2011-02-17 E-Edition

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City’s bags are packed for good

I am absolutely thrilled our city of Calabasas has shown the courage and foresight to ban disposable plastic bags for the sake of our environment. I’ve been taking re-usable sacks to neighborhood stores for several years now and can attest that once you get into the good habit of keeping a few in the trunk of your car, you’ll never […]

Book Cellar named in Best of L.A. Awards

The Book Cellar, a nonprofit used bookstore in the basement of the Agoura Hills Library, is a hidden treasure trove that raises funds for the library and donates books to schools, prisons and even other nations. Cozy and filled to the brim, the Book Cellar once again claimed a spot in L.A. Weekly’s Best of L.A. In the weekly’s 2010 […]

Actor Jack McGee to speak at CLU

California Lutheran University will launch an actor discussion series with veteran character actor Jack McGee, co-star of “The Fighter,” at 7 p.m. Thurs., Feb. 24 in the Preus-Brandt Forum, south of Olsen Road near Mountclef Boulevard on the Thousand Oaks campus. The public is invited. Actor, writer and director Markus Flanagan, who teaches at CLU, will moderate the one-hour talk, […]

Flights of fancy

A schooling in redevelopment

Redevelopment is the renovation or rehabilitation of existing property that is blighted and no longer an economically viable resource to the community. For a property to be redeveloped, it must first have been previously developed and is now vacant, currently unusable. It is not intended for new construction. Raw land would not be eligible. The Agoura High School campus does […]

Pam’s Run raises awareness for pancreatic cancer

‘Viva Las Vegas’ features fine young singers and musicians

Westlake High School’s premier vocal group, “A Class Act,” under the direction of Alan Rose, presented another entertaining revue of show choir numbers in a performance titled “Viva Las Vegas.” The show was presented late last month at the school’s Carpenter Family Theatre. Accented by preshow gaming (nongambling games of roulette, blackjack and poker in the foyer), refreshments and souvenir […]

Pet of the Week

Says education is what really counts

The article about Oaks Christian student athletes signing letters of commitment is supposed to create, I guess, a sense of awe in the community. It is not difficult to create great teams if you can recruit anywhere and pay your coaches extremely well. The local high school athletic teams are the ones the community should have great respect for. The […]