2011-09-08 E-Edition

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Firefighters recall fallen hero of 9/11

Friend died in the South Tower

On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, the chief of New York City Fire Department Battalion 49, John Michael Moran, entered the inferno of the World Trade Center’s South Tower. Hearing the cries for help from the victims trapped above, the 42-year-old Moran began heading up the building’s crumbling stairwell. Moran’s last known words, transmitted over a two-way radio, were […]

Agoura homes to be built despite protests from neighbors

Two properties in the rural Indian Hills area south of the 101 Freeway in Agoura Hills will be developed following approval by the Agoura Hills City Council. On Aug. 24, council members overturned the planning commission’s earlier decision to deny the landowner’s request to build two single-family homes on Renee Drive south of the Chesebro freeway interchange. Residents have waged […]

Democratic fundraiser

The Ventura County Democratic Central Committee will host its inaugural Wine Tasting FunRaiser from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sat., Sept. 17 at Cantara Cellars tasting room in Camarillo. Proceeds will benefit the Ventura County Democratic Party. The event will have wine tastings from Cantara Cellars Winery, hors d’oeuvres, raffle items, guitar music by Jeff Jones and tours of the winery. […]

Local youth football back in action

Baha’i community to speak out on human rights violations

Religious persecution and human rights violations in Iran will be discussed during an event at 7:30 p.m. Thurs., Sept. 15 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Doors open at 7 p.m. “ The Struggle for Human Rights in Iran” program is sponsored by the Los Angeles and Ventura County Baha’i communities, Reporters without Borders, […]

Ground water investigation plods along

Contaminated soil is not the only concern at the Santa Susana Field Lab. The groundwater that flows beneath the 2,850-acre sandstone mountain, a former rocket engine testing and nuclear research facility, is also tainted. Just how tainted is a question yet to be answered. The agencies responsible for the cleanup of the testing site just north of Oak Park have […]

Las Virgenes Road improvement in gear

The Calabasas Traffic and Transportation Commission is considering the widening of Las Virgenes Road between Agoura and Lost Hills roads. Marc Seferian, senior civil engineer for Calabasas, said the work could begin in about six months. The objective is to improve safety, beautify the corridor and increase the capacity of the road, Seferian said. The project will primarily be funded […]

Final TGIF show puts talent on stage

Cultural celebration in Agoura

The third annual Scandinavian Autumn Fest and Marknad Celebration will be from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sun., Sept. 18 at Vasa Park, 2854 Triunfo Canyon Road, Agoura Hills. The fest will have a waterslide, swimming, zip line, pie eating contest, Swedish field games, soccer tournament, dancing, inflatables, train rides, rock climbing wall, bingo, Swedish folk dancing and musicians and […]