Klessig, Davis take Westlake

Kirschbaum falls short in bid for City Council

Westlake Village voters swept newcomer Ned Davis onto the City Council and narrowly reelected incumbent Philippa Klessig to another four-year term in Tuesday’s election. Davis earned significantly more votes than any of the four candidates. Davis received 1,170 votes, or 35 percent; Klessig received 863 votes, or 26 percent. Closely behind her was retired insurance administrator Carol Kirschbaum with 772 […]

Flu clinic gives Calabasas emergency teams a boost

More than 900 flu shots were administered in fewer than two and a half hours last weekend as part of an emergency preparedness drill for the city of Calabasas. The drive-thru flu clinic was held at A.E. Wright Middle School on Saturday and served not only to administer the influenza vaccine, but to provide a trial run in case of […]

School board makes big Gaines

Newcomer elected, parcel tax passes

Voters in Las Virgenes Unified School District returned one incumbent and elected one newcomer to the board of education on Tuesday. Three candidates ran for two school board seats. The panel’s newest member is Jill Gaines, a chief financial officer and tireless school volunteer. Incumbent Terilyn Finders, who is winding up the year as board president, will serve a third […]

Fathers and daughters share the good times

SWING YOUR PARTNER- Below, students from White Oak Elementary School in Westlake Village do the “YMCA” cheer at the school’s Father-Daughter Hoedown on Fri., Nov. 2. The event was sponsored by the White Oak Parent Faculty Committee. Right, 7-year-old Hanna Wise gets a lift from her dad, Bill Wise, during a square dance.

Kuperberg, Edelston reelected in Agoura

Voters on Tuesday returned incumbents Dan Kuperberg and John Edelston to the Agoura Hills City Council. Kuperberg captured 1,409 votes (35 percent), followed by Edelston with 1,371 votes (34 percent). Challengers Michael Forney and George Christopher Thomas garnered 619 and 599 votes respectively, or about 15 percent each. Thomas, 30, has run unsuccessfully for city council four times, starting in […]

Officials dedicate center at The Oaks

The new Malone Park and Community Center was dedicated Sun., Nov. 4 at The Oaks of Calabasas, a collection of multi-million-dollar homes in the scenic mountains at the sound end of Parkway Calabasas. New Millennium Homes, a private developer under the leadership of Lou Malone, acquired the 557home project in 1997 after the original builder, Baldwin Company, went bankrupt. With […]

Vandalism goes to extreme- reward offered

An Agoura Hills family is offering a $1,000 reward to anyone who has information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or people who purposely damaged their son’s car while it was parked at Agoura High School on Oct. 25. According to Shelley Riggs, the boys’s mother, there were deep scratches in the car’s paint that included threats […]


In last week’s article about a Thousand Oaks man who got a surgical implant for his spine, the name of Westlake Village physician Dr. Kapil Moza was misspelled.

Lupin Hill students charged in sex case

Alleged perpetrators are only 8

Two 8-year-old boys from Lupin Hill Elementary School in Calabasas are under investigation in the alleged sexual assault of an undisclosed number of students in the school’s restroom, according to a local attorney hired to represent one of the boys. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Special Victims Bureau was called to the school Oct. 30 to investigate allegations of […]

Brownley denounces wildfire victims fraud

Assemblymember Julia Brownley (D-Woodland Hills) is fighting mad. On Oct. 29, Brownley discovered her name was attached to a fraudulent e-mail that asked people throughout the United States to contribute money to a “recovery” and “rebuilding” program for fire victims in Southern California. “I was stunned and horrified by what is clearly an e-mail scam,” Brownley said. Brownley, who represents […]