2008-02-07

Changes at Westlake Hospital site discussed

Plans call for retirement home

The public will have an opportunity to comment on plans to build a senior citizen independent and assisted living facility on the former Westlake Hospital site at Lakeview Canyon and Watergate roads. The Westlake Village City Council is holding a hearing at 6:30 p.m. on Wed., Feb. 13 at City Hall to discuss the Sunrise Senior Retirement Facility, which is […]

Calabasas named Tree City USA



Calabasas has been named a Tree City USA community for the 10th year by the Arbor Day Foundation to honor its commitment to community forestry. The Tree City USA program is sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation in cooperation with the National Association of State Foresters and the USDA Forest Service. The four standards to become a Tree City USA […]

Calabasas senior living facility joins the robotic age



Some call her Rosie after the maid in the “The Jetsons” cartoon. Others simply refer to the machine as “Robot.” Either way, the lifelike machine at Silverado Senior Living in Calabasas has certainly made a name for itself. The robot is about the size of an average 5½-foot person and has a computer monitor for a head. Medical directors, nurses […]

Coyote boys restore pride to CHS soccer program



Immediately after scoring the first of his two goals in a 5-1 home win over Moorpark High Monday night, Calabasas junior Harrison Doyle ran toward the home crowd and started blowing kisses. One might think his celebration was a little over the top, but then again, it’s been a while since the home faithful have had a reason to go […]

Wedding bells in the air



Why no affordable housing required of Hidden Hills?



At a recent presentation to Calabasas homeowners’ presidents regarding the Calabasas General Plan update, the planning staff explained the process and progress so far. When the subject came to land use and the Regional Housing Needs Allocation, it was explained that the state’s requirement for 521 new housing units over the next eight years doesn’t actually mean we have to […]

Donna Gardner



Broker/owner Bob Majorino, the management and staff of Prudential California Realty are pleased to welcome veteran agent Donna Gardner to the Oxnard/ Channel Islands office. Gardner has lived in Ventura County since 1973. She has eight years’ experience in real estate, assisting buyers, sellers and investors. Before her career as a Realtor, Gardner worked as a geriatric social worker for […]

Steve Rosentsweig anounces his retirement from school district



Steve Rosentsweig, principal at A.E. Wright Middle School in Calabasas, announced he will retire at the end of the school year, concluding a 40year career in education. `”It was really a hard decision,” Rosentsweig said. “I love what I do.” Rosentsweig said decided to retire so he and his wife, Nikki, could travel. Rosentsweig said when he began teaching at […]

Young Westlake author makes his publishing debut



Captain Candy and his superhero friends have burst out of the Westlake Village home of 11-year-old Ryan Lederer and onto the pages of a book being sold by Barnes & Noble and Amazon.com. Lederer is the author of “The Adventures of Captain Candy,” the first in a series of picture books about the main character and his superhero friends. Lederer […]

Oak Park author overcame odds



Andie Matis didn’t think she’d make it to age 35 and didn’t think she’d become a mother. Not only did the Oak Park resident achieve both goals, she has written a book about her experiences. “Serenaid: A Triumph of Love” was recently published by the Williams Publishing Company in Palm Springs. The story chronicles how Matis overcame a life-threatening illness, […]


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