2014-02-27

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101/23 freeway closures in effect



Southern California Gas Co.is performing utility relocationwork in preparation for the startof construction on the 101/23Freeway Interchange Improvement Project.The following closures willbe in effect nightly through mid-March:Southbound Moorpark Roadoff-ramp to the 101 between 9p.m. and 6 a.m. weekdays,One lane of northboundMoorpark Road at the 101 undercrossing on weekdays,The following closure willbe in effect daily through mid-March:Conejo School Road in bothdirections […]

Flying Squirrel



The Coast Starlight If you’ve driven north along the California coast, you’ve probably seen a train paralleling the highway. Whether it’s a trip to Ventura or a trek farther north to Santa Barbara, many of us are familiar with Amtrak’s silver trains streaking past. Usually what you’re seeing is the Pacific Surfliner, which travels from San Diego to San Luis […]

Family men



Escape from the backyard I’m protective of my wife. I’m extremely protective of our 10-year-old son. But I’m most protective of our pet beagle. It’s not that the dog is more important than my wife and our child. It’s just that the dog is a wanderer and more at risk. So I worry. “You’re gonna worry yourself to death,” my […]

Agencies go out of their way to improve local trail system




Traveling the trails of the nearby Santa Monica Mountains is usually an enjoyable experience for locals. It can also be a frustrating one. Poorly marked or maintained trails, inadequate parking, missing trail links and inconsistent trail regulations often frustrate users. Clashes between hikers and cyclists can also cause tension. These and other topics were discussed when about 100 people attended […]

Eagle Scout beautifles his school



JOB WELL DONE—Top right, Agoura High principal Brian Mercer thanks Eagle Scout Steven King of Troop 127 for completing a courtyard project at the school. Last summer, King and 50 volunteers built six wooden benches, planted flowers, removed asphalt for a pond, and installed pavers and gravel. At right, AHS seniors use the refurbished courtyard during a break. From left […]

High school upperclassmen fret the future




Secondary school in the United States is an all-consuming endeavor for most students, and the junior and senior years are widely considered the most pivotal. In addition to managing overwhelming workloads and a multitude of extracurricular activities, these students must also weigh decisions that will leave permanent impressions on their lives. On the cusp of independence, high school upperclassmen are […]

Former Spice Girl pitches a wild new local app




Remember Mel B of Spice Girls fame? A video of the R&B and pop artist who shot to fame in the mid-1990s as “Scary Spice” with the Spice Girls can now be programmed to play on your iPhone and dance on your desk, in your hand, on the ceiling—you name it. It’s not a hologram projection, but a huge step […]

Charity show is fashionable



Hot Choppers Salon will host Couture for Kids charity fashion show and silent auction at 5 p.m. Tues., March 4 at Bogie’s Lounge, 32001 Agoura Road, Westlake Village. The fashion show will begin at 6 p.m. The event will raise money and awareness for Children’s Cancer Research Fund. In the fashion show, the salon will showcase styles provided by local […]

CHS Cheer Team hosting tryouts

Information meeting on March 4

For students interested in joining the Calabasas Cheer Team, an information meeting is set for 6 p.m. Tues., March 4 in the CHS Lecture Hall, 22855 W. Mulholland Hwy. Cheer workshops will run from 4 to 6 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday starting March 18 in the school multipurpose room. The cost is $10 per workshop or $20 for the […]


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