2014-10-23 E-Edition

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In this election, there are candidates for water board who are saying they will “never vote to raise water rates.” That statement alone should tell you that candidate is unqualified for the office. Name another item you buy that will “never” increase in price. What you pay for water is not a tax; it’s a charge for a commodity. When […]

Likes J. Gorell

For those of us that are active in the political world, it is critically important that we elect common sense people to both Sacramento and Washington. I make many trips a year to both places to meet with legislators and help them understand how potential new laws affect the industry I work in. I can tell you first-hand that Assemblymember […]

Life in the Single Lane

Happy ‘0’ Birthday! A friend of mine since I was 8 recently wished me a Happy “0” Birthday. She told me a Swiss pal of hers said that’s how her countrymen refer to decade birthdays. Although I’m not thrilled at the thought that I’m plummeting like an out-of-control comet through the atmosphere of time to my imminent demise, I’m still […]

Club asks supporters to Stand Up for Kids

More than 3,600 children attend the six Boys & Girls Clubs from Calabasas to Thousand Oaks, but not a single child can enjoy the organization’s programs and activities without the support of a giving community. At the 12th annual Stand For Kids fundraiser Oct. 18 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Westlake Village, volunteers and guests donated their time and […]

Blood drive

Agoura High School will have one of its three annual community blood drives at 8:30 a.m. Wed., Oct. 29 at the school, 28545 W. Driver Ave. Donors can get information or make an appointment at redcrossblood.org or call (800) RED CROSS (800-733- 2767).

Last week’s top performers

Kevin Robledo, K, Westlake: Robledo became California’s all-time leader in career field goals made with 40. The Warrior drilled all three field goals against Newbury Park (where he played as a freshman) in Westlake’s 30-27 comeback victory. Emmanuel Osuchukwu, WR, Calabasas: The senior hauled in 11 catches for 224 yards and three touchdowns in a career game. Cain Schugel, DL/LT, […]


It’s been an honor to represent my hometown of Agoura Hills as mayor and council member for four terms, and also for the past 12 years as your state legislator. Now, more than ever, smart investments in local solutions to ensure a clean and adequate water supply is critically important. As a ratepayer, I have closely followed the policies and […]

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