2013-01-09

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Locals promote gun control



Calabasas Mayor Mary Sue Maurer and Mayor Pro Tem Fred Gaines announced last week they are joining the bipartisan coalition Mayors Against Illegal Guns, and said they will encourage the city to support the group’s push for a new federal assault weapons ban. Mayors Against Illegal Guns comprises more than 800 U.S. mayors who want to remove high-capacity rifles from […]

Saluting Our Scouts



Benjamin Harvey, a 16-yearold junior at Oaks Christian High School, earned his Eagle Scout rank in August 2012 and was recognized for his achievement at a ceremony on Dec. 9, 2012 in the Teledyne Technologies auditorium. Many friends, family, and fellow Scouts attended the event. Thirteen other Eagle Scouts from Ben’s troop and family welcomed him into the brotherhood of […]

On the Trail



The unlikeliest hero I never thought I’d experience an incident that was simultaneously a cautionary tale, love story and example of selfless bravery. One night in early December my two dogs solicited me for a final airing to wrap up their day. I was functioning on autopilot after hours engrossed in research, so I figured if the old girl trudged […]

Hanging cool



School dance concert wows



Upgraded Lake Sherwood Estate



This upgraded view estate in guard gated Lake Sherwood is an updated remodel with incredible detail throughout. The house has floor-toceiling custom stone fireplaces, a grand formal entry and an open floor plan. The master suite has a huge balcony as well as his and hers baths. The resort-quality rear grounds feature lawns, pool and unobstructed views. For more information […]

Above board



A letter published in your Dec. 27, 2012, edition incorrectly stated that the City of Calabasas “disqualified” certain signatures submitted in support of the application of a potential City Council candidate. In fact, all voter registration records are kept and maintained by the Los Angeles County Registrar of Voters, and it is the county registrar who makes all determinations regarding […]

View the winter sky



The National Park Service will co-host a Winter Sky Star Party from 5 to 8 p.m. Sat., Jan. 19 at Paramount Ranch, 2903 Cornell Road, Agoura Hills. The free event will begin with the Santa Monica Mountains Ranger Band playing astronomy-themed rock music, followed by a series of family-friendly lectures and constellation tours by Cal Lutheran University professor Mike Shaw, […]

Community Dodgers Day



Shomrei Torah Synagogue will present Community Dodgers Day 2013 at 4 p.m. Sun., Jan. 13 at the synagogue, 7353 Valley Circle Blvd., West Hills. Stan Kasten, president and CEO of the Los Angeles Dodgers, and Dodgers icon Tommy Lasorda will be present. Games for all ages, batting cage, speed pitch, face painting and crafts will be offered. General admission ticket […]


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