2015-04-23

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The animal shelter and its abandoned pets



Thank you Acorn and Randi Feilich for the moving reporting on the three-legged cat named Trip last week in your Critter Corner. Randi revealed an ugly truth about people dumping their furry charges to the shelter to be euthanized. As a past volunteer at the Agoura Animal Shelter, I can testify to the unbelievable atrocities done to animals daily. I […]

Walk ’n roll or stroll

Track team benefit

The Oaks Mile and 5K race will take place Sat., May 9 at Conejo Creek Park in Thousand Oaks. The 5K will start at 8 a.m., followed by the Competitive Mile and Family Fun Run at 9 a.m. A fundraiser to benefit the Thousand Oaks High School Cross Country team and youth track in the Conejo Valley, the event will […]

Calendar



THURS., APRIL 23 Independent Writers Of Southern California 10 a.m. to noon at County Supervisor office, 625 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Kenneth Wade discusses how publishers make decisions. No fees. Contact: Sharon Schnell. Phone; 805. 388.0260. Email: sharon_ schnell@yahoo.com. Portuguese Fraternal Society Of America 11:30 a.m. at Main Street Restaurant, 3159 E. Main St., Ventura. No host luncheon. For […]

Math winners



Ninety members of the Agoura High School Math Honor Society participated in the 66th annual American Mathematics Competition (AMC) on Feb. 25. Agoura Math Honors Society members performed exceptionally well on the AMC 12 test. The top scorers were: Bryce Palmertoy, first place; Cameron Kissler, second; Pranan Kalyan, third; Hyun Lee, fourth; Sean Medin, fifth, and John Miller, sixth. Conrad […]

Wildlife needs the meadow



The wildlife corridor in Agoura Hills now has worldwide interest. However, we cannot allow any development within this narrow corridor. Chesebro Meadow, with its abundance of wildlife, is a key piece in this puzzle and very important to the success of the corridor. As a falconer and someone who has lived in these Santa Monica Mountains most of my life, […]

Digging Earth Day



A cappella singers on key in New York




Students from Calabasas High School’s a cappella groups, Unstrumental and Bare Rhythm, participated in the Total Vocal program at Carnegie Hall in New York City. Josh Barroll, Calabasas High School’s music director, said the two groups sang as an exhibition group during the judges’ deliberations at the show. “We received a standing ovation,” Barroll said. “The students gave a great […]

High School Hi Lights



Agoura Chargers Tues., April 28: Faculty, staff appreciation luncheon/G building/ noon to 2 p.m. Spring musical/performing arts education center/7 p.m. Wed. and Thurs., April 29 and 30: Spring musical/PAEC/7 p.m. Calabasas Coyotes Fri., April 24: Clothing drive for rescue center/homerooms/8:40 to 10:40 a.m. (also Mon. and Wed., April 27 and 29) ASB runoff elections/multipurpose room/11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. National […]

When driver and pedestrian meet



Mark Leinwand has a valid point of view in the letter he wrote that it’s our moral and legal duty not to hit a pedestrian. Yes, all drivers are required to yield to a pedestrian even when they are jaywalking. But, the driver has to see the jaywalker in order to do that. If you get hit by a car […]


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