2012-10-25

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In favor of Tony Strickland



As has been widely reported in your paper and elsewhere, the national political parties have taken a keen interest in our local congressional race. I hope the voters of Ventura County use the opportunity to send a clear message to the powers in Washington, D.C.—we will elect candidates; you will not select them for us. This should be a race […]

Is it Mulholland or Le Mans?

COMMENTARY Tired of mountain daredevils


As I write this the clock on my bookshelf tolls midnight. Despite having all my home’s windows shut tight against the biting night air, a familiar cacophony pierces the midnight hush. It is the shrieking of car brakes and squealing of tires. Occasionally, a distant crazed-sounding laugh or hollered expletive may be heard, or the erratic blare of a car […]

Screenings, talk on diabetes



The Health, Happiness to You group of Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center will host its next free meeting from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thurs., Nov. 1 at the East Campus, 150 Via Merida, Westlake Village. Nurses will give a glucose screening or blood sugar test at 2:30 p.m. for anyone interested, followed by a light lunch. Bader Iqbal, MD, […]

Teachers to study ecology in Baja Mexico



Markie Daniel and Megan Swanson of Calabasas High School have been selected by the nonprofit organization Ecology Project International to participate in an eight-day Marine Education Fellowship in Baja Mexico on March 16 to 23, 2013. EPI is a field science and conservation organization that partners scientists with local and international students and educators at ecologicallycritical environments in Costa Rica, […]

Former Charger softball star transfers to Oklahoma State



Shannon Kaufman, a former All-State and All-CIF star with Agoura High softball, has transferred to Oklahoma State. Kaufman, who previously starred for Sacramento State, hopes to start in the outfield for Oklahoma State. In eight fall games for the Cowgirls, Kaufman had 14 hits, three RBI, four stolen bases, five walks and 14 runs in 34 plate appearances. The former […]

Pavley brings most experience



Fran Pavley is the most experienced and dedicated politician to serve our local area in many years. Fran, along with her husband Andy, are local residents who taught in our schools and raised their own children here. For over 30 years as an elected official, she has fought to retain and protect open space land, including the Ahmanson Ranch and […]

Viewpoint School conducts Great ShakeOut earthquake drill

. Students were told if they were “injured” or “missing”

Viewpoint School conducted the Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill on Mon., Oct. 15 at 9:35 a.m. The drill gave the school an opportunity to simulate with the students and staff what should be done on campus after the shaking of a major earthquake has stopped. With white tents marked to indicate search and rescue, check-in information and rst aid, the school’s […]

Local high school thinks pink



High School Hi Lights



Agoura Chargers Fri., Oct. 26: Fall pep rally/ gym/10 a.m. Key Club/N1/12:24 p.m. Homecoming game/stadium/7 p.m. Sat., Oct. 27: Homecoming dance/G building patio/7 p.m. Mon., Oct. 29: Student council meeting/A1/6 p.m. Tues., Oct. 30: People for Peace meeting/N7/12:25 p.m. Gay Straight Alliance/ R4/12:25 p.m. Wed., Oct. 31: Mindfulness and Meditation Society meeting/ K9/12:25 p.m. Thurs., Nov. 1: Late start morning […]


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