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Before and after school club to start

Teens can socialize, study and learn new skills

Middle school children are truly in the middle— too old for child care but not quite old enough to be left on their own before and after school. Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District—which oversees parks and recreation in Oak Park—is launching a new before and after-school program at Medea Creek Middle School that will offer more than just supervision […]

Pooches romp at the park

Water district seeks alternatives to Westlake storage tank

Las Virgenes Municipal Water District is soliciting ideas from the public for alternatives to a 5- million- gallon water storage tank proposed for the district’s reservoir site in Westlake Village. Intended to address a storage deficiency in the potable water system, the projected cost of the 5-million-gallon tank has grown to almost $9 million. Some residents feel the project could […]

Kudos for a job well done

Childcare registration open

Triunfo YMCA, serving Westlake Village, Oak Park and Agoura Hills, is registering students in kindergarten through fifth grade for childcare programs at four schools for the 2013-14 school year. The Y offers childcare at Yerba Buena, Sumac and Willow elementary schools in Agoura Hills, and White Oak Elementary School in Westlake Village. A Kinder Club childcare program is specially designed […]

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New Malibu Creek clean water restrictions have local offcials worried

The new water quality standards for Malibu creek and lagoon adopted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on July 2 are expected to raise costs for Las Virgenes Municipal Water and Triunfo Sanitation district customers. Local cities are worried, too. They say the laws will have a trickle- down effect because the new water treatment costs could take away from […]

Free classes offered on water-wise gardening

Las Virgenes Municipal Water District will host a series of four water-wise gardening classes in August and September to help residents work on more watereffi cient landscapes. The following classes will run from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays at 4232 Las Virgenes Road, Calabasas. Design by Plagiarism” on Aug. 21. Landscape architect and author Billy Goodnick will explain popular […]