2011-01-06 E-Edition

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A Lady misunderstood

The many faces of Agoura Hills’ favorite mountain

Ladyface Mountain, the hallmark of Agoura Hills and the gateway to the Santa Monica Mountains, has stirred the imagination of local residents for decades— perhaps centuries—but the story of the mountain and how it got its name has more to do with modern day marketing than Chumash Indian lore. Like the ever-changing cloud formations that float above the mountain’s 2,000-foot […]

Dealership gets green light

The Calabasas Planning Commission approved a new car dealership at 24439 Calabasas Road next to the 101 Freeway. It will have a two-story building with a subterranean garage. Michael Malamut, a vintagecar collector, requested approval to build a 23,700-square-foot car complex on a less than 1-acre parcel in the freeway scenic corridor. The site is currently used as a vehicle […]

Advantage, California

Chargers won’t go down without a fight

Agoura’s roster filled with underclassmen

The workout hasn’t started for Agoura High’s wrestling team, but two senior leaders still do the little things right. Ethan Rieder and Asher Rudyan, the only two seniors in the Chargers’ starting lineup, mop blue mats in the wrestling room before practice. With 33rd-year head coach Dennis Ritterbush talking nearby, Rudyan leads the Chargers through drills. The seniors set the […]


THURS., JAN. 6 Democratic Club Of Camarillo Meets in Orchid Building, 816 Camarillo Springs Road, Camarillo. Socializing 6:15 p.m. Program 7 p.m. David Maroon, professional campaign consultant, shares his views on successful campaigns. Free, open to public. Phone: 805.484.6601 Time: 6:15 p.m. Date: 1/6/2011 Life-writing Class From 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Agoura Hills Center for the Arts, 29376 Mulholland Hwy., […]

Hot coffee spill goes to court

Child scalded in Calabasas bookstore

A woman whose child was burned by spilled coffee purchased at the Starbucks counter inside Barnes & Noble in Calabasas almost nine years ago has won a new trial and will take the bookstore back to court on charges of negligence. According to court documents, plaintiff Dahlia Toberoff said a barista failed to take adequate precautions when serving the hot […]

New chairwoman for Calabasas Chamber

The Calabasas Chamber of Commerce recently announced Brenda Johnson, owner of Calabasas Pharmacy, as the organization’s 2011 chairperson. Johnson said she looks forward to working with the Chamber’s board of directors to promote and support local businesses. The year ahead promises to bring an increase in confidence among consumers and business owners, she said. Johnson pledged to bring to the […]

Seniors to visit Skirball

The St. Jude Senior Group will take a trip on Jan. 19 to the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. The cost is $35, which includes bus fare, entrance fee and a guided tour of the exhibits and “Noah’s Ark.” A limited number of seats are available. For information, call (818) 879-8534.

Isham is Marmonte’s MVP for football

All-League selections announced

Nick Isham nearly led Westlake High’s football team to back-to-back CIF-Southern Section Northern Division titles. The senior quarterback was honored for his achievements by being named the Marmonte League’s MVP. Other standout student-athletes also gleaned gridiron recognition from the Marmonte. Richard Mullaney, nicknamed the Great White Buffalo by Thousand Oaks students, set a California state record with 122 receptions in […]

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