2011-11-03 E-Edition

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Agoura Hills city hall and library celebrate 10th anniversary

A ‘treasure’ for the city

A decade has passed since the city of Agoura Hills built the civic center and library, launching a new era of city services and community programs. The Craftsman-style buildings served as a backdrop to last week’s courtyard anniversary party, with longtime residents and dignitaries from local, regional and state government in attendance. Former Agoura Hills Mayor Jeff Reinhardt, who now […]

No sure thing in Westlake

Davis, Klessig face Chris Mann

Incumbent City Council members Ned Davis and Philippa Klessig are running for reelection in Westlake Village and will face challenger Chris Mann on the Nov. 8 ballot. Mann is a former mayor of the city. The race appears tight. Unlike Agoura Hills, whose election is run by the county, the city of Westlake Village will manage its own election. The […]

Edelston a front runner in Agoura election

Agoura Hills Planning Commissioner Illece Buckley Weber leads all candidates in fundraising for the City Council race that will be decided in next Tuesday’s election. Buckley Weber raised $12,530 during her campaign and spent $7,480, according to reports filed with the city clerk. Incumbent John Edelston, expected to be reelected to a third term on the city Council, raised $7,820 […]

Student deaths stun Agoura High community

Calabasas wireless consultant comes under heavy fire

The debate over wireless facilities continued in full force at Calabasas City Hall last week when more than a dozen residents opposed the retention of Kramer. Firm Inc. for wireless telecommunications consulting services. As a contractor with the city since 1997, the firm is paid $240 an hour to review applications for new cellphone towers to ensure that wireless service […]

Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Burglars caused $ 3,300 in damage shattering a window and trying to steal two LCD television sets inside the Pizza Hut restaurant in the 5100 block of Kanan Road Oct. 21. Someone stole $100 worth of narcotic medication and caused $ 650 in damage breaking into Kramer’s Pharmacy in the 29500 block of Canwood Street Oct. 19. A thief […]

Rachel Lee sentenced in ‘bling’ case

One of five alleged members of the so-called Bling Ring charged with burglarizing celebrity homes two years ago was sentenced to four years in prison on Oct. 21. According to the L.A. County District Attorney’s office, 21-yeaold Rachel Lee of Calabasas pleaded no contest to burglarizing Audrina Patridge’s home. Patridge is former star of “The Hills.” In exchange for the […]

In Agoura Hills, Calabasas and Westlake Village, time to get out the vote

The city council elections in Agoura Hills and Westlake Village are Tues., Nov. 8, and for the first time in a decade both cities feature races that are perhaps too close to call. The competition is refreshing to see (just having a contested election in these cities is worth shouting about), and a welcome change for a pair of cities […]