2016-01-14

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Longtime flight attendant reflects on evolution of air travel


Maria Stipa saw the heyday of international air travel during her 43-year career as a flight attendant. But the industry has changed, and not all for the better, says the veteran flight attendant from Agoura Hills who has traveled the world many times over. At age 65, Stipa continues to fly, making many of the Los Angeles to Hawaii runs […]

Sublime Sky



PAINTED CLOUDS— Following the storms last week, Nancy Green of Calabasas snapped this photo of the gorgeous sky as she shopped at The Commons in Calabasas.

Dynamic duo helps Chargers rule the pool

Carmola, Rond propel Agoura girls’ water polo team


Agoura High remains the model for all other local girls’ water polo teams to emulate. The Chargers win. They graduate players. They keep winning. The cycle goes on and on, polished and illustrious like an epic riff from the beat laboratory of A Tribe Called Quest. Maddey Carmola and Lexi Rond are the only returning players for Agoura, but the […]

AT THE LIBRARY



The Agoura Hills Library will present the following free activities at 29901 Ladyface Court. Also, book donations can be dropped off at the Book Cellar or library to help fund programs. For large collection pick-up, call (818) 584-7219. For more program information, call (818) 889-2278. Sat., Jan. 16 at 11 a.m., the book “Past Lives, Dreams and Soul Travel” will […]

Giving children a little freedom is hard on parents

Family Man

I was under the impression that when I became a dad, I could keep my kid from ever getting hurt. I didn’t ask for trouble. Living happily ever after sounded reasonable to me. So there I was, an everyday ordinary family man, minding my own beeswax, when my parents blindsided me with a Christmas gift for my 12-year-old son. It […]

Howl on the mat

Emerson Painter, a third-year captain, propels Calabasas’ wrestling program


The Calabasas High wrestling team needed someone to lead the Coyotes into battle. Andy Falk, the Coyotes’ head coach for 22 years, said the team didn’t have a clear-cut candidate to lead the young squad entering the 2013-14 season. The Coyotes needed someone like Mel Gibson in “Braveheart” to rile up the troops, or perhaps someone like Gibson in “The […]

Agoura Hills to host a Park Needs Assessment Workshop



The County of Los Angeles is conducting a county-wide assessment of the need for parks and recreation in cities and unincorporated areas. The City of Agoura Hills will host its Park Needs Assessment Workshop at 9 a.m. Thurs., Jan. 14 in the Recreation and Event Center at 29900 Ladyface Court. The goal of the assessment is to engage all communities […]

Families sample the great outdoors



LETTING KIDS BE KIDS—Above, Ava Weigt, 5, of Woodland Hills and Quincy Rudolph, 4, of Los Angeles play on a tree Jan. 3 at Agoura’s Troutdale, while Quincy’s dad, Jason, supervises. Right, Christina Collins of Agoura Hills and her 13-year-old sister, Courtney, and mom, Kathy, take a stroll with their animals—Killion the horse, Billy the donkey, and Lulu and Tucker […]

Viva Las Vegas



ON A ROLL—The Ventura County Baseball Academy U-13 team won its sixth tournament (out of eight) by going undefeated at a Las Vegas event. Standing in the back row, from left, are Tyler Castro, Scott Radinsky, Morgan Smith, Jake Read, James Tubb, Tyler Macasieb, Vince Cicollilo and Derek Pockets. Front row: Paden Riley, Cato Kleinman, Casey Kleinman and Matt Smith.


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