2012-02-02 E-Edition

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Calabasas plastic bag ban seems to carry weight

All retailers must abide by new law

Many shoppers in Calabasas appear to welcome the city’s prohibition on carryout plastic bags. But others say the regulation is an infringement on personal liberty and a drag on business. The Calab asas City Council is debating the pros and cons of the plastic bag ban, which affects all retail stores in the city. The ban went into effect last […]

Mayor prepares state of the city

Calabasas Mayor James Bozajian will present the 14th annual Mayor’s State of the City Address at 7 p.m. Thurs., Feb. 9 in Founders Hall, Calabasas Library, 200 Civic Center Way. A reception hosted by the Calabasas Chamber of Commerce will immediately follow the speech. Bozajian will review the city’s accomplishments from the past year and outline goals for the future […]

Fine arts school opens in Westlake

Mission: Renaissance Fine Art Classes, home of the awardwinning Gluck Method of fine art training, has moved. The ribbon cutting ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. Sun., Feb. 12 at 5776 Lindero Canyon Road, Ste. A1, Westlake Village. Although it has been nearly 30 years since the passage of Proposition 13, which cut local tax revenues for public schools […]

Jazzing it up at Lindero

Lindero Canyon Middle School in Agoura Hills will host its annual “Jazz Nite” fundraiser on Wed., Feb. 8 in the Steven Capretta Memorial Gymnasium on the campus, 5844 Larboard Lane, Agoura Hills. The festivities will begin at 5:30 p.m. with the concert starting at 7:15 p.m. The event will have a concert and prize drawings. Proceeds from the event will […]

Wounded Warriors finding ways to win

Despite injuries, Westlake girls’ soccer team stays the course

The Warriors could have folded their tents and gone quietly into the night. But rather than retreat in the face of adversity, the Westlake High girls’ soccer team opted to stand strong and protect its Marmonte League crown. Now, with less than a dozen days remaining in the regular season, the Warriors lead the league standings with 26 points. Royal […]

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The word “murder” was used erroneously in last week’s front page story about the two Agoura Hills men facing charges in connection with the death of Griffen Kramer. Kramer died of a heroin overdose. No murder was ever suspected. Rodeo Realty Inc. does notexpecta4to5percent increase in interest rates, but rather an increase in rates from the current 4 percent to […]

Discovery Center talk to discuss effect of food on metabolism

As part of its Science Speaker Series, the Discovery Center for Science and Technology will present “Diet and Health: What Evolution Can Teach Us?” at 7 p.m. Thurs., Feb. 9 at Baxter Bio- Sciences, 1 Baxter Way, Westlake Village. Guest speaker Dr. Bruce German is a UC Davis professor of food science and technology. He researches how food components affect […]

It’s shark week at Oak Park schools

Sharks have invaded Oak Park schools this week. According to Superintendent Tony Knight, all schools in the Oak Park district are teaching students about sharks to increase understanding about the role of the ocean’s top predator and what is needed to maintain healthy marine ecosystems. The program started last Tuesday and ends Sat., Feb. 4. Dr. Chris Lowe, an internationally […]