2011-10-13

Traffic tickets intended as a deterrent




On any given day, drivers will see cars pulled over by the sheriff’s deputies. In recent weeks, deputies have been especially active along the Kanan Road and Malibu Canyon Road beach routes. While traffic enforcement may seem like it’s on the rise, recent statistics provided by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department indicate a decrease in traffic citations. So far […]

Agoura Hills City Council race



Prior to offering my support to incumbent John Edelston and candidate Sue Lepisto, running for the two available seats in this year’s City Council election, I met with all of the candidates, seeking their position on the issues facing our city as well as their vision for our city as we navigate the turbulent waters brought about by our uncertain […]

Youth Congress leadership program



The Conejo/ Las Virgenes Future Foundation is accepting applications from students for the Youth Congress Leadership Program, which begins in November. The program helps high school students develop leadership skills while learning more about their communities. The course is patterned after the adult leadership programs that are offered by local Chambers of Commerce. The student participants will be exposed to […]

‘Holiday Hams’ wanted to perform



Spotlight the Arts Foundation will have auditions for the second annual Community Talent Show, “Holiday Hams Show,” a fundraiser for the arts foundation. Auditions are by appointment on Sat. and Sun., Oct. 15 and 16 at the Calabasas Tennis and Swim Center, 23400 Park Sorrento. Dancers, singers, musicians, comedians and instrumentalists are welcome. For audition time, call Marcie Goldwater at […]

New Shul of the Conejo has a new rabbi



Rabbi Michael Barclay has been named the associate rabbi of The New Shul of the Conejo. He recently joined the congregation to celebrate the High Holy Days at Yerba Buena Elementary School in Agoura Hills. Rabbi Gershon Weissman led the services with assistance by Barclay and Cantor Harris Shore with a choir made up of New Shul members. Barclay is […]

Drawing Inspiration From Art Academy




Ringling College of Art and Design in South Florida is known for having the most advanced computer animation program in the world. I am fortunate to have gotten in this year, considering the program is more selective than Notre Dame, USC, Carnegie Mellon and UC Berkeley. By the time I was a junior my digital art was untouchable. I outclassed […]