2011-01-27 E-Edition

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In Calabasas, change is in the air

Election season has arrived in Calabasas and a record seven candidates are competing for two seats on the City Council. Such competition is rare in local politics and the city is abuzz with anticipation. No incumbents are running and the field is wide open. Emboldened with the news that Dennis Washburn and Barry Groveman would not seek reelection, challengers Bob […]

Really want to repeal healthcare?

The House voted to take healthcare away from those who need it most. With no announced plan of their own, and no facts to back up their assertions, Republicans staged this vote even though the Congressional Budget Office concluded that a repeal of healthcare reform would increase the federal deficit by about $230 billion in the next decade. The report […]

Fundraiser to benefit Kolbe’s Corner Preschool

Celebrity chef to judge chili cook-off

Kolbe’s Korner Preschool of St. Maximillian Kolbe Catholic Church will host a benefit poker tournament, chili cook-off and basket raffle from 7 to 10 p.m. Sat., Feb. 5 at O’Reilly Hall at St. Max Church, 5801 Kanan Road, Westlake Village. The public is invited and guests are encouraged to wear Western clothing. The Texas Hold ‘Em tournament will offer prizes […]

New organist to perform at CLU

California Lutheran University’s new organist, Kyle E. Johnson, will present his first recital on campus at 2 p.m. Sun., Feb. 6 in Samuelson Chapel, south of Olsen Road near Campus Drive on the Thousand Oaks campus. Additional parking is available at the corner of Olsen and Mountclef Boulevard. Johnson will perform pieces by German composers, including Bach, Buxtehude, Bruhns and […]

Acorn Bits

Honor roll Bree Bowman of Calabasas, a junior majoring in sociology, made the fall 2010 dean’s list at the University of Portland. St. Olaf College, in Northfield, Minn., named Anneliese Dion-Kindem of Agoura Hills to its dean’s list.

Second child approached in area

Hidden Hills, Calabasas children accosted

    Two separate incidents of a man approaching children in Hidden Hills and Calabasas could involve the same suspect, the  Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station reports.     The first incident occurred around 12:30 p.m. Jan. 19 on Jed Smith Road near Round Meadow Elementary School in Hidden Hills. A 10-year-old boy was walking home from school when he was approached by […]


Fritz for council

I was very pleased to learn that Martha Fritz is interested in serving on the City Council of Calabasas. Certainly there is no one is better qualified to serve as council member. I have known Martha since her days as a student in the School of Architecture and Urban Planning at UCLA more than 20 years ago. Our interaction began […]

Children pitch in to help freshen up their world

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