Westlake community park open for business



PLAY TIME—Kids, families and officials gather Jan. 21 at the grand opening of the $26-million Westlake Village Community Park. Above, a boy tries out the new skate park. Left, 9-year-old Caden Atkinson of Westlake Village tosses a football on one of the artificial turf fields that occupy the 18- acre hilltop site at the northeast corner of Lindero Canyon Road and Thousand Oaks Boulevard. Below, Dodger great Ron Cey is a guest of honor at the ribbon-cutting, which includes, from left, City Council members Ned Davis, Sue McSweeney, Mark Rutherford, Kelly Honig and Brad Halpern. The park is open from 5 a.m. until 9 p.m. The skate park is open until sunset.