2012-11-22

2012-11-22 E-Edition

Westlake water tank pursued despite opposition

. $500K design phase begins


The Las Virgenes Municipal Water District officials voted 4-1 to authorize a $500,000 contract with engineering firm AECOM of Camarillo to design the new 5-million-gallon tank that will be built above the Three Springs community of Westlake Village. At its Nov. 13 meeting the water board also adopted a series of new rate hikes. District director Barry Steinhardt opposed both […]

New technology to help landfill recycling




Calabasas Landfill officials are exploring new technologies that would extract organic ingredients from garbage dumped at the site and use it to create renewable energy. At a recent meeting of the Environmental Commission in Calabasas, Walter McKinney, president of Valencia-based Clean Waste Technologies, gave a presentation about innovations in recycling and waste management and how they can benefit the Calabasas […]

The Other Side of 50

Seniors drive food-shopping growth

Visiting my parents in New Hampshire this week, I spent a lot of time in the grocery store. As a matter of fact, we shopped for groceries every single day. According to industry experts, seniors are the most frequent shoppers, averaging more shopping trips annually than any other cohort. Why? Possibly because seniors are less able to carry heavy bags […]

Big win in overtime play



Hospice provides aid for grieving children



The Good Grief Group is a free, weekly support group for children ages 5 through 12 who have experienced the loss of a parent or loved one. Since 1984, Hospice of the Conejo’s youth program has provided a place where grieving youths can feel safe with other children who can identify with their struggle to make sense out of a […]

Agoura High splash party



Real estate company trots out the turkeys for Thanksgiving



Sheriffs aim to help parents



The Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station will host a Juvenile Parenting Program from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sat., Dec. 1 in the downstairs assembly room of the Lost Hills station, 27050 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills. The session will cover topics such as parenting, substance abuse, truancy, suicide and cyber-bullying. Parents will also learn about trending problems that challenge today’s youth […]

To infinity and beyond: Girls nab league title




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