2011-11-10 E-Edition

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Bright days ahead for MRT land trust

Squabble leads to man’s death

A man was found dead Nov. 6 in Oak Park. Police believe he committed suicide. The incident occurred inside a condominium in the 500 block of Foxwood Drive. Police say shots were fired at about 5:15 p.m. They believe the man, in his 50s, fired two shots while his girlfriend was in the home. She escaped uninjured and fled to […]

Nominations sought for environmental award

The Calabasas Environmental Commission is taking nominations for the 2011 Carl Gibbs Environmental Excellence Award. The prize honors individuals, businesses, municipalities, government agencies, organizations and institutions that work to benefit the environment. The award also recognizes voluntary activities by companies and organizations that result in cleaner air or water, less waste, less traffic, conservation of natural resources, efficient water-conserving landscaping […]

Kids turn in Halloween treats for cash

City manager meets Chamber

Calabasas City Manager Tony Coroalles was the keynote speaker for last week’s Calabasas Chamber of Commerce mixer at Las Virgenes Municipal Water District. He provided updates on city activities and thanked the business community and water district for their support. More than 100 people attended the event. Coroalles, who served in the U.S. Army for 27 years, became city manager […]

Crossing guard needed at Calabasas bridge, parents say

A group of parents living near A.E. Wright Middle School in Calabasas say a new footbridge built across Las Virgenes Creek west of the campus has caused unexpected hazards for children. They want the city to provide a crossing guard to monitor the problem. Built in 2010, the 162-foot bridge linking the middle school to the corner of Lost Hills […]

Watch out for rose bush bandit

Little girl walks to cure diabetes

She may be tiny, but 3-yearold Makenzie Oldt is already a big force for the cause of juvenile diabetes research. This past weekend, the little girl with long blond locks led her family and other Team Makenzie supporters around Dodger Stadium for the 2011 Junior Diabetes Research Foundation’s Walk to Cure Diabetes. Pop singer and actor Nick Jonas, who was […]

End family chore wars

Getting kids to help at home can be more like child’s play by following one expert’s advice. According to the CLR Chore Wars Survey by TNS, nearly half of kids admit they’ll do anything to get out of doing chores. Plus, half of parents admit they spend just as much time arguing with their children about chores as they spend […]