2010-11-18

Cozy reading time



Solar users ‘mooch off’ power grid



Alexander Freidman’s letter extolling solar energy neglects the manner in which the “green” users of solar energy necessarily mooch off the power grid that supplies all the rest of us. Consider when the sun goes down or the sky clouds over, solar cells no longer provide energy to the smug clique of ‘green” users. Off in the boonies somewhere a […]

Postseason updates: Agoura water polo squad to play for section championship



The Agoura High boys’ water polo team has advanced to the CIF-Southern Section Division 4 championship match Saturday at the William Woollett Jr. Aquatic Center in Irvine. On Wednesday, Agoura defeated Marmonte League rival Thousand Oaks, 15-8, in a semifinal match at Irvine. Adam Abdulhamid led the Chargers with five goals. Danny McClintick added four goals for AHS. Agoura will […]

New tutoring service opens



Chyten Educational Services has been assisting students on the East Coast for more than two decades and is now open at 2900 Townsgate Road, Ste. 103, Westlake Village. Chyten offers tutoring test preparation for SAT, ACT, ISEE, CBEST and GRE as well as study skills, academic planning and college counseling. All Chyten’s tutors have at least a master’s degree and […]

At The Library



Agoura Hills Library is a branch of the Los Angeles County Public Library at 29901 Ladyface Court. All activities take place at the library. Due to Los Angeles County budget cutbacks, the library is open only five days a week. The hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, and 10 a.m. […]

LaBamba’s Big Band to play The Canyon



LaBamba’s Big Band will be playing at 9 p.m. Sat., Nov. 20 at The Canyon, 28912 Roadside Drive, Agoura Hills. Doors open at 6 p.m. and an opening comedy set begins at 8:30 p.m. LaBamba is a 20-piece rhythm & blues, rock and soul band lead by Richie “LaBamba” Rosenberg and featuring 13 brass players from Los Angeles. LaBamba is […]

Public opinion sought on Hilton Foundation project



The Agoura Hills Planning Commission announced that the public comment period is open for the draft environmental report prepared for the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Headquarters project. Environmental documents and project plans are available for public review until Dec. 6 at city hall’s planning department and at the library. The review period opened Oct. 21. The Hilton Foundation wants to […]

About those wild neighbors . . .



Westlake standout Diaz-Yi competes in second straight state golf tourney



Westlake High sophomore Lauren Diaz-Yi shot a 6-over-par 80 Tuesday at the Girls’ Golf State Championships at Red Hill Country Club in Rancho Cucamonga. Diaz-Yi, who was making her second straight appearance at the state tournament, finished tied for 15th place. “My long game was good,” Diaz-Yi said. “But my short game was kind of struggling, mainly in the chipping […]

Landowner unveils plans for mixed use project in Calabasas



A small valley where goats and sheep once grazed near Agoura and Las Virgenes roads is being considered as a site for mixed-use development. The Messenger Investment Co., which owns the 77-acre parcel nestled between the Mobil station and the Colony at Calabasas, a gated community, is contemplating options for a mixed-use development of office, retail and residences on the […]


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