2011-01-13 E-Edition

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Westlake Hospital gets final diagnosis

Buildings to be demolished, site waiting to be sold

The long troubled Westlake Hospital has finally flatlined. Plans are underway to demolish the two hospital buildings at 4415 South Lakeview Canyon Road in Westlake Village, bringing to an end a more than 15-year struggle to keep the hospital running in one form or another. Rarely was it able to make money. The site belongs to Hospital Corporation of America, […]

What price water?

After reading the Dec. 30, 2010, article, “Triunfo calls for rate hike,” a huge question remains on the method of pricing recycled water by Calleguas Municipal Water District. The question: Are the pricing methods consistent throughout the district to all the agencies it serves in regard to recovering infrastructure costs? In other words, at Oak Park Water Service, are we […]

Bird of a different feather out on a hike

Tips for building a home theater

More homeowners are giving entertainment a room of its own by converting dens, guest rooms or garages into home theaters. Here are a few tips on getting started. Come up with a game plan. Will the room serve a double purpose or be solely for entertainment? Research the latest entertainment systems. A true home theater should have a projector, a […]

Mites are mighty good at roller hockey

Big win for CHS boys’ basketball

The Calabasas High boys’ basketball team handed Thousand Oaks its first Marmonte League defeat of the season Monday night at CHS. Calabasas won the nip-and-tuck contest, 56-55. With the victory, the Coyotes moved to 4-1 in league play and 13-5 overall. Before Wednesday’s games, Calabasas, Thousand Oaks and Simi Valley were all tied for first place in the Marmonte standings. […]

Cal Oaks Bank now California United

Shareholders have approved the acquisition of California Oaks Bank in Thousand Oaks by Encino-based California United Bank in a cash and stock deal valued at approximately $17.3 million. With the acquisition, California United adds branches in Thousand Oaks and Simi Valley to its four full-service banks in Los Angeles, Valencia, Gardenia and Encino. “We’re excited to expand our presence in […]

Not afraid to go the distance

Still need teachers

  As wonderful as the new facility is for Lindero Middle School, I wouldn’t put it at “state-of-the-art.” Why? The new media center may have new hardware and an all-the-bells-and-whistles look, but it’s lacking the key component: a full-time, credentialed teacher librarian. LVUSD has created a showcase classroom with no teacher to teach. Not delivering the promise to our kids […]

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