2012-10-11 E-Edition

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Taxes for schools Superintendents rally behind Prop. 30

The governor’s message at the release of his state budget for the coming year was succinct and brief: “I am doing the best I can with what I have.” To his credit, the governor is doing something that many of his predecessors and other elected leaders have not done: He is leveling with the people of California and proposing a […]

Local national park building receives award

The U.S. Department of Energy honored the National Park Service recently with a 2012 Federal Energy and Water Management Award for a “net zero” dormitory in Calabasas. Completed in 2010, the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area building is the first net zero facility built by the National Park Service. A net zero facility is one that is tied to […]

Free programs at Platt Library

The following free programs will be at the Platt Library, 23600 Victory Blvd., Woodland Hills. Reservations are not needed. Friends of the Platt Library will host an evening with Alan Pollack, member of the Sierra Club, Nature Conservancy and board member of the San Fernando Valley Audubon Society. Pollack will present a slide lecture on “Restoring Habitat, One Yard at […]

Learning through the eye of a lens

Benefit for disabled vets

Why Breast Cancer Awareness Month is so important

An estimated 23,300 new cases of invasive breast cancer and 4,330 deaths from the disease are expected to occur among California women this year. Fortunately, the American Cancer Society and the Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/Santa Barbara offer continuous support to patients and their loved ones. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and it reminds women about the importance of breast […]

Candidates seek support in Oak Park

Democratic incumbent Fran Pavley and Republican challenger Todd Zink met in a local debate for the second time in two weeks during an Oct. 4 forum in Oak Park. The two are vying to represent the new 27th State Senate District, which includes Oak Park, Calabasas, Agoura Hills, Westlake Village, Thousand Oaks, Moorpark, Simi Valley and Camarillo. Pavley and Zink […]

Halloween at the zoo

First-grader is tops