First-year councilman takes a look back

It’s now been one year on the Westlake Village City Council, and I must admit I really enjoy it. I was warned that being on the council is very time-consuming and indeed this is true. Thanks to a great staff that would be the envy of any small business owner, our city is professionally managed. I’ve learned that you get […]

Six to seek two seats on Calabasas City Council

City council candidates have filed for the March 4 Calabasas election. The deadline to file nomination papers was last Friday. Incumbents Dennis Washburn and Janice Lee, whose terms expire after completing four-year terms, will both seek reelection. Former mayor and city councilman, and current Parks and Recreation Commissioner Robert Sibilia will challenge for a seat. Karmen Brower will run again […]

Red Cross urges year-end gifts

Year-end charitable giving to the American Red Cross of Greater Los Angeles can benefit both those who make the donations and members of the community who receive the organization’s services throughout the year. "Two things people can do at this point in the year to reduce their taxes are to make a charitable contribution or gift annuity," said John S. […]

Ventura County says fire season is done

Ventura County Fire Department officially closed its 2002 Fire Season on Dec. 4. The combination of recent precipitation and predicted weather patterns indicates the potential for major fires has passed. The closure of fire season will change schedules for certain resources, curtail seasonal employment and reduce initial responses to reports of brush and grass fires. This action follows similar moves […]

Warriors boys’ basketball unbeaten after 5

Agoura Hills Harmony Chorus to present holiday concert Sunday

The Agoura Hills Harmony (AHH) Chorus will celebrate the holidays at 4:30 p.m. Sun., Dec. 15 in Ascension Lutheran Church, 1600 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks with "Home for the Holidays," a program of songs and carols celebrating the season. Joining the prize-winning Sweet Adelines chorus, who sing in four-part harmony, barbershop style, will be the church’s Carillon Bell Choir […]

Calabasas lawsuit a waste of time

The Calabasas lawsuit appears to me to be a frivolous lawsuit. As a citizen of Ventura County for the past 35 years, I do not see a violation of the Brown Act. In fact, I would expect members of the planning commission to visit the site and to see firsthand areas of concern covered in the report. If this is […]