2013-05-02 E-Edition

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Is medical pot still a pipe dream?

In Agoura Hills, the answer is yes

A ban on medical marijuana dispensaries in Agoura Hills was upheld by the California Court of Appeal earlier this year, but one pot store in the city, Conejo Wellness Center, is hoping for better treatment by the state Supreme Court. CWC is a nonprofit medical marijuana collective that has been fighting to overturn two of the city’s ordinances that banned […]

Boys & Girls Club top members embody leadership, commitment

The 2012 Youth of the Year winners for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley made use of the resources provided by the organization to help their peers and enrich the community. Andrew Ceco, 16, and Evan Altschule, 13, were named the clubs’ top 2012 members at the fourth annual Champions for Youth breakfast. More than 200 community […]

Encouraging the gift of life

Family Men

Can’t have trust and eat it, too Our 9-year-old is a good kid. He doesn’t lie. He doesn’t sneak. I couldn’t trust him at all. Things were going too well. And so came the whole looking-uppoop on-the-school-computerand lying-about-it incident. Our son’s teacher sent home a letter detailing the matter. My wife and I asked the kid to come clean, said […]

Wine tasting and auction in Calabasas

City of Calabasas and the Calabasas Chamber of Commerce will present the 18th annual Calabasas Wine and Food Tasting with silent auction from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Fri., May 10 at the Calabasas Civic Center outdoor plaza, 100 Civic Center Way. The community is invited to attend the evening with gourmet food provided by local restaurants and top chefs, as […]

Here’s the scoop: Spear leads Lions softball

Kelly Spear is living the softball dream. Spear struck gold when she led Oaks Christian High to the CIF-Southern Section Division 3 title as a freshman. The junior shortstop won the lotto when she verbally committed to Baylor University last year. Spear, however, isn’t satisfi ed. The Oaks Christian power hitter wants to earn her scholarship and add another section […]

Don’t mess around with clutter

Hoarders learn to take control

Open the windows and let the sunshine in; it’s time for spring cleaning. But not everyone is quick to declutter. Letting go can be hard to do. Still, there’s nothing more gratifying than sweeping away the cobwebs to get a fresh start. Sifting through mountains of paper, clothes, boxes and toys, however, can be a daunting task. Do the work […]

Walking in the footsteps of California pioneers

“It’s awesome to walk in the footsteps of those who were here before,” said Kaycie Freedman, the first person to complete Leonis Adobe Museum’s Passport 2 History program. Freedman and her husband, Josh, visited the initial 51 historical and cultural sites listed in the Passport 2 History booklet, getting each page “stamped” with an authorized seal at every location. Traveling […]

Red Cross honors local heroes

Ventura County heroes were honored for their bravery and heroism at the inaugural American Red Cross Heroes Breakfast on April 23 at the Spanish Hills Country Club in Camarillo. More than 200 guests joined in celebrating the selfless acts of 16 local heroes at the breakfast event. The 2013 award recipients are as follows: Good Samaritan Award: Kirk Dewitt of […]