2013-07-18 E-Edition

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Yaroslavsky steps in, halts landfill expansion

A proposal by the Los Angeles County Sanitation District to allow for more dumping in the Calabasas Landfill has been scrapped for now. The sanitation district recently completed a study that recommended that the county expand the landfill’s service area boundaries so more trucks from a broader region could use the landfill—and more money could be made. The Los Angeles […]

Pet adoptions coming to Camarillo

Ventura County Animal Services, in partnership with Rescue Me Inc., will host the ninth annual Dog-Gone Cat-a-Strophic Hugs, Slurps and Slobbers Pet Adopt-athon from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sun., July 28 at the Camarillo Animal Shelter, 600 Aviation Way. This free, family-friendly event will feature food, music, entertainment, vendors and the chance to adopt a furry or feathered best […]

Exhibit features Picasso, Warhol

The William Rolland Gallery of Fine Art at California Lutheran University will present a free exhibit with art by masters through Sept. 28, with an opening reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Sat., July 20. The free exhibit, titled “Resonating Images II,” will feature works by Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, David Hockney, Chuck Close, and a piece called “La Familia” […]

School board’s Whitehead, Moorman will not run

City Council candidates to seek reelection

It’s time for residents hoping to serve on the Agoura Hills City Council and Las Virgenes Unified School District Board of Education to make their intentions known. The candidate filing period for council and school board seats opened Monday and will close Fri., Aug. 9. Three seats are up for election on both panels. Agoura Hills incumbents Denis Weber, the […]

Two challengers In Westlake

Three incumbents and two challengers have pulled their nomination papers to run in the 2013 Westlake Village municipal elections. The filing period for candidates began July 15 and will end Aug. 9. Seeking reelection are City Councilmembers Bob Slavin, Susan McSweeney and Mark Rutherford. The challengers are and residents Brad Halpern and Don Rosenberg. “I just really enjoy it. McSweeney […]

Group strives to keep manure out of waterways

COMMENTARY | Eye on the environment

At the end of last year, an Eye on the Environment column discussed a local community group called the Horse and Livestock Watershed Alliance, formed in response to new regulations by regional water quality regulators. As a quick recap, regulators were concerned about water pollution in Ventura County and focused on the amount of algae in the Ventura River area, […]

Auction helps Rudow fund

Core Physical Therapy will host a silent auction to benefit The Kyle Rudow Memorial Fund from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sat., July 20 at 31225 La Baya Drive, Ste. 212, Westlake Village. The 10-year-old fund supports many local charities. Rudow died at age 20 because of a car accident. For information, call (818) 889-0022 or (805) 494-3131.

Dog abused July 4 is healing in Westlake

‘It’s twisted what they did to him’

It’s not unusual for pets to feel the heat on July 4. Many howl and cringe when the loud fireworks go off. But nothing could prepare the public for the cruelty committed two weeks ago against a 2-year-old pit bull that was severely burned over half its body when somebody wrapped the dog in fireworks and ignited them. A person […]