2011-07-21

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Coyotes seen as friends, not enemies



Calabasas announced it will temporarily outlaw coyote traps within its municipal boundaries following complaints by four speakers at a recent City Council meeting about the “cruel and inhumane trapping” of the animals. Normally, city officials don’t feel compelled to change policy at the request of a handful of residents, but in this case they did, and correctly so. To be […]

United Way names new officers



Adam Thunell, vice president of operations and Chief Operating Officer for Community Memorial Hospital in Ventura, assumed the duties as chair of the board for the United Way of Ventura County on June 30. He will serve in this capacity until June 30, 2012. Thunell succeeds Madeline Hess, chair emeritus of the Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce. Hess will […]

Chamber president to serve on Los Robles Hospital board



Jill Lederer, president and CEO of the Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce, has been appointed to the board of trustees for Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center. Her term begins immediately and will run for three years. A native of New York, Lederer moved to Thousand Oaks in 1983 to open the first of her Domino’s Pizza stores. Her […]

Oak Park High School teacher goes to D.C. for Library of Congress program




To pursue his love of Civil War history, teacher Victor Anderson now has the nation’s top library at his fingertips. Anderson, a history and government teacher at Oak Park High School, was selected from a large pool of applicants to participate in the recent Teaching with Primary Sources Summer Institute sponsored by the U.S. Library of Congress. The five-day program […]

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Lunchtime yoga at the library



Agoura Hills gives to American Cancer Society



Oak Park students win ocean challenge



Bad placement of hiker articles



Whether it was intentional or not, the front page of your July 14 issue was disturbing. The position of two articles regarding hiking— “Calabasas woman dies on Mt. Shasta” and “Hiking locally? Play it safe”—one above the other, was in poor taste and simply unkind. The hiker lost on Mt. Shasta was a friend of mine. She was experienced, prudent […]


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