2013-10-03

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Candidate sees a better Agoura




Traffic improvement, a dog park and the revitalization of Whizin Market Square top the list of priorities for Agoura Hills City Council hopeful Chris Anstead. Anstead is one of two residents who will face off against three incumbents at the polls on Nov. 5. He and Meril Platzer, an Old Agoura resident, will run against Mayor Denis Weber and City […]

Trying out for new fall program



Doug Rosen to rap at Calabasas High about building resiliency in kids




Could “helicopter parents”— a term coined to refer to moms and dads who hover over their children at every step—be inadvertently placing teens at risk for addictive behaviors and a slow entry into adulthood? Doug Rosen thinks so. As a youth director for Beit T’Shuvah, a temple and drug treatment center in Culver City, Rosen, 36, has seen it all. […]

Canine Awareness Day in Oak Park

Pet licensing, low-cost vaccination clinic scheduled

Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District will host its biannual canine awareness day from 10 a.m. to noon Sat., Oct. 12 adjacent to the dog park at Oak Canyon Community Park. Oak Park’s Dog Day is offered as a convenience for local dog owners, said Renee Peace, recreation supervisor for Rancho Simi The event will include a vaccination clinic and […]

Annual Jason’s Race draws attention to SIDS




To commemorate the life of their infant son, Jason, who died from sudden infant death syndrome in 2007 when he was 4 months old, Katie and Andy Lutz created Jason’s Race, an annual benefit to raise funds and awareness about the syndrome. The Jason Lutz SIDS Foundation will host its sixth Jason’s Race on Sun., Oct. 13 at Berniece Bennett […]

Warriors prepare for football scrum against St. Bonnie

Rivals kick off Marmonte League East action tonight


Injuries. Suspensions. Unrelenting expectations to win from fans, boosters and media. Wait, there’s something going on at USC? The Westlake High football team has endured a gauntlet of adversity this fall, starting with the suspension of multiple players for an alleged hazing incident days before the season opener in Hawaii. The road remains rocky, but the Warriors are learning an […]

Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura Hills A thief stole a $50 backpack, $30 worth of prescriptions and a checkbook from a car parked in the 5600 block of Kanan Road Sept. 19. A burglar stole a cellphone and four wristwatches valued at $20,000 from a home on Walnut Ridge Drive Sept. 17. A thief stole $ 350 worth of baseball equipment from a shack […]

Calabasas wins first place in America in Bloom competition



Passing through Calabasas one sees a city in bloom, and those efforts were recognized recently by America in Bloom as the city took first-place honors in the organization’s annual contest while receiving a five “bloom” rating, the highest AIB rating. America in Bloom officials singled out homeowners association volunteers Kathy Berkowitz, Marie Colabella and Henry Cespedes for their contributions throughout […]

Twist and shout




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