2011-04-07 E-Edition

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Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Two chain saws were stolen from the back of a truck parked on private property in the 4900 block of Vejar Drive March 22. The items were worth $850. A burglar stole a $700 shotgun, two pistols worth $1,200 and a $100 pistol case from a car parked in the 29500 block of Weeping Willow Drive March 20. A […]

New law mandates pertussis booster

Students entering seventh through 12th grade in California schools next year are required to prove they have had a booster shot for pertussis (whooping cough) before the start of school. California law (AB352) states that students who cannot provide proof of the booster shot (Tdap) or do not show school officials a signed “personal beliefs exemption form” will not be […]

Wildlife center opens its doors for spring

The California Wildlife Center will host a spring open house from noon to 4 p.m. Sat., April 30 at the center, 26026 Piuma Road, Calabasas. The event will have a staff meet and greet, behind-the-scenes guided tours, wildlife education, children’s activities, rescued animals, face painting and handson mixed media art projects for children. Admission is free and refreshments will be […]

Agoura hoopsters attack the basket

Music producer pitches in following quake

Joey Carbone, a music producer and composer who splits his time between Tokyo and Los Angeles and has family ties to the Conejo Valley, left Japan on March 13 with a heavy heart. Carbone’s family encouragedhim to return to the U.S. after a magnitude 9 earthquake and a subsequent tsunami struck Japan. When the news broke that Fukushima nuclear complex […]

Golf tournament benefits N.P. mother

The annual open golf tournament in Camarillo on Wed., April 13 will benefit April Winter-Bruno, a Newbury Park resident and single mother who was paralyzed from the neck down in a car accident. Registration opens at 11 a.m. and shotgun start begins at 12:30 p.m. The cost is $125 per golfer ($53 is tax-deductible) or $500 for a foursome ($212 […]

Republican women host special guest

Dinner served

The Westlake Village Republican Women Federated will host a dinner with Michelle Steel, vice chair of California State Board of Equalization, on Tues., April 12 at Gissini Ristorante Italiano, 30125 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills. Social hour is at 6 p.m. and dinner will be served at 7 p.m. The cost is $40 for members and guests and $10 for college […]

Huddy hammering out a superb junior season

Calabasas golfer is one of Marmonte’s premier sharpshooters

Walker Huddy needs to be right in the middle of the action. When he played ice hockey as a kid, Huddy donned a facemask and shut down aspiring Wayne Gretzkys at goalie. In baseball, there weren’t enough ground balls careening his way at shortstop and he quickly grew bored. He decided to give catching a shot, but that didn’t last […]

Calabasas honors the environment with Earth Day

Green-minded businesses take part in event

Residents and representatives from eco-friendly companies and organizations gathered at the annual Calabasas Earth Day Festival last weekend to exchange green ideas. Their ultimate goal— protecting the planet and its resources. The annual festival attracted about 1,500 people to a restored segment of Las Virgenes Creek on Agoura Road. Alex Farassati, environmental services manager for Calabasas and organizer of the […]