2009-07-09

Agoura endorses Chumash Park



The Agoura Hills City Council approved a new parks policy at its June 24 council meeting and Chumash Park remains the location of choice for large outdoor events staged within the city limits. Chumash Park is the only park equipped to handle large special events put on by businesses or residents, said Amy Brink, director of community services. Events that […]

Arrggh! Pirate Days in Ventura



Pirates will invade Ventura Harbor Village on Sat. and Sun., July 18 and 19 from 1 to 4 p.m. for the fourth annual Pirate Days featuring professional pirate live-action shows, piratethemed activities, pirate look-alikes, children’s treasure hunts and visitor participation. The Harbor Village is on Spinnaker Drive off Harbor Boulevard, Ventura. Pirate Days admission and parking are free. Steve Stafford’s […]

Economy impacts quality



With the state budget crisis having a major impact on the University of California and California State University, more families are considering out-of-state schools. But public institutions in many states are under financial pressure as budgets are cut at the same time that more in-state students are applying to relatively low-priced public colleges. Private colleges have also lost money as […]

WAGS are winners



Response to ‘crybaby’ letter



Regarding William Felsman’s July 2 letter, “Teachers today are overpaid crybabies,” I’ve gotta admit that a California classroom was a different world in those days. You’d get no argument from me on that account, to be sure. Now are you going to tell us about all the public school volunteer work you do today? You do volunteer, don’t you? I […]

A bright idea for green remodeling: venting skylights



As green building and remodeling practices become standard procedure, the use of more natural light and passive ventilation is here to stay. Always high on homeowner remodeling wish lists, kitchens and bathrooms are logical candidates for daylighting and ventilation upgrades, according to Joe Patrick, senior product manager with VELUX America. “They, along with laundry rooms, have higher moisture and humidity […]

A colorful holiday in Westlake



Celebrating 20 years



Local scholarship winners honored



Zoran’s Soccer Camp welcomes new head coach



Bryan Poe will be heading operations at Zoran’s Soccer Camp and the California Stars Soccer Club in the absence of camp founder Zoran Lomic. Lomic is now consulting for the FK Radnicki of Serbia and Montenegro soccer teams. Poe has coached in AYSO for regions 4 and 9 and Agoura Pony Baseball since moving to the community in 2003. He […]


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