2011-07-14

Pierce eager to change culture of Calabasas football

New coach focuses on toughness while making Marmonte history


It wasn’t a literal changing of the guard, but it was a subtle, poignant moment. Christian Pierce, the first-year head coach for the Calabasas High football team, was talking about the Coyotes’ future. Then, there was a knock at the door. Who was it? None other than former CHS head coach Larry Edwards, who walked into the school’s narrow weight […]

Credibility is key



Are you journalists, or are you a mouthpiece for the environmentalists? Case in point, in the July 7 issue, your front page ran a story with the headline “Most Calabasas shoppers embrace plastic bag ban.” How did your paper arrive at that conclusion? Did you hold a city wide election? Did you base this statement on a scientifically run opinion […]

Westlake Village teen entrepreneur given national recognition




Dillon Morgan has the business world beckoning. In recognition of his work as founder of Z shred, a leading seller of custom miniature skateboards in the United States, the 18-yearold Oaks Christian High School graduate was recently named the 2011 Young Entrepreneur of the Year by the National Federation of Independent Business Young Entrepreneur Foundation. “ The entrepreneurial spirit is […]

Dr. Terino Brings Credibility to His Field



Edward Terino, MD, has practiced in the Conejo Valley since the 1970s. He is known as having the longest and largest practice of plastic and cosmetic surgery in Ventura County. While his “ local” practice draws patients from Paso Robles, Bakersfield, Lancaster and east to Palm Desert, and south to San Diego and Orange County, in reality a high percentage […]

St. Max offers employment help




With the economy still in crisis, the employment ministry at St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church in Westlake Village has been revived. Parishioners Ron Cooke and Bill Martinet have given the ministry new life. Cooke said the ministry started as a men’s club activity that matched applicants with employers. “Other organizations did that better,” Cooke said of why the ministry didn’t […]

Lethal weapon

Oaks Christian grad Owusu, now a senior at Stanford, is a key cog in college football’s most explosive offense


The game breaker is ready for a breakout season. Chris Owusu is primed to run wild in the Pac-12 and beyond. An incoming senior wide receiver and kick returner for the Stanford University football team, Owusu will be an integral part of a vaunted Cardinal offense. The former Oaks Christian star will likely be a favorite target for quarterback Andrew […]

Meter reader



Last week’s article on smart meters is so blatantly incorrect it reads more like a PR press release from Edison in order to try and sell the dangerous and highly carcinogenic smart meter. The meters don’t transmit every 20 minutes. It’s every minute and the RF radiation is pulsed—much more harmful—and can last a few or many milliseconds and can […]

Free music downloads for library cardholders



The County of Los Angeles Public Library, which includes the Agoura Hills and Westlake Village libraries, and the Los Angeles Public Library have joined Library Ideas’ network of public library websites that offer access to thousands of songs from the Sony Music catalog. The service called Freegal (“free” and “legal”) is available on both library websites. Freegal allows registered cardholders […]

Starring Solar Universe



What makes Solar Universe different than other solar companies? Everyone says they are different, but are they? Network—First of all, Solar Universe is a network. With 25 locations, the company is accountable for its actions. Unlike an independent shop, there is a name and an image to keep up, so it’s important not to discredit the entire Solar Universe Name […]

:) Do u txt @ church? :(



Most pastors would be upset if they looked up from their sermon notes to find most of the congregants texting on their phones. For the Rev. Mike Schreiner of Morning Star Church in O’Fallon, Mo., that’s just part of weekly worship. Schreiner invites churchgoers to text him questions during his sermons, be it clarification of a point he made or […]


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