2013-09-26

2013-09-26 E-Edition

SCHOOL TRAFFIC

The rush to be first in line invites danger


Mornings and afternoons in front of local schools can be a frustrating time for parents who drive their kids to class, but the snarled traffic can also affect communities at large. Although cities and school districts have tried to deal with the issue of traffic congestion, it’s a problem that just never seems to go away. From Calabasas to Oak […]

At The Library



The Calabasas Library will present the following programs at 200 Civic Center Way. For more information, call (818) 225-7616 or visit www.cityofcalabasas.com/library. Starting Thurs., Oct. 3, Pumpkin Patch story times will take place on most Thursdays at 1:30 p.m. for 3- to 6-year olds, and on most Fridays at 11 a.m. for ages 0 to 3 years. Sat., Oct. 5 […]

Pets receive a blessing

In celebration of Francis of Assisi

Ascension Lutheran Church will host “A Blessing of Our Pets” service at 5:30 p.m. Sun., Oct. 6 in the church’s upper parking lot at 1600 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. The community is invited. This brief outdoor worship service will give thanks to God for animals and ask God’s blessings on pets and people alike. Attendees can park in the […]

Other local football matchups



Calabasas (0-3) at Simi Valley (3-1) Outlook: This game is D-Day for the 2013 Coyotes. If Calabasas can’t beat Simi Valley, then the Coyotes will be hard-pressed to win a game this fall. After this weekend, Calabasas will be heavy underdogs against Moorpark, Newbury Park, Thousand Oaks, Oaks Christian and Agoura. CHS beat the Pioneers 29-10 last year. Simi Valley […]

Triunfo upset about cost overrun

Directors shocked at price of meter station installation


Changes and cost overruns that more than doubled the expense of a new underground metering station at Kanan Road and Falling Star Avenue in Oak Park have angered local water district officials who had to dig into their reserves to pay for the extra charges. The metering station regulates and measures the flow of water going into the new reservoir […]

Students help Manna stamp out hunger



The community-based Manna organization has started its Students Stamping Out Hunger food drive program. The program provides an opportunity for young people to meet school-required community service hours while helping Manna receive food items. Students register their food drives, distribute fliers, and collect food. The items can then be dropped off from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekdays. Students will […]

Free concert at St. Mel’s



Francesco AlleRuzzo will celebrate his 10th anniversary as director of the music ministry at St. Mel Catholic Church with “A Concert of Poems, Prayers and Musings” event at 8:30 p.m. Sat., Oct. 5 at the church, 20870 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills. AlleRuzzo will share his knowledge of the language of music to lead listeners to an appreciation of the beauty […]

Weekend schedule



Water districts sue EPA over clean water standards



Two local water districts have filed suit in federal court seeking to block the new clean water standards imposed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for Malibu Creek and Lagoon. The Las Virgenes–Triunfo Joint Powers Authority, a joint venture of Las Virgenes Municipal Water District and Triunfo Sanitation District, seeks injunctive relief from the EPA’s July 2 “total maximum daily […]


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