2009-12-03 E-Edition

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Reach Out to Your Local School District

Las Virgenes Unified (818) 880-4000 Administration Donald Zimring, superintendent: 878-5225 Mary Schillinger, assistant superintendent of education: (818) 878-5218 Dan Stepenosky, assistant superintendent of personnel: (818) 878-5212 Karen Kimmel, chief business official: (818) 878-5203 Rose Dunn, director of elementary education: (818) 878-5219 Susan Curtis, director of pupil services: (818) 878-5216

Agoura Hills City Council names Bill Koehler mayor

The Agoura Hills City Council selected William Koehler mayor for the first time during the city’s annual reorganization meeting on Dec. 1. Koehler will replace Denis Weber, a council member now serving his fifth term in office. Councilmember Harry Schwarz was named mayor pro tem. The City Council chambers were filled with friends and family, former mayors of the city […]

Play covers life, work of Clarence Darrow

Debut show for LimeLighters

The Lindero Country Club and the Lindero LimeLighters will present dinner theater beginning Sat., Dec. 5 in the banquet room at Lindero Country Club in Agoura Hills 5719 Lake Lindero Drive, Agoura Hills. The first show, “Clarence Darrow,” is a historical re-creation of the life of the lawyer best known for his defense of a Southern school teacher who taught […]

Cafe giving free breakfast for Toys for Tots donations

The Beachcomber Cafe at the Malibu Pier is offering free breakfast in exchange for one new, unwrapped toy valued at $10 or more to donate to Toys for Tots. The offer will be good from 7 to 10 a.m. Sat., Dec. 5 at the cafe, 23000 Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu. Validated parking is available in the lot beside the pier […]

Conejo Valley debutantes presented at ball

High School Highlights

Agoura Chargers Fri., Dec. 4: Fall play rehearsal/ G building Sat., Dec. 5: Comedy Sportz/G building Mon., Dec. 7: Fall play rehearsal/ G building Tues., Dec. 8: Late start day PSAT results/G building Fall play/G building/7 p.m. Wed., Dec. 9: Fall play/G building/7 p.m. Thurs., Dec. 10: Fall play/G building/7 p.m. Calabasas Coyotes Fri., Dec. 4: School tours gathering point […]

History of bank robberies in Agoura Hills continues

For the fifth time since 1998, Bank of America on Kanan Road in Agoura Hills was robbed. Agoura Hills resident Jerry Carr, 49, was caught in his Agoura Hills condominium and arrested for felony bank robbery. Carr’s wife, Belinda Jesse, 48, was charged with accessory to the crime, which is a misdemeanor. According to the Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff’s Department, Carr […]

Mama Rita’s

My maternal grandparents immigrated to the U.S. from Ireland. Family gatherings are still celebrated with corned beef, cabbage, Irish soda bread, Irish music and, of course, “a drop of the creature,” as my grandmother referred to libations. So how in the world did my big Irish clan end up with an annual holiday “Feliz Navidad” party? Simple. The food. We […]

Big dog in waiting for world title

It cost Gary Clark almost $1,000 to have the Guinness Book of World Records consider his Great Dane as the tallest living dog in the world, but another canine inched him out. After the previous recordholder, a 42.2-inch tall harlequin Great Dane named Gibson from Grass Valley, Calif., died in August, a white Great Dane named Titan, from San Diego, […]

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