2008-05-15

Punishment not appropriate



I am writing to express my opinion regarding the Saturday detention “work program” at Lindero Canyon Middle School. My son was recently given this punishment for a school infraction. I understand that if he didn’t follow school rules, he should very well be reprimanded and made to give up four hours of his Saturday. Beginning at 8 a.m. the students […]

Senate race pits Pavley against Levine

Battle for Sheila Kuehl's seat focuses on education and environment

The race to replace state Sen. Sheila James Kuehl (D-Santa Monica) in the heavily Democratic 23rd District is likely to be decided in the June 3 primary, most political experts believe. Fran Pavley served three terms in the Assembly, 200006, representing the 41st District. Her opponent, incumbent Assemblymember Lloyd E. Levine (D-Van Nuys), represents the 40th Assembly District. Agoura Hills’ […]

Class teaches adults how to use the Internet



The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services will offer a “Navigate the Internet” class for adults ages 18 and up from 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. Tuesdays from May 20 to June 17, or 11 a.m. to noon Thursdays from May 22 to June 12. Classes are held at the Agoura Hills Library, 29901 Ladyface Court. Students will learn […]

Bruegger’s bakery-café opens in Agoura Hills



Stephen Lindemann, a lifelong resident of Agoura Hills and principal of Rolling Bagel, Inc., has had a longtime goal of developing quality bakeries in the Thousand Oaks, Agoura Hills and Westlake Village area. Tomorrow, Fri., May 16, Lindemann officially opens a Bruegger’s bakery-café franchise at the Agoura Hills City Mall, 5879 Kanan Road. The first 25 guests will receive a […]

Volleyball teams advance



The boys’ volleyball teams from Oak Park, Oaks Christian and Viewpoint have all qualified for the CIF-Southern Section quarterfinals. In Division IV, Oak Park defeated Whittier Christian on the road Tuesday and will play Cerritos at home Friday at 7 p.m. OCHS is at home against North Torrance. Viewpoint hosts St. Margaret’s in Division V.

Enjoy free concert in Calabasas



The city of Calabasas invites the public to a free spring pops concert at 5 p.m. Sun., June 1 at Calabasas Lake. Gate entrance and parking will be at the Calabasas Tennis and Swim Center, 23400 Park Sorrento. The concert will include Latin, classical and jazz music by pianist Freddie Ravel. Field seating will be available for picnickers. Attendees are […]

Even here, life isn’t always sunshine and roses



No place on planet Earth is immune from evil. When evil appears, it usually seems to be somewhere else. But not always. Allegations in two recent local cases may serve as awful reminders that we’re not immune from the darker aspects of human behavior. In both cases, men in positions of trust allegedly took advantage of children barely into their […]


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