2010-03-18 E-Edition

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Our local youth teams stand proud and tall

Dogs, buckle up

An open letter to dog owners: Lately, in my neighborhood, I see more and more people who seem to think it’s a good idea to take a drive with their dog unrestrained and running about inside the car, or sitting in the driver’s lap. Isn’t this unsafe? What if you get into an accident? Don’t you think your precious pooch […]

Recycling helps Agoura Grad Nite

Eagle project renovates Paramount near Agoura

Cleaning up the Old West

On Jan. 31, 38 volunteers from Boy Scout Troop 127 helped Daniel Deitch work on his Eagle Scout project at Paramount Ranch near Agoura. At the ranch’s Old West town, crews assisted the Hidden Hills Boy Scout in removing old decayed railroad ties from the back parking lot. The railroad ties contained creosote, a poisonous substance that presented a hazard […]

Summer Shakespeare company seeks sponsors

The Kingsmen Shakespeare Company is seeking sponsors for activities in the coming year. The company brings dramatic and comedic theatrical productions to the campus of California Lutheran University. One of the leading cultural events in Conejo Valley is the summer Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival at CLU. Two plays are presented during the annual sixweekend run. The company also presents Shakespearean workshops […]

From Calabasas to Westlake, swimming talent pool runs deep

Area swim overview

Personal records will be broken again and again. Sunblock will be on demand. And high school swimmers will compete for glory. No local team has a bigger bull’s-eye on its back than the Westlake Warrior girls, who won the 2009 CIF-Southern Section Division 2 championship. Can they repeat? “We have a legitimate shot of winning CIF with the crew that […]

Can’t mix revenues

Commenting March 11 about funds being spent to build parks in Calabasas and Westlake Village while educational services are cut in the Las Virgenes Unified School District, Michael McCrary demonstrates ignorance about how local governments operate and are financed. While both cities are within the boundaries of the LVUSD, those cities and Agoura Hills and Hidden Hills are separate from […]

Heschel drops plans for new religious school

After more than a decade of battling Old Agoura residents and the city of Agoura Hills for the right to build a bigger school, Heschel West plans to sell its property near Chesebro Road east of the city limits at a public auction scheduled for today. The 71-acre Los Angeles County property, which is near Heschel’s current school at Liberty […]

Car plunges, teens saved

Two units of the Malibu Search and Rescue Team helped save two teens whose car had plunged over the side of Malibu Canyon Road at 10:30 a.m. Sat., March 13. A black, 2008 Dodge Charger veered off the mountain road and plunged approximately 150 feet into a canyon two miles south of Piuma Road near Calabasas. According to a report […]