2010-08-05 E-Edition

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Saturday Aug. 7th Nature Program At Paramount Ranch

4 to 6 p.m. at Paramount Ranch, 2813 Cornell Road, Agoura. Program on “My Backyard as a Park? Living with Nature and Wildlife.” Participants can share experiences of wildlife around their homes. National Park Service biologists give presentation on local wildlife, including coyotes, bobcats, mountain lions. Live native wildlife show, tips on making home safer for wildlife through lighting, fencing, […]

Coastal photo contest underway

The California Coastal Commission has announced the 12th annual Amateur Coastal Photography Competition. Entries can be shots of the scenic coast, ways people use the coast and coastal wildlife. A separate humor category is available for the above subjects. Prizes will consist of a twonight stay in a Southern California hotel and will be awarded for first, second and third […]


•The correct name of the school attended by Adat Elohim’s recently honored rabbi, Rebecca Dubowe, is Hebrew Union College– Jewish Institute of Religion. •The incorrect date was given for the movie night/ live music performance and fundraiser sponsored by Yoga Works for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. The correct date is Fri., Aug. 13.

De Anza Park high school runners acted courteously

While running on the trail out behind De Anza Park I was confronted by hoards of cross-country runners. The runners were running in the opposite direction heading right at me on a singletrack narrow trail. Scratchy bushes border the trail with ticks waiting to pounce. The runners represented Oaks Christian H.S, Oak Park H.S, Calabasas H.S and Pepperdine University. I […]

Catalina school trip misunderstood

Oak Park High School is poised to join the efforts of local elementary and middle schools in teaching students the wonders of marine science. On Aug. 9 and 10, Oak Park Unified School District Superintendent Tony Knight will lead a team of principals, science specialists and other school leaders on a two-day trip to the University of Southern California Wrigley […]

Westlake’s K-Swiss focuses on youth market

Athletic wear company KSwiss of Westlake Village last week announced the acquisition of Laguna Beach-based Form Athletics for an undisclosed amount. Form will operate as a division of K-Swiss and will be led by Mark Miller, the Laguna company’s founder and CEO. Miller also was appointed president of K-Swiss Orange County where he will establish and lead a new division […]

At the Library

The Calabasas Library will offer an array of events next week. The city-owned library is at 200 Civic Center Way, Calabasas. •A craft day for elementary school age children will take place at 4 p.m. Thurs., Aug 5. •A program for preschoolers will be offered at 11 a.m. Fri., Aug. 6. Nicole Tibbetts will bring folk tales to life with […]

Teen credits faith for speedy recovery

The horseshoe-shaped scar is barely visible behind Kyle Roche’s left ear. His sense of smell has not yet returned. And it will be at least next summer before he’s allowed to step on a basketball court again and trade elbows and jump shots. All are acceptable tradeoffs considering what could have been. It’s only been 4½ months since Kyle, 18, […]

Paying these high salaries, resident demands respect

I’ve been amazed at the number of comments about the disrespectfulness exhibited by some of the Calabasas city staff. Staff salaries without perks or over-time are almost $7 million. Full-time staff is approaching 100 or approximately one per every 250 residents, not counting the large number of part-time employees and consultants. The city attorneys cost in the neighborhood of $500,000 […]

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