2000-11-09

Fight continues over roadway extension



Since Oct. 15, 1981, there’s been a fight to add an extension to Yellowwood Drive, a cul-de-sac, and designate it as a "future street" westerly to the L.A./Ventura county boundary. Recently, JBH Development Company requested that the Westlake Village City Council reconsider a previous rejection. The original purpose was to open up Yellowwood Drive and accommodate primary access to an […]

‘Santa’ needs a P.A. system



‘Santa’ needs a P.A. system A public address system is needed for a worthy cause from 8 a.m. to noon on Sat., Dec. 2 at the Do It Center on Agoura Road, east of Kanan. On that occasion, food and toiletries will be bagged and delivered to needy local residents in conjunction with the annual "Santa Comes to Agoura" food […]

Make-A-Wish asks for help



Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Tri-Counties is inviting organizations and individuals to help its outreach to grant the wishes of children with life-threatening illnesses. Any child with a disease or illness, or condition deemed life threatening by their physician, medically qualifies for a "wish" experience. There are a variety of diagnoses that, depending on circumstances, may qualify a child for a […]

White Oak Elementary conducts mock election



EDUCATING FUTURE LEADERS––White Oak Elementary School fifth graders Sam Dodson and Evan Rosenberg, both 10, learn about voter participation during a mock election at the school. Students studied about and voted for some of the actual candidates and ballot measures.

Bar, Bat Mitzvahs celebrated



Congratulations to these upcoming Bar and Bat Mitzvah celebrants, who were to have observed a special day at Temple Etz Chaim of Thousand Oaks. Rabbi Richard Spiegel, spiritual leader of the temple, and Cantor Jeff Cohen officiated. Greg Larson, son of Cindy and Jim Larson of Agoura Hills, celebrated his Bar Mitzvah on Sat., Nov. 4. Helping him celebrate were […]

Illegals should be deported; teachers only take care of themselves



In a recent letter (Oct. 19) Brian Glennon suggested various measures that would make life easier for illegal aliens soliciting work. Note that most of these workers are criminals — they violated the laws of the U.S. by sneaking into the U.S. They enter with several attributes — they are underskilled, undereducated, overly fertile and can’t or won’t speak English. […]

Announcing the Sale of a Limited Number of Lovely Calabasas Homes



Announcing the Sale of a Limited Number of Lovely Calabasas Homes The release of the second phase of Mira Monte Homes was recently announced. Mira Monte, Calabasas, a gated community with a limited edition of 34 upscale single-family homes at the corner of Malibu Hills and Calabasas Hills roads, has spectacular views of Calabasas as far as the eye can […]

T.O. voters elect Parks and Masry for council



T.O. voters elect Parks and Masry for council At the end of an election season that saw record amounts of money spent on local campaigns, the slow-growth team of Linda Parks and Ed Masry have won seats on the Thousand Oaks City Council. The two awaited election results in the ballroom of the Westlake Hyatt Hotel, where a very confident […]

Hoping to save a life



HELPING –– John Keisler, community services director for Calabasas, gives blood at Friday’s bone marrow drive for leukemia victim Emily Buelow. Keisler’s donation, as well the as blood donated by others will be screened for a possible bone marrow match that could help save Emily’s life. Emily’s mother, Tracy, her sister and brother, Ilsa and Max, talk with Keisler during […]

Mixer, awards event planned



The Agoura/Las Virgenes Chamber of Commerce will host a holiday mixer at 5:30 p.m., Tues., Dec. 5 at Vance Moran’s Canyon Club Theatre, 28912 Roadside Drive, Agoura Hills. At the event, the Chamber will also present its Outstanding Educator Awards. The evening’s festivities will include a live blues band (after 8 p.m.), hot hors d’oeuvres and a drawing for two […]


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