Boy Scouts complete expedition

THEY ROUGHED IT—Six Scouts and three adults from Westlake Village Boy Scout Venture Crew No. 9775 stop to rest during their expedition through Philmont Ranch in Cimarron, NM. The group backpacked more than 80 miles during 11 days and participated in spar pole climbing, black powder rifle shooting, rock climbing and rappelling, and camping. The trek included two of the […]

Group celebrates Constitution Week

Daughters of American Revolution to emphasize citizen responsibility

The Conejo Valley Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution accepted a proclamation commemorating Constitution Week by the city of Westlake Village on Sept. 10 at Westlake Village City Hall City Council Chamber. Chapter Regent Barbara Spiegel accepted the document on behalf of the chapter. Wed., Sept. 17 begins the national celebration of Constitution Week. In 1955, the DAR […]

Village plan needs public input

What happened to the public planning process of Agoura Village? Meetings held years ago invited everyone to participate. Now the city of Agoura has developer’s plans in hand—why aren’t they having a community meeting? Embarrassed they want to allow blasting of the natural landscape, and a dense development with first floor shops, second floor office, and third floor apartments over […]

‘Green team’ puts down roots

ALL NATURAL—The “green team” from the city of Calabasas visits a recent Chamber of Commerce luncheon at the Calabasas Country Club. The team gave an overview of what the city has accomplished on the environmental front and where it is heading with planning and initiatives. From left: Chamber chairman Doug Ridley, community development director Maureen Tamuri, Chamber president Carol Washburn, […]

Local students honored for high scores

Seven Oak Park High School seniors have qualified for the first round of the National Merit Scholarship competition. Carl Chen, Michael Feinberg, Aleksandr Nisnevich, Benjamin Pyle, Mateen Saffarian, Jiman (Alice) Wang, and Shirley Young were among the top scorers of more than 160,000 high school juniors who took the Preliminary SAT test in April. In fact, of the 16,000 students […]

Sheriff’s Department to host open house

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Malibu/ Lost Hills station will hold an open house from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., Sept. 20 at the station, 27050 Agoura Road. The event will include the chance to get locked in the station’s jail, displays of sheriff’s department vehicles, arson/explosives unit demonstrations, special weapons team demonstrations, canine unit and mounted posse […]

Something fishy going on

TALL TALE—Chris Carnicelli plays the part of Crabby in the children’s play “The Little Mermaid” on Saturday at Foxfield Park in Westlake Village. Gypsies in a Trunk acting troupe put on the show, which is the last production in the Fairy Tales in the Park series for this summer.

Fred Stone named Reyes Adobe Days Master Artist

Fred Stone, an Old Agoura resident for 32 years and one of the most celebrated equine artists in the United States, has been named the “Master Artist” at this year’s Reyes Adobe Days Art Gallery, Oct. 3 through 5 at the historic Reyes Adobe site. According to Constance Jolcuvar, a production designer and chair of the Reyes Adobe Days Art […]

Fluoride dispute surfaces again

Thank you for your article “Fluoridation will be hot topic.” Your article suggests there is some proof that fluoridation improves dental health. The California Oral Health Needs Assessment Study of 2,520 preschool children that was used to convince California legislators to mandate fluoridation statewide in 1995, according to a report in the Winter 2003 Journal of Public Health Dentistry stated, […]

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