Community celebrates life of young cancer victim

Children who live on Buttonwood Avenue in Oak Park had a carnival in their cul-de-sac on Labor Day in memory of their playmate and neighbor Bo Wagner, a 6-year-old boy who died of a brain tumor last April. All proceeds from the event were given to the Heart of a Champion Foundation in Bo’s name. A tree was planted in […]

Hyatt to host bridal premiere fashion shows

The Bridal Premiere bridal show will be presented Sun., Sept. 22 at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., in Westlake Village. Exhibit hours will be 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and fashion shows will be at 12:30 and 3 p.m. Advance sale tickets are $6; otherwise it’s $8 at the door. More than 50 wedding-related exhibitors will assist […]

CHS grad will serve as White House intern

Jaime Benedon, a 1999 graduate of Calabasas High School who’s currently a senior at the University of Washington, has been selected to serve an internship at the White House this fall, working primarily with security for Homeland Defense. Benedon had received offers of positions with U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer, a political analyst firm, a Capitol Hill newspaper as well as […]

Sheriff’s blotter


Sheriff’s blotter Agoura Agoura The loss was $650 after a cell phone and a digital camera were stolen from a business in the 300 block of S. Latigo Canyon Road between noon and 4:30 p.m. Aug. 24. The items were stolen from an unlocked car. Agoura Hills Several storage containers belonging to construction companies were recently burglarized at a synagogue […]

Speeders don’t get home that much quicker than other drivers

Speeders don’t get home that much quicker than other drivers In reference to Ken Handler’s letter of Aug. 29 regarding speed traps, I do think he misses the point. The epidemic of speeders in residential areas is a danger to all of us. Even though his trip up Kanan may take an additional 10 seconds by obeying the speed limit, […]

Church remodeling should be done by Christmas

It may not rival the new gigantic cathedral looming over downtown Los Angeles, but St. Jude’s Catholic Church in Westlake Village is well on its way to again open its doors to parishioners dislocated by extensive renovations. The construction, which began in June, is just phase one of a larger plan for the parish, according to Marilyn Grebbien, the capital […]

Agoura Hills continues billboard removal

Volunteers can help stop domestic abuse

Community residents are sought by the Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence to participate in their fall volunteer training session beginning Mon., Sept. 30 at the Simi Valley Police Department. Interviews are presently being conducted for candidates for the training program. For more information, or a volunteer packet, please call (805) 983-6014.

OPHS to host fundraiser for cross-country program

Oak Park High School will host a garage sale in the school parking lot at 8 a.m. this Sat., Sept. 14 on the campus, 899 N. Kanan Road, Oak Park. Proceeds from the sale will help offset the cost of running the cross-country program. Parents and residents are encouraged to donate useful items to help support the cross-country team. For […]

Yom Kippur services planned

Rabbis of Chabad of the Conejo invite all Jews, observant or non-observant, to attend Yom Kippur services beginning at 6:45 p.m. Sun., Sept. 15 with the Kol Nidre. Services continue at 9:30 a.m. Mon., Sept. 16, followed by the Yizkor memorial service at noon and the Neilah services at 5:30 p.m. The Yom Kippur fast will end at 7:45 p.m. […]

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