2012-03-01 E-Edition

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Agoura Hills pays tribute to its multitude of community volunteers

Volunteers help the City of Agoura Hills hum through its array of programs and services like a finely tuned machine. On Feb. 8, city officials paid tribute to the more than 300 volunteers who donate thousands of hours of time and expertise to a wide range of city programs. The 24th annual volunteer recognition ceremony took place at Agoura Hills […]

Low-income homeowners might get help

Calabasas city officials considered a proposal last week to create a financing program that will help low-income property owners who need to make improvements to comply with the city’s building codes. The program is intended to help finance costly repairs for low-income residents who face code violations. It would help put an end to enforcement cases involving severely dilapidated properties, […]

Young actors’ fundraiser to support art education

The Young Actors Project will host its inaugural fundraiser, PLAY It Forward, from 3 to 6 p.m. Sat., March 3 at Malibu West Beach Club, 30765 PCH., Malibu. The all ages event will have a fashion show by Who’s Little clothing, dancing to D.J. Lady Splash, a photo booth with costumes, stage fighting demonstrations and fire dancing. Silent auction and […]

Sign up for YMCA camps

The Triunfo YMCA will host its summer programs sign-up day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sat., March 17 at Chumash Park, 5550 Medea Valley Drive, Agoura Hills. The summer camp, which has programs for every age group, will run from June 18 through August 17 at Willow Elementary School, 29026 Laro Drive, Agoura Hills. This sign-up day gives parents […]

Let’s get ready to rumble—it’s The Stones vs. The Beatles

For decades, the battle has raged: Beatles or Stones? In the bands’ heyday, fans accused London’s Rolling Stones of stealing ideas—even entire albums—from their Liverpool counterparts. At the same time, the Beatles often copied the Stones’ “bad boy” style and attitude. Both groups produced an array of hits that changed musical history and inspired a debate that has never been […]

Westlake’s Three Springs needs to see the bigger picture

There’s a battle that’s been brewing in Westlake Village over the construction of a new water tank next to Las Virgenes Reservoir. The 5-million-gallon tank is one of several improvements that must be made to the storage and delivery infrastructure belonging to Las Virgenes Municipal Water District. But because of complaints about the construction traffic that would rumble through Westlake’s […]

Planning ahead for emergencies

Stars come out at Moorpark observatory

The Ventura County Astronomical Society will host a public star party at 8 p.m. Sat., March 17 at Moorpark College’s Charles Temple Observatory, 7075 Campus Road. M embers of the club will view and identify constellations as well as Venus, Jupiter, Mars and Saturn through high-quality telescopes. Guests will have the opportunity to look through the observatory telescope and club […]

Anaheim is boom town for Valley Thunder

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