2015-04-16 E-Edition

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Save meadow

The development of 15 estates in the Chesebro Meadow will change the character of old Agoura and the city of Agoura. The meadow is currently a pristine patch of grassland that is vital to the integrity of the Liberty Canyon wildlife corridor. As a Liberty Canyon resident, the best interest of the wildlife corridor is an extremely important aspect to […]

Explore the science fest

In commemoration of National Park Week from April 18 to 26, Science Fest will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat., April 25 at Paramount Ranch, 2903 Cornell Road, Agoura. The sixth annual, familyfriendly event will have handson demos, live animals, science talks, videos and more than 50 interactive exhibits. And rangers will lead nature hikes. In addition […]

Ventura County Science Fair winners named

The winners of the 2015 Ventura County Science Fair were announced at an April 2 awards ceremony at the Ventura County Office of Education in Camarillo. Approximately 100 science, engineering and industry professionals from throughout Ventura County volunteered their time to serve as judges for the science fair. They selected winners in 14 scientific categories. Local companies and organizations selected […]


The passing of Deborah Frank

We were saddened to learn this past week of the untimely death of Deborah Frank, an English teacher at Agoura High School. We first met Mrs. Frank (we always addressed her formally, never by her first name) in the way most parents meet teachers— one of our kids was not doing well in her class. In that encounter, she was […]

Habitat gets a big helping hand

Tim Schutz, a longtime Habitat for Humanity International volunteer, has been awarded the Clive Rainey Lifetime Achievement Award for his commitment to helping Habitat build homes for lowincome families. The award is one of two Lifetime Achievement Awards given nationally each year. Over a decade ago, Schutz established an outreach ministry at his parish, St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church in […]

Dogs have their day in Oak Park

The Oak Park community is hosting a canine-friendly event. The annual Dog Day will take place Sun., May 3 at Oak Canyon Community Park. All dogs must be on a leash. Activities will include rattlesnake avoidance training classes, dog licensing through the Ventura County Animal Control Department and on-site vaccinations. To sign up for rattlesnake training, which costs $75 per […]

Doctor joins Chamber board

Dr. Hannah Grossman, chief medical officer of Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center, has been named to the board of the Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce. Grossman, winner of the Chamber’s Woman of the Year award in 2014, is a graduate of the USC School of Medicine. She’s been with Los Robles for 27 years. Grossman joins the 30-member […]

Rules of the road

Regarding your “Woman charged in fatal hit-and-run” article from April 9: Since when is it the victim’s fault when a drunk driver mows down a pedestrian and runs off, leaving her to die in the street? What was the Ventura County district attorney’s office thinking when it announced flat-out that it was victim Nina Hughes’ fault that the drunk driver […]