2014-10-09

Kuehl, Shriver want best for L.A. County




In addition to regulating the economy and managing transportation in one of the most populous areas of the world, the supervisors for Los Angeles County must also keep an eye on myriad other tasks. The panel of five oversees the health, welfare and judicial system for the county’s 10 million residents. According to candidate Sheila Kuehl, a former California senator […]

Discussion on tolerance



California Lutheran University’s Hillel Club and Center for Equality and Justice will host a talk on religious and racial tolerance by Deborah Lauter, director of civil rights for the national Anti Defamation League, on Tues., Oct. 21. The presentation will kick off with a reception at 5:30 p.m. in the Kwan Fong Gallery of Art and Culture in the Soiland […]

Agoura High celebrates 50 years

Departments seek memorabilia


Agoura High School is celebrating its 50th year anniversary with parties planned for 2014 and 2015. Volunteers charged with making the celebration historyworthy are starting to collect memorabilia for the first departmental party—athletics—and are asking the staff and community to dig up items to be used for decor, displays and replications for memory boxes. Parent volunteer Ruta Aras has a […]

Adams, Payton prosper with UCLA




Bill Redell and Jim Mora Sr. go way back. Redell, 73, played for Occidental College’s football team in the 1960s while Mora, 79, was an assistant coach for the Los Angeles school. Redell, Oaks Christian High’s head coach, and the former NFL head coach Mora have remained close over the years. Redell rattles off Mora’s many coaching stops in order […]

Gotta love the dove




During my regular Wednesday afternoon shift volunteering at the California Wildlife Center, a woman brought in two nestling mourning doves. She said she’d brought in “two baby doves that the tree trimmers knocked out of their nest.” She said that for two days the mother dove kept coming back to look for the babies, but the woman wouldn’t put nestlings […]

A pink pony for cancer



Vote for Renger



Lee Renger has worked on the water board to help the LVMWD have the lowest rates of our 10 neighboring districts. His background as an engineer and scientist makes him uniquely qualified to serve on the board. He has been a force for water conservation in our watershed. The opposition claims that the district is doing nothing for water conservation. […]

Calabasas installs citywide irrigation control



The City of Calabasas will turn the faucet open on its new $600,000 Smart Irrigation Control System project during a ribbon-cutting ceremony Oct. 8 at Parkway Granada, between Park Sorrento and Parkway Calabasas. The city replaced 46 irrigation controllers in public landscaping areas with an Internet-based smart controller system that allows on-off clocks to be adjusted automatically in response to […]

Life in the Single Lane



OXOXOXO I’m a hugger from way back. I like to greet people I know and often those I’m meeting for the first time with a quick embrace. Heck, I even like hugging trees. But the more I venture into the New World of Dating, the more I’m reevaluating my penchant for hugging. What made me start thinking about this in […]

Talk on ‘helicopter parents’



“Helicopter parents”—a term that refers to moms and dads who hover over their child’s every move—will be the focus of an upcoming parent workshop at Calabasas High School. The first RAP (Resolve and Problem Solve) session at the school this school year will feature two licensed therapists, Stephanie Bien and Debra Sedley, who will present a talk called “Helicopter Parenting: […]


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