2010-02-18 E-Edition

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Agoura football camps have star power

A smoke screen?

Massive unemployment and foreclosures, Supreme Court decisions paving the way for corporate takeover of the country, terrorist underwear bombers! These are troubling times, my friends. But all of those issues pale in comparison as a new danger has appeared on the horizon sending ripples of fear throughout our neighborhood. Something so evil it threatens to tear apart the very fabric […]

Calabasas: No tobacco near schools

The Calabasas City Council has taken the first steps toward banning tobacco sales near schools that are in the city. A new ordinance banning the sales will be prepared by city staff and will go to the planning commission for review before coming back the City Council for final approval. The council passed an ordinance last year which requires tobacco […]

Water rate increases unavoidable

Guest opinion

In response to a recent editorial questioning the recent Oak Park water rate increase, I wish to clarify why the rate increases were necessary.   Oak Park receives 100 perecent of its water from the State Water Project from the Sacramento Delta. Oak Park Water Service is owned by Triunfo Sanitation District, which buys potable water from Calleguas Municipal Water District […]

Bozajian named Van Gieson Award winner

The Calabasas Chamber of Commerce will give its annual Bill Van Gieson Spirit of Calabasas award to James Bozajian during a Feb. 25 luncheon at the Civic Center. Bozajian is a four-term City Council member and a three-time Calabasas mayor. The late Van Gieson, a community pioneer and longtime volunteer, was a former owner of the Calabasas Saddlery. He’s remembered […]

Boys ready to take the pitch

The CIF-Southern Section boys’ soccer postseason begins in earnest today at 3 p.m. Tri-Valley League champion Oaks Christian plays host to Channel Islands in the Division 4 first round. Oaks Christian finished the regular season with a 16-1-2 overall record and an 11-0-1 mark in the TVL. The Lions are the second seed in their division. Channel Islands defeated Bishop […]

Ways to lower the school budget

The LVUSD budget crisis presents a unique opportunity if the district has the courage, fortitude, and intellect to embrace it.  All programs and positions at every level should be analyzed as to need, effectiveness, overlap, funding sources, merger or combination possibilities, etc.  Small subcommittees should be set up consisting of a couple of teachers, one administrator, a parent or two, […]

. . . And they’re off

Singer Peggy Lee honored

Jazz vocalist Tish Oney and The John Chiodini Trio will present “The Peggy Lee Project” at 8 p.m. Fri., Feb. 19 in the Scherr Forum Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. This is the first performance in the center’s Cabaret Series. The nationally touring production celebrates the songwriting talents of the late Peggy […]

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