Other local football matchups

Calabasas (2-0) at West Adams (0-2) Outlook: The Coyotes, who are ranked No. 1 in the CIFSS Western Division coaches’ poll, disposed of Canyon and Burroughs in their first two games. QB Tristan Gebbia set Calabasas single-game records with 495 passing yards and seven touchdowns throws last weekend against Burroughs. Oak Park (2-0) at Fillmore (0-2) Outlook: The Eagles are […]

Candidates debate issues facing LVUSD schools

Tuesday’s forum hosted by Mulwood HOA

Three candidates vying for two open seats on the Las Virgenes Unified School District Board of Education, demonstrated their experience and knowledge—and in one case, suspicion—about the issues confronting education during a candidate forum hosted Tuesday night by the Greater Mulwood Homeowners Association of Calabasas. Candidates Mathy Wasserman, Linda Menges and Gary Mittin were introduced by Ed Albrecht, president of […]

On Bill Cosby and Tom Brady

I am just an old country boy, but if I were one of Tom Brady’s lawyers I would have asked the NFL commissioner if the deflated football was so important, why didn’t the officials notice that it was deflated? They handled the football more than the quarterbacks. They should be punished for not doing their jobs as officials. If they […]

New cameras will help firefighters spot hotspots

Firefighters in Oak Park and the North Ranch section of Thousand Oaks will get new thermal-imaging cameras to help them detect hidden hotspots when battling building fires, Ventura County Fire Department officials announced last week. One thermal camera will be purchased for each of two area fire stations, Station 36 on Durley Avenue in Oak Park and Station 37 on […]

Walk open to community

The Youth Department at Temple Etz Chaim will start the Jewish New Year off on the right foot with the traditional Tashlich walk from the synagogue to Conejo Creek North Park starting 11:30 a.m. Mon., Sept. 14 at 1080 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Tashlich is a ritual that many Jews observe during Rosh Hashanah and means “casting off” in […]

Weekend schedule

Calabasas atWest AdamsFriday, 7 p.m. Garfield atWestlakeFriday, 7 p.m. Oak Park atFillmoreFriday, 7:30 p.m. Viewpoint vs.Campbell HallFri., 7 p.m. (at Calabasas High) Marmonte League standings League Overall Oaks 0-0-0 2-0-0 Moorpark 0-0-0 2-0-0 Westlake 0-0-0 1-1-0 St. Bonnie 0-0-0 1-1-0 Camino standings League Overall TOHS 0-0-0 2-0-0 Camarillo 0-0-0 2-0-0 Newbury 0-0-0 1-1-0 Royal 0-0-0 1-1-0 Canyon standings League Overall […]

Calabasas creek restoration underway

A new trail is also in the works

Plans to build a trail and restore the natural habitat along a 1.5-mile section of Las Virgenes Creek between Agoura and Lost Hills roads in west Calabasas drew mixed responses from residents who attended a public workshop recently at the Agoura/ Calabasas Community Center. About two-dozen people participated in the discussion. Half were officials representing the city, water district and […]

Calabasas man lauded for service to city

Shumacher a ‘perfect’ volunteer

The Calabasas City Council recognized Rick Shumacher recently for his 10 years of service on the planning commission. The panel is composed of six residents appointed by the council to review and make recommendations on a range of land-use matters in accordance with the city’s General Plan. Shumacher, appointed to the panel in March 2006, retired last month to take […]

Old parrot has plenty of sass

Our animal friends

Imagine a 40-year-old person contemplating his or her current life status. Was that wrinkle there yesterday? How about those strands of gray? Didn’t these skinny jeans fit last Christmas, even after all the sprinkle cookies and eggnog? Ah, how nice instead to be a plump, messy, motor-mouthed Amazon parrot embarking on her fourth decade with no such qualms. Orange-eyed Babette […]

Take Your Acorn on Vacation

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