2011-10-13

2011-10-13 E-Edition

Will it be ladies first on city council?

Three women challenge male incumbent in local race


In the year that celebrates the 100th anniversary of a woman’s right to vote in California, three women are vying for a seat on the all-male Agoura Hills City Council. Oct. 10 marked the 100th anniversary of California women winning the right to vote. On Oct. 5, incumbent John Edelston and council hopefuls Illece Buckley Weber, Sue Lepisto and Meril […]

Understanding helper dogs



There is a big difference in a service animal and a therapy animal. Ms. Fagan (Acorn, Oct. 6) cites to the Americans with Disabilities Act that service animals are “not legally required to wear any identification, nor are their owners required to carry any documents showing their animal’s special status.” What she fails to explain is that under the federal […]

Surng classmates reunite



Former classmates don’t stay apart forever, especially when they’re surfers connected by a deep love for the ocean and its waves. Last year, 1983 Agoura High graduate Andy Kastenberg began to contact people he went to school with and who surfed while they were there. Kastenberg wanted to put together a surfing reunion. He focused on the Agoura High grads […]

Artist displays her photographs



The Arts Council of the Conejo Valley will present “Celebrating Artists of Ventura County: Portraits by Donna Granata” in the Galleria at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. The photographic exhibition can be viewed from Oct. 19 through Jan. 17. Granata is the founder and executive director of Focus on the Masters, a nonprofit […]

High School Highlights



Agoura Chargers Fri., Oct. 14: ComedySportz/G building/8 p.m. Sat., Oct. 15: PSAT Mon., Oct. 17: District staff development day-no school Tues., Oct. 18: Class ring orders for juniors through Wed., Oct. 19/nutrition and lunch Homecoming ticket sales through Fri., Oct. 21/AAC and webstore Calabasas Coyotes Fri., Oct. 14: Dodgeball tournament/ 11:30 a.m. Sat., Oct. 15: PSAT/8 a.m. NHS tutoring/8:30 a.m. […]

Calabasas Classic gearing up

Annual race supports families coping with illness


The Talbert Family Foundation is looking for runners to compete in the 2011 Calabasas Classic, a race that will support 26 local families whose members have been diagnosed with serious illnesses. The eighth annual race will be Sun., Nov. 13 at the Calabasas Civic Center and will include a 5K, 10K, family fun run and business expo with an emphasis […]

Agoura’s iconic shopping center comes out of the dark

Old Whizin arcade gets a facelift


The first phase in a $10-million makeover at the Agoura Hills Whizin center has been completed and opened to the public. Remodeled by Tucker Investment Group of Calabasas, the center’s 37-year-old interior arcade was turned into a bright new loggia with plants, fish and modern architectural features. It’s called the Atrium Court at Whizin Market Square. “We wanted to be […]

Fairness for the lake dwellers



After months of negotiation, the board of Calabasas Park Homeowners Association has signed an agreement with the City of Calabasas which guarantees access to Calabasas Lake to all Landscape Maintenance District 22 taxpayers, regardless of whether they are members of CPHA. Why did this come about? Although Calabasas Lake is privately owned by CPHA, due to historic agreements predating the […]

Ann Coulter dishes out politics and jokes during live radio broadcast




The Canyon club in Agoura Hills became a conservative playground last week when author and FOX-TV political analyst Ann Coulter joined KABC talk radio host John Phillips for a discussion on politics and current affairs. Topics covered during the live four- hour broadcast from the Agoura Hills club included abortion, the Republican primaries, ethnicity and immigration, and the influence of […]


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