VIP comments

Thank you for the July 20 article regarding Oak Park reaction to the increased cost of the yet-to-be-implemented Volunteers in Policing program offered by Thousand Oaks. We are still bewildered here in Oak Park as to why a projected cost for VIP of $28,000 was suddenly increased to $45,000 by our neighboring city of Thousand Oaks, especially since numerous residents […]

Beautiful Custom Home Sits On Top Of A Hill

The grand floorplan has a guest room on separate floor. The private, oversized master suite wing has a viewing balcony and large walk-in closet. The entertainer’s private backyard has a patio and a grassy area with plenty of room for gardens. There are views of city lights and mountains from many windows. The spacious formal living room has fireplace and […]

Reach Out to Calabasas

The Calabasas City Council meets the first and third Wednesday of every month at 7.30 p.m. at city hall on Mureau Road. Meetings are telecast live on CTV cable channel 3. Broadcasts are repeated the following Thursday at noon and on Saturday at 10 a.m. The planning commission meets the second and fourth Thursdays of every month at 7 p.m., […]

More private developer fees to be paid to city

Now that a fee study has been completed, the city of Agoura Hills will recoup 100 percent of its planning, engineering, and building and safety costs that stem from private development. The city reportedly has been subsidizing the developer costs for some time. “Our goal is to just recover costs,” said Nathan Hamburger, assistant to the city manager. The new […]

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Agoura Hills Someone stole a GPS unit from a vehicle parked on Hackers Lane Aug. 27. The culprits also shattered one of the car’s windows. The loss was $500. Vandals caused $200 in damages to the rear window of a car parked on Lake Lindero Aug. 27. A $150 concrete flowerpot was damaged by vandals Aug. 27. The incident occurred […]

Wine tasting fundraiser to help Kiwanis

Conejo Valley’s premier wine-tasting event, ConejoFest, will include more than a dozen food vendors this year. The third annual event, a fundraiser for the Kiwanis Club of Thousand Oaks, will be from noon to about 5 p.m. Sun., Sept. 24 on the lawn of the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. For those who love sweet, […]

Hero on campus

Last Wednesday upon dismissal from school, one of my third grade students went outside to meet his mother and grandfather. The story as it was told to me (I did not witness this myself) is that my student’s grandfather was sitting down on the edge of an outdoor planter, when suddenly he rolled off and hit the concrete ground. Fortunately, […]

New Custom In Old Agoura

This fabulous new custom is in Old Agoura. There’s nearly 4,000 square feet of living space with 5bedrooms and 5.5-baths. The professional kitchen has granite, custom cabinets, center island, breakfast bar and Viking professional stainless steel appliances. The butler’s pantry has a wine refrigerator. The huge master has his and hers closets, fireplace and private access to the back-covered patio […]

Community action agency seeks candidates

The Ventura County Commission on Human Concerns, Ventura County’s community action agency since 1965, is seeking both a low-income sector board member and an alternate board member to represent -low-income residents in the second supervisory district. The term begins in November and ends in June 2009. Residents of the second district who are 18 years or older are encouraged to […]

Calabasas Chamber of Commerce schedule

+Thurs. Sept 21: Calabasas Pumpkin Festival Kick-Off Mixer at Acura 101 West, 24650 Calabasas Road, Calabasas. In the spirit of the fall season and as a beginning to the Calabasas Pumpkin Festival season, the public is invited to an evening of celebration and raising the giant “Punky” balloon to the rooftop of Acura 101 West. The mixer starts at 5:30 […]