2011-08-25

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Bag ban okay, but leave city out of it



We did just fine before plastic bags and we can do it again without them. Calabasas is maybe on the right track by banning the use of plastic bags; however, the city bureaucracy with the help of the City Council planted a deadly virus in the anti-plastic bag ordinance that is detrimental to the free enterprise system and our nation’s […]

Saratoga Hills neighbors get cozy



High School Highlights



Agoura Chargers Fri., Aug. 26: Movie night/ quad/7 p.m. Sat., Aug. 27: IB boot camp/8 a.m. to 1 p.m. ACT boot camp/N-6/8:30 a.m. Calabasas Coyotes Mon., Aug. 29: Unstrumental auditions/music room/12:20 p.m. Tues., Aug. 30: Unstrumental auditions/music room/12:25 p.m. Wed., Aug. 31: Senior meetingcollege application process/lecture hall/7:50 a.m. Unstrumental auditions/music room/12:25 p.m. Thurs., Sept. 1: FBLA meeting/ lecture hall/12:30 p.m. […]

Westlake Village gets soulful



Create Your Ideal Outdoor Living Space



Sherman Oaks-based Design Studio is owned and operated by John Montgomery, a well- known crafter who has been designing and building home remodels and landscape projects—including swimming pools, pergolas, fountains, lighting and entry gates—for more than 30 years. Montgomery started out in landscape architecture, and over the years he began designing and building home remodels for his clients. He now […]

Bank execs getting off lightly



Even the hapless Georg Bush prosecuted Ken Lay and Jeffrey Skilling, so why are Angelo Mozilo and Richard Fuld still walking around with our money? Banks violated TILA (truth in lending act) by posing as the “lender” on loan docs when they were funneling money from swindled investors and thus never loaned a penny. Then they were “paid in full” […]

Authors, readers gather at book fair



A new literary event for writers, publishers, people looking for new books to read and those wishing to learn more about the craft of writing will take place Sat., Nov. 5 at the Pleasant Valley Community Park Auditorium in Camarillo. The Ventura County Book and Author Fair will feature speakers, educational seminars, book signings, book expo and a children’s reading […]

Special ed advocacy group to meet



Special Education Advocacy Assistance, sponsored by PAUSE4kids, will meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wed., Sept. 7 in the James Henderson Fireside Room, Westlake Village Civic Center, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. Law facilitator Kathy Greco, JD, will speak. The free workshop is open to the public. To check scheduling, call Robin at (805) 208-7191 or send an email to info@pause4kids.org.

Are you ready to be edutained?



Edutainment is the art of combining education and entertainment. Those of us on the other side of 50 can learn how to navigate new possibilities and the complexities of getting older while having some fun at the same time. Oh, yes, one more thing—it’s all happening Thurs. through Sat., Sept. 22 to 24 in Los Angeles. AARP will host Life@50+, […]


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