2013-01-23 E-Edition

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Agoura trails Westlake Village

Again the City of Agoura Hills is missing out on bringing in more big businesses/stores and more revenue for our city. The City of Westlake Village will be adding another shopping center to their roster with the Target store and shops, which, by the way, will almost be abutted up next to Agoura Hills, but they will reap the profits. […]

New director needed to take on Ms. Senior Conejo Valley pageant

Susan Cashman is on a quest to find a new leader for the Ms. Senior Conejo Valley Pageant. The contest, which takes place May 19 at the Goebel Adult Community Center in Thousand Oaks, is one of eight Ms. Senior California preliminary pageants affiliated with Ms. Senior America Inc. Cashman has directed the Conejo Valley event for four years. In […]

Firefighters breathe easier with device

Sometimes breathing takes practice. That is why members of the Ventura County Urban Search and Rescue Team found themselves practicing with new breathing equipment inside a smoke-filled storm drain tunnel, roughly the size of a two-car garage, beneath Adolfo Road in Camarillo on Jan. 17. The firefighters ran the drill to learn how to use a new closedcircuit breathing device […]

Women’s business group makes connection

While community service is not the mission statement for the Women Entrepreneurs Group, members of the organization see helping others as an important part of working for themselves. Star Ladin, the leader of the Malibu-based group, said the organization seeks to improve the lives of others in addition to improving a company’s bottom line. “Business is an expression of ourselves,” […]

Finch leaves Oregon trail for Agoura

Senior center aids Charger boys’ basketball squad

Jacob Finch isn’t the prodigal son returning home. He’s the nice kid—and big guy—for the Agoura High boys’ basketball team. Finch grew up in Agoura, spending time in the classrooms and playgrounds of Willow Elementary School. For the next six years of his life, Finch lived in Ashland, Ore. He played two seasons of varsity basketball and two years as […]

Fewer guns not the answer

Mayors against illegal guns have pressed the pedal to the metal to capitalize on the mass public shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Right on! Let’s fix the mess that the deodandists made of our founders’ promise of state security in the Second Amendment. This time we have hard numbers to analyze, not just leftist velleities. When we last banned […]

A fun time at Kids Club

Community bands together tofind Maddux


Dec. 21, 11:15 a.m. A neighbor calls to say our 5-year-old dog, Maddux, was missing. I consider Maddux my first baby because we got him—a Boxer puppy—while I was pregnant with our daughter. Boxers are amazing with kids and protective of their families. Maddux played with the kids, checked on them while they were sleeping, and although he once ate […]

Economic forecast Feb. 8

The 2013 Economic Forecast, presented by the Rotary Club of Thousand Oaks and the Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce, will be from 7 to 9 a.m. Fri., Feb. 8 at the Lundring Events Center in the Gilbert Sports and Fitness Center, 130 Overton Court, on the campus of California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks. The keynote speaker is Bill […]

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