2007-08-16

Rabid bat encountered at Calabasas High School



Students who cared for sick bats at Calabasas High Schools are now receiving anti-rabies vaccinations as a precaution, county health officials said. One of the bats was said to have died from rabies. According to Vince Jantz, the high school’s principal, a student from Agoura High brought the caged bat to the Calabasas campus on July 26 and shared it […]

Ready for the air show



PREPARE FOR TAKEOFF- Westlake Village resident Don Miller pulls his RV-6 experimental aircraft out of the hangar in preparation for this weekend’s Camarillo Air Show. A variety of military, civilian and vintage aircraft will be on display during the two-day show, along with aerobatic performances and airplane rides for the public. For information about the event, set for Sat. and […]

Kanan bridge in the clear



The disastrous bridge collapse in Minnesota prompted Caltrans to conduct emergency inspections of thousands of bridges throughout California, including the Kanan Road bridge that crosses the 101 Freeway. The prospect of substandard bridges caused alarm around the state, but according to Caltrans director Will Kempton in a teleconference Aug. 9, the vast majority of California’s bridges are safe. Caltrans put […]

Day at the beach brings learning and fun



BEACHCOMBING- Mountains Restoration Trust youth counselor Susan Haugland, above, searches for treasure with local students during a field trip to Malibu Lagoon last weekend. The field trip was part of MRT’s Youth Naturalist Program. Above left, Topanga resident Georgia Mather, 9, examines some iron filings discovered in the sand. Staunch efforts are helping to improve the lagoon environment, though pollution […]

Oak Park water tank report released



The Conifer water tank replacement project in Oak Park is finally moving forward with the release this week of an environmental impact report. The study analyzes the sites under consideration, the pros and cons of placing the tank under or above ground, and related costs. The report is available for review at the Oak Park Library, 899 N. Kanan Road, […]

FOR THE RECORD



•Last week’s article, “Calabasas condo complex okay,” concluded with the statement, “The project passed 32 with no conditions or amendments,” but the final project approved by the City Council had 73 conditions and 26 mitigation measures for approval including five major concessions by the developer. The concessions are: nine units of affordable housing, road improvements along Las Virgenes, improvements to […]

Calabasas Civic Center reaches new heights

Construction on $40-million project at The Commons moves ahead- Officials celebrate as building's crown is moved into place

Reyes Adobe bridge studied



Now that the Kanan Road freeway interchange has been improved, Agoura Hills officials are turning their attention to the welltraveled and often crowded Reyes Adobe interchange. The city announced that Parsons Transportation Group Inc., a global management, engineering and construction firm from Irvine, will provide management services during the construction of the Reyes Adobe project. The Agoura Hills City Council […]

Election 2007

Agoura Hills council race finds competition

Two challengers have filed papers to compete in the November Agoura Hills City Council election. George Christopher Thomas, 30, and Michael Forney, 45, will run against two incumbents who are up for reelection, Dan Kuperberg and John Edelston. Thomas is vying for a spot on the council for the fourth time. He was defeated in City Council races in 2001, […]

Candidates file for Westlake



Westlake Village voters will have their choice of at least four candidates for two open City Council seats in the Nov. 6 election. The candidate filing period closed at 5 p.m. on Wed., Aug. 15. As of press time, those who had submitted paperwork to city clerk Beth Schott with the intent to run included incumbent Philippa Klessig and challengers […]