2014-11-20

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Look elsewhere if you need an affordable apartment



Because the economy has improved and prices are rising, residents once again find it difficult to buy homes in the area. Those who can’t buy, rent, but repeated studies have shown that even rents are now beyond the reach of the average wage earner. A recent report from the national Low Income Housing Coalition found that it takes an hourly […]

Tiny trees provide great beauty



Celebrating 50 years

School to host dinner, casino night and silent auction on Feb. 28, 2015

Happy birthday Round Meadow Elementary. The Hidden Hills school is celebrating its 50-year golden anniversary. At a recent Las Virgenes Unified School District meeting, Principal Jeremy Resnick shared some of the activities happening in and out of the classroom that will mark the occasion. At the end of the school’s regular assembly on Dec. 5, all students will assemble on […]

Teams struggle in postseason



Local high school boys’ and girls’ cross country teams will race on Saturday at the CIF-Southern Section finals at Mt. SAC. Agoura, Oak Park and Thousand Oaks boys’ teams advanced to the section finals in their respective divisions. Newbury Park, Oak Park, La Reina, Oaks Christian and Viewpoint qualified for finals in the girls’ divisions. Trent Robinett advanced as an […]

100 is the new 90

Centenarians celebrate roads well traveled


It’s been said that age is just a number. For centenarian Lillian “Chappy” Hewson, that number is rather big. The English transplant who now lives in Agoura Hills celebrated her 100th birthday in style with a party on Sun., Nov. 16. Chappy was born Nov. 12, 1914. The birthday bash, held at the Sage Room restaurant in Agoura Hills, was […]

Political Cartoon



Calling all cellphones: a soldier awaits



People who would like to support the Cell Phones for Soldiers program can drop off phones and accessories between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily in the reception area of Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks Cemetery at 5600 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. Since the program began over three years ago, Pierce Brothers, with support of Westlake Village and surrounding communities, […]

High School Hi Lights



Agoura Chargers Fri., Nov. 21: ComedySportz/ performing arts education center/6 p.m. Mon., Nov. 24: Thanksgiving break through Fri., Nov. 28-no school Calabasas Coyotes Fri., Nov. 21: Fall play/7 p.m. Sat., Nov. 22: Saturday school/8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Fall play/2 and 7 p.m. Mon., Nov. 24: Thanksgiving break through Fri., Nov. 28-no school Oak Park Eagles Fri., Nov. 21: Food drive […]

Ramble on: Led Zeppelin songs ignite Coyote on tennis court

Hannah Arabi feels ‘Whole Lotta Love’ at Calabasas


Led Zeppelin inspires Hannah Arabi. Now she’s climbing a stairway to heaven on the tennis court. The Calabasas High freshman had a rocky start playing No. 2 singles for the girls’ tennis team. The rookie committed many mental mistakes against the top singles standouts in the Marmonte League. Arabi began to sing Led Zeppelin’s greatest hits in her head during […]


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