2012-08-30

2012-08-30 E-Edition

Old Agoura homes OK’d

‘Best project we’re going to get,’ says HOA president


Despite lingering resentment expressed by Old Agoura residents toward developer Aitan Hillel, who cut down a black walnut tree in Old Agoura in 2007 after the city rejected his car wash proposal, the City Council approved Hillel’s 18-unit townhome plan based on its merits. The multifamily complex will consist of eight buildings on a 1-acre lot at the southeast corner […]

Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura Hills A vandal broke the post of a mailbox on Fountainwood Street Aug. 17. The victim said the value of the loss was $600. A vandal caused $ 200 in damage to a Toyota Prius parked on Meadow Vista Way Aug. 16. A thief stole a $1,200 laptop computer and $ 100 computer case from the reception area of […]

Musicians wanted for community band



The City of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services and the City of Westlake Village will present the fall performance of the newly named Conejo Valley Community Concert and Jazz Band at 4 p.m. Sun., Oct. 21 at Lindero Canyon Middle School, 5844 Larboard Lane, Agoura Hills. Matt McKagan will return to direct both bands. Adult musicians are invited to […]

High School Hi Lights



Agoura Chargers Mon., Sept. 3: Labor Day-noschoolTues., Sept. 4: Charger Clubmeeting/A1/7 p.m.Wed., Sept. 5: Freshman electionassembly/gym/8:40 a.m.Freshman elections/all dayThurs., Sept. 6: Freshman election runoffs/8:40 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Calabasas Coyotes Fri., Aug. 31: Unstrumental auditions/ 11:30 a.m.Mon., Sept. 3: Labor Day-noschoolTues., Sept. 4: Freshman electionapplications dueUnstrumental auditions/12:30p.m.Cookies for Kids Cancermeeting/12:35 p.m.Cheer parent meeting/5 p.m.Wed., Sept. 5: Senior collegemeetings/7:50 a.m.Club rush/12:30 […]

Envisioning better eye care




Conejo Valley eye surgeon and board-certified ophthalmologist Dr. Rajesh Khanna has treated patients all over Southern California. He has experience in Lasik, Prelex, keratoconus, cataracts and a variety of other procedures. Khanna said it is his goal to treat each patient’s unique vision aliments. He and his team take the time to thoroughly examine patients, administer eye tests and ask […]

Day laborers permitted in Calabasas




The Calabasas City Council repealed an ordinance last week that prohibits day laborers from standing on the side of the street to look for work. The decision came almost a year after a federal ruling that struck down a similar law in Redondo Beach. In September 2011, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the city’s law preventing […]

Calabasas chain saw artist creates sculpture at Janss Marketplace




Stacy Poitras found his calling 27 years ago when he laid down his paintbrush and picked up a chain saw to create his art. Since then, the Calabasas resident has been making a living creating realistic and abstract figures with the jagged blade of a motorized saw at his shop in the Santa Monica Mountains. Now he’s found a way […]

Sign-ups for Boys & Girls Clubs sports



Registration has begun for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley’s fall coed sports leagues. The Jr. Basketball League is open to ages 3 through 14. The eight-week session will start Sun., Sept. 16 at the Los Cerritos Middle School gym, 1980 E. Avenida De Las Flores, Thousand Oaks. The Sunday Soccer League is open to ages 3 […]

Ryan Emery joins Calabasas team




Former math teacher and Auburn University running star Ryan Emery has joined Calabasas High School as a new assistant principal. Emery joins the administrative team of Principal C.J. Foss and assistant principals Brian Mercer and Todd Schroeder. Emery brings broad experience to his new post. For the past three years he worked at Crespi Carmelite High School in Encino, teaching […]


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