2005-09-01

Lawsuit erupts over Malibu Inn and Spa development

Dispute arises over ballot measure

Brian Boudreau, a local developer who wants to build the Malibu Valley Inn and Spa in unincorporated Los Angeles and have it annexed by Calabasas, says the argument being used against his development on this fall’s sample ballot isn’t accurate. Boudreau said he tried to get the author of the opinion, Calabasas resident Mary Hubbard, to change the language on […]

Local students are a class act



Las Virgenes Unified School District opened fall classes yesterday with approximately the same number of students attending the three high schools, three middle schools and eight elementary schools as last year, officials said. Approximately 12,000 students are enrolled in the Las Virgenes district, which stretches from Hidden Hills to Westlake Village. Donald Zimring, LVUSD deputy superintendent, said that while the […]

Board member’s son found guilty of sexual molestation



Thousand Oaks resident Paul Whitehead, 25, was found guilty Aug. 26 of three felony counts of lewd act upon a child, kidnapping with intent to molest and sexual battery. Whitehead, the adopted son of Las Virgenes Unified School District Board of Education member Gordon Whitehead, faces 25 years to life in prison. He’s being held at Ventura County’s Santa Paula […]

Oak Park signs on



The Oak Park Community Center and Gardens located on Kanan Road recently put up its new monument sign. The installation of the six-foot-tall sign marks the completion of the center’s construction. The sandstone sign, etched with green lettering and the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District’s symbol, cost about $8,000, according to district officials. It was designed by district employees. […]

Green light for new signal in Calabasas



Responding to growing concerns about traffic safety around Bay Laurel Elementary School in Calabasas, city officials unveiled a new traffic signal at Parkway Calabasas at Paseo Primario Tuesday. The city also installed new display lights on the ground to make the stop sign at Parkway Calabasas and Park Entrada more visible. In January, the Calabasas City Council approved the installation […]

City news



The city of Calabasas wants to stay up-to-date on citizen concerns and wants to keep the citizens up-to-date on city issues. In order to do so, Calabasas now poses a weekly question on the city website. “The ‘Question of the Week’ is designed to gather general information from Calabasas citizens and to keep the city website interactive,” said Deborah Steller, […]

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Local mountains earmarked for trail improvements



U.S. Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Los Angeles) announced that he’s secured more than $13 million for San Fernando Valley road improvements and masstransit projects, including more than $9 million for the West Valley. The road work for Sherman’s 27th District also includes $765,000 for construction and enhancement of trails in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area.

Chambers of Commerce get down to business



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