2010-09-09

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Oak Park pictures a community without graffiti



Oak Park officials are asking for help from residents to identify the people responsible for a recent rash of graffiti in the unincorporated Ventura County community. The latest vandalism spree mostly affected walls and structures on county and Rancho Simi park district land. “People see it but they don’t do anything. Then they call me three days later to get […]

Elton John band to honor Guy Babylon

Ben Babylon will perform song he wrote for his dad

An upcoming Elton John tribute show produced by the Rock Nation School in Agoura Hills will be as much a tribute to late band member Guy Babylon as to the Rocket Man himself. Three members of John’s band—lead guitarist and music director Davey Johnstone, drummer Nigel Olsson and percussionist John Mahon—will perform “Goodbye Superman,” a song written in Babylon ’s […]

Agoura lets Sam’s off the hook

No new laws for tobacco and pipe dealers

The Agoura Hills City Council will not pursue new, tougher laws regulating tobacco retailers, despite complaints earlier this year from residents who felt Sam’s Tobacco, Cigar and Hookah shop at Lake Lindero Drive was more like a “head shop” than a tobacco store. Head shops sell drug paraphernalia. Residents objected to the store because it’s in a residential neighborhood and […]

Information from dyslexia group



The International Dyslexia Association will host a learning disabilities adult support group from 10 a.m. to noon on the second Saturday of the month at Providence Tarzana Medical Center, 18321 Clark St., Tarzana. The meeting on Sept. 11 will have a facilitator and discussion. The community is welcome. The association also sponsors a learning disabilities speaker series with discussion for […]

School, water district partners



The Las Virgenes Unified School District wants to boost its bottom line by asking customers of the local water district to add $1 to their bills to help pay the landscaping and maintenance costs of school playing fields. Superintendent Donald Zimring and mayors from Agoura Hills, Westlake Village and Calabasas approached the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District with a plan […]

Play opens in Calabasas



The Calabasas Theatre Company will present “Under Milk Wood,” a play for voices by Dylan Thomas, at the Calabasas Library Amphitheater, 200 Civic Center Way. A preview performance will be at 7 p.m. Thurs., Sept. 16. Sunday matinees are 4 p.m. Sept. 19 and 26 and Oct. 3 and 10. Saturday shows are 8 p.m. Sept. 25 and Oct. 2 […]

Westlake runs through earthquake prep list



Until things change, Chargers remain the champs

Marmonte League fall preview: Boys’ water polo

Marmonte League boys’ water polo teams have big goals this season. Agoura High wants to defend its league crown. Royal, which lost a pair of one-goal games to the Chargers in 2009, is the toughest challenger and a favorite to claim the Marmonte crown. Thousand Oaks, sick of playing third fiddle, believes it has the weapons to hang with the […]

Westlake High to honor fallen Warrior at Friday’s football game



It’s not just another game at Westlake High School. Yes, the reigning CIF-Southern Section Northern Division football champions play Friday. Yes, it’s their first game of this season. Yes, there will be offensive fireworks from quarterback Nick Isham, running back Tavior Mowry and wide receiver Nelson Spruce, as well as big stops from a punishing defense. But it’s more than […]


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