2011-10-20

2011-10-20 E-Edition

New Agoura rec center starting to take shape

Facility design being discussed


At a public workshop on Oct. 4 residents outlined big goals for the new recreation center being planned in Agoura Hills. The lease for the current recreation center at a church site on Thousand Oaks Boulevard expires in 2014. City officials purchased property for a new center at a site on Ladyface Court that formerly belonged to Temple Beth Haverim. […]

Vote for Klessig



We’re 69-year old residents, happy to be alive, happy to be healthy and very content to live in the beautiful Westlake Village area. So what’s our beef? We don’t really have one. We’re here to sing praise for council member and former mayor Philippa Klessig. How fortunate we are for her landscape designer expertise that has infused grassy medians along […]

Family bonds, discovers many cultures during global journey




The itinerary began with familiar names: LAX airport, Vancouver, Beijing. Farther down, however, the list had become more exotic: Kuala Lumpur, Ukarumpa, Skopje. By the end of the page, one could tell that this would be no ordinary family vacation. On Sept. 11, 2010, the Beccue family of Westlake Village embarked on an 11-month journey around the world. Sophia and […]

Pet of the Week



Jewish High Holidays end with celebration of Sukkot




Local families ended the Jewish High Holidays with the fall celebration of Sukkot as part of the Jewish Feast of the Tabernacles. From Oct. 12 to 19, some Jewish families erect temporary tents, called sukkahs, that represent many aspects of Jewish life. The tents are symbols of the temporary dwellings the Israelites lived in during their 40 years wandering in […]

Other local football matchups



Westlake (6-0) at Moorpark (4-2) Outlook: Westlake continues to steamroll any opponent that crosses its path. Since a 30-27 season-opening victory at Del Oro, the Warriors have won their first five Marmonte League contests by 63, 32, 45, 22 and 31 points. Playing at Moorpark, however, always presents a formidable challenge for WHS. Each of the Musketeers’ two losses have […]

Race is on to save child victims



Vote for Mann



I have been stirred by the young and energetic leadership of Chris Mann, whom I have known and admired for almost 10 years. Like the other candidates, Chris has proven himself as a solid leader on the City Council and as mayor. But he offers something unique as well: fresh ideas and creative solutions for our city. Chris is offering […]

Car enthusiasts gather in Westlake




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