2015-10-15 E-Edition

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Is it a bridge to nowhere?

The Wildlife Bridge (corridor) over the freeway to the north side of the 101 is a nonstarter and a waste of money. The normal range that mountain lions forage covers hundreds of miles. The Santa Monica Mountain Range that abuts the 101 Freeway is over 35 miles in length. There are many overpasses over the freeway now. The current range […]

Special needs planning made easy

The Center 4 Special Needs and the Special Needs Education and Advocacy Project will present a program titled “The ABCs of Special Needs Planning Made Easy” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wed., Oct. 21 at a location to be determined. The program for parents, professionals and caregivers will be relevant for all ages and types of developmental disabilities. Topics will […]

Filing a complaint of discrimination

Senior Concerns is a participant in the Child and Adult Food Care Program, which is available without charge to all enrolled in Senior Concerns’ Adult Day Program at 401 Hodencamp Road, Thousand Oaks. The U.S. Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees and applicants for employment. The protected classes for the Child and Adult Care Food Program are […]

Comic operetta fulfills dream for actor

‘HMS Pinafore’

Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic operetta “HMS Pinafore” made its debut last weekend at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts in Thousand Oaks, and for all intents and purposes it was just another in a long line of highly entertaining shows staged by the venerable Ventura County Gilbert and Sullivan Repertoire Company. But for one of its performers, this “Pinafore” was […]

School board forum slated

Students will conduct a second forum to hear from three candidates running for two seats on the Las Virgenes Unified School District Board of Education at 7:15 p.m. on Wed., Oct. 21 at the Agoura High School Performing Arts Education Center. Conrad Wahl and Candice Matsumura, LVUSD student representatives from Agoura and Calabasas high schools, will comoderate the debate. Mathy […]

Agoura Hills City Council race

Linda Northrup, chairperson of our planning commission, is endorsed by a list so impressive and long it is almost unbelievable. In addition to state Sen. Fran Pavley, Mayor Illece Buckley Weber and Mayor Pro Tem Harry Schrwarz, Linda is endorsed by The Sierra Club and almost every former mayor and council member in the history of our city, which includes […]

Travel hygiene

Judging from the ubiquity of signs promoting flu shots, it’s apparently the beginning of the cold and flu season. If you have plans to fly or drive anywhere this fall or winter, you know you should avoid contact with surfaces that might contain cold and flu germs. But when it comes to these germs, do you know which surfaces are […]

Calabasas serves up tennis fun for all ages

600 players attend clinic with Hall of Fame pro

Nearly 600 tennis players of all ages hit the courts to attend the Nick Bolletteri and Mary Pat Faley Tennis Extravaganza Sept. 17 through 20 at the Calabasas Tennis and Swim Center. Bolletteri, 84, a Hall of Fame member, offered tennis fans tips for improving their games. Faley, 2010 California Pro of the Year, worked with Bolletteri during the event. […]

Winding down at the Wine Walk

SIDEWALK TUNES—Agoura Hills residents Vivian Pondella, left, and Brandan Pineda of Grizzly Buddha perform at Bella Capri Inn and Suites during the Oct. 4 Camarillo Old Town Wine Walk. At the event, 21 Old Town Camarillo businesses presented samples from area wineries and breweries. Appetizers and snacks were also provided for the guests, along with live music.