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Face masks mandatory in Calabasas

City follows L.A. lead


Calabasas has joined the growing list of cities not asking, but requiring people to wear face masks The April 10 order follows the City of Los Angeles in requiring that face masks be worn by all people when visiting essential businesses such as grocery stores and drug stores. Calabasas becomes the first local city to broaden a previous recommendation by […]

School board recount fizzles

Deterred by cost despite agonizingly close result


Measure V, the $198-million Las Virgenes Unified School District bond that narrowly failed in the March 3 election, will not undergo a recount, proponents of the measure said. The results of one of the closest votes in school district history will stand. The bond that required 55% approval to be adopted failed by less than .5%, or 101 votes, figures […]

Holiday cheer

Agoura Hills mayor issues latest update

Mayor Illece Buckley Weber delivers the latest information on how Agoura Hills is dealing with the pandemic. To see the mayor’s April 14 update, Click here  

Calabasas first local city to issue mandatory mask order



  Calabasas has joined the City of Los Angeles in making it mandatory that face masks be worn by all people when visiting essential businesses such as grocery stores and drugs stores. It is the first local city to broaden a previous recommendation by the federal government that people wear masks in public. The face coverings can include bandanas, scarves […]

Meet the newest masked marvels

Citizen sewers put colorful face protection gear into production


When the coronavirus started spreading, people were told not to buy face masks for fear that panicked shoppers would drain the market and leave some medical professionals without proper facial protection, a fate that has come to pass. Now the federal government has changed its position and recommends people wear a mask, any mask as medical-grade ones become harder to […]

Virtual dating fun, but comes with risk

‘Hey, how’s your quarantine going?’


As bars, clubs and restaurants are shuttered to help slow the spread of coronavirus, people are finding new ways to engage in social interaction. Some millennials are turning to apps like Tinder, where users can look for relationships based on photos and a short bio. Newbury Park resident Travis Shelley, 28, said he’s been using the app just to find […]

Basic face covering is sew easy, try it



Ventura County Public Health Officer Dr. Robert Levin last week updated his stance on wearing masks in public to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Levin, who previously advised against wearing masks in public, said on April 2 that he supports individuals who wish to cover their faces when leaving home for essential trips to the grocer, drug store and doctor. […]

Grocery workers on coronavirus front line



Grocery store employees might not wear capes, but as essential workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis they’re still known as heroes in their communities. Kim Price has been a cashier at Ralphs in Moorpark for about 26 years. Recently she’s adopted a new post-shift regimen: she goes home and immediately jumps in the shower while her husband, […]

Decision on communion creates uproar

Pastor flouts safety order


The decision of a Conejo Valley pastor to hold services on Sun., April 5 drew both praise and consternation in the community, and left critics questioning whether the First Amendment right to freely worship supersedes an emergency health order issued on behalf of public safety. Rob McCoy, senior pastor at Godspeak Calvary Chapel in Newbury Park, let known his intention […]


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