2009-10-29

They take Halloween seriously



David Weber of Agoura Hills and his troop of friends have been scaring the beejeebers out neighborhood kids on Halloween ever since they were seventh-graders at A.E. Wright Middle School in Calabasas. Now 12th-grade students at Agoura High School, David and his pals will open the creaky doors of their haunted house for the last time on Sat., Oct. 31. […]

Former local high school students charged in Hollywood celebrity burglaries



When Rachel Lee and Diana Tamayo graduated in 2008 from Indian Hills High School in Calabasas, it seemed as though their troubled lives had been turned around. During graduation ceremonies at the alternative high school, Lee was presented with a creative arts scholarship, and Tamayo, who was the school’s student body president, was given a $1,500 “Future Teacher” scholarship by […]

Happy homecoming 2009



ROYAL MATCH— Agoura High School Homecoming Queen Dani Londson and King Garrett Rosenblum celebrate their big night during halftime at Charger Stadium last Friday.

Awards night is magical



IN A KNOT— Magician Andrew Goldenhersh is placed in a straightjacket by Sandy Smith, a Westlake Village Alston and Bird LLP government relations director, during the sixth annual American Red Cross Clara Barton Awards and Gala at Sherwood Country Club on Oct. 10 in Thousand Oaks.

Safety tips for eyes on Halloween

Simple steps can prevent injury

Halloween. A time for tricks and treats and things that go bump in the night. But according to Dr. James B. Mayer, optometrist, Halloween can also be a time of sight-related hazards. Mayer offers these tips to ensure a safe and happy Halloween. •Decorating the face with makeup approved for the skin is almost always preferable to masks. The eyeholes […]

Take Your Acorn on Vacation



Have compassion



This letter is to address all people who do not try to understand their neighbors’ situations. I have lived in Agoura Hills for 23 years. I have always tried to be a very good neighbor to everyone around me. To whomever called the city of Agoura Hills to complain about the Jeep and Corvette in our driveway, did you ever think […]

Vote for Combes on Nov. 3



I readily endorse Diane Combes as a school board member. I have had the privilege of knowing Diane for only two years, but in that short time she has impressed me with many fine attributes that would make her an excellent school board member. As the boys’ volleyball coach at Calabasas, I took over a program that was in disarray […]

Gordon Whitehead a proven leader



I am writing to encourage voters in the Nov. 3 Las Virgenes Unified School District election to vote for Gordon Whitehead. Gordon, as a CPA, understands the daunting task the district faces in these tough economic times. As a father, he appreciates the wonderful education his children received in this district. As a small business owner, he empathizes with the concerns […]

Likes incumbents and Lesli Stein



The Las Virgenes Educators Association urges the election of the following candidates for the board of trustees of the Las Virgenes Unified School District. Each of the incumbents, Cindy Iser, Dave Moorman and Gordon Whitehead, has shown themselves to be reliable and capable leaders in guiding the school district in these difficult times. In addition we support the first time […]