2014-04-24 E-Edition

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Not all dog owners know the scoop

I’m looking for some wellmeaning and constructive suggestions for a problem that I can’t seem to reconcile in my own mind. During walks with my daughter and her dog, we carry our “disposal” bags with us, and we actually use them and then take the remains home to our trash or use the trash cans provided by the park. I […]

Gem and mineral fans will really dig this local show

The Conejo Gem and Mineral Club will host its 40th annual show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat. and Sun., April 26 and 27 at Borchard Park community center, 190 Reino Road, Newbury Park. The family-friendly event, titled Pageant of a Thousand Gems, will feature vendors and exhibits from local gem and mineral societies and clubs. There will be […]

Kids have fun while learning healthy habits

Event will feature games, vendors and bounce houses

The Triunfo YMCA will host its annual Healthy Kids Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sun., May 4 at Willow Elementary School, 29026 Laro Drive, Agoura. The event, which focuses on healthy activities for children, is free. Activities will include bounce houses, carnival games, a dunk tank, face painting, sunglasses decorating and archery. Vendors will include physicians, dentists, and […]

Corporate bands will battle it out at Bogie’s

Intuition Studios has teamed up with Guitar Center and Bogie’s nightclub for a charitable cause benefiting kids with cancer. The search is on for 12 bands from local companies who will compete in a “Battle of the Corporate Bands” over a six-week period. Conejo Valley businesses are encouraged to take advantage of the opportunity, which provides employees with community involvement […]

Can’t take water for granted

Regarding “State’s critical water issues discussed at April 3 summit in Calabasas” (April 10), climate change is a gamechanger, especially when it comes to water policy. Our current drought may be the first of many that will become much more frequent as global warming worsens in the years ahead, according to most of the world’s scientists. We’ve got to stop […]

Dave Power reveals secrets of success to Agoura High students

Auto-industry research guru shares Top 10 tips

The best kept secret that Dave Power, founder of J.D. Power and Associates, shared with Agoura High School students last week, happens to be a familiar quote from Shakespeare’s “Hamlet.” “To thine own self be true,” Power told the throngs of ROP ( Regional Occupational Program) students who gathered in the school’s Performing Arts Education Center on April 16 to […]

Youth basketball group elects new board

AYBA (Agoura Youth Basketball Association) recently held its annual board meeting and elections. A new executive board was elected. The officers are: Drew Fine (president), Dave Barsocchini (vice president), Jay Lieberman (secretary), Lara Weiss (CFO), Dan Burch (executive boys director), Praveen Seshan (executive girls director), Dan Bilchik (director of rules), Charlie Cangelosi (director of coaches and clinics) and Steve Elbaum […]


Tank revisited

Recently, Doug Rumbaugh commented on the Las Virgenes Water District’s tank project. Unfortunately, like others who trust LVMWD, Doug was misled. No matter the accounting method, the tank costs each ratepayer from Calabasas to Westlake Village $650. How? LVMWD regularly collects monies from ratepayers to pay for improvements and maintenance for systems. If the money is used for the tank, […]

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