2011-11-24 E-Edition

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Local teens charged in friend’s overdose

‘All they had to do is call 911 . . . It’s a tragedy,’ officer says

Three local teens are accused of involuntary manslaughter for their alleged actions on the night Griffen Kramer died. Heroin, not alcohol, was responsible for the death of the 18-year-old Thousand Oaks High School senior, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department announced late last week. Kramer, a backup quarterback for the Lancer football team and son of former NFL quarterback Erik […]

Extreme racers put to the test

Stolen sculpture returned to Helmet House

Helmet House, Inc., the Calabasas based sports apparel and gear distributor, says their popular bronze statue “ The Ride,” which was stolen from company headquarters in 2003, has been recovered by Los Angeles County Sheriff detectives working on the case. “The Ride” was among the first projects of the Art in Public Places program in the City of Calabasas. The […]

In the holiday spirit

Looking for answers in response to tragedy

For many, tomorrow’s Thanksgiving Day will not be a happy holiday. The community is mourning the loss of a young Agoura Hills man who appears to have died from heroin, one of the worst plagues ever visited upon modern society. If there is a devil on this earth, its name is Junk. We’re not talking about the inner city, not […]


Happy in Calabasas

I have lived in Calabasas for more than 20 years and could not be happier. I understand that there will always be people who are unhappy with government, but let’s not forget to take a step back and look at the big picture. All you have to do is look around. We live in a beautiful city with plenty of […]

Gracious in defeat

With the City Council election in Westlake Village finally behind us, I want to thank all of you who gave so generously of your time and resources over the past few months. Your support has meant the world to me and I will never forget it. Although I am naturally disappointed that the outcome didn’t go our way this time […]

On capitalism

This country has had a twoparty system for as long as I can remember. It used to be the Democrats and the Republicans. Now it is the 1 percenters and the 99 percenters. There is a far greater difference between the percenters and the traditional parties. The traditional parties are maintained as a smokescreen to cover up the fact that […]