Two for the show . . .

Measure E update

Area schools not in such dire straits after all

Measure E, the $98-per-year parcel tax measure passed by voters in March, raised more money for the Las Virgenes Unified School District than anticipated, according to a report from the Measure E Oversight Committee. More than $2.14 million was collected in the first year of the tax, but only about $1.86 million was expected, officials said. Committee member Stuart Selter […]

Congressman updated on Kanan interchange

U.S. Rep. Henry Waxman, whose 30th Congressional District includes Calabasas, Westlake Village and Agoura Hills, flew here from Washington, D.C. on Monday to discuss the progress of the U.S. 101 Freeway/Kanan Interchange project. Agoura Hills Mayor Ed Corridori introduced guests, including 41st District Assemblymember Fran Pavley, Ventura County Supervisor Linda Parks, and a representative from U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer’s office. […]

. . . three to get ready

Reyes Adobe Days to start tomorrow in Agoura Hills

In the grand tradition of the rancho-period fiestas, the city of Agoura Hills will host Reyes Adobe Days, a three-day event offering educational and cultural experiences for all ages from Fri. to Sun., Oct. 14 to 16. The Adobe is at Reyes Adobe Park, 5464 Reyes Adobe Road at Rainbow Crest in Agoura Hills. Celebrating the one-year anniversary of the […]

Officials try to keep civic center on budget

The Calabasas Civic Center design remains on time and on budget, officials said at last week’s city council meeting. The civic center, which will include a 27,700-square-foot city hall, a 25,700-square-foot library and a 3,000-square-foot assembly hall, will be built on Park Sorrento near The Commons shopping center. “The civic center task force went to New York (the week before […]

City encourages recycling

The city of Calabasas Environmental Commission has approved a new “Recycler of the Month” program for city residents. The purpose of the program is to encourage and increase recycling participation throughout the city. Each resident will be mailed a “Recycler of the Month” drawing card for entry into the program. Residents who regularly recycle bottles, cans, papers, newspapers, glass, plastics, […]

Calabasas murder suspect dies

Auresh Sahebi, a Calabasas resident suspected of murdering his girlfriend, died on Fri., Sept. 30 from injuries he sustained in a car crash, authorities said. Police believe Sahebi crashed his black Mercedes into a retaining wall in front of St. Jude Catholic Church in Westlake Village on Sat., Sept. 24 in an apparent suicide attempt. Sahebi, 22, is the lead […]


•The Oak Park CERT emergency response team, not the Red Cross, handled the Sept. 29 fire evacuations on Colchester Place and elsewhere in the community. •CERP, the Calabasas Emergency Response Program, was not called up to help in the fires near Calabasas. •Alison Burt, not Caitlin Steimle, was the driver of a trailer carrying evacuated horses in Old Agoura. Burt’s […]

Locations are scouted for new Oak Park water tank

Five sites will be considered for the new water tank needed to replace the deteriorating water tank located above Conifer Street in Oak Park, according to the Triunfo Sanitation District board of directors who discussed the issue at last week’s board meeting. The five options were put forward after Oak Park residents voiced frustration with Triunfo’s decision to build a […]