2015-09-10

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



Bring the noise

Calabasas girls’ volleyball team wants to contend in Marmonte League


The Coyotes refuse to go down quietly. They won’t win quietly either. Calabasas High’s girls’ volleyball team demands to be heard. “We’re loud,” said Shelby Parille, a senior captain and middle blocker. “We scare people when we play them. They’re intimidated by our energy.” The Coyotes are ready to build off a solid but quiet 2014 season when they finished […]


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