2013-04-11 E-Edition

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Calabasas City Council squabble

Shame on you for titling your article “Calabasas City Council rejects mayoral appointee in post-election spat” and other conclusions you jumped to, showing obvious bias rather than truth in reporting. I was present at the March 27 City Council meeting. Although taken aback by the proceedings at the end of the night, I did not jump to the conclusions of […]

Oak Park family is growing

Group is music to their ears

Seniors join ensemble for love of the classics, friendships

The group of musicians sat in a circle and played Vivaldi’s “Spring” on string instruments. Their bows moved in synchronicity, but to Dianne Rammon’s professionally trained ear, something didn’t sound quite right. The 70-year-old violinist stood up from her seat in the middle of the group and offered suggestions on how to improve the piece. The musicians began again, this […]

Tips on junk mail and paper waste reduction

Even with the transition to on- line information, each U. S. household still receives close to 1,000 pieces of direct mail each year, according to a University of Arizona study. Nationally, unwanted mail accounts for millions of pounds of waste and thousands of dollars’ worth of collection and landfi ll costs annually. By decreasing the production of unwanted bulk mail, […]

A school to watch

Agoura council member sorry for slam against Calabasas mates

I was honored to attend the Calabasas City Council reorganization on March 27. Surprised by the mayoral rotation issue, I made a spontaneous comment that regrettably was published as a direct quote. While I have reached out to each member of the Calabasas City Council with my personal apology, I wish to also publicly apologize for my poor choice of […]

Ahern Construction wins contract to build national monument

A local construction company has its paws on a project to honor the military’s four-legged heroes. Last month, Ahern Construction Corporation of Westlake Village began the permitting process and other preliminary work for the National Monument for Military Working Dog Teams, which will be at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. A dedication ceremony for the national monument—the […]

It’s not what you look at that matters; it’s what you see

“And that aha! that you get when you see an artwork that really hits you is, ‘I am that.’ I am the very radiance of energy that is talking to me through this painting.” —Joseph Campbell When was the last time you were struck by the beauty of a sunset or sunrise? Do you remember the sudden impulse and quickening […]

Chargers zap foes on lacrossefield

Lacrosse isn’t a recreational hobby for Agoura High. It’s the Chargers’ passion. Agoura’s varsity boys’ program has been around for less than a decade, but the team has rapidly established itself as a premier outfit in the CIF-Southern Section. The Chargers, who won seven of their first nine games this season, have made three straight trips to the section quarterfinals. […]