2010-06-24 E-Edition

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THURS., JUNE 24 Agoura Newcomers Club Spring tea at 5945 Wheelhouse Lane, Agoura Hills. RSVP requested. Phone: 818.889.7150 Time: 11:00 a.m. Date: 6/24/2010 Chamber Of Commerce Reception 5 to 8 p.m. at Volvo of Calabasas, 24400 Calabasas Road. Reception for International Theater Festival of Calabasas sponsored by Agoura/ Oak Park/Conejo Valley Chamber. Special guest actress and director Linda Purl. Free. […]

Westlake prepares for Independence Day

The 41st annual Westlake Village Fourth of July Parade will begin at the former Westlake Village Medical Center at 4415 Lakeview Canyon Road. Parade participants should begin lining up at 9:30 a.m. for the 9:45 a.m. start. Families are encouraged to decorate bicycles, scooters and wagons in patriotic colors. Pets on leashes are welcome. Veterans are asked to meet in […]

Class of 2010 glad to finally move on

Resident feels a little disgruntled

I have been a resident for over five years at Archstone Oak Creek in Agoura Hills. I would like your readers to know of the poor state of affairs at this community, including basic cleanliness, cleaning up after pet waste and excessive noise. My request to put a noise barrier against the freeway noise has never been honored even though […]

D’Backs undefeated in Mustang playoffs

Buxbaum analyst

Veteran financial analyst Lisa J. Ketrick has joined Buxbaum Jewelry Advisors as a senior associate responsible for facilitating the financial and administrative management of the firm’s sales events and appraisal projects. Ketrick comes to the Agoura Hills-based Buxbaum Jewelry Advisors with more than 16 years of experience in equity and company analysis within various industries, including positions as an associate […]

Summer beach bus is running

The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services is sponsoring a summer beach bus program for all ages through Aug. 20. The bus makes four round trips daily, Monday through Friday, to Zuma Beach in Malibu. Riders must have picture identification, such as school ID or driver’s license, to board the bus. The service is $1 each way, and […]

Septic tank issue raises a stink in Old Topanga

Residents fear sewers lead to development

More than a quarter of residents with septic tanks in Calabasas are ignoring a new city ordinance that requires the systems to be inspected. Despite a May 14 deadline, only 60 of the 141 properties with septic tanks have begun to have their tanks looked at, and 45 have requested a six-month extension. The remaining 36 haven’t responded to the […]

Will alternative energy movement zap California?

In the letter titled “Letter writer says green is good,” Lawrence Gold says, “We must make a green economy happen,” but in typical liberal fashion fails to tell us how. Mr. Gold makes glib quips about trading one’s “inner Hummer” for a Ford Focus, but that is just empty rhetoric as tiny compact cars cannot suit everyone’s needs. Does he […]