2012-01-19 E-Edition

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Council choice

Though some say that the City Council has a difficult choice in deciding who to choose to fill the vacant council seat, I think that the choice is an easy one. Alicia Weintraub is ready to serve the people of Calabasas. She is devoted to making the city of Calabasas the best that it can be for those who live […]

At The Library

The Agoura Hills Library will celebrate the Chinese New Year at 4 p.m. Tues., Jan. 24 with a Lion Dance Parade, a special dragon craft and refreshments at the library, at 29901 Ladyface Court. •Also on that day the Agoura Readers Book Club will meet in the fireplace room at 6:30 p.m. to discuss “State of Wonder” by Ann Patchett. […]

Cuddle time

Dollar matching allows company to reach out

The new year rang in $100,000 in donations for three Ventura County nonprofits as part of the second annual Zindagi Challenge. The money will be split evenly among the Boys & Girls Club of Camarillo, the Oxnard-based FOOD Share food pantry and the Camarillo-based shelter RAIN Transitional Living Center. Umrao Mayer and George Simmons, co-owners of Zindagi Games, a Camarillo-based […]

Discussion of GI issues

Many people suffer from gastrointestinal issues, better known as GI problems, such as diarrhea, constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, heartburn and ulcers. GI issues can become chronic and can be difficult to diagnose and treat. Kumar Desai, M.D., gastroenterologist on staff at Los Robles Hospital, will discuss ways to avoid GI issues and how they are diagnosed and treated from 9 […]

Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills Someone stole a wallet from a customer at Trader Joe’s in the 28900 block of Canwood Street. Jan. 8. A burglar took a $ 100 cellphone, $200 gaming console and $1,100 camera from a home in the 28200 block of Driver Avenue Jan. 7. A vandal caused $ 800 in damage spray painting graffiti on property in the […]

The canyon wren

When I first spied a canyon wren she was nimbly skirting a rock ledge above Trancas Creek at the e moment I was plummeting off a boulder, about to crack my skull and drown. Luckily back in those days I staunchly observed the “hikewith Buddy” rule. Thanks to Buddy Pullman’s deft intervention I escaped with only scrapes and sodden sneakers. […]

Pet of the Week

Summit shopping center honored

The Summit shopping center in Calabasas was honored recently by the Ventura County chapter of the American Institute of Architects. The project architects, Behr Brower Architects, received an AIA Honor Award for outstanding design in the nonresidential category at the association’s annual awards banquet on Dec. 13. Located at the northeast corner of Agoura and Lost Hills roads, the project […]