2013-05-02 E-Edition

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Agoura Canwood Street repair underway

The City of Agoura Hills began its Canwood Street improvement project at an April 25 groundbreaking ceremony in front of the Canwood fire station. The $1.1-million street rehabilitation project is fully funded through Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s Measure R bond that was approved in 2009. Measure R also will pay for a new roundabout at Kanan Road and Agoura Road and […]

Science & nature

Event at Paramount Ranch brings the two together

ANIMAL LIFE—Right, Kyle Mecher, 13, of Beverly Hills, views mudsnails through the microscope at Paramount Ranch’s 4th Annual Science Fest in Agoura. Below right, Gerardo Salagdo, 9, of Thousand Oaks, holds a miniature crab while volunteer Alexandria Vickery of Los Angeles looks on in wonder. The event coincided with National Park Week (April 20 through 28).

Newbury Park event benefits pets

WhatCanWe. org and Jan Romero of Starbucks will host a Coffee, Canines and Cats fundraiser from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., May 18 in Newbury Park. Pet owners can pose with their animals for a professional photograph. In addition, their favorite recipe along with some words about their pets will be included in WhatCanWe.org’s cookbook titled “Kitchen Rescues: Recipes […]

Celebrate public safety this weekend

The City of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services and the Los Angeles County Fire Department will host the third annual Fire Services And Public Safety Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., May 4 at Fire Station No. 89, 29575 Canwood St., Agoura Hills. This event will include a fire station open house, fire demonstrations, climbing rock wall, […]

Foundation to the rescue

Las Virgenes Unified School District’s fundraising arm, T.H.E. (Together Helping Education) Foundation, aims to raise $422,000 to pay for additional counselors at every school in the district. According to foundation member Stephanie Williams, the goal of the group is to provide extra counseling services at every school, with additional services at schools with more pressing needs. Counselors now have to […]

Local cities still oppose medical pot

Medical pot may be legal in California, but for local patients who need weed to address issues such as cancer or chronic pain— or in some cases a simple eye twitch—the purchase of leafy joints and cannabis candy remains verboten. On a broad scale, the full legalization of pot is still a pipe dream, at least in this state. Cities […]

Oak Park grad usesfirst responder training to save instructor

At the Oak Park High School Teen CERT graduation ceremony on April 22, former student Jason McGee was recognized by fire officials for putting the lifesaving skills he learned at his emergency training class into real life use. This year, 35 students graduated from the Oak Park High Community Emergency Response Team program. McGee, 20, is among the first graduates […]

Pavley to speak in T.O.

State Sen. Fran Pavley will speak 6 p.m. today, Thurs., May 2 at the Grant Brimhall Library, 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. She will address the topic of “Women and Leadership.” The public is invited. The Thousand Oaks branch of AAUW is the event sponsor. For more information, email Narda at pfargot@verizon.net.

Team competes in Spring Fling