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HOA struggle intensifies

Lake Lindero fraud alleged


HOA meetings by and large are mundane affairs. Some homeowners attend, perhaps to discuss a barking dog or the unsightly new paint on a neighbor’s home. The business of the community is discussed, and all usually ends well. Then there’s Lake Lindero. A meeting for the 459-member homeowner’s association in Agoura Hills was scheduled for Wednesday, and the gathering at […]

Cities worried about new voting system

Computerized ballot might put some candidates at a disadvantage


In the March election Los Angeles County will launch a new method of computerized voting to replace the system that citizens have used for more than 50 years, but some officials are saying the new method has shortcomings and isn’t fair to all candidates on the ballot. The Los Angeles County registrar began rolling out the new program, Voting Solutions […]

Mulholland bridge underway



County, state and federal government officials broke ground Jan. 11 on the construction of a new bridge near Mulholland Highway and Troutdale Drive. The structure was destroyed by the Woolsey fire in November 2018. A temporary single-lane bridge was erected alongside the ruined bridge. Traffic must use the temporary bridge while crews build the replacement, expected to cost $7 million […]

Calabasas resident told to take down hate signs



A condominium on Park Sorrento in Calabasas drew the ire of passersby this earlier this week who spotted signage with a swastika and the words “Jewish” and “death to America” hanging from the home’s balcony. Wednesday, city officials told the resident to remove the hate messages. “It violates city code covering inflammatory language and threats to others,” the city said […]

Lake Lindero leadership fight comes to a head

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HOA meetings by and large are mundane affairs. Some homeowners attend, perhaps to discuss a barking dog or the unsightly new paint on a neighbor’s home. The business of the community is discussed, and all usually ends well. Then there’s Lake Lindero. A meeting for the 459-member homeowner’s association in Agoura Hills is scheduled for this Wednesday, and the gathering […]

Tennessee juvenile arrested for making local threat

The Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station reports a teen living in Jackson, Tenn. has been arrested as the suspect who issued a social media threat suggesting there might be a shooting soon on the campus of Calabasas High School. The Madison County, Tenn. Sheriff’s Department followed up on information provided by Lost Hills and confronted the 17-year-old at 8:30 p.m. Central […]

Her-story makes history

Women’s right to vote was ushered in 100 years ago



The 19th Amendment, which gave American women the right to vote, was ratified on Aug. 18, 1920. While the centennial anniversary is still months away, 2020 marks the 100th year since women in the United States gained the right to vote—and in many circles the celebration has already begun. Timing, they say, is everything. It’s also the first year that […]

Agoura Hills buys land for affordable housing

No decision on number of units


The City of Agoura Hills has an idea of how it might be able to assist low-income families. The City Council recently purchased a 1.7-acre plot of land at Colodny Drive and Driver Avenue where it plans to build affordable housing. The $1.1-million purchase came from city’s affordable housing fund—a pot of money collected over the years from the fees […]

State wants cannabis stores verified

Says move will bring more transparency


When California voters approved Proposition 64 in 2016, the state faced the problem of regulating what had until then been only a partially legal product. Cannabis has been available for medical use since Prop. 215 in 1996, but not all cities and counties embraced the now almost 25-year-old law. As the government issued new business licenses following the passage of […]


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