2011-09-01 E-Edition

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Almost curtain time for high school theaters

Students and community members will have a pair of state-of-the-art buildings at their disposal when the new performing arts centers under construction at Agoura High and Calabasas High are completed next year, school officials told members of the Calabasas City Council last week. “The new performing arts and education centers will be a beacon for the arts for everyone,” said […]

CHS coach injured in motorcycle accident

Joseph Frazier, an assistant basketball coach at Calabasas High, was rushed to Northridge Hospital in critical condition following a traffic collision on Aug. 25. Frazier, 28, sustained severe head injuries after his motorcycle was hit by an SUV at about 8:45 p.m. at Ventura Boulevard and Wilbur Avenue in Tarzana. According to the Los Angeles Police Department, the SUV was […]

Green clean machine

Patricia Spencer never thought much about the products she used to clean her home and wash her clothes until she became a mother. After her two daughters were born, she wished there were healthy and natural alternatives to the toxic household cleaners commonly found in homes. “ My kids would always come in looking like ragamuffins,” said Spencer, a Westlake […]

Church to teach preparedness classes

The Living Oaks Community Church will host a series of programs on emergency preparedness from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturdays starting Sept. 17 at the church, 1100 Business Center Circle, Newbury Park. The topics will be food supply and storage, Sept. 17; shelter and power, Oct. 22; water and sanitation, Nov. 19; a growingyour own-food session at Armstrong Nursery, Jan. […]

Pet of the Week

Dive in, help the aquatic program

Damn the torpedoes (read: economy), it’s full steam ahead for the Agoura Water Polo Foundation and its effort to raise funds for a new aquatic center at Agoura High School. With the blessing of the school district, the foundation wants to renovate the Agoura High swimming pool to the tune of $1.9 million. The school’s 40-year-old pool is deteriorating and […]

Warning about detector scam

The Los Angeles County Fire Department advises citizens of a possible scam involving carbon monoxide detectors. A private company has been soliciting residents via mail to purchase a $126 carbon monoxide detector from them or face fines or penalties according to Senate Bill 183. While the law does mandate the installation of carbon monoxide detectors in all single-family residences, no […]

Support group meets

The James Cosper Stepping Stone Foundation will sponsor a LGBTQ Support Group on alternate Fridays at 171 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Ste. 206, Thousand Oaks. The group will meet on Sept. 9 and 23, Oct. 7 and 21, and Nov. 4 and 18. Participants can drop in anytime between 4 and 8 p.m. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call […]

School moves

Peace Montessori has moved from Thousand Oaks to the campus of the Church of the Epiphany in Oak Park. The school will have access to three large classrooms, a library/ resource center and a full kitchen. Valley View Park is across the street for the children to play in during recess and lunch. With a growth in enrollment, the school […]

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