2008-09-04

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Calabasas, ACLU reach accord on public grant ordinance

Law allegedly discriminated

Criticism and the threat of legal action from the American Civil Liberties Union has prompted the city of Calabasas to alter a city resolution on the awarding of public grants after the ACLU claimed the law was unconstitutional. The ACLU sent a letter raising constitutional concerns and threatening possible litigation last month after hearing that the Calabasas City Council had […]

Picnic petitioners



UNITED WE STAND—Karin Quimby explains a petition against Proposition 8 to Agoura Hills resident Russ Kohn during the annual Labor Day Democratic Party picnic at Conejo Creek Park in Thousand Oaks on Monday. Prop 8 addresses the issue of same-sex marriage.

Agoura Hills City Calendar



The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services announces these events. For more information, call the Agoura Hills Recreation Center at (818) 597-7361. •A Mature Drivers’ Renewal Course, presented by Agoura Hills Department of Community Services Senior Recreation Program, will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tues., Sept. 9 at the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand […]

Westgate scores UCLA’s first touchdown of season



Oak Park High graduate Sean Westgate, a freshman on the UCLA football team, scored the Bruins’ first touchdown of the season on a blocked punt during Monday night’s 27-24 overtime victory against Tennessee at the Rose Bowl. Westgate ran 17 yards for the score late in the first quarter.

Be open to garage door safety



The garage door is the largest moving object in a home, so keep it operating safely. Regularly check mounting tracks and hardware. If they are not attached properly, the door might come off the track and fall. Corner brackets are usually connected to high-tension cables. If loose, these brackets could fly off at dangerous speeds. Similarly, springs are also connected […]

L.A. Philharmonic meets to support music education



The Valley Committee for the Los Angeles Philharmonic will hold its first meeting of the season Wed., Sept. 10 at the Woodland Hills Country Club, 21150 Dumetz Road, Woodland Hills. Members of the community who are interested in helping to provide musical education for children through public schools and supporting the Los Angeles Philharmonic Community Outreach Programs are invited. For […]

Joanne Nelson



Joanne Nelson was awarded Top Producer in April for Prudential California Realty’s Thousand Oaks regional office. Nelson has been a Conejo Valley resident for more than 25 years. She has a bachelor’s degree in business administration, and has a background as a travel and relocation specialist for an international corporation. She is actively involved local schools and community. With extensive […]

A little taste of Hawaii



ISLAND CELEBRATION —From left, Westlake Village residents Danny Chambers, Jennifer Guess, Lauren Guess and Florida resident Michael Kinney enjoy island cuisine and warm weather at the Westlake Village Four Seasons Hotel’s annual Labor Day weekend luau. The event, presented in conjunction with Four Seasons Resorts of Lana’i, included Hawaiian food, live music and performances by hula dancers.

Habitat for Humanity hosts gala



Habitat for Humanity Ventura County will hold a 25th anniversary gala at 5:30 p.m. Sat., Oct. 25 at the Ronald Reagan Library, 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley. Tickets cost $150 and are available beginning Mon., Sept. 8. The event will include entertainment from Dick Van Dyke and the Vantastix, silent and live auctions, private tours of Air Force One and […]


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