2013-12-05 E-Edition

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This plan doesn’t hold water

The Bay Delta Conservation Plan that was promoted at the Nov. 19 Las Virgenes Municipal Water District special meeting is deeply flawed. It does not increase our water supply from Northern California. It just would add two large very expensive underground tunnels (pipes) to funnel our water supply to SoCal underneath the delta so that our SoCal water supply would […]

Seniors enjoy a holiday treat

JOIN THE FEAST— Rotarian volunteer Noelle Neubler serves another helping of pie to West Hills residents Melvyn and Zipporah Fischel during the 25th annual Rotary Club of Calabasas Thanksgiving dinner at Sagebrush Cantina on Nov. 28. The event offered a free traditional feast for about 500 seniors from local retirement communities or for those without family.

Champions live up to their name

Many of California’s safest cities are in our own backyard

Agoura Hills, Calabasas rank in top 15

SafeWise, a business consortium of home security providers, recently announced its list of the “50 Safest Cities in California.” Using the most recent FBI crime data and other ranking factors such as “unique safety initiatives and security programs implemented within the past few years,” SafeWise named six cities from the local area. Coming in at No. 7 is Moorpark. “Moorpark […]

CLU students will travel by donkey to tell Christmas story

California Lutheran University students and staff will join with community members to reenact the Christmas story in the Mexican tradition of Las Posadas from 7 to 9 p.m. Sun., Dec. 15 on the Thousand Oaks campus. In this annual tradition, students representing Mary and Joseph will travel by donkey through campus seeking shelter for the birth of their son. Students, […]

Offcials pleased with Common Core, but wary

First of two parts

The new assessment exams based on the Common Core state standards—scheduled for a test run by California students in the spring—are causing some, but not all families to fret. But local teachers and school district officials say the sea change in education and standardized testing will raise the bar for student achievement. Educators tout the new approach as a major […]

New sweet shop in Moorpark

The Rue de Turenne is a street that lies in the heart of Paris. Tucked into a storefront along Rue de Turenne is the chocolate and caramel shop owned by Jacques Genin, whose sweets are displayed in jewelry cases, befitting sweet works of art. And while it may seem High Street is as far as one can be from the […]

Gift-wrapping fundraiser

The fifth annual UCAAN (United Cancer Advocacy Action Network)GiftWrap4aCause returns to Janss Marketplace, Hillcrest Drive at Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. The gift wrapping storefront is at 173-D between Radio Shack and Karma Indian Cuisine. The store is open daily from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. until its final day on Christmas Eve when the hours are 10 a.m. to 5 […]


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