2015-08-13 E-Edition

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Judging history

Now that the Confederate flag has been removed and someone wants to remove Robert E. Lee’s name from a local school, what is next? Should we now deport all the Japanese and German cars? They were responsible for Pearl Harbor, the Bataan Death march and the Holocaust. Do we remove FDR’s name from history since he incarcerated the Japanese on […]

Their time to shine


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Rabin at the net

Junior standout excels with Agoura boys’ tennis team

Dylan Rabin has his priorities straight. The 5-foot-11 junior for the Agoura High boys’ tennis team is the epitome of a student-athlete. He’s aggressive while leading the Chargers on the court and he’s a workhorse in the classroom. “To me, getting a good education is to challenge myself is to acquire new knowledge I will apply to my career and […]

Squirrel, peanut

I am a volunteer at the Calabasas California Wildlife Center. I always read your Critter Corner or any article on wildlife since I enjoy working and caring for wildlife. Your newspaper does a wonderful job in presenting our local wildlife. I noticed in the Aug. 6 paper there is a picture of a very nice Squirrel of the Month with […]

Life in the Single Lane

Hugs and kisses

I became aware that something was amiss in my life recently when I actually (almost) enjoyed getting my annual mammogram exam. Like most women, I don’t look forward to the procedure— I swear that archaiclooking contraption used to tug and pull and X-ray the girls must have been invented by some guy bent on inflicting torture on all womankind. Surely […]

Country rock at Strauss Ranch

Three candidates vie for board

Three candidates are running for two open seats on the Las Virgenes Unified School District Board of Education. Board president Cindy Iser and board member Jill Gaines are not running for reelection. The election is on Nov. 3. Mathy Wasserman, Linda Menges and Gary Mittin have filed papers with the Los Angeles County Recorder’s office announcing their intention to run […]

Rehab homes affect sale prices

Considering the property the drug rehab house on Lapworth is owned by one of our Old Agoura residents, do you suppose there will be more to come down the pike? It obviously is a huge moneymaker if you didn’t have a conscience and could care less about your neighbors. I urge anyone considering listing their home for sale to think […]