2010-01-28 E-Edition

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Westlake Arrows aim to be No. 1

The Westlake Arrows youth track and field team will accept on-site applications on Sat., Feb. 6 from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Westlake High stadium bleachers. The Arrows team, which competes in the Ventura County Youth Track Association, is geared for athletes ages 6 to 16. Westlake’s first practice is Feb. 16 and runs from 5 to 6:15 […]

Thumbs down for the Supreme Court

American democracy is under siege. The recent Supreme Court decision on campaign financing will pave the way for corporations to exert a disproportionate influence on elected representatives, thus putting our government up for sale to the highest bidder. Under the guise of “free speech,” corporations can now spend as much as they want to influence voters in federal elections.  You […]

It may sound silly, but saving water is still important

In the middle of a two-week winter storm that some meteorologists are calling a “drought buster,” it may seem like we’re a little crazy talking about water conservation. It’s important to remember, though, that the ample rain falling locally is mostly inconsequential. Much of it simply runs down our driveways and streets into storm drains and out to the Pacific […]

At the Library

The Agoura Hills Library at 29901 Ladyface Court will present the following programs at the library in February. For more information, call (818) 889-2278. •Winter Storytime For Preschoolers with stories, music and art continues through March 23 at 11 a.m. •Homeschoolers’ Science Club for grades K-2 will be at 11 a.m. Wed., Feb. 3. Children will learn about butterflies and […]


Agoura Chargers Fri., Jan. 29: Freshman pancake breakfast/L-3 Freshman movie night/G building/6 p.m. Mon., Feb. 1: Late start day AP sales in the AAC/Through Fri., Feb. 12 Music booster meeting/J-3/7 p.m. Tues., Feb. 2: California High School Exit Exam IBPA “Comedy Night at The Canyon club”/noon TAB meeting/faculty dining room/7 p.m. Wed., Feb. 3: California High School Exit Exam Thurs., […]

Documentary tells untold story of air

Air, the invisible force, is often taken for granted. We breathe 20,000 times a day, but how many of us stop to think about what we are breathing in? The Ventura County Air Pollution Control District sought to change all that with its film “Air— The Search for One Clean Breath,” and in the process made air a star. Barbara […]


Disabled Agoura man builds own business

He cannot walk, move, write or even speak clearly, but Sourena Vasseghi has a college degree, owns a business, has written an award-winning book and speaks to groups nationwide. The 32-year-old Agoura Hills man contracted cerebral palsy at birth in Iran. He must use a wheelchair, but that doesn’t stop him from setting goals and yearning for the best. He […]

Lindero Canyon Jazz Nite slated

Lindero Canyon Middle School will present its annual Jazz Nite music fundraiser at 7:30 p.m. Wed., Feb. 10, 2010 in the school gym, 5844 Larboard Lane, Agoura Hills. The headliners will be jazz musician Matt Finders and a jazz combo consisting of professional musicians Chuck Findley, Tom Peterson, Brian Scanlon, Ira Nepus, Stephanie O’Keefe, Matt Harris, Lee Spath, and Matt […]

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