September 25, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Plans made for new Lost Hills overpass

Work on wider bridge to begin next summer

Several major road improvement projects intended to reduce traffic and enhance safety for pedestrians and cyclists are underway in Calabasas. More...

Health & Wellness

Plant was at root of Lincoln’s mom’s death

Nancy Hanks Lincoln, who was born Feb. 5, 1784 and died Oct. 5, 1818, was married to Thomas Lincoln. They had a daughter named Sarah and a younger son named Abraham, the future president of the United States. More...

Business

Correspondent observes collaboration in the community

The Cal Lutheran University Huddle Campus in Westlake Village played host last week to an internationally recognized business analyst who toured the newly opened collaborative workspace and mingled with entrepreneurs, investors and university officia More...

Midura is Chamber’s chair elect

The Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce has announced that Matthew Midura, associate vice president for integrated marketing and communications for Pepperdine University, will succeed Rick Lemmo, senior vice president community relations for Ca More...

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Sports

Legends of the fall

Westlake girls’ golf team will battle for league hardware

Rick Naranjo has enjoyed plenty of success guiding the Westlake High boys’ golf team. He hopes to do the same with the girls. The Westlake boys captured a state championship in the spring. More...

GOLFER TO WATCH

Chen put on a show during Westlake High girls’ golf tryouts. Head coach Rick Naranjo asked the freshman Warrior where she learned to golf. More...

Coyotes prepare for madness of Marmonte

OVER THE LINE—Shelby Parille and the Calabasas High girls’ volleyball team are scheduled to open the Marmonte League season at 6 p.m. on Oct. 2 at home against Thousand Oaks. More...

Police

Sheriff's Blotter

Calabasas A thief stole eyewear from a business in the 4700 block of Park Granada Sept. 3. Westlake Village A vandal caused $ 500 in damage to a vehicle parked on foxfield Drive Sept. 10. More...

Family

Reyes Adobe Days offers new twist

The Reyes Adobe Days festival will offer new attractions when it returns to Agoura Hills next month for its 10th anniversary. The four-day festival that celebrates California culture and local rancho lore is scheduled for Thurs. through Sun., Oct. More...

Chabad to celebrate Yom Kippur services

Chabad of the Conejo will host Yom Kippur services, beginning with the Kol Nidre service at 6:30 p.m. Fri., Oct. 3 at various locations. Over 3,000 people are expected to join Chabad for the Day of Atonement. Services will continue on Sat., Oct. More...

Stars come out in San Diego

FIRST PLACE FINISHERS—The U-8 Westlake Village Stars win the U-8 Major Division Labor Day Super State NIT in San Diego. More...

On the Town

Bad bosses beware, ‘9 to 5’ is back

After seeing the Dolly Partonpenned musical “9 to 5” upon its opening in 2009, New York Times reviewer Ben Brantley yawned, calling the show “an inflated whoopee cushion.” More...

Local duo serenades Boys & Girls Club fundraiser

MUSIC MAKERS— Professional singers Jamie and Gail Arias of Thousand oaks present a vocal tribute to the music of the 1960s, ‘70s and ‘80s at the Boys & Girls Club of the Greater More...

Store marks 10 years of making great bread

The Great Harvest Bread Company in Newbury Park celebrated its 10th anniversary in the community on Sept. 17. Owner Jim Costello says he’s proud to serve the communities in which he grew up. More...

Columns

Flying Squirrel

The awe in autumn Fall is upon us. So the almanac says. Sept. 22 marked the autumnal equinox in the Northern Hemisphere. Temperatures will begin to drop. Days will grow shorter, nights longer. More...

Supporters rally at wildlife crossing

Fundraising for new corridor in Agoura Hills begins in earnest

Trying to give mountain lions more room to roam in the Santa Monica Mountains while bolstering their dwindling population, the National Wildlife Federation and the Santa Monica Mountains Fund launched a campaign on Sept. More...

City Council turns against roundabout

Agoura Hills traffic circle is defeated

The Agoura Hills City Council went round and round over how to calm traffic at Kanan and Agoura roads; in the end it voted against the construction of a multimillion-dollar traffic circle at the site. More...

Cancer awareness

EMOTIONAL TIME—Yellow balloons are released as a tribute to Childhood Cancer Awareness Month during the Sept. 19 varsity football game at Calabasas High School. More...

Community

Makeover underway at Camp Kilpatrick

The obsolete, barracks-style buildings at L.A. More...

Vote on trippy photos

Fall has arrived, school is back and it’s time to judge the winners of the 2014 Take Your Acorn on Vacation Photo Contest. More...

Westlake won’t subsidize airport rides

Not ready for Prime Time

Due to lack of interest and growing costs, Westlake Village will no longer run an airport shuttle service. More...

Schools

School celebrates anniversary of national anthem

Student is direct descendant of Key

Sept. 14 marked a special anniversary in America’s history, so special that a local middle school planned a celebration that lasted all day. More...

High School Hi Lights

Agoura Chargers Fri., Sept. 26: Fall recess-no school Sat., Sept. 27: ACT course/9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Mon., Sept. 29: ACT course/3 to 6 p.m. Tues., Sept. More...

Candidate wants to maintain Oak Park ‘legacy’

If he’s elected to the Oak Park Unified School District Board of Education, Steve Vanderbok says, he will tackle funding issues and the “graceful” implementation of Common Core state standards. More...

Pets

Insect finds splendor in the fennel

There is a rocky knoll above the Backbone trail in upper Trancas Canyon that provides a scenic overlook. The drought has rendered it a rather parched and desolate destination. I’m drawn to it out of sentiment. More...

Wild parrots at home in Agoura

WHAT’S FOR BREAKFAST?—A flock of approximately 30 wild parrots visit Bob and Leslie Haukoos’ Agoura Hills home recently, happily nibbling at the family’s Fiji apples and then More...

Pet of the Week

SWEET AND LOVABLE—Joey is a male, tan, shorthaired Chihuahua mix about 9 years old. He gets along with other cats and dogs but not interested in small children. More...

Faith

Dolan celebrates 40 years in the priesthood

As he prepares for his parish’s celebration honoring his ordination 40 years ago, the Rev. Jarlath Dolan, pastor of St. More...

Torah ark dedicated in Newbury Park

A PLACE FOR THE SCRIPTURES—The Chabad Jewish Center of Newbury Park hold an inauguration ceremony last Sunday for a Torah ark that was built in Danville, Ill., in the 1920s and restored by memb More...

Pastor to give blessings to beloved pets

King of Glory Lutheran Church will host a short blessing of the animals service at 4 p.m. Sat., Oct. 4 at the church, 2500 Borchard Road, Newbury Park. More...

Calendar

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SAT., SEPT. 27 Rummage And Yard Sale More...

Letters

Feeling ill about wildlife corridor

I felt like throwing up when I saw the Calabasas e-news extolling the virtues of supporting the wildlife corridor. More...

Westlake tree

Kudos to the City of Westlake Village for allowing another business complex to cut down a perfectly good tree in the name of expansion. A beautiful sycamore by the Westlake Yacht Club at The Landing was felled recently. More...

Questions about dog shooting

I have serious reservations about the sheriff’s department’s sketchy reporting of the recent dog shooting incident in Old Agoura. More...

Editorials

Apartment dwellers must dig deep

On page 12 in today’s paper is a small but not insignificant story about a five-unit apartment building in Agoura Hills that sold recently for $2.3 million, reportedly the highest per unit price ever paid for a rental property in the Conejo Val More...

FOR THE RECORD

A Sept. 18 front page article incorrectly stated the Triunfo YMCA has enough public and private money to complete its six sports fields and main building, which is currently under construction. More...

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