2013-04-25

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Says cops didn’t help the traffic



On Wed., April 17, I made an observation that I think many of my fellow commuters will agree with. Two signals were not functioning on Kanan during the morning commute as a result of a power issue the previous evening. I spent 43 minutes traveling 2.1 miles to the freeway on-ramp. Where were the deputies? Clearly, they were not directing […]

Help for troops catches on

Couple wants to deliver a bit of America’s pastime to the troops stationed overseas


On Jan. 1, Lance Cpl. Eric Targon, a tank driver for the U.S. Marine Corps, left for a sevenmonth deployment in Afghanistan. Two weeks later the 23-year-old Marine encountered his first enemy offensive when his tank was hit by an improvised explosive device. The bomb exploded and totaled the tank. Targon, who grew up in Calabasas and is the youngest […]

Pet of the Week



High School Hi Lights



Agoura ChargersFri., April 26: Relay For Life/stadium/4 p.m.“Phantom of the Opera”/performing arts education center/7p.m.Sat., April 27: Relay For Life/stadium“Phantom of the Opera”/performing arts education center/7p.m.Mon., April 29: ASB commissioner interviews/K4/3 p.m.Tues., April 30: Late start-zeroperiod starts at 9 a.m.ASB commissioner interviews/K4/3 p.m.Wed., May 1: ASB faculty appreciation lunch/G building/12:30p.m.ASB commissioner interviews/K4/3 p.m.Thurs., May 2: ASB commissioner interviews/K4/3 p.m. Calabasas CoyotesFri., […]

Incident at the Canine Classic



This past Sunday my fiance Paul and I drove over to the yearly Canine Classic over at De Anza Park in Calabasas. As we parked the car a tiny dog who had escaped from his harness ran through traffic and sadly was hit by a vehicle. After seeing the dog’s close to fatal condition, I ran down to the park […]

On the Trail



Water district ideal site to sell water-wise plants Going native in the garden is quite the happening trend, judging by the enthusiasm of the people attending the sale of California native plants on April 20 at Calleguas Municipal Water District in Thousand Oaks. The semiannual sale is put on by the California Native Plant Society-Channel Islands Chapter. This chapter of […]

Festival celebrates nature



All faiths to gather for prayer breakfast



Pastor Brad Cummings, an author, publisher and producer, is the keynote speaker for the Southeast Ventura County YMCA’s 14th annual National Day of Prayer Breakfast on Thurs., May 2 at the Gilbert Sports Center at Cal Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks. Breakfast will be from 6:30 to 7 a.m. with the program from 6:30 to 8:30 a.m. The theme for […]

Thinks Calabasas does a good job



This recent brouhaha over the Calabasas City Council is ridiculous. As long as James Bozajian and Mary Sue Maurer are on the City Council, one may rest assured that nothing underhanded will happen. Although I do not know the other members of the City Council, I do know that both Bozajian and Maurer know how to maintain an amicable and […]


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