Liberty Canyon office development finally okayed

The Agoura Hills City Council approved a commercial development on Liberty Canyon Road after several public hearings and an appeal resulted in the saving of an ancient oak tree that was slated to be removed. In May, the City Council appealed the planning commission’s approval of the office development at Liberty Canyon and Agoura roads. Rather than deny the project, […]

Former White House counsel to speak at Moorpark College

Former White House counsel John Dean is the keynote speaker at the Constitution Day events on Wed., Sept. 17 at Moorpark College, 7075 Campus Road, Moorpark. The public is invited to attend at no charge. A free-speech forum with tables from area political groups and voter registration will open at 10 a.m. in front of the Performing Arts Center on […]


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Lost Hills blaze caused by teens

Two 15-year-old boys admitted to Lost Hills Sheriff’s deputies that they accidentally started the blaze Aug. 26 that consumed about 100 acres of brush land between Liberty Canyon and Lost Hills roads in Agoura Hills and Calabasas. The boys, whose names were not released due to their age, live in West Hills and Calabasas, Sgt. Jeff Rice said. “They were […]

Eagles soar in Thousand Oaks tournament

THREE IN A ROW—The Eagles soccer club U11 team celebrates winning the Thousand Oaks Classic three years in a row. The team was invited to compete in last weekend’s Blues Cup in San Diego. Back row, from left: Coach Andrew Montenegro, Lindsay Greenblatt, Sarah Pascual, Rachel Beiermann, Hayley Greenblatt, Taylor Corpuz, Zaria Francis, Lauren Fountain, Sasha Savitzky, Coach Robert Sleepsin. […]

Pedestrians at risk

I don’t know how many pedestrian fatalities in a community are needed to consider it a regular occurrence, but two since June 2007 in the same corridor seems a bit too regular for this pedestrian. How many near collisions have there been? I encounter near hits every couple of months with the majority happening when I am in one of […]

Great Gated Senior Community

This manufactured home has two bedrooms and two bathrooms in a gated senior community on a golf course. The house features a bright enclosed sunroom, air conditioning, lots of closets and built in cabinets in dining room. The kitchen features large pantry, laundry area with freezer and ample storage, and an island. The master suite includes mirrored closet, sliding closet, […]

Garage mishap opens the door to change

Neighborhood speeding causes motorist to crash into a home

A stretch of Sunnycrest Drive in Oak Park has long been a source of concern for residents who live on the road’s connecting culdesacs. After a speeding motorist crashed his car through the garage door of one of the homes, the residents decided they needed to make their streets safer. The Jones family returned to their home on Summit Knoll […]

Chamber voices opposition to Camarillo hospital

A federal judge appointee, known as a receiver, is considering construction of a 1,500-bed prison hospital in Camarillo. It’s being opposed by local, state and national elected officials, real estate professionals, law enforcement agencies, residents and now the Thousand Oaks-Westlake Village Regional Chamber of Commerce Governmental Relations Committee. On Tues., Aug. 27, Rondi Guthrie, assistant chief of staff to state […]

Honor roll

•Stephanie Green of Agoura Hills was awarded the 2008/09 California Grocers Association Educational Foundation’s Bernie Briskin Scholarship worth $5,000. Green will attend Stanford University this fall and major in biology. Her high school accomplishments include valedictorian, National Honor Society and a California Scholarship Federation. •Sean Davies of Westlake Village was awarded the 2008/09 California Grocers Association Educational Foundation’s Bill Roulette […]