressing the city’s spending priorities at a March 28 workshop, the first step toward formulating next year’s municipal budget. The city will lose between $500,000 and $600,000 in revenue next year, Mayor John Edelston said. The slumping state economy has put pressure on the city’s financial health, he […]

Wellness Community has good taste

CHEERS- Gail and Richard Fisher of Westlake Village watch wine being poured into another attendee’s glass at The Wellness Community wine tasting recently. The evening raised awareness of The Wellness Center, which offers support to individuals and families affected by cancer.

Time for summer employment

Lacrosse players make college commitments

Three local lacrosse athletes announced their college commitments last week. Agoura attackman Mike Cammorata will be heading to the University of Arizona. Cammorata, who’s led Agoura in goals and assists for three seasons, was named to the Southern California Lacrosse Association’s first team as a junior. He was a secondteam member as a sophomore. He has played lacrosse for eight […]

Church women to meet

The local unit of Church Women United will host a salad luncheon and service at 10:30 a.m. Fri., May 2 at the United Methodist Church of Thousand Oaks, 1000 Janss Road. The theme of this year’s May Friendship Day is “God’s wisdom inspires hospitality,” based on Matthew 25:35, 40. During the meeting, discussion groups will examine other scriptures on the […]

Article about drug was a bit fuzzy

I am writing about a concern I had when reading your column titled “New hallucinogenic finds its way into area neighborhoods.” I am a biology professor and have a biochemistry background. Having read many concerned online columns about the plant Salvia divinorum, I felt your column, while slightly biased, was better researched than most. I wanted to point out a […]

This Home Opens To A Formal Living Room With A Fireplace And High Volume Ceilings And Windows

This property has 5 bedrooms and 4.5 baths plus an office that could be a sixth bedroom. The home opens to a formal living room with a fireplace and high volume ceilings and windows. The formal dining room is adjacent to the kitchen which has slab granite counters, a huge island, a Viking sixburner range, double convection ovens, compactor, builtin […]

Local screenwriters receive high praise for Dr. Seuss film

The movie “Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who” took screenwriters Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio four years to write, but the wait was worth it, according to critics and moviegoers. The film, produced by 20th Century Fox’s Blue Sky Studios, has been a critical and commercial success, generating $134 million in ticket sales so far. The cost to produce the […]

New cancer support group forming

A new support group for women with breast cancer is being offered by the Wellness Community Valley/Ventura and Community Memorial Hospital. The group meets every Thursday from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at Community Memorial Hospital Cancer Resource Center, 184 N. Brent Street, Ventura. The group is free and facilitated by licensed therapist Maryana Palmer. For more information, call the Wellness […]

Agoura High alumna graduates from NYU

Agoura High School alumna Hilary Kromnick has graduated magna cum laude from New York University, having completed her studies in classical music. She was a member of NYU’s wind ensemble and was invited to conduct Mozart’s Symphony No. 31 performed by the National Theatre of Opera and Ballet in Romania in October 2007. Kromnick will receive her diploma in May.