2008-05-15

Ride service shows off nice wheels



The city of Agoura Hills will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony and public preview of its new fleet of Dial-A-Ride vans on Mon., May 19 at the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd., from 11 a.m. until p.m.. Five new 2008 Chevy Uplanders, equipped with stateoftheart safety and comfort features, will go into service on June 1. The vans […]

Oak Park student’s photo earns top award at art guild’s show



Oak Park High School senior Maria McGinley, 18, won the top honor at last month’s annual Westlake Village Art Guild’s High School Senior Art Show. Her entry, “Autumn’s Child,” a closeup photograph of her 10year-old brother Timmy with his face partially obscured by leaves, was chosen as Best in Show out of 132 entries in all categories. Awards were presented […]

Resident earns degree



Aimee Laura Blank of Calabasas will receive her Master of Science degree in communication disorders and sciences with an emphasis on speech and language pathology from Cal State Northridge’s College of Health and Human Development. Blank is one of the youngest students to receive the Master of Science degree in speech pathology in the university’s history. She recently developed and […]

Shelter gets a makeover



Hagmans host KCLU event



Larry and Maj Hagman will host a celebration in honor of KCLU from 2 to 5 p.m. Sat., May 31 at their Heaven Ranch in Ojai. The gathering will allow guests to roam the grounds and meet other KCLU supporters. Larry Hagman played J.R. Ewing on “Dallas” and Capt. Tony Nelson on “I Dream of Jeannie.” He and his wife […]

Make the Most of Your Tax Rebate: Reinvest in Your Home



In an effort to jumpstart the struggling economy, the federal government has approved an economic stimulus package that will send rebate checks to qualifying taxpayers, some as early as May. Homeowners can use this refund to invest in home improvements that add value in a difficult housing market. Qualifying individual taxpayers will get up to $600 in rebates, working couples […]

Neighborhood compatibility question brings out a crowd



Many of those who attended a recent Agoura Hills planning commission meeting expressed dismay about a potential new law that would impact private property rights- the right to build or remodel homes any way an owner chooses. Two ordinances with guidelines were drafted to explore “neighborhood compatibility” in Agoura Hills and Old Agoura. They are intended to help homeowners with […]

Venom not the only poison around



Not all pet poisonings can be blamed on snakes. If a substance is good for people, that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s good for pets. If an owner drops it, man’s best friend might eat it, so be careful with prescription drugs, overthecounter medications and vitamins. Mothballs, which are poisonous, might be left in the closet and forgotten by the person […]

Agoura High to host college workshop for parents



Agoura High School will host a college workshop for parents on Tues., May 20 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the G building. College admissions counselor and author Danny Ruderman will offer tips and strategies on how students can showcase their strengths for admittance into private universities and colleges in the UC system. The free workshop is recommended for parents […]

Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura Hills A male, 29, was arrested for having oral sex with a child between the ages of 10 and 14 at 10:33 a.m. May 6 in the 30600 block of Rainbow View Drive. A resident in the 4000 block of Hunt Club Court reported the fraudulent use of their credit card at various locations in New Hampshire between April […]


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