2010-01-07 E-Edition

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Agoura’s dynamic duo

Charger wrestlers Kairouz and Wolhaupter excelling in, out of gymnasium

Michael Kairouz and Ben Wolhaupter are very different wrestlers. Kairouz overpowers foes with brute strength. Wolhaupter uses an assortment of moves to stymie opponents. Yet the Agoura High wrestlers are alike in one very important way. “They have the drive to succeed,” head coach Dennis Ritterbush said. The senior grapplers want to propel the Chargers to a Marmonte League championship […]

To the rescue

I would like to take a moment to thank everyone who came to my aid on Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 16 when I had a frightening car accident on Las Virgenes Road. To the firemen, deputies, friends and neighbors who came to help me, I can never thank you enough. Your compassion, kindness and caring meant the world to me. I […]

Exhibition opens

An exhibition of artwork created by members of the Boys & Girls Club of the West Valley will be on display through the end of the month at the Madrid Theatre, 21622 Sherman Way, Canoga Park. The opening reception will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today, Jan. 7 at the theater. Admission to the reception and exhibition is free. […]

Local karate kid earns black belt

Michael Lipscomb is becoming known as the karate kid around his Calabasas neighborhood. After six years of hard work, 10-year-old Michael recently earned his first-degree black belt in mixed martial arts at a Calabasas karate studio. The multiday black belt test was grueling, according to Michael, yet ultimately thrilling. On the first night of the test, Michael was required to […]

Doggin’ it

The Agoura/Oak Park/Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce will host a grand opening reception for Camp Bow Wow, a new canine care business in the area, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Wed., Jan. 20 at 29348 Roadside Drive, Agoura Hills. Food and drinks will be served. To RSVP, call the Chamber at (818) 889-3150. Down to business The California Women Business Owners […]

Bulldogs bark loudest at AYSO tourney

Up in smoke

Agoura Hills has done it again. A smoke shop is taking the place of our old sports card shop at the corner of Thousand Oaks Boulevard and Lake Lindero Drive. They even have the chutzpah to put up posters of their pipes. How is this possible? How did the city allow this business to go forward without even so much […]

Church to show film about air quality

Two representatives from the Ventura County Air Pollution Control District will discuss the award-winning film “Air: The Search for One Clean Breath” from 7 to 8:45 p.m. tomorrow, Jan. 8, at the United Church of Christ Simi Valley, 370 Royal Ave., Simi Valley. The event is part of the church’s Simi Valley Community First Friday Forums series. Barbara L. Page, […]

Calabasas woman organizes drive to support area animal shelters

Larissa Wohl grew up with a mother who was constantly taking in needy animals and would never just drive past a stray dog. When Wohl’s mom, Elizabeth, died of ovarian cancer four years ago, Wohl continued to hold a soft spot in her heart for animals. “I think my love for animals was innately born into me because of her,” […]