On the record—Calabasas vs. transparency

Continuing a discussion that began in November 2011, Calabasas city officials discussed how to keep the city’s recordkeeping system current at their recent February meeting. Their intent is to preserve important documents and enhance accessibility for residents, officials and city employees. The city’s record retention policies were created in 1996 before digital storage technology was available. Now things have changed. […]

YMCA has two new leaders

The Triunfo YMCA—serving Westlake Village, Oak Park and Agoura Hills—has added two new members to its board of directors. Members serve threeyear terms. Board member Lonnie Mintz is a family service advisor at Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks Memorial Park in Westlake Village. He has been involved in the YMCA for many years and most recently served on the Stuart C. […]

Scouts and mayor celebrate anniversary

Westlake girls’ lacrosse gets ready for inaugural season

Everyone remembers the pioneers, the trailblazers, the ones who came first. The first girls’ lacrosse team in Westlake High history will take the field for the first time at 6 p.m. Wed., March 6 at Agoura. Jordan Kuchta, a freshman attack, has a unique connection with Westlake lacrosse. Her brother, Luke, was part of the first Warrior boys’ lacrosse team […]

An educated vote in college district

Three seats on the Los Angeles Community College District Board of Trustees are being contested in the March 5, 2013 primary: Seats 2, 4 and 6 out of seven seats total on the board. Eight candidates are vying for the three seats which serve taxpayers in L.A. County and 36 cities including Los Angeles. The numbered seats serve the whole […]

Pavley hosts open house

State Sen. Fran Pavley will host an open house at her new district headquarters from 4 to 6 p.m. Thurs., Feb. 28 at 5016 N. Parkway Calabasas, Ste. 222, Calabasas. Guests can meet the staff and learn about legislative issues and stat services. Light refreshments will be served. To RSVP, call Kara Seward at (818) 876-3352 or email kara. seward@sen.ca.gov.

Exhibitors lining up for Earth Day

Environmental exhibitors are needed for the 16th annual Arbor/ Earth Day Celebration from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat., April 13 at Conejo Creek Park, Thousand Oaks. Admission is free. Nonprofit organizations or businesses with environmental information or products— no food vendors—can download an application and waiver at www.toaks.org/GoGreen. Mail completed forms to Gay Mosser, City Clerk’s Office, 2100 Thousand […]

Oak Park, Chaminade, fans star in memorable game


The game pitted Eagles against Eagles. The Bird Cage vs. The Cage. One great point guard against another savvy court general. Only one team, however, could advance to the championship. Last Friday’s CIF-Southern Section Division 3A boys’ basketball playoff semifinal featuring Oak Park and Chaminade was epic—and that might be an understatement. Chaminade won 76-59, but everything about the night […]