2010-12-09 E-Edition

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THURS., DEC. 9 Simi Valley Community Council Meets at Lost Canyons Golf Club, 3301 Lost Canyons Drive, Simi Valley. Christmas luncheon. Meet-andgreet 11:30 a.m., holiday lunch buffet at noon. Entertainment by Santa Susana High School jazz choir. $15. Phone: 805.526.8006 Contact: Mary Email: mrlmrs34@sbcglobal. net Time: 11:30 a.m. Date: 12/9/ 2010 New West Symphony League Poinsettia Ball 6 to 11 […]

Maddy’s and more join The Summit

Art gallery opening in Old Town Calabasas

Selene Kepila, owner of Ensele- Art Gallery, recently moved her gallery from New York and will open a new location in Calabasas. The gallery’s debut will be a holiday show at the TourEiffel restaurant in Old Town Calabasas. Free wine and cheese, French hors d’oeuvres and live music will accompany the art show starting at 6 p.m. on Thurs., Dec. […]

Be observant on visiting the elderly this holiday

The holidays are a wonderful time to visit family and friends— bringing the kids to see Grandma, visiting Aunt Betty or taking some homemade cookies to an elderly neighbor. If we just keep our eyes open during those visits, seniors can tell us a lot about their needs. Seventy-five-year-old Aunty Honey lived alone after her husband passed away. Amy visited […]

Deputies can check homes

The Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station offers free vacation checks for Westlake Village residents while they’re away on vacation. During the holiday travel time, an empty home gives burglars opportunity to search and ransack homes To place a vacation check, call the sheriff’s station at (818) 878- 1808 a few days prior to the trip and request a vacation check. Sheriff […]


Drinking water rates for the Triunfo Water District customers in Oak Park have increased more than 40 percent since September 2009. The residents of nearby Thousand Oaks do not receive their water from Triunfo and have been subject to separate increases.

Agreements finalize Rocketdyne cleanup

Boeing not part of the deal

The state signed final agreements Dec. 6 to clean up the former Rocketdyne test site as residents signaled broad approval and said they look forward to living once again in a toxin-free environment. The agreements between the state and the Department of Energy and NASA cap nearly two years of negotiations to clean up the Santa Susana Field Lab, once […]

Chabad hearing next Thursday

The Ventura County Planning Commission will hear an appeal from Chabad of Oak Park at 8:30 a.m. onThurs., Dec.16 regarding the synagogue’s request for an updated conditional use permit. The county had earlier allowed a maximum 70-person occupancy for the synagogue’s Sabbath services. In the past, residents said they oppsed the the extra cars, noise and trash that resulted from […]

New look on school boards

Two local school districts underwent a changing of the guard Tuesday. Oak Park Unified School District Board of Education said goodbye to longtime members Mary Rees and Cindy Vinson and welcomed newcomers Mary Pallant and Allen Rosen during a farewell reception Tuesday evening at Oak Park High School. Taking the helm as board president for the first time is Barbara […]