2010-09-02

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Open house honors Oak Park volunteer



An open house in honor of David Ross, retiring member of the Oak Park Community Foundation, will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. Sun., Sept. 26 at the home of Diane Milavetz, 285 N. Smoketree Ave., Oak Park. The public is invited. Ross contributed 35 years of service to Oak Park. He served on the Municipal Advisory Council, OPUSD […]

Agoura youth takes the high road in Highland dance contest



SCOTTISH LASS— Eleven-year-old Emma Schiff of Agoura Hills came in first in the nation in her age group at the 2010 U.S. Highland Dance Championships in Traverse City, Mich. in August. Emma has been dancing since she was 5.

Guest opinion

Calabasas not guilty of overspending


I don’t usually write letters to the editor, but I wanted to provide your readers with some additional information on the city of Calabasas. After reading last week’s editorial, readers may have been left with the impression that Agoura Hills operates at half the cost of Calabasas. I visited the Agoura Hills website and reviewed the Statement of Activities from […]

Sewer movement has ulterior motive



Let me get this straight. The city of Calabasas raided a longtime Cold Creek family’s property, ignoring the Fourth Amendment. The city of Calabasas is going to further study annexation of areas south of the city, despite the fact that the majority of the residents of those areas are not in favor of annexation. Calabasas is proposing sewer expansion, with […]

Child’s play



Not too long ago I was on the range working with a student, and out of the corner of my eye I spotted the smoothest, most powerful motion I had ever seen in person. Upon further study, the individual was making the perfect swing. It looked so graceful, so effortless, so rhythmic and in-balance. We watched in awe. Every drive […]

Youth and Government luncheon slated



Triunfo YMCA will host a free Youth and Government informational barbecue from 6 to 8 p.m. Thurs., Sept. 9 at Deerhill Park, 6700 Doubletree Road, Oak Park. The barbecue is for teens entering grades nine through 12. Youth and Government is a free, hands-on YMCA program that teaches teens about the inner workings of government. Last year more than 100 […]

Corvettes are tops in show



Red Line Corvettes will host its 17th annual car show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sun., Sept. 19 at Conejo Creek Park North, near the library, 1379 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. The show usually attracts more than 100 Corvettes from the 1953 model to present day. The show supports the Thousand Oaks Police Explorer Program and Hospice of […]

Baha’i community outraged at sentence




The trial, conviction and sentencing of seven Baha’i leaders in Iran have triggered outrage and condemnation of the Iranian government by the local and international Baha’i community. Fariba Kamalabadi, Jamaloddin Khanjani, Afif Naeimi, Saeid Rezaie, Behrouz Tavakkoli and Vahid Tizfahm, were arrested May 14, 2008, at their homes in Tehran on charges of espionage, spreading propaganda against the state and […]

An interpretation



It is unfortunate that the response by Jeannine Hamilton to my letter to the editor regarding the veto of the Chabad expansion request is based on misconception and incorrect facts. Those are usually symptoms of an angry person. The proposed Islamic Cultural Center is not in downtown New York City, but in the financial district. Secondly, the current mosque at […]


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