2014-03-06

2014-03-06 E-Edition

Room to roam

Offcials push for wildlife overpass at Liberty Canyon


Liberty Canyon Road under the 101 Freeway in Agoura Hills is one of the only places left in the area where mountain lions and other animals can move in and out of the Santa Monica Mountains. But the roadway can be deadly. Last October a mountain lion was struck and killed near the Liberty Canyon interchange as it tried to […]

Squirrel of the Month



A generous gift



Turkey vultures deserve love too




When I was a child, a favorite game of the neighborhood kids was to lie on someone’s front lawn, in what we thought was a perfect dead man’s pose. What were we doing? Waiting for the vultures to come down! We would lie as still as we could for what seemed like hours. We could see them circling high overhead […]

Cancer Support Community events



The Cancer Support Community Valley/ Ventura/ Santa Barbara will offer the following free programs of support and education for people with cancer, cancer survivors and their loved ones at 530 Hampshire Road, Westlake Village, unless otherwise indicated. For information or to RSVP, call (805) 379-4777 or visit www.CancerSupportVvsb.org. Sun., March 9 from noon to 5 p.m. Let’s Bake a Difference […]

Baseball team pays special attention



This schoolhouse knows how to rock

Agoura High School musicians are jazzed to hear advice from legendary music producer


Record producer Bob Ezrin, best known for his work with rock giants Lou Reed, Alice Cooper, Kiss, Pink Floyd and Peter Gabriel, to name a few, paid a visit to Agoura High School music students last week to help them get in better tune with the world. Ezrin, who lives in Nashville, conducted a music clinic for students in Orchestra […]

Museum gets new director



California Museum of Art Thousand Oaks has selected Bill Mercer, a museum administrator with more than 20 years related experience, as its new director of operations. Mercer will fill a vacancy created by the retirement of executive director Fran Brough, who served with CMATO for the past three years. Plans call for opening an interim museum early this year. The […]

Teamwork used in fight against cancer




Organizers for the American Cancer Society’s annual Relay for Life at Willow Elementary School in Agoura Hills are in full swing preparing for the 24-hour, walk-around-the-clock event April 26 to 27. The community fundraiser is celebrating 10 years at Willow, and relay chair Jenni Campbell is pulling out all the stops to make the anniversary relay the most successful to […]


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