Census study targets the Valley

The U.S. Census Bureau has completed a first-ever report on the demographics of the San Fernando Valley. Prepared at the request of Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) and Los Angeles County, the report is aimed at helping community organizations, businesses and government leaders make better informed decisions affecting the Valley’s future. Compared to the average American, Valley residents make more […]

National Parks Association offers gift discount

The Western National Parks Association announced the release of its 15 percent off coupon in the Outdoors Calendar. The coupon can be used at the gift store at the visitor center, 401 E. Hillcrest Drive in Thousand Oaks, which has wildlife guides, posters, maps and games. Shoppers may present the coupon at the time of purchase to receive the discount. […]

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New owner at children

New owner at children’s store The Little Red Barn in Old Town Calabasas is under new ownership. The upscale children’s boutique specializng in children’s furniture, bedding, wall decor, nursery design, gifts and toys has been taken over by Shannon McKernan, owner of Baby Cakes in La Canada. The Little Red Barn is at 23504 Calabasas Road in Old Town Calabasas. […]

Calabasas girls’ soccer team puts past failures in rearview mirror

Coyotes playing with renewed sense of pride

After a winless season a year ago, Calabasas High’s girls’ soccer team is hoping that a new head coach and positive attitude can lead to a winning campaign. Calabasas has brought in Katie Maxwell to help guide the Lady Coyotes this year. Maxwell had previously coached at Northern Arizona University as an assistant. She played at NAU and later graduated […]

Hanukkah candle lighting

Temple Adat Elohim will sponsor the third night of Hanukkah Candle Lighting Ceremony at the Westlake Promenade on Sun., Dec. 17 at 5 p.m. The service will feature the temple’s Junior Choir singing holiday songs. For more information, call the temple at (805) 497-7101.

Mayoral move deemed vindictive

I am sorry to say I live in the city of Westlake Village. I can’t believe the council members would be so vindictive as to break the 25-year tradition of the mayor pro tem becoming the new mayor. It was very clear that Jim Bruno was targeted last night because he was on the side of the will of the […]

Joseph Sergus

Joseph Sergus has joined the Agoura/Oak Park RE/MAX OTB Estates office. A former sales manager with over 16 years of experience and a consistent top-producing realtor, Sergus brings a fresh approach to the business of real estate. His awardwinning production is attributed to his market knowledge, negotiating skills and a knack for treating each client as a friend and representing […]

Calabasas Styrofoam decision put on hold

Wasteful plastic products are frowned upon

A decision on whether to ban the use of expanded polystyrene packaging in Calabasas was postponed Dec. 6 by the City Council. The night before, Santa Monica’s council okayed that city’s prohibition of the plastic material commonly c a l l e d Styrofoam. A Malibu ban on the product went into effect over a year ago. Calabasas officials studied […]

Company ACTs to help charity

TAKING ACTION FOR AUTISM—Transwestern Commercial Services of Los Angeles displays the funds raised through its inaugural golf tournament and dinner at the Calabasas Country Club. The funds will go to ACT Today!, a nonprofit organization that supports families with children diagnosed with autism, a disorder that now affects 1 in 166 children. ACT Today! was founded by Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh, […]

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In memory

In memory The Agoura/Oak Park/Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce will host a holiday reception today, Thurs., Dec. 14 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Calamigos Ranch, 327 S. Latigo Canyon Road. The event will include a special tribute to former Chamber director Patricia Soteras.