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Golden times for Westlake


Westlake Village Mayor Mark Rutherford’s State of the City address was nothing but good news for residents in the west Los Angeles County community. The annual speech was given at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza last week. The 150 city and county officials who attended the luncheon sponsored by First California Bank included a number of former Westlake mayors, local school […]

Survey says city excels

There’s a license plate frame that reads: “Life is good in Westlake Village.” Now there’s a survey that proves it, and city officials couldn’t be happier. The results from the city-funded 2015 Survey, which helps establish the city’s priorities for the next 10 years, showed more than 98 percent of residents said the quality of life in Westlake Village was […]

Calabasas sharing the wealth

Although Hurricane Katrina no longer remains in the headlines, people on the Gulf Coast who lost their homes to the September disaster are still devastated and trying to rebuild. A newly founded group called the Spirit of Calabasas F o u n d a t i o n hasn’t forgotten about those in need In a unique display of community […]

Anza Trail blessed

Oak Park town hall meeting discusses emergency issues

The message was clear at the recent Emergency Preparedness and Response town hall meeting in Oak Park: It took a community to save the community. The public safety meeting hosted by Ventura County Superivisor Linda Parks, answered the questions residents had following the September Topanga Fire. The supervisor gave commendations to a number of citizen-run emergency response teams, four of […]

Networking breakfast series to end

The Thousand Oaks-Westlake Village Regional Chamber of Commerce will conclude its 2005 series of monthly “Networking Breakfasts of Champions” from 7 to 9 a.m. Fri., Dec. 2 at Los Robles Greens Banquet Center, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. The event will feature a presentation, “Break the Rules…and Close More Sales,” with guest speaker Shon Bjornberg of the Westlake Village-based […]

Westlake Urgent Care Center will move

The Westlake Village Urgent Care Center will relocate from the Westlake Village Medical Center to a neighboring building by Sat., Dec. 31according to hospital officialsBecause a physician wilno longer be on site once the urgent care facility moves, the Los Robles Hospital cardiac rehabilitation center nexdoor—which is required always to have a doctor on call—must relocate to the Los Robles […]

Bomb squad in action

Larry Lewis, left, and Richard Edwards of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department bomb squad prepare this Romotec Andros robot to investigate a bomb report at the Teredyne offices in Agoura Hills recently. The Romotec is used by military and law enforcement units around the world to defuse dangerous situations. JANN HENDRY/ Acorn Newspapers

Ribbon cutting ceremony introduces new lakefront

With the placid lake behind them and a cloudless sky overhead, members of the Westlake Village City Council and representatives from the Westlake Lake Management Association commemorated the completion of the lakefront greenbelt project with the recent ribbon cutting ceremony. The 300-foot stretch of lakefront property on Westlake Lake along Triunfo Canyon Road was one of nearly 30 beautification projects […]