July 20, 2017 RSS feed / Community

California lawmakers vote to extend cap-and-trade bill

Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin’s (D-Camarillo) decision to attend a long-standing family engagement rather than vote on a major climate-change policy made news in the state Capitol this week. More...

Agoura seeks new treasurer

The City of Agoura Hills is seeking qualified candidates to apply for city treasurer.  The selected candidate will replace Candis Hong, who has served as city treasurer since 2012 after retiring as assistant city manager for the City of Thousand More...

Cyclists learn to hang loose, ride low and watch out

Free bike clinic offers safety tips for two-wheeled adventurers

“Loose, low and look” was the advice Mark Langton gave to a dozen cyclists as they navigated a tricky obstacle during a July 1 mountain bike skills clinic at Malibu Creek State Park.  More...

Hefty park pa$$ increase

The lifetime pass that senior citizens purchase to visit American national parks will increase from $10 to $80, effective Aug. 2.  Pass holders are given lifetime access to over 2,000 sites and parks. The fee pays for maintenance at U.S. More...

Agoura Hills mom saved by tiny heart pump

She advocates for new medical technology

Rachelle Jaymeson, a mother of two from Agoura Hills, was one of 19 individuals who traveled to Washington, D.C. last month to advocate for a new medical device that allowed them to recover from cardiac failure without open-heart surgery. More...

Grave wreaths honor veterans

The Fourth of July has just passed. More...

ROCKIN’ AT THE PARK

Movers and groovers dance the night away at Westlake’s Saturday concert series

BLACK MAGIC WOMAN—Above and far right, lead singer Michelle Tyler and her band, Bella Donna, a Tribute to Stevie Nicks and Fleetwood Mac, hypnotize the crowd with one of the group’s many More...

Jogger attacked in popular park

Nearly a week after a woman was attacked while jogging early in the morning through Wildwood Regional Park in Thousand Oaks, police are still searching for her assailant.  More...

Filter basins catching on

Environmental report

You might have seen them: concrete barriers that have been popping up along the 101 Freeway as Caltrans installs new filtration systems that capture trash and remove contaminants from stormwater that flows from streets and highways into local creeks. More...

Student strikes all the right notes

Samantha Shapiro of Calabasas is the winner of the 2017 national Louis Armstrong Jazz Award for Calabasas High School.  The award, which began in 1974 with the consent of Armstrong’s widow, honors the outstanding jazz musician at high scho More...

Westlake area breeds rare, endangered plant life

THE TRAIL LESS TRAVELED

This summer series offers information on some of the Conejo Valley’s lesser-known trails/hikes.   Lake Eleanor is an 8-acre freshwater lake that lies alongside Westlake Boulevard as it heads south out of town toward Malibu. More...

Classic flicks at the park

Movies at the Adobe in Agoura Hills start at dusk

‘AS YOU WISH’—Above, a young Fred Savage in the 1987 classic flick“The Princess Bride.” The film screened last Saturday at Reyes Adobe Park, 30400 Rainbow Crest Drive. More...

SUMMER BY THE LAKE

Calabasas residents get jazzed up for lakeside music offerings on Sundays

SUNSET CHARM— At top, Calabasas residents John Abril and Stella Collins step it up during the Sun Sets Summer Concert Series at Calabasas Lake on July 16. The series will continue through Aug. More...