2013-07-25

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Second guessing City of Agoura



If I were mayor of the City of Agoura Hills, I would have not negotiated with the developer who purchased the Chesebro Canyon. Instead, I would have waited out the results of the lawsuit in question. If the court ruled against city, I would have exercised the right to pick up the first trust deed, knowing full well the property […]

Flying squirrel



I . California Do you have to be a foreign tourist to truly appreciate California? Not necessarily, but seeing your home state through somebody else’s eyes can help you gain a new appreciation for what you have, or what you possibly take for granted. Consider Hearst Castle. On a recent trip to this Golden State gem near San Simeon in […]

Chefs share secrets at festival



The 20th annual Oxnard Salsa Festival will present the second annual Cooking with Our Culinary Stars Chef Demonstration at the Kitchen restaurant at Plaza Park, Fifth and B streets, downtown Oxnard. The schedule is as follows: Sat., July 27 Noon: Chef Gael Lecolley, French Bulldog Bistro, Camarillo (American French bistro) 1:30 p.m.: Chef Martin Ledesma, CP Catering 3 p.m.: Chef […]

Huskies pull together for wins



Tragic tale



The article about Ronald Snyder being arrested during a home invasion robbery depicts a tragic situation. According to reports, this 75-year-old husband, father and grandfather told deputies that he was desperate due to business reverses. It is so sad that he did not receive help from his family, and, instead, resorted to committing serious criminal acts. Apparently Mr. Snyder did […]

Adult dodge ball league



Team packets are available for the new fall Adult Dodgeball League (ages 16 and up) sponsored by the Agoura Hills Department of Community Services. League play will be on Fridays from 6 to 9 p.m. beginning Sept. 13 at the Agoura Hills/ Calabasas Community Center, 27040 Malibu Hills Road, Calabasas. League fees are $300 per team and are due by […]

The Art of Being



“If you don’t ask, you don’t get” Nora Roberts’ words make it clear we have a role to play in creating the life we desire, including an action some of us tend to avoid: stepping out there and asking for what we want. The type of “asking” to which I am referring can’t come from a sense of fear, entitlement, […]

Cal Lutheran football team is ranked in Div. III poll



Cal Lutheran University’s football team will enter the 2013 season ranked No. 18 in the country, according to the D3football.com Preseason Top 25 Poll. The Kingsmen earned 234 points in the poll, which is voted on by a panel of coaches, sports information directors and media members across the country. Cal Lutheran’s season kicks off Sat., Sept. 14 against Pacific […]

Final thoughts on Zimmerman case



K.C. Durfee’s mean-spirited rant on Zimmerman deserves a reply. He was thoroughly investigated by the FBI. He had no racial animus. He followed Martin only long enough to inform police of his location as he had been instructed by local police. He never confronted Martin. It was Martin who tracked down Zimmerman and gave him a serious beating for the […]


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