2009-06-11

DUI checkpoint



The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will conduct a DUI/driver’s license checkpoint from 8 p.m. Fri., June 12 through 3 a.m. Saturday in Agoura Hills. Checkpoints are conducted to identify offenders and get them off the street, and to educate the public on the dangers of impaired driving. Traffic volume and weather permitted, all vehicles may be checked and drivers […]

Love Run wins for Senior Concerns



Graf good enough for third-place finish at state



Multiple area athletes shone on the biggest stage in high school track and field last weekend. No one was better than Rio Mesa High’s Valexsia Droughn, who won the girls’ 100-meter dash in 11.54 seconds at the CIF State Track and Field Championships at Buchanan High at Clovis. “It feels real good,” Droughn said. “It’s like I’m in a fantasy […]

Rock musical explores Egyptian love tale



We did our job but they didn’t do theirs



More than three weeks after the May 19 election, it’s still hard to tell the good guys from bad guys in the messy state budget battle. Voters say they sent a strong message not to raise taxes, but did they really? And is the Legislature doing the right thing by taking their fiscal frustration out on local governments? First, a […]

Be water wise



Las Virgenes Municipal Water District will offer a series of free water-wise landscaping and irrigation management classes for its customers. The programs will feature useful information on how to sustain an attractive and water-efficient garden and smart irrigation management during water budgets. The first class, “Attainable and Sustainable Landscaping,” will be at 9 a.m. Sat., June 20. The second session, […]

Acupuncture for menopause symptoms



An increasing number of women are electing to avoid hormone replacement therapy for fear of an increased risk of cancer, especially after seeing loved ones suffer. They are looking for alternative ways to elevate mood and to minimize menopausal symptoms without a need to be concerned about side effects. Some women would rather put up with the inconveniences of hot […]

Stock, Stoffel drafted early



Robert Stock, who starred at Agoura High before attending the University of Southern California, was selected in the second round, pick No. 67, of the Major League Baseball FirstYear Player Draft on Tuesday. The Trojans junior pitcher/ catcher was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals. Jason Stoffel, an AHS grad who set the University of Arizona’s all-time saves record, was […]

Concerts in the Park announced



The Valley Cultural Center will present the annual summer Concerts in the Park on Sundays at Warner Park, 5800 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Woodland Hills. Concerts are free, and parking for $10 will be available in parking structures at Califa Street between Topanga and Owensmouth, and Ownensmouth Avenue between Oxnard and Califa. The food court will have 20 vendors serving a […]

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