Beauty in the eye of the beholder

Westlake’s new beautification project is flawed. We have increased signage along a half mile of Triunfo over 300 percent. We have Westlake logos everywhere you look. We have new, four-foot by nine-foot monument signs for cul-de-sacs, yet no signage indicating where the island is. We have new bus benches people have to enter from the street or crawl in from […]

Private Lot Backs to Open Space

This 1-story, 4-bedroom, 2-bath remodel on a huge private lot backs to open space. Features include travertine and wood floors, fresh paint, tile roof, skylight, dual paned windows, fountain entry plus 3car garage with auto rollup doors. Other amenities are recessed spot and sconce lighting, gourmet kitchen with solid granite GE profile cooktop, Maytag Quiet Series dishwasher and stainless sink […]

Residents get rash course n traffic accidents

Seeing is believing, officials say

By Michael Picarellapic@theacorn.com Nobody wants to be told how to drive. But the correct visual aid might make motorists think twice about speeding or driving recklessly. The cities of Calabasas, Agoura Hills, Westlake Village, Hidden Hills and Malibu, working with the Lost Hills Sheriff Department’s Sheriff Teen Traffic Offender Program (STTOP), recently unveiled a new crash car trailer, which displays […]

Student explores wonders of technology

By Daniel Wolowiczdanielw@theacorn.com Scott Laskey talks about nanobots, digital sound processing and advanced computer animation as if it’s no big deal that at 17years-old he’s already thinking about the next generation of technology. Laskey’s interest in the evolution of the digital world earned him a spot among nearly 1,500 students from across the United States to participate in the National […]

Domino’s Pizza to deliver the goods

The Domino’s Pizaa store on Agoura Road in Calabasas said it will donate $1 for every order it receives Aug. 1 to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Los Angeles. “Since we started these fundraisers in 2002 we have raised thousands of dollars for numerous causes,” said Tim Behm, owner of the Calabasas store. Company donations have also gone to Make-A-Wish […]

Church to host Q & A series

Christian Church of the Hills Senior Pastor Rex Wolins will answer some of what he calls the “tough questions” about God, the Bible and life during a series of open forum Bible studies to be held at 7 p.m. Mondays at Virtual World Café, 5653 Kanan Road, Agoura Hills (in the Von’s Shopping Center). “Everyone is invited to bring questions […]

Community Center doesn’t play fair with volleyball rates

We used to enjoy playing volleyball on Wednesday evenings at the Calabasas/Agoura Community Center. We would get 30 to 40 high school students and adults per week. The charge was a couple of dollars. Then about a year ago, the price went up to $7 per person and as basic economics played out, the 30 to 40 people per week […]

Beautiful Wood Floors and Neutral Decor

This stunningly beautiful 2-bedroom, 2.5-bath townhome features amazing upgrades. The about 1year new gorgeous kitchen has tile floors, stainless appliances plus custom cabinets with pull-out drawers, spice rack and granite countertops. Highlights include beautiful wood floors throughout the dining and living room, new double paned windows, neutral decor and direct access to the 1-car garage. For more information on this […]

Coyotes on the prowl for cats and dogs

Pets becoming more vulnerable

By Stephanie Bertholdobertholdo@theacorn.com The cartoon character Wile E. Coyote never caught the Roadrunner, but local coyotes are catching—and killing—dogs, cats and other family pets throughout the Las Virgenes and Conejo valleys. Everybody, it seems, has a coyote story, and they’re never funny. Bentley, a 14-month-old pug that belongs to Calabasas resident Red Godfrey, was lucky. Godfrey said that since her […]

A date with the library