2011-06-02 E-Edition

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Remembering fallen heroes

Bozajian gets new role with Contract Cities

As the new president of the California Contract Cities Association, Calabasas Mayor James Bozajian said he will advocate for open government and work to increase the bargaining power of smaller cities so they can continue to provide vital services in the face of budget shortfalls. Bozajian was named president of the California Contract Cities Association at a convention in Indian […]

Junior Women name annual honorees

The Westlake Village Junior Women’s Club’s spring banquet ended with a twist in the Junior of the Year award. Normally one woman is named Junior of the Year, but this year the vice presidents of the club’s three biggest events chose a woman whose contribution most helped to make each event successful. The 24th annual Ging erbread Boutique chose Jessica […]

High School Highlights

Agoura Chargers Fri., June 3: Baseball banquet/6 p.m. Sat., June 4: SAT Theater banquet/G bldg/5 p.m. Calabasas Coyotes Fri., June 3: Extra graduation tickets on sale/nutrition and lunch Dance team II tryouts/3:30 p.m. Sat., June 4: Tdap booster clinic/8 a.m. SAT/8 a.m. NHS tutoring/8:30 a.m. Mon., June 6: Senior awards night/6 p.m. Tues., June 7: Folding a Thousand Cranes fundraiser/12:05 […]

Elusive 21st out dooms Lions

The Lions were one out away from a trip to Dodger Stadium. It was an out that would never come. Oaks Christian’s baseball team dropped a 2-1 heartbreaker in the CIF-Southern Section Division 4 semifinals Tuesday at Palm Desert High. Trailing 1-0 and down to its final out in the bottom of the seventh inning, top-seeded Palm Desert finally got […]

Schools still in limbo despite new outlook for California

Las Virgenes plays budget waiting game

Tempering the good news that California has received unexpected billions in state tax revenue—and local teacher jobs have been saved—comes word that the school districts, and not the county health departments, will be obligated to pay for costly mental health services. At Las Virgenes Unified School District, the cost for mental health services runs more than $3 million a year. […]

Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Someone stole a $150 mailbox from the front of a home in the 5800 block of Lake Lindero Drive May 21. A burglar stole $2,800 worth of jewelry from a home on Patrick Henry Place May 17. The incident occurred after the culprit, who had a passenger in a car parked nearby, rang the doorbell and asked the resident […]

Acorn Epicurean

The 10th annual Margarita Mix-off beckoned me last week. A fundraiser for Soroptimist International of the Conejo, 12 local restaurants were competing for honors like Best Blended Margarita, Best Margarita on the Rocks, Best Entertainment, and the highly coveted People’s Choice Award. Strolling mariachis and picture perfect weather added to the fun of the May 26 Conejo Creek Park North […]

Honor roll

Jonathan Hofman of Agoura Hills, a 2010 AHS graduate who is now studying at Columbia University in New York, earned dean’s list recognition in the fall and spring semesters. Dean’s list requires a 3.6 or above GPA for each semester.