2011-10-13 E-Edition

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Fire victim grateful to community

To all our wonderful friends and neighbors, those we have known and those we now know as a result of losing our home of 44 years in Oak Park, words fall short when trying to convey our deepest thank-yous to everyone in the community. Your prayers, gifts and generous offers of help will never be forgotten. Our brave firemen did […]

Neighborhood readiness program in Calabasas tonight

Self-help important in case of disaster

Calabasas residents are invited to attend a Map Your Neighborhood: Train-the-Facilitator class from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. tonight, Oct. 13, at Founders Hall in the Calabasas Library. The program will allow residents to help themselves and each other in the event of a disaster, said Jim Jordan, director of the Calabasas Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Department. Map Your Neighborhood […]

Classic cars on display

The Bob Hope USO at LAX will host the Operation Wheels and Warriors car show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat., Oct. 15 at the Farmers Insurance University complex at 30801 Agoura Road in Westlake Village. The event is free and open to the public and will help raise funds for the 100,000 troops and their families who use […]

Bridge class for seniors

The Westlake Village senior bridge class will be 10 a.m. to noon Fri., Oct. 21 at Westlake Village City Hall, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. The fall class will be taught by Hetty Kilman, an accredited bridge teacher who is familiar with the latest bidding techniques and has been running the class for more than 10 years. The class is open […]

Warrior netters take their talents to new heights

Westlake girls in prime position to make postseason

Westlake High’s girls’ volleyball team opened its season by winning the 40-team Las Vegas Invitational. The winning hasn’t stopped. At the midpoint of the Marmonte League schedule, the Warriors have accumulated more overall victories than any other league foe. They’re coming off a runnerup finish at the Hilltop Invitational in San Diego last weekend. The Warriors excel with strong front-row […]

New parcel tax pays for employee ‘handouts’

The Las Virgenes Unified School District is a model of fiscal incompetency. Since 1997 LVUSD salaries and benefits have been $200 million over budget as measured by acceptable inflation statistics. In 2008-09 alone, LVUSD overspent by $29 million. Since 1997 LVUSD has passed two bond measures and a parcel tax that all homeowners pay through our property tax bill, collecting […]

‘Bald bandit’ robs pair of local banks in one week

A man who robbed a Chase Bank in Thousand Oaks last week may also be responsible for a slew of bank robberies in California over the last year, including a robbery that occurred at a Chase Bank in Camarillo in late September, FBI Special Agent Bernard Riedel said. At about 2 p.m. on Sept. 27, the thief, posing as a […]

Music to my ears

Guide dog makes his mark at paw signing

Guide Dogs of the Desert will host a calendar “paw signing” from noon to 2 p.m. Sat., Oct. 15 at the Westlake Promenade near Bristol Farms, 100 Promenade Way, Westlake Village. A guide dog breeder and guide dog will be on hand to sign the 2012 GDD calendars. For information on the calendar signing, call Tricia West at (818) 707-0051. […]