2014-03-20

2014-03-20 E-Edition

Low on riders, Calabasas trolley to discontinue Sunday service




The red-and-green trolley that provides free public transportation in Calabasas is popular with residents, but not enough people take advantage of the ride on Sundays to continue service on that day, the City Council announced at its meeting last week. The Calabasas Trolley, which was introduced in 1999, travels on a one directional loop throughout the city. After an initial […]

Rescuers called back to Malibu Creek



Only 17 days after the swiftwater rescue of four hikers in stormy conditions, the rock pool area of Malibu Creek State Park was again the scene of a rescue. On March 17 at 12: 35 p. m., Los Angeles County Sheriff ’s Department’s Malibu Search and Rescue Team received a call about an injured person at the rock pool. A […]

Life in the Single Lane



Save the last dance for me Most singles in the 21st century have heard of speed dating. This organized social activity invites people seeking romantic relationships to engage in a series of short one-on-one conversations with potential partners in order to determine whether there’s a connection or not. Usually, the event begins with either all the men or all the […]

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Online auction to draw bidders nationwide




School fundraisers are as common as a brown bag lunch, and parents may feel a little overwhelmed by their children’s schools’ constant requests for money. But one Calabasas school will run an online auction that will reach beyond the school community and into the wallets of shoppers nationwide. Chaparral Elementary School’s annual auction will open on March 28 to anybody […]

Expo to host health screenings




Community Health Expo IV, hosted by the Conejo/Las Virgenes Future Foundation in conjunction with Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center, has expanded, with more free health screenings, demonstrations, exhibits and presentations. The free expo will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sat., April 12 at the Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center. According to foundation director Karen Malatesta, this year’s […]

New water billing plan raises question of fairness

Use more, you pay more


Between 1999 and 2008, each customer of the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District used about 300 gallons of potable water a day. By 2020 they’ll have to do with 50 gallons less to achieve a state requirement aimed at water conservation. The mandate to reduce water consumption by 20 percent spurred discussion about at a new billing system during a […]

Day in remembrance of cancer patient who died



IT’S MAGIC—Dorian the Magician performs a balloon trick at the Daniel’s Day tribute March 16 at the Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/ Santa Barbara. Daniel’s Day of Magic was created by the organization’s board of directors as a tribute to former board chair Daniel Jacoby, known for his fun-loving spirit and love of magic. Jacoby, who had a brain tumor, joined […]

The ‘80s are back in style at charity fundraiser



The Westlake Village Junior Women’s Club will present “A Blast From the Past 80s Party” fundraiser and silent auction from 7 to 10 p.m. Fri., March 21 at the Wood Ranch Country Club, 301 Wood Ranch Pkwy., Simi Valley Proceeds will benefit Many Mansions, the Cancer Support Community and the Conejo Free Clinic’s mammogram fund. Tickets are $65 and include […]


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