2014-01-23 E-Edition

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Driest winter on record poses new threat

As the drought in California drags on, consumers are being told to back off on their water consumption before supplies trickle away. Following two years of already lower than average rainfall, 2013 went down as driest year in California history. This year the snowpack in the state’s mountains remains far below normal, reservoir levels are low and firefighters remain on […]

Mureau Rd. subject to closure

Pipeline construction along Mureau Road in Calabasas will make it necessary for overnight traffic closures on a segment of that roadway from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday through Friday. The section of closed road lies between Crummer Road to the west and Round Meadow Road to the east. “We apologize for any inconvenience during the construction period,” said David […]

YMCA basketball sign-ups underway

The Triunfo YMCA is signing up boys and girls in kindergarten through eighth grade for its spring basketball league. The eight-game season will run from March 23 through May 24, with playoff/championship games beginning May 25. Games will be played on Sundays at Agoura High School, 28545 W. Driver Ave. Skills assessment days will be from noon to 4 p.m. […]

Take Your Acorn on Vacation

Oak Park girls chase hoop dreams

Basketball team is ranked No. 4 in the CIF-SS Division 3A coaches’ poll

Last winter’s green Eagles are spreading their wings. They now rule the Bird Cage. Oak Park High’s girls’ basketball team entered this season with many questions after three talented players graduated from the 2012-13 squad. “All our returning players used to be our role players,” head coach Kenny Golub said. “They have varsity experience but don’t have the minutes. “I […]

New senior housing proposed

46 units near Ladyface in Agoura

Persistence may pay off for a developer who wants to build senior housing on Agoura Road in the shadow of Ladyface Mountain. A review was conducted by the Agoura Hills City Council on Jan. 8 to give direction to the developer who has sought to build senior housing on the land twice before—in 2002 and in 2005. Brad Rosenheim spoke […]

Local business visionary Don Goodrow dies at 84

. Owner of Hillside Rubbish Co. a supporter of many causes

Whether he was fighting fires, fighting in a war or fighting trash, Donald Cecil Goodrow found a way to serve the greater good. The owner of Hillside Rubbish Co. in Agoura Hills died Jan. 15 at the age of 84 after a yearlong battle with cancer. Goodrow married Rosalyn “Dolly” Asadurian in 1951, and they raised their two children, Brad […]

Leonis Adobe receives Award for Excellence

The California Association of Museums has announced that Leonis Adobe Museum in Calabasas is the 2014 recipient of the Superintendent’s Award for Excellence in Museum Education. Leonis Adobe’s California Ranch Life guided tours and field trips for K-12 school children give visitors a glimpse into ranch life in the late 1800s. Docents in period clothes educate the students about “A […]

Something brewing at Agoura’s Ladyface

Cyrena Nouzille, co-founder and general manager of Ladyface Ale Companie and its brewpub, Ladyface Alehouse & Brasserie, was elected to the board of directors of the national Brewers Association. Sam Calagione, chairman of the Brewers Association board of directors, announced the winning candidates of the recent board election on the association forum. Board members serve threeyear terms. Nouzille, a resident […]