2013-08-01

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Dodger Talk



Four in race for school board

Two incumbents not running


The November election for the Las Virgenes Unified School District Board of Education is shaping up to be a competitive race. Angela Cutbill, Mary Jo Ammon, Sharon Kaiser and Lesli Stein have filed documents to compete for three open seats on the board. Dallas Lawrence of Calabasas and Matthew Breddan of Agoura Hills obtained the necessary paperwork but have not […]

Special election to fill vacancy in 45th District

Blumenfield out


Los Angeles and Ventura counties will hold a special election on Sept. 17 to fill a vacancy in the 45th Assembly District. California’s 45th District became vacant after Democrat Bob Blumenfield of Woodland Hills resigned on July 1 to take his place on the Los Angeles City Council. Last November, Blumenfield won the newly configured California 45th Assembly District, defeating […]

Westlake Village senior housing looks doubtful




Following heated debate at a meeting on July 24, approval of a new senior housing complex on a 6.5-acre site in the heart of Westlake Village appears headed for defeat. One Eighty, the parent company of Leisure Care retirement communities, proposed building 131 senior apartments at Lakeview Canyon and Watergate roads, a site which belongs to Hospital Corporation of America, […]

Truck fire clogs 101 Freeway



Shooting investigation could take up to six months




Authorities have released the name of the deputy who fired his weapon at a hit-and-run suspect on June 15 in Westlake Village. Senior Dep. William Hutton, a veteran of the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department, shot Rogelio Gutierrez on Agoura Road near Lakeview Canyon Road because he was in imminent danger of being hit by the man’s car, according to police. […]

Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura Hills A vandal caused $ 400 in damage to a car parked in the 5100 block of Clareton Drive July 18. A burglar stole three bicycles valued at $14,000 from a garage on Colodny Drive July 16. A thief stole sprinkler equipment valued at $660 from the grounds of a school in the 29000 block of Laro Drive July […]

Summer can be a time for injuries unless precautions are taken



During the summer, emergency rooms and urgent care clinics see many patients with the same ailments, many of them preventable. Here are a few of the more common summertime bumps, bruises and breaks that keep doctors and nurses busy during the not-so-lazy days of summer. Broken bones: Skateboarders and bikers not wearing helmets and arm, leg and knee pads continue […]

Conspiracy theory



While the residents were peacefully sleeping and hoping that the feud to save Chesebro Meadows was at rest—boom! The enemy attacks and sells the sacred land from under our noses. This underhanded, sneaky act raises our suspicions to the highest level. What was the true motivation of the City Council to rush in and close a silent deal before anyone […]