2016-09-15 E-Edition

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Doesn’t like Old Agoura homes

The apartment complex on Driver and Chesebro in Agoura Hills is an example of poor decision making of land use in our city. I attended a number of planning commission and City Council meetings on the projected development of the car wash at this site and ultimate changing of zoning of this property to 18 townhouses. We won the fight […]


It’s an adventure in fundraising Teams are forming to compete in the annual Golden Heart Adventure taking place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun., Sept. 25 at Golden Heart Ranch, 3190 Triunfo Canyon Road, Agoura Hills. The fundraiser brings together teams of four to six people who will work together to conquer a series of challenging and competitive games. […]

Cancer Support Community is all in

GOOD LUCK—Guests take a chance at the blackjack and roulette tables during an Aug. 26 Casino Royale fundraiser for the Cancer Support Communtity Valley/Ventura/Santa Barbara at Rancho de las Palmas in Moorpark. The evening also had a poker tournament, drinks, dinner and prizes. About 200 people attended. For information about cancer support programs, visit www.cancersupportvvsb.org.

Kids practice kindness on school campus

Students at A.E. Wright Middle School in Calabasas got a lesson in kindness last week—and local firefighters and deputies received a nice surprise. A. E. Wright math and leadership teacher Carrie Trupp introduced a program called “Dude, Be Nice” to foster a positive atmosphere at school and in the community. The program was pioneered by a Southland clothing company. After […]

Choosing sides in District of Choice debate

I am writing in response to the article “District of Choice at risk.” I am a resident of Oak Park who moved here six years ago so that our two children could attend school in Oak Park. There are many important facts that the article doesn’t include: The nonpartisan Legislative Analyst’s Office unequivocally recommended continuation of the District of Choice […]

Paint the Town Pink event

The Oaks and Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center are kicking off September as Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Paint the Town Pink, a fundraiser for the Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/Santa Barbara from 6 to 8 p.m. Tues., Oct. 4 at The Oaks shopping center, 350 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Advance tickets are $35 and $40 at door. Admission […]

Know your rights on payment issues

COMMENTARY /// Medicare

As a person with Medicare, you have important rights. One of them is the right to appeal. This is the action you can take if you disagree with a coverage or payment decision by Medicare or your Medicare health plan. For example, you can appeal if Medicare or your plan denies a request for a health care service, supply, item […]

Prep for college, careers

The Conejo Valley Unified School District will hold its annual College and Career Information Night from 5 to 8 p.m. Wed., Sept. 28 at Westlake High School, 100 N. Lakeview Canyon Road. The evening will begin with a Mini College and Test Preparation/ Tutoring Fair, featuring local and out-of-state universities, as well as test preparation and tutoring options. Following the […]

Calabasas development referrendum

On Nov. 8, Calabasas voters will be asked to vote on whether or not to approve a three-story, 72,000-square-foot hotel as well as 67 large homes and four condominiums on Las Virgenes Road south of the 101 next to another uncontested three-story hotel that has already been approved. The developer and the three council members who approved the project threaten […]

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