2021-02-11

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Students press for back to school

Agoura High protest sends message to educators


More than 100 students and parents gathered at Chumash Park in Agoura Hills Monday to push for a reopening of all campuses in the Las Virgenes Unified School District. The group gathered at Medea Valley Drive next to the park, where students spoke publicly about their dissatisfaction with distance learning and then marched to Agoura High School less than a […]

Oak Park committee welcomes new faces

Panel advises Rancho Simi


New voices will speak for the Oak Park community at future Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District meetings. Rancho Simi oversees the community’s parks and open spaces, and its board of directors is advised by the Oak Park Committee— a seven-person body that represents the interest of local residents. Five members of the committee are elected and two are appointed […]

Vaccine’s pharmacy rollout underway

CVS receiving doses first


Los Angeles County got a new partner this week in the coronavirus vaccine effort: Select Southern California CVS pharmacies are being allowed to administer the shots to people ages 65 and older. The Agoura Hills CVS on Kanan Road is the only local pharmacy named. The stores are administering the doses starting today, Feb. 11. CVS in the City of […]

Homeless in paradise

PART 1 OF A SERIES


Malibu’s beach views, warm temperatures and abundant open space make it an ideal landing place for people who are homeless. Among the five cities in the Las Virgenes-Malibu Council of Governments—Malibu, Hidden Hills, Calabasas, Agoura Hills and Westlake Village— Malibu has the highest number of homeless residents. A 2020 Los Angeles County count documented 239 homeless people living in the […]

Calabasas eases trailhead parking



The City of Calabasas has decided to undo some of the prohibited parking that was previously designated on Calabasas Road near the popular Juan Bautista de Anza and New Millennium hiking trails. Responding to a high volume of vehicle traffic at the end of the road near the two trailheads, the city previously assigned a half-mile stretch of the road […]

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Student protest sends message loud and clear

EDITORIAL

When students, who’ve been known to do everything possible to get out of class, stage a protest so they can get back into class, then you know something is up. Almost 100 students, mostly highschoolers, attended a rally Monday at Chumash Park in Agoura Hills to protest the ongoing school closure. After almost a year of being out of the […]

Parent wants kids to go back

I am a parent of an Agoura High School senior. I have been trying to figure out how to get all of our kids back on campus. I have made phone calls and sent emails and letters. Our school board is ready and school sites are ready. TK-3 went back with no adverse effects. Why are the middle and high […]

Bridge expense again under fire

I was totally dismayed after reading the article in this week’s paper about the proposed cougar bridge over the 101 Freeway. It astounds me that anyone in their right mind could consider a venture costing $88 million, which would benefit an estimated 10 cougars. Southern California is smitten with untold numbers of social and economic issues that demand attention. How […]