2013-04-18

2013-04-18 E-Edition

Going green with kids & critters



Applications for Oak Park committee



The Oak Park Unified School District Board of Education is seeking applications for membership of the Citizens’ Oversight Committee. The task of the committee will be to review projections and collections of Measure R, Measure C6 and Measure C funding as well as twice yearly review of budgets, revenues and expenditures using the funds for each of these measures. The […]

Helping seniors avoid scams, fraud and identity theft




Seniors make up one-third of the scam victims in America, and one out of five older adults is a victim of financial scams, according to Betty Berry, a senior advocate for Senior Concerns. Members of the older generation are more vulnerable to identity theft, scams and fraud because they were raised to trust people, said Berry during a lecture last […]

High School High-Lights



Agoura Chargers Fri., April 19: Instruction for student wireless access/performing arts education center/support period Lip sync/G building/7 p.m. Mon., April 22: STAR testingninth through 11th grade Senior information meetingguest speaker/gym/8:30 a.m. Spirit board meeting/faculty dining room/7 p.m. Tues., April 23: STAR testingninth through 11th grade Senior picnic/off campus/9 a.m. Wed., April 24: Spring musical/ performing arts ed. center/7 p.m. Thurs., […]

Healthcare law protects consumers



The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently issued a final rule that implements five key consumer protections from the Affordable Care Act, which makes the health insurance market work better for individuals, families, and small businesses. Under these reforms, all individuals and employers have the right to purchase health insurance regardless of health status. In addition, insurers are […]

Shapiro gets Calabasas pro tem nod over Martin

Next in line for mayor became a hot button issue in the city


Despite appeals from the public in support of Lucy Martin, the Calabasas City Council appointed David Shapiro as the city’s new mayor pro tem. The decision followed more than an hour of public testimony in a packed council chamber on April 10. On March 27, four council members tabled the expected appointment of Martin as the city’s mayor pro tem. […]

Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura Hills Someone caused $ 50 in damage shattering the window of a car parked on Saddlebrook Drive April 6. A thief stole a backpack containing a $300 wallet, $400 cellphone, $200 camera and $20 in cash from a car parked in a public parking lot on Agoura Road April 5. The culprit caused $100 in damage to get into […]

Volunteers turn out for Earth Day clean-up



Spirit team is national champ once again




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