2014-03-13 E-Edition

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Bridging the gap

I was so pleased to see the front-page story on March 6 regarding the beginnings of a plan to create a bridge for wildlife across the 101 Freeway at Liberty Canyon. This has to be one of the most important decisions developers in our area face. The corridor that runs through Liberty Canyon, under the 101 and into Chesebro Meadow […]

Presidents Day tournament is a hit

SAFE!— L. A. Bombsquad U- 13 player Carter Kessinger, above, races across home plate to score the winning run for his team as SoCal Adrenaline catcher Ben Luterman is late on the tag. At left, Bombsquad celebrates its victory in the championship game of the Presidents Day weekend tournament at Lupin Hill Elementary School on Feb. 17.

New lens helps cataract patients

We are going to talk about a revolutionary new technology in cataract surgery and how this can benefit you or your parents who are considering cataract surgery. For the first time the FDA has approved accommodative lenses with built-in astigmatism correction that allows a person with astigmatism to see at all distances. Accommodative lenses are a type of Pi (presbyopic […]

Reported Guitar Center sale might be same old song

Saddled with more than $1.6 billion in debt, Westlake Village based Guitar Center may be on the selling block again. According to a Wall Street Journal report, Ares Management LLC, a Los Angeles investment adviser that owns a large part of the music company’s debt, is in negotiations to take over Guitar Center Holdings Inc. from its private equity owners […]

Coyotes take care of business

. CHS boys’ basketball team wins second CIF title in three years

Expect the unexpected during playoff basketball. Role players become stars during crunch time. Superstars become facilitators when running on fumes. Throw statistics into the wastebasket— teamwork and toughness lead to championships. Calabasas High boys’ basketball head coach Jon Palarz wrote two words on the whiteboard—“ togetherness” and “toughness”—before his squad competed for a CIF-Southern Section title at the Honda Center […]

Water tank is a NIMBY issue

I pose this question to the opponents of the Westlake Water Tank Project, most of whom it seems to me are residents of the Three Springs area and who are the ones that would bear the brunt of construction traffic. Would you have opposed this project, which is now two years delayed and millions of dollars over budget thanks to […]

Reagan Library gets high ranking

Reader’s Choice honors attractions

USA Today and 10Best recently announced the Reader’s Choice winners for the best presidential attractions in the U.S. The Reagan Library in Simi Valley placed first among presidential libraries and homes, and ranked second as the best presidential attraction in the country. Readers could vote between 18 presidential attractions. The top 10 attractions are: Mt. Rushmore and City of Presidents; […]

Thoroughbreds ride all the way

VETERAN SKILLS—Agoura PONY Baseball honors the Thoroughbred players and coaches who have been in the league every year from Shetland level up to Pony. On March 1, each player and coach received an engraved bat noting their 10 years in the league. From left: Bryan Marincic, Brandon Hasting, Jeremy Roschko, Drew Marincic, Sean Hesen, John Cook, MIchael Kokiousis, Declan Sharp, […]