2010-02-25 E-Edition

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Take Your Acorn on Vacation

Wind, solar energy

I think that coal is becoming an unpractical energy source. As a nation, coal has been the basis of income for mining communities for generations, but its environmental impact is outweighing its efficiency. California should be the leader among states in introducing and applying practical uses of alternative energy. About 57 percent of the days out of the year are […]

Three-peat for All-Stars

Community meets for Bicycle Master Plan

Bicycle riders are invited to provide input for a new countywide Bicycle Master Plan being developed by the Los Angeles County Public Works Department. The department is hosting a series of community workshops to explain the master plan and gather comments from current and potential bikeway users. One meeting will take place from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thurs., March 4 […]

Calabasas hits road block in boys’ basketball

Harvard-Westlake big man stops the Coyotes

Jordan Coleman and the Coyotes dashed around the court like Captain America and the Avengers in sneakers. Coleman dazzled with an array of nifty baskets, including an upand-under layup, a dribble-drive floater, a fade-away jumper and a two-handed slam dunk. His teammates shared the ball on offense and scrapped on defense. But the good times came to a screeching halt. […]

Favors Strickland

I was both sad and happy when I heard that Audra Strickland is running for county supervisor. I was saddened because I think that Audra has the skills and poise that would be useful in a statewide office. However, since she is a mother of young children, I can understand why she would want to be closer to home.  I […]

PONY baseball opens

Agoura PONY (Protect Our Nation’s Youth) Baseball will have its opening day ceremony from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Sat., March 6 at Agoura High School, 28545 Driver Ave. Organizers are expecting more than 700 players and around 1,000 spectators to attend. The master of ceremonies will be KCAL/KCBS sports anchor Steve Hartman. Former L.A. Dodger Steve Garvey will deliver the […]

Public safety officials challenge prisoner release

Local law enforcement officials are urging residents to oppose a set of new regulations that could release about 1,200 prison inmates back into Ventura County communities within the next 18 months. To reduce costs and crowding in state prisons, California legislators have decided to offer early release credits for inmates who complete educational and vocational programs, and to discontinue monitoring nonviolent […]

Soccer team bows out

The Viewpoint High School boys’ soccer team saw its season end with a 2-1 defeat at Marantha on Tuesday in the second round of the CIF-Southern Section Division 6 playoffs. Yesterday, several local teams in girls’ basketball, girls’ soccer and girls’ water polo found playoff action. The Agoura girls’ hoops team entered Wednesday’s game at Arlington undefeated. The winner of […]