2008-09-04

Outside influence



While Glen Wilcox continues to paint children as “freeloaders,” he fails to recognize that he is also unwilling to “buy the cow.” Glen Wilcox does not wish to “buy the cow,” according to Elvis, but rather “get the milk through the fence,” because he doesn’t want to pay to maintain our schools, which maintains property values and Oak Park’s desirable […]

Penthouse Condo On Harbor Island



This approximately 4,018 square foot penthouse condominium is on Harbor Island between the Ventura and Channel Islands Harbor. It has three bedrooms, three and one half baths and it includes a private elevator. There are two master suites each with a fireplace and a living room with a fireplace. There are balconies overlooking the water off of the living room […]

Reach out to Calabasas



The Calabasas City Council generally meets the second and fourth Wednesday of every month at 7.30 p.m. at the Civic Centerl near The Commons. Meetings are telecast live on CTV cable Channel 3. Broadcasts are repeated the following Thursday at noon and on Saturday at 10 a.m. To contact the city of Calabasas and the City Council: Calabasas City Hall […]

Agency reports on water quality



California Water Service Company sent annual water quality reports, also known as Consumer Confidence Reports, to customers in their July bills. Customers who receive water service from Cal Water but don’t get a bill because it goes to a landlord, homeowners association or employer are encouraged to obtain a copy. Copies of the report are available at the Westlake office, […]

Several staff changes made at Oak Park High School



Oak Park High School students have a new assistant principal, but his is not an unfamiliar face. Stewart McGugan, who was hired by the school last year as a guidance counselor, has been appointed assistant principal, replacing Larry Boone, who took a job with the Santa Monica-Malibu school district. McGugan will be responsible for assisting students with last names that […]

FOR THE RECORD



The Aug. 28 Sheriff’s Blotter listed three burglaries as occurring in Westlake Village. They did not. Break-ins listed at Pansy Drive and Jameson Drive were in the city of Calabasas and a theft on Craftsman Road was in an unincorporated part of Los Angeles County.

Teens can volunteer for program

Friendship Circle has orientation this weekend

An orientation for teens interested in volunteering with the Conejo Valley Friendship Circle will be held from 5:45 to 8 p.m. Sun., Sept. 7 at the Milken Jewish Community Center, 22622 Vanowen St., West Hills. The Conejo Valley Friendship Circle is a program that extends friendship to families in the Jewish community who have children with special needs. The orientation […]

Out-of-area students needed



In complaining about “freeloaders” (Aug. 28), Glen Wilcox fails to understand what is needed to offer a comprehensive educational program in Oak Park schools. A number of academic classes could not be offered at Oak Park High School, for example, unless there was sufficient enrollment to justify those classes. Physics could not be taught for only five students. Some foreign […]

Mary Davis



Mary Davis took the honor for Top Selling Agent from Prudential California Realty’s Thousand Oaks Regional office for May 2008. Davis is among the company’s top 20 agents annually, earning her a place in the company’s Gibraltar Circle. She has also taken the Prudential Chairman’s Circle Gold award for the last several years, placing her among the elite Five-Year Legends […]

California will test its earthquake readiness

Part 1 of two parts

Although the earthquake that measured a magnitude 5.4 in Chino last month did not cause widespread damage, it served as a wake-up call for local residents who could face an even larger temblor in the future. According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the scientific research center that studies earthquake trends, there is a 46 percent chance that a […]


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