2011-05-05

2011-05-05 E-Edition

Calabasas septic tank ordinance stalls, lawsuit put on hold

‘We need to move forward,’ mayor says


The Calabasas City Council will make changes to the volatile septic tank ordinance that has caused turmoil in the city and will offer temporary amnesty for residents who refused to comply with the controversial law. Two years ago, the council told property owners with septic tanks to obtain operating permits and make sure their systems were operating properly. Of the […]

On HOA apathy



We are members of the Board of Directors of Morrison Ranch Estates Homeowners Association. We are volunteers who take time away from our families and careers to ensure that Morrison Ranch Estates continues to be the wonderful community it has been for the past 32 years. We feel it necessary to address various false accusations made against the board that […]

Nothing for Mom



A few days before Mother’s Day last year, my mom called and told me not to get her anything. She said she didn’t need anything and she wanted my sister, my brother and me to save our money. How could I not get my mom something for Mother’s Day? “You don’t have to get me something to show your appreciation,” […]

Walk for wildlife



California Wildlife Center will present the third annual Walk on the Wild Side event on Sun., May 15 at the Zuma Beach parking lot, Malibu. Check in, T-shirt pick up, animal release and trainer-led warm up will be at 10 a.m. A 5K walk will start at 11 a.m. Participants can register as a team. Prizes will be awarded to […]

Young choreographer to compete nationally

Award-winning dance ‘tells a story’


Khristina Shad, an Agoura High School sophomore, captured first place in the California State PTA Reflections competition for her choreographed dance piece that embodied the event’s theme this year, “Together We Can.” Khristina collected her top prize at the California State PTA convention in Long Beach from April 28 to May 1. The dance will advance to the national Reflections […]

Art on the Town



Plans cooked up for new In-N-Out Burger

Location: Agoura


An In- N- Out Burger restaurant and drive-thru may be coming to Agoura Hills, but not before the city’s planning commissioners get the chance to grill the developers about traffic and other economic impacts. The Agoura Hills Planning Commission will review the ins and outs of the project during a meeting in May and will make recommendations to the City […]

Feel younger through exercise



The Friends of the Platt Library will host an evening with Chris Netto, fitness instructor at the Pierce College Encore Program, at 6:30 p.m. Thurs., May 12 at the Platt Library, 23600 Victory Blvd., Woodland Hills. Netto has a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology/adult fitness. She is certified fitness professional and an Arthritis Foundation trained instructor. Netto will speak on “Exercising […]

Turtle and tortoise show



The Valley Chapter of the California Turtle and Tortoise Club will host a Turtle and Tortoise Show from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat., May 21 at Woodland Hills Christian Church, 5920 Shoup Ave. The event will have live turtles and tortoises, information on turtle and tortoise care, conservation and adoption, drawing, boutique and activities for children. Proceeds will benefit […]


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