2011-02-17

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Calabasas splits vote on building codes




After four months of debate, the Calabasas City Council voted 3-2 in favor of a new set of building codes that regulate construction as well as modifications and repairs to all structures in the city. The state revises building codes every three years. New rules went into effect on Jan. 1, and cities were allowed to make local amendments to […]

Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura Vandals caused $ 1,400 in damage destroying property in a medical building in the 29500 block of Canwood Street. A $170 stereo system was taken from the rear patio of a home in the 29200 block of Deep Shadow Drive Jan. 26. Calabasas Burglars stole two shotguns valued at $1,700 and a $600 iPad from a locked home in […]

Film fest to showcase teen talent




Budding student filmmakers will have the chance to showcase their talent at the third annual Agoura High School Film Festival. The Feb. 25 festival will be from 7 to 10 p.m. in the G building at Agoura High School. Film teacher Rick Way said 15, 10-minute films will be aired at the festival. As in the past, this year’s films […]

They’ve got their dancing shoes on



First-round girls’ basketball matchups



Div. 2AABurbank at RoyalThousand Oaks atUniversityDiv. 2AMoorpark atHarvard-WestlakeDiv. 3AAWestlake at St. JosephBaldwin Park at AgouraDiv. 3ACalabasas at Yucca ValleyDiv. 4AACrossroads at Oak ParkDiv. 4AMorningside atOaks ChristianDiv. 6AANewbury Park Adventist atAGBU/PasadenaDiv. 6AHillcrest Christian/TO atLe Lycee(wild-card game)Note: Tonight’s games areslated for 7. Start timesand locations sometimeschange, however, so checkwww.cifss.org forup-to-the-minute info.

Strike up the band



Bank to fund Oak Park water tank




The Triunfo Sanitation District can begin construction of a longawaited water tank in Oak Park thanks to a $7.75-million loan the district recently received from Bank of America. The district announced at its January meeting that the bank is committed to lending the money. Triunfo will pay 4.68 percent interest on the 20-year loan. The board approved the Bof A […]

Library has discussion on California condor



The Friends of California Condors Wild and Free, a nonprofit organization, will sponsor a free lecture titled “Veterinary Involvement with the California Condor Recovery Program” from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Sat., Feb. 19 at the Grant Brimhall Library, 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. The speaker will be Curtis Eng, DVM, chief veterinarian at the Los Angeles Zoo and the […]

Film looks at corporate takeover of public lands



A documentary film showing how transnational corporations have taken control of what was known as the commons, from forest and ocean resources to broadcast airwaves and important intellectual and cultural works, will be screened at a community forum at 7:30 p.m. Fri., Feb. 18 at the Conejo Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship 3327 Old Conejo Road, Newbury Park. A moderated discussion […]


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