2010-04-22

2010-04-22 E-Edition

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Paramount Ranch Science Day combines learning, fun



Wants open space, not a water park



The city of Calabasas revealed recently that it was considering building a $7- to $8million water park complex at de Anza Park on the corner of Las Virgenes and Lost Hills roads.   Let’s see. Calabasas passed Measure D with an overwhelming 83 percent of Calabasans providing additional protection for open space by requiring a 2/3 vote of the people […]

Helping Hands grab baton in Agoura Relay



On the right track for a trainload of fun



The Fillmore & Western Railway provides a variety of train trips in May. All trips depart and return at the station in Fillmore. Most trips will run rain or shine. For more information or reservations, call (805) 524-2546 or (800) 773-8724 or go to www.fwry.com. •May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29. Saturday Scenic Excursions Train Rides. Noon to 3:30 p.m. […]

New home sales still low



The pace of new home sales in California continues to lag, the California Building Industry Association recently reported. The monthly CBIA/Hanley Wood Market Intelligence NewHome Sales and Pricing Report showed that sales in new-home communities of 10 units or more were nearly 25 percent below February 2009. The current drop is worse than the 12 percent yearover-year decline last month […]

Summer program at La Reina



La Reina High School will offer a summer program of enrichment and review courses open to any student entering grades seven through 12 in the fall.  Classes will run from June 28 through July 30. Course offerings include athletic conditioning, academic computer skills, math, speech and study skills.  For more information, go to www.lareina.com or call Fedelma Zahlit at (805) […]

Wondering about water rebates



As a longtime resident of Oak Park and a consultant to several water organizations in Southern California, I was struck by the contrast between the two recent Acorn articles about water in our valley. Oak Park Water has had a 40 percent increase in rates and encourages conservation with the threat of further rate increases while Las Virgenes Municipal Water […]

Forum on immigration reform



Conejo Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will present a Community Forum, “Why America Needs Immigration Reform,” at 7:30 p.m. Fri., April 30 at 3327 Old Conejo Road, Newbury Park. Dr. José Alamillo, an associate professor at California State University Channel Islands, will explain the evolution of the U.S. immigration system and identify the kind of changes needed to improve American security. He […]

Full speed ahead at the Soap Box Derby




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