2011-09-08 E-Edition

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Tired of paying for district’s outof town students

While I am opposed to the November $98 parcel tax, I am even more irate about students living outside LVUSD attending our schools on our dime. Politicians have some nerve asking members of the community to subsidize students who live outside the area. Most people move to this area for the schools. My suggestion is send those who attend our […]

Rocket man rocks

Smart tips for travelers

Any time can be a good time to travel. These tips can make the next trip more enjoyable. Pack light. Bringing less makes it easier to pack up the car or avoid checking bags at the airport. Those who travel by train may have to carry their own luggage on board, and many foreign hotels don’t have elevators. Confirm all […]

Golf and tennis tournament to bene’t Prostate Cancer Foundation

The Sunrise Rotary Foundation and Rotary Club of Westlake Village Sunrise will present the 25th annual Charitable Golf and Tennis Tournaments to benefit the Prostate Cancer Foundation at 11 a.m. Mon., Sept. 19 at the North Ranch Country Club, 4761 Valley Spring Drive, Westlake Village. The tourney will begin with a putting contest for a five day-four night Carnival cruise. […]

Power & grace

Marmonte League overview: Girls’ golf

The Marmonte League girls’ golf season has hit the fairway. All eight high school programs began league competition last week. Thousand Oaks is the defending Marmonte champion and the heavy favorite to repeat as firstplace finishers. The Lancers’ roster, featuring reigning league individual title holder Sophia Chen, ranks among the best in Ventura County. TOHS went 14-0 in Marmonte play […]

Loving Ladyface

The Acorn published a great article several years ago about some fifth-graders climbing LadyfaceMountain, which is a local icon. I was quite impressed by their feat and motivated to climb Ladyface afterwards. For those who may wish to climb this relatively easy “2.5ish” rated climb, take Kanan Road south and park at mileage marker 2.47 or 2.62—just before the bid […]

High in the saddle at Old Agoura Park

Calabasas Chamber announces new leader

The Calabasas Chamber of Commerce recently named Bridget Karl as the organization’s new president and chief executive officer. Karl, the Chamber’s former membership director, replaces Maureen Whalen who left the post after only six months on the job. Brenda Johnson, the Chamber’s board chair, said Whalen made a “career change.” “We appreciate Maureen’s dedication to the Calabasas Chamber of Commerce […]

I Want a Reason

It was just a routine checkup. I’d had a pacemaker in my chest for a little more than a year due to a slow heart rate and frequent blackouts. While the technician assessed me and my pacemaker, I noticed her eyes growing diameters bigger. Then she informed me that there was a problem with my heart. She asked me to […]