2011-07-07 E-Edition

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Beach bus offers savings and convenience

Don’t let the price of gas stop you from enjoying the beach this summer. The cities of Calabasas and Agoura Hills are once again offering their beach bus programs throughout July and August. “It’s a popular program that has been well-received and well-used by the community,” Calabasas spokesperson Michel Hafken said. The Calabasas beach bus runs to and from Zuma […]

Calabasas Klubhouse fees may go up

Parents whose children are enrolled in full- and part-time classes at the Calabasas Klubhouse Preschool could pay higher fees starting this fall. The City Council and its Parks, Recreation and Education Commission weighed the option of increasing tuition to reduce the preschool’s dependence on city subsidies. The Klubhouse at Creekside Park on Old Topanga Road offers developmental and academic enrichment […]

Enjoying the classics

Take Your Acorn on Vacation

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Locals recognized for building strong workforce

The Workforce Investment Board of Ventura County announced the recipients of the 2011 WIB Awards at its June 23 meeting at the United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 770 in Camarillo. The annual awards are given to individuals, employers and organizations in the community who have played a role in building a strong workforce in Ventura County. Two Champion for […]


A new three-year lease agreement between the city and the Las Virgenes Unified School District is $150,000, not $750,000. The initial lease option agreement on property hear Agoura High totaled $1 million over 65 years, but the city “front-loaded” the funding to the school district, paying $750,000 to keep the option to build open. The $750,000 previously paid to the […]

Reach out to Oak Park

The Oak Park Municipal Advisory Council meets on the fourth Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. in the Oak Park High School presentation room (G-9) at 899 Kanan Road. MAC minutes and agendas can be found at the website www.countyofventura.org/bos/dist2. asp. You can also e-mail Linda. Parks@ventura.org. The Oak Park Unified School District Board of Education meets in the […]

Mustangs stampede over the competition

Student shares the joy of music

Youth donates 11 instruments to Casa Pacifica

James Bedford, an incoming senior at Agoura High School, is collecting new and used instruments for Casa Pacifica, a center for abused, abandoned and emotionally disturbed children in Camarillo. James, 17, plays the alto, tenor and baritone saxophones as well as bass clarinet, piano and guitar. He says he feels lucky to have had so many opportunities to explore music […]

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