2010-11-04

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Lawsuit alleging pollution by cities dropped



After a two-year dispute, Los Angeles Superior Court ruled against a lawsuit that claimed some 20 local cities and two counties were releasing too much bacteria into Santa Monica Bay. In March 2008, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and Santa Monica Baykeeper, two environmental action organizations, sued Malibu and Los Angeles County for violating the 2001 federal Clean Water […]

Shred documents in Agoura



The Agoura Valley Woman’s Club will host a document shredding day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., Nov. 6 in the parking lot of the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Residents can bring in personal documents for shredding. The cost is $10 per 12-by-15- inch file box. There is no limit on boxes. Payment is cash […]

E-waste recycling benefit



All Green Electronics Recycling and Hollywood Storage will present a free electronics recycling event to help the Talbert Family Foundation support the Andreas Knickman Fund from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat., Nov. 13 at the Hollywood Storage Center, 3425 Old Conejo Road, Newbury Park. Proceeds from this event will go to Andreas Knickman, 14, who has been battling bone […]

Front page photo not out of line



In response to Mr. Story’s letter regarding the inappropriateness of printing the photo of the mangled motorcycle on the front page, we submitted the shot in the hope of raising public awareness about the severe traffic problems that exist on Kanan Road between Troutdale and Triunfo Canyon roads. John Messina’s most regrettable accident is just the latest in a long […]

Pooches strut their stuff at pet parade



Last week’s top performers



Adam Markun, RB, Viewpoint: Brace yourself for Markun’s stat line from Viewpoint’s 36-36 tie against Webb in Week 8. The sophomore tailback tallied 334 rushing yards and four scores on 29 carries in the wild shootout. Aki Zapata, WR/RB, Oak Park: The junior standout led OPHS in rushing and receiving yards versus Carpinteria. Zapata caught five passes for 180 yards […]

Orkney tops field in wide race for Triunfo



The suspense didn’t last long as Janna Orkney watched election returns for the Triunfo Sanitation District Board of Directors race at a North Ranch pizzeria Tuesday night, surrounded by a half-dozen supporters. Orkney earned 17.6 percent of the 18,324 ballots cast and easily won relection to the agency that delivers potable water to Oak Park and oversees sanitation services for […]

Lamppost Pizza fulfills girl’s wish



Meet Abby Sunderland



The Thousand Oaks Elks Lodge No. 2477 will present the 2010 Spirit of America award ceremony honoring Abby Sunderland on Fri., Nov. 12 at the lodge, 158 Conejo School Road, Thousand Oaks. Abby is the teen whose journey to sail solo around the world was cut short by bad weather last June. Attendees can meet Abby and her family at […]


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