2014-01-09 E-Edition

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Wants residents to care about water tank issue

Over the past two years, you may have heard me talk about Las Virgenes Municipal Water District—their dysfunction, their manipulations and game playing. What the water district would like you to believe is that I’m only talking about the proposed Westlake Village water tank, and that it’s purely a not-in-my-backyard issue as their tactics have always focused on trying to […]

Works of local artists on display at Reyes Adobe

Wes Van Dyke to kick off series on Feb. 7

The Agoura Hills Cultural Arts Council’s Art @ the Adobe program is launching a Solo Artist Series beginning in February. Local talent will be featured in individual shows at the Reyes Adobe barn throughout the year. An artisan will also have a display of custom gift items for sale at each exhibit. The new program is intended to support and […]

Goodbye 2013, hello 2014

Chase away those holiday blues

With the recent holidays, many people have felt a sense of loss, awkwardness or sadness that seems out of place during “the happiest season of all.” Yet it is not uncommon, said Amanda Rosaasen, M.D., a family medicine specialist who practices in Moorpark. “During the holiday season, a lot of people experience the blues,” she said. “Sometimes it’s because they […]

SOS for Chesebro

There is misinformation concerning the 71-acre Chesebro Meadow. Why did the City of Agoura Hills press release fail to mention that Save Open Space/Santa Monica Mountains (SOS) was a petitioner in the legal action challenging an earlier project there? Why did the recent Acorn editorial leave out SOS as a strong defender of this 71 acres in 2013 and beyond? […]

Flying Squirrel

Travel trends in 2014 If travel is in your plans this year, you might be wondering what everyone else is doing, either because you don’t want to miss out on what’s popular or because you want to avoid it. Regardless, it’s worth looking at what travel experts predict will be popular in 2014. First off, let’s take to the skies. […]

Music in the air at T.O. Civic Arts Plaza

The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza at 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. will present the following musical events on Fri., Jan. 24. The Tony-nominated “Forever Tango” will appear in the Kavli Theatre at 8 p.m. Created and directed by Luis Bravo, “Forever Tango” was voted Best Touring Musical by Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle in San Francisco, where it played for […]

Program discusses school sex education

The Ventura County Women’s Forum Collaborative will present a program titled “Through a Gender Lens—Issues of Importance to Women: Comprehensive Sexuality Health Education—Are Local Schools Making the Grade?” from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Mon., Jan. 13 at the Ventura County Community Foundation, 4001 Mission Oaks Blvd., Camarillo. In California all schools are required by law to teach HIV/ AIDS prevention, […]

City’s pattern of incompetence

As a former friend and supporter of Agoura Councilman Denis Weber, one of my great disappointments is that for years I told people, “Our politics were as different as night and day, but I knew he would follow his conscience.” I don’t believe that anymore, and although it saddens me to say so, the facts regarding the sale of Chesebro […]

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