2016-02-11

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Testing the raging water



On Jan. 31 at approximate 12:30 p.m. and at the height of the rain and windstorm, I decided, on my return from Costco, to drive down Lake Lindero Road from T.O to Canwood in order to get a glimpse of the torrent that would presumably be flowing in the drainage canal that flows under the road near that intersection. To […]

Historical Society’s 2015 Volunteer of the Year



Conejo Valley Historical Society named Barbara Crowdis as its 2015 Volunteer of the Year. Crowdis’ introduction to the society and the Stagecoach Inn Museum was a holiday tea held in 1998. With encouragement from friends who were already docents, she joined the Docent Council in 1999 and began leading school tours program upon completion of her docent training. Working in […]

Kids to get a preview of math, science careers



An upcoming half-day conference on the campus of Cal Lutheran University will give youths a taste of what it’s like to work in a math-, science- and/ or technology-related field. Registration for the Sat., March 12 Brighter Horizons Conference is open to boys and girls in grades five through nine. At the event, which lasts from 8 a.m. to noon, […]

Not in favor of Calabasas hotels



If you wonder why Calabasas calls it a planning department or planning commission, it’s because all they are interested in doing is building. Building to meet an ever-growing budget demand that never seems to slow down. Neither of the two proposed hotels will offer anything of service or benefit to the community in any way other than, the developer’s favored […]

Happy fill-in-the-blank Day, Feb. 14

Single Files

To all the unattached people out there who are dreading the upcoming celebration of love on Valentine’s Day: Don’t despair. All is not lost if you don’t have a partner or special someone to shower with gifts and cover with kisses. On Feb. 14 this year, if you get the inevitable “Happy Valentine’s Day” greeting—often from people who know you’ll […]

HIGH SCHOOL HIGHLIGHTS



Agoura Chargers Fri., Feb. 12: Spring club rush/ main quad/10:15 to 10:45 a.m. ComedySportz/G building/ 6 p.m. Mon., Feb. 15: Presidents Dayno school Wed., Feb. 17: Senior picture and info meeting/gym/8:45 to 10:15 a.m. Calabasas Coyotes Fri., Feb. 12: Meeting for prospective theater students, Syracuse University/main stage/3:30 p.m. ComedySportz/main stage/7 p.m. Sat., Feb. 13: Habitat for Humanity fundraiser/farmers market/8 a.m. […]

Agoura Hills disgruntlement



In 1978 when we moved to Agoura, it was a nice, unincorporated bedroom community in L.A. County. Soon thereafter residents voted to corporate into a new city called Agoura Hills, mainly on the promise of eliminating the visual blight of the huge ugly billboards along the freeway. That promise was never kept. Even today some 35 years later, when friends […]

Oak Park is sweet to Casa kids




This year Valentine’s Day may be a little sweeter for students at Casa Pacifica with the memory of a party hosted for them yesterday, Feb. 10, by the youth at Oak Park Independent School. Casa Pacifica serves abused and neglected children as well as those who have severe emotional, behavioral and mental health issues. The center operates schools on a […]

Make a date to support cancer patients

Silent auction includes celebrity memorabilia

Cancer survivor Rachel Shur understands the emotional and economic needs of cancer patients. In an effort to reach more supporters, Shur’s United Cancer Advocacy Network will release an interactive mobile app at the UCAAN Buy Me Love Charity Date Auction from 5:15 to 9 p.m. Sun., Feb. 21at the Agoura Calabasas Community Center, 27040 Malibu Hills Road, Agoura Hills. UCAAN […]


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