2010-02-11 E-Edition

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Love Stories. .

This Valentine’s Day we asked our readers to share stories about how they met the love of their life. Their answers warm the heart.

“Internally and externally successful.” That is the part of his ad that I remember most clearly. That “internally success”part still haunts me. I respond. I suggest that we meet in the afternoon at his home. I need to get to the beach anyway. The ocean has something to tell me that will help me get through this summer. Maybe he […]


When do the coaches cross the line?

Calabasas girls’ coach in the hot seat

Are the assault charges filed against Calabasas High School basketball coach David Goosen part of an elaborate plot cooked up by disgruntled parents whose daughters were dropped from the team, or does the coach’s unconventional and sometimes volatile courtside manner warrant further scrutiny by police and school officials? Whether to support or condemn the girls’ head coach for his actions […]

Agoura Hills sued over antenna

The telecommunications company T-Mobile filed a lawsuit against Agoura Hills after the city said it could not erect a cell antenna on the Lindero Canyon Middle School campus. According to Agoura Hills City manager Craig Steele, TMobile is charging that the city violated various provisions of the Federal Telecommunications Act“The city’s position is that its actions complied with applicable law […]

Romp in Rio

DO THE BOSSA NOVA— The Calabasas Chamber of Commerce enjoyed a night in Rio on Jan. 30 at the Calabasas Country Club. As samba dancers performed, the Chamber honored several members. Below, from left, Mayor Pro Tem Barry Groveman; Doug Ridley, outgoing chairman of the board; Mike Higginbotham, named Deputy of the Year; Martin Seda and Steve Brevidoro, Chairman’s Award […]

Take Your Acorn on Vacation

Farewell to Capt. Tom Martin

On behalf of a grateful community, I would like to congratulate Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department Commander Tom Martin on his recent promotion from captain, and bon voyage as he leaves the Malibu/Lost Hills Station for a larger assignment at headquarters in Monterey Park.  I moved into Liberty Canyon right around the time Tom Martin came into command at the Lost […]

Outlook is cautious for 2010 economy

Unemployment keeps local recovery on hold

With new residential construction at its lowest point in 50 years and job losses continuing to mount, Ventura County’s economy will continue to sputter this year before finally showing true signs of recovering in 2011, industry forecasters are saying. Already the housing market has stabilized and new gains are expected, but the optimism has been checked by persistent unemployment. “Job […]

Keep an eye on Medea Creek school – They’re one to watch

Only 24 middle schools in state received similar recognition

Medea Creek Middle School in Oak Park continues to be one of the state’s “Schools to Watch.” For the third time, Medea has been awarded the distinction by the California League of Middle Schools and the California Department of Education. Only 24 middle schools in the state have been recognized. Medea is the only one in the Conejo Valley. The […]