2009-02-26

Westlake takes steps toward pedestrian and bicycle safety



Officials in Westlake Village say they have a plan to make city streets safer for pedestrians and bicyclists. The city’s public safety committee identified several problem areas, including pedestrians walking or jogging in bike lanes when sidewalks are available, causing cyclists to veer into traffic lanes. Another concern involves pedestrians who walk or run with their backs to the traffic […]

Sumac kids have heart



Help needed to cover medical costs



A fundraiser for 2-year-old Quinn Kiera McMurtry of Oak Park will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Sun., March 15 at the Rollerdome, 950 E. Avenida De Los Arboles, Thousand Oaks. Quinn was diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia and is undergoing cancer treatment at Childrens Hospital. Funds raised at the event will help pay for medical costs. She is […]

Grapplers earn trip to Masters



Fifteen wrestlers from the Marmonte League qualified for this weekend’s CIF Masters Meet at Temecula. The event takes place Friday and Saturday. Area grapplers slated for action include Westlake’s Jason Villavisencio, Calabasas’ Randy Horowitz, and Ben Wolhapter and John Combs of Agoura. Marmonte League champion Royal will send five athletes to Masters, including Eddie Ruiz, Blake Ginsburg, Mike Dumelle, Sergio […]

Author to speak on Holocaust

Book tells stories of hidden children of the time

The Conejo Jewish Academy will host a lecture by Suzanna Vromen, author of the book “Hidden Children of the Holocaust,” at 8 p.m. Mon., March 2 at the academy, 30345 Canwood St . , Agoura Hills. The book describes the Jewish children who lived in Belgium in 1942 when the Nazis began the roundup of Jewish families. Some of the […]

Broken play



I am a longtime supporter of Calabasas High School sports in general, and my son played football at Calabasas for four years. Having just returned to town, I see in Mr. Dorman’s recent Acorn article a very rational analysis of the situation with Calabasas football. Thank you, Mr. Dorman, for providing this commentary on the situation. The questions and suggestions […]

Three Bedroom, Two Bathroom Home With Remodeled Kitchen



This home has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. This home is approximately 1,770 square foot per tax assessor with a light and open floor plan, beveled glass front door, recently painted interior and exterior, upgraded neutral carpet, upgraded light fixtures and smooth ceilings. The living room has a fireplace. This home has a remodeled kitchen with custom tile counters, upgraded […]

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YMCAs to host golf fundraiser



The Triunfo and Conejo Valley YMCAs will host an 18-hole golf fundraiser on Mon., March 2 at Wood Ranch Golf Club, 301 Wood Ranch Parkway, Simi Valley. Tee times begin at 8 a.m. and are available throughout the day. The Ys serve Thousand Oaks, Moorpark, Westlake Village, Agoura Hills and Oak Park. The cost for a round of golf is […]

Wellness Mart offers new twist



Wellness Mart looks nothing like an average doctor’s office. The white and lime green walls, glossy floors and big screen television make it feel more like a Mac store than a stuffy waiting room. There’s no crowds or sniffles or even a wait. The man who greets patients, Dr. Richard McCauley, worked in the emergency room for years before developing […]


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