2011-03-10 E-Edition

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Go, public schools

Thank you, Mr. Winston, for putting into words what so many local families are feeling. While it is an accomplishment to note that 17 percent of the senior class at Oaks Christian signed national letters of intent to play at the collegiate level, how about noting all the students who have signed letters of intent while attending the traditional public […]

Hands-on history in Calabasas

The Leonis Adobe Museum will present “Hands-on History Day” from 1 to 4 p.m. Sat., March 19 at the museum, 23537 Calabasas Road, Calabasas. The event will show what life was like on a working ranch in the 1880s. Children can try tortilla making, butter churning, roping and doing laundry by hand. Families can watch demonstrations of cooking in a […]

Parents, coaches learn sportsmanlike skills along with kids

The clink of aluminum bats, players decked out in clean new uniforms, and the smell of hot dogs and popcorn wafting from the concession stand are clear signs that spring baseball is here. But the sportsmanship and good old-fashioned fun are often interrupted by jeers, not cheers, from parents who take the game a little too seriously. Barking orders to […]

Planning pioneer to speak at CLU

Architect worked on subways, light rails

Los Angeles architect and planner Johannes Van Tilburg will discuss his work related to the developing light rail and subway transportation system at 5 p.m. Tues., March 22 in the Roth Nelson Room on Mountclef Boulevard between Olsen Road and Memorial Parkway, California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks. The free Artists and Speakers Series presentation is titled “Building Along the Boulevards […]

Says public sector workers are underpaid

Everyone wants to pick on public servants. I thought that the cartoon and editorial on affordable housing last week were disgusting. The “fat cat” who wrote this probably never held a real job. I would bet that he or she wouldn’t be a teacher or firefighter for twice their pay. They said, “The well-heeled municipal employees of Calabasas.” Where are […]

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Food Forward volunteers labor to feed the hungry

Baseball season opens with flair

Agoura PONY Baseball kicked off its 2011 spring season with a festive opening day ceremony at Agoura High School on March 5. Actor Larkin Campbell welcomed guests to the event, and thanked APB volunteers. Agoura PONY Baseball has six divisions and 58 teams, including two “champion” teams for children with disabilities. Starting with the youngest players in the Shetland Division, […]