2016-05-12 E-Edition

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Shout-out to the fire department

I would like to give a huge shout-out to all the first responders to the fire on April 23, a very lazy Saturday afternoon. At 2 p.m. the action picked up when smoke was spotted way up the hill in heavy brush. It was apparently reported by people living on top of Ridgecrest who had a bird’s-eye view of what […]

Charm, chatter, Chardonnay

The Democratic Women’s Council of the Conejo Valley will present a Charm, Chatter and Chardonnay event to celebrate the 2016 recipients of the second annual Fran Pavley Scholarships empowering young women graduates from the public high schools of the Conejo Valley from 3 to 6 p.m. Sun., May 22 at a Lobo Canyon estate, Agoura Hills. There will be appetizers, […]

Build a robot this summer

Robotics & Things will present both hands-on STEM and Week Of Technology summer super camps Camps will be offered the weeks of June 20 to 24, July 11 to 15, July 18 to 22 and Aug. 1 to 5 at Homewood Suites at Hilton, 28901 Canwood St., Agoura Hills. This combination of two programs brings together Robotic hands-on STEM (Science, […]

Pet of the week

SWEET BOY – Roy is a male, tan shorthair Chihuahua mix about 4 years old. He is house trained, good on a leash, and is good with other dogs. If you would like to adopt Roy ask for ID No. A4813058 at the Agoura Hills Animal Shelter, 29525 Agoura Road. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so check http:// animalcare.lacounty.gov […]

Parents against Carden closing

I am writing to express concern and opposition to the Conejo Valley school district proposal that was offered in their recent meeting, which would result in the closure of Carden Conejo Elementary School in Westlake Village. I understand that the CVUSD’s current proposal is to terminate the lease with Carden, which although yearly, has been extended year after year for […]

Forever a Cowboy

Longtime Old Agoura resident sports lots of Old West memorabilia

Buck Wicall is a young-at-heart cowboy who could give folks far younger than he a lesson or two about the keys to happiness. Wicall has been a fixture in the Conejo Valley equestrian community since 1964, when he opened Calabasas Hay and Grain. And, for the past 25 years, he has owned and operated West Valley Horse Center in Agoura […]

Club kids show their talent

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley will showcase the talents of their club members during two musical shows, free and open to the community. The Morton Boys & Girls Club will present “A Lion’s Tale” at 7 p.m. Thurs. and Fri., May 12 and 13 in the Sequoia Middle School auditorium, 2855 Borchard Road, Newbury Park. The […]

Turtle and tortoise show creeping up

The San Fernando Valley Chapter of California Turtle and Tortoise Club will hold its annual educational and fundraising show from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat., May 21 at the Woodland Hills Christian Church, 5920 Shoup Ave. This family-friendly event has live turtles and tortoises, booth exhibits, a boutique with items for sale and raffle prizes. A veterinarian will also […]

Declining sales hurt district

Facing rising water costs and dwindling sales due to the drought, the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District is projecting a more than $400,000 deficit when its fiscal year ends this summer. District leaders discussed the budget during a special meeting on April 18. LVMWD serves 70,000 residents and businesses in Agoura Hills, Calabasas, Westlake Village, Hidden Hills and surrounding unincorporated […]

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