2011-06-16

2011-06-16 E-Edition

Glad grads are moving on



Acorn Bits

Must have CO detectors

A new California law requires that carbon monoxide detectors be installed in all single-family homes with fossil fuel-burning appliances, a fireplace or attached garage starting in July. Other residential units, such as multifamily rental properties, are required to have the detectors installed by Jan. 1, 2013. The devices cost about $30.

Little champs tops at their sport



Squirrel of the Month



Grad Facts

Oak Park High School Class of 2011

Number of graduates292Class song“Proud and Bold”School colorsblack and Vegas gold

‘Macho Man’ was great, but he wasn’t the greatest




The untimely death of Randy “Macho Man” Savage last month got two old friends to texting. For many like us who slowly matured from snot-nosed kids to terrible teens in the late 1980s and early ’90s, Savage was a defining figure in what now must be considered the golden age of professional wrestling. Back in those days life was much […]

Calabasas cell tower moratorium in effect




The Calabasas City Council voted 4-1 at last week’s meeting for a 45-day moratorium that temporarily stops the construction of new wireless facilities in the city. ‘‘ Cell providers can still submit applications for new towers, but the city won’t approve any requests until it completes a new ordinance that will improve its regulation of the facilities. The moratorium will […]

New hiking trail to fullfill retired firefighter’s dream




After 35 years of dedication and doggedness, mountain man Don Wallace has achieved his long-standing goal of connecting the Las Virgenes Creek Trail to Simi Valley and eventually the ocean. Dubbed the Don Wallace Trail Project by Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky, the 2,500- foot path will become the default route between the Simi Hills and the Santa Monica […]

Open house at Fairwind Yacht Club



The Fairwind Yacht Club will host an open house at 1 p.m. Sun., June 19 at the Peninsula Yacht Marina parking lot, 3700 Peninsula Road, Oxnard. Participants can tour the boats and go for a sail. The event is free. Fairwind Yacht Club is a cooperative and the Channel Islands Harbor operation is open to new members with sailing experience. […]


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