2008-09-25

A home win for Calabasas, finally!



COYOTES HOWL—Calabasas High School football coach Lance Martin, right of center, can hardly contain his joy after the Coyotes beat Hueneme High 23-13 last Friday night, ending a six-year home losing streak. See page 44 for complete details.

Blog on teen drinking debuts



Straight Up Ventura County has debuted a new blog that features writing by and for youths and parents on the subject of underage and binge drinking and impaired driving. The blog contains stories and statements from teens who know of other youths affected by drinking, and also tips for adults wanting more information about underage and binge drinking. The blog […]

Tri-Valley standings



Oak Park family appeals for support

VisionWalk raises awareness for eye disease

The Wolinksy family of Oak Park hopes the community will once again support them when they walk in the second annual VisionWalk at 9 a.m. Sun., Oct. 26 at the UCLA campus. Last year, Marsha and Fred, along with their children Matthew and Jessie, walked the 5K course with friends and family, raising money to help find a cure for […]

Mobile car wash ordinance another example of meddling by government



Great for Calabasas, one more new regulation. It seems that Calabasas has a quest for a near perfect utopia. Every time I look they are regulating something. Now it’s fundraising carwashes. They have an oppressive regulation regarding recreational vehicles parked on your own property, antismoking, anti-plastic bags, etc. Watch out, Calabasas; before you know it you’ll be one big HOA […]

A Home With A Putting Green



This approximately 3,088 square foot home has four bedrooms, a bonus room and three baths. The interior and exterior have been recently painted. The house includes plantation shutters, neutral carpet, hardwood floors and a lighted fountain at the entry. The living room has a vaulted ceiling and the formal dining area has French doors. The center island kitchen has upgraded […]

Meeting on fluoride leaves a bad taste

Studies conflict

The Las Virgenes Municipal Water District (LVMWD) said it wants to close the debate on whether mandated water fluoridation in California is dangerous for consumers, but opponents of the additive have pledged to continue their battle to overturn the fluoridation law that became effective in the state almost a year ago. The water district invited scientists, doctors, dentists and other […]

Westlake hospice needs volunteers



Buena Vista Hospice in Westlake Village is seeking volunteers to assist with terminallyill patients and their families. Hospice is a philosophy, or place, that offers a program of palliative care (relief of symptoms but not a cure for the disease) and other emotional, spiritual and social support for the families and patients facing a limited life expectancy. Hospice care began […]

Other local football matchups



Oak Park (1-1) at Newbury Park (2-0) Outlook: Get ready for threeto-seven yards and a cloud of FieldTurf. This matchup features two teams that want to pound the football on the ground. NPHS junior tailback Cameron Roberson did great filling in for injured Chris Brown last week by rushing for 201 yards and finding pay dirt four times during the […]

Boy among top young U.S. chess players



Dennis Neymit, 14, a ninthgrader at Agoura High School, has been playing competitive chess for the last three years. Despite playing relatively late, as many children he competes against have been playing since they were 5 and 6 years old, Dennis is in the top 100 youths in the country by chess rating for his age and is in the […]


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