Coyotes more dangerous than led to believe

Before you pile on to the coyote “love train” (“Coyotes seen as friends” opinion piece July 21), and spread the word that these skilled and clever hunters are no threat to humans, my daughter was the baby attacked in our backyard on Cardoza Drive in Westlake Village and rescued by my wife, my little son, and neighbors who fought off […]

Author dabbles in intriguing trivia

Agoura Hills resident Lisa Sonne hopes to entertain readers with far-out facts and eclectic information in her recently completed book, “Everything 101: A Complete Education in a Snap.” Which famous authors wrote in bed? Which Founding Father was known to pen his thoughts naked with the windows wide open? Sonne gives the answers in her book—Mark Twain and Marcel Proust […]

Squirrel of the Month

Baseball’s best number is in big-time peril


Flocks of baseball fans believe 56 is the greatest number in the history of the game. As in Joe DiMaggio’s insurmountable 56-game hitting streak. Remember when 755 stood for something beautiful? Many, like me, still consider Hank Aaron to be Major League Baseball’s all-time home run champion. Off the top of my head, I can’t even think of Barry Bonds’ […]

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