2009-05-14

New farmers market sprouts in Oak Park



Topanga hosts County Service Fair



The Topanga Coalition for Emergency Preparedness and the Topanga Town Council will sponsor a County Service Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., May 16 at Topanga Elementary School upper playground, 141 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga, or school auditorium, if inclement weather. Guests may park and shuttle from Topanga General Store back parking lot. Los Angeles County departments […]

Born Learners honors ‘Ms. Dee’



Pet of the Week



Under the gun



Gun ownership is very popular in our country. The National Rifle Association, its many members, and some misguided judges believe that every man, woman and child has an unrestricted “right” to carry any firearm, based on the Second Amendment in the Bill of Rights of our Constitution. In 1791, the only “arms” that one could bear were sabers and pistols […]

State budget on the brink as May 19 election approaches

Six propositions would raise taxes and redistribute funds—large deficit remains

On May 19, voters will go to the polls to decide on a series of budget initiatives that attempt to solve the state’s financial crisis. Win or lose, California’s budget outlook remains dim. Five of the measures involve some combination of raising taxes and reallocating existing funds. A sixth proposition freezes politicians’ salaries in years when the state runs a […]

Agoura Hills City Calendar



The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services announces these upcoming events. Unless otherwise noted, all events will take place at the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd. For more information or to register, call (818) 597-7361. •American Red Cross CPR and first aid certification course for ages 12 and up will be from 9 a.m. to […]

Conejo Hebrew High appoints new vice principal



Conejo Hebrew High has announced the appointment of Beverly Kamenir to serve as the vice principal of the school. Kamenir is a noted educator and longtime Agoura resident. Prior to this position she served as the 10th-grade dean of students at New Community Jewish High School and a Hebrew instructor at Los Angeles Hebrew High School. “Beverly brings with her […]

Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura Hills A person working at a business in the 30600 block of Thousand Oaks Boulevard reported being the victim of check fraud, April 17. The loss was $3,900. Calabasas Vandals damaged a yard in the 22400 block of Cairnlock Street, but the amount of loss was not reporter. A thief stole a pair of sunglasses, cellphone, CDs and flashlight […]

Scare tactics won’t work on May 19



I admit that I voted for Arnold Schwarzenegger and a some of the other members of the California legislature, all of whom promised significant changes in the way California conduct its financial affairs. We have given them enough time to at least put California on the road to recovery even if we had expected more. Now with the latest measures […]


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