2012-08-16

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Competitionfierce for Calleguas board seat




Four residents who are competing for one open seat on the Calleguas Municipal Water District’s board of directors say they value water greatly and want to make sure the resource remains readily available for years to come. Calleguas is the wholesale water agency that serves the 600,000 residents of Ventura County. It supplies potable water to 21 local purveyors such […]

Horror in the making



Sampson talks soccer

Agoura resident and former U.S. coach sheds light on illustrious career


The United States men’s national soccer team prepared to take the Rose Bowl pitch against Colombia in the World Cup. U. S. head coach Bora Milutinovic asked assistant Steve Sampson to write a few words of inspiration on the locker room’s whiteboard. “What came to mind was ‘seize the moment,’” Sampson said. “That was the attitude then and that’s the […]

Living Oaks embraces young people



Living Oaks Community Church will present an open house for its new kids and students center from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wed., Sept. 5 at the church campus, 1033 Business Center Circle, Newbury Park. The evening will feature free ice cream and door prizes. Community members can tour the facility, meet the leaders and explore the programming options. The new […]

New homes not the end of the world



It’s a scene that’s been played over and over throughout Agoura Hills’ 30-year history. As the city grows, residents ensconced in the various communities object to any new development that threatens personal space. Some called it NIMBYism (Not in My Back Yard). We call it smart growth. But because some factions are so set against development, it’s a wonder this […]

Montez E. Turnquist



passed away on Friday August 10, 2012 surrounded by her family after a brief illness. Montez (Monty/Sissy) was born in Anadarko, Oklahoma on March 24, 1918 to the late George and Serildo McClure. Monty initially moved to Burbank, California when she was a young child where she lived with her parents and younger sister. She has spent most of her […]

Baseball squad wraps up season




Former Camarillo High standout Taylor Hansen received a golden opportunity to play Division I baseball. There was just one catch—put down the bat and turn into an everyday pitcher. “I’ve always preferred to be a hitter,” Hansen said. “It just happened that San Diego State saw me have one of my best pitching games.” The 2011 ACHS graduate seized the […]

High Holy days at Chabad



Chabad of the Conejo will host High Holiday services at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Rosh Hashanah will be celebrated starting Sunday evening, Sept. 16 and Yom Kippur begins Tuesday evening, Sept 25. The 8,000-square-foot Grand Ballroom will be used as the sanctuary. The hotel boardrooms will be used for the Junior Congregation and teen […]

Last Saturday’s traffic nightmare



Why did it take CHP, the sheriff’s department and the fire department so long to clear the wreck from the 101 Freeway in Calabasas on the afternoon of Aug. 11? The hours-long traffic backup caused several other secondary accidents, untold numbers of boilovers and heat stroke victims who were forced to call 911 from their stranded, 106-degree cars. OK, the […]


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