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Triangle Ranch group eyes Prop. 68 funds

Park bond could
save Agoura property for open space


The movement to protect Triangle Ranch in rural Agoura as open space has gained traction with the purchase of at least a portion of the property by local environmental groups. But the status of the 320-acre ranch near Kanan and Cornell roads still remains up in the air and its fate could be decided by voters in the June 5 […]

SENIORS FIND NEW WAY TO KEEP FIT

Lacing up the
SilverSneakers


Remaining physically fit is important for everyone, but especially for seniors in their fight against Father Time. From age 65 on, staying in shape is a constant uphill battle. The cost of a club membership and unfamiliarity with proper exercise routines is enough to keep people of any age away from the gym. But seniors with Medicare advantage and supplemental […]

A Three Springs makeover



The homeowners association at Three Springs in Westlake Village started construction last week to remodel the 30-year-old entrance to the neighborhood. The remodeling plan has been developing for two years, but a recently proposed addition to the project isn’t about beautification— it’s about surveillance. As part of the remodel, the HOA is considering installing security cameras at the three entrances […]

Audi Calabasas to expand, revving up to keep pace with business



Car dealerships fronting the freeway on Calabasas Road don’t have much room. They’re pressed up against a hillside and have minimal street parking in front, so there’s limited space to display their wares. Audi Calabasas, one of five Calabasas Road dealerships, is in talks with the city to remodel the facility and increase the amount of space for show cars […]

Republican takes aim at 45th Assembly District



The new representative for the 45th Assembly District, which includes Calabasas, will be decided in a runoff election June 5. Voters will choose between the two leading candidates from April’s special election—Republican Justin Clark and Democrat Jesse Gabriel. Clark and Gabriel were two of seven candidates on the April 3 ballot. Since neither received more than 50 percent of the […]

Lockdown follows burglary

A residential burglary in the Peacock Ridge neighborhood in Agoura Hills Tuesday led to a temporary lockdown at the nearby Yerba Buena Elementary School. A spokesperson for the Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station said authorities were called around 12:40 p.m. after two suspects broke into a home on Vets Court, one-half mile from the school. “The suspects fled before we arrived; […]

Area code gets called to duty



Soon, Ventura County residents will be forced to reprogram their iPhones and Androids—and even their old-school land lines that have speed dial. On June 2, calls from one 805 area-code number to another will require dialing 805 in addition to the seven-digit number. This means any saved automatic-dial numbers programmed into phones (without 805) will have to be updated. The […]

Planning ahead for rising seas



A new study paid for by the California Coastal Commission is predicting with a 66 percent probability that sea levels along the Ventura County coast will rise 16 inches by the year 2060, threatening the almost $2 billion worth of private property and long stretches of Pacific Coast Highway. Paid for by a $225,000 grant from the coastal commission, the […]

Cluster of new laws giving some cannabis users big headache

Home deliveries
remain unclear


The passage of Proposition 64 in 2016 legalized recreational cannabis consumption across California, but also gave the state’s more than 480 cities the power to decide for themselves whether to allow the commercialization of the drug within their borders. Thousand Oaks officials voted to approve one medicinal dispensary business but no deliveries to homes. Agoura Hills has prohibited all marijuana […]

Holy scripture on display


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