2011-07-21 E-Edition

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Worries about the extra cost of the DUI checkpoints

I do not have an objection to these DUI checkpoints. However, what stands out for me as a huge problem is officers being paid overtime for staffing these checkpoints. Where is the fiscal responcibility? These are scheduled checkpoints, not emergency situations, so staffing these should be part of regular scheduled hours, not overtime. It does not matter that these are […]


Living in the wild

Tyler’s troubles continue to mount at Southern Cal

Marc Tyler can’t keep himself out of the spotlight—for all the wrong reasons. In the latest of a string of damaging off-the-field incidents, Tyler, a 2006 Oaks Christian graduate and fifth-year senior running back at the University of Southern California, has been suspended by the football program for comments he made to TMZ cameras outside a nightclub in Hollywood last […]

Smart meters don’t make sense

Residences here in Agoura have three meters that are read every month. Aside from the water (LVMWD) meter, there is the electricity use ( SoCal Edison) meter and the gas use (SoCal Gas Co.) meter. Are all three of these companies eventually going to install radio wave-type remote readers? If there are people worried about radio wave health issues now, […]

Sneak preview of TGIF series

Cabrillo Music Theatre gave a sneak preview of its 2011-12 season last Friday evening as part of Westlake Village’s summer TGIF music series. The series offers free performances, staged in the outdoor courtyard in front of city hall. TGIF has become extremely popular in recent years as hundreds of residents turn out to sample food from local vendors and enjoy […]

Pet of the Week

Water polo club enjoying stellar season

Calabasas extends moratorium on cell towers

Cellular phone companies will have to wait another four to six months before they can build new cell towers in Calabasas. Last week, the Calabasas City Council voted 4-1 to extend a moratorium that temporarily stops the construction of new wireless facilities in the city. “It’s imperative to extend the moratorium so the city can craft better protections for residents,” […]