2013-11-14 E-Edition

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Community celebrating 10-year anniversary of Ahmanson Ranch

Open space preservation will be honored at Nov. 17 event

For more than a decade spanning the turn of the millennium, a small group of people, mostly women, stood up to one of the nation’s largest banks to block the development of a new city in the pristine hills of eastern Ventura County. The environmentalists won that battle in 2003. On Sun., Nov. 17, the public is invited to join […]

Grenade a dud

Deputies from the Malibu/ Lost Hills Station Sheriff’s Station evacuated several Calabasas homes Monday afternoon in response to a hand grenade that was found in a yard. A resident at 24700 Calle Largo in Calabasas said his landscaper was digging in the front yard when the worker discovered what appeared to be a hand grenade, according to a report by […]

Large grant paves way for Medea Creek deconstruction

Concrete-lined channel reverting to natural state

The City of Agoura Hills announced it has received a full grant to restore a portion of Medea Creek to its natural state. City officials were only expecting to win a portion of the $1.25 million state grant, but got the entire amount instead. The funding will allow the city to restore 450 feet of the concrete-lined channel east of […]

Mountain lion death proves need for freeway pass

DNA results indicate a mountain lion killed last month on the 101 Freeway in Agoura Hills was a male that could have helped populate the dying Santa Monica Mountains breed. A motorist saw the dead mountain lion on the shoulder of the freeway just east of the existing Liberty Canyon underpass. It appeared to be heading south, trying to cross […]

Get a taste of the holidays by giving

The arrival of the holiday season means many things to many people. For most children, it’s a time of boundless joy primed with colored lights, abundant presents and, yes, breaks from school. It’s pure bliss. Adults, on the other hand, might describe the weeks between the beginning of November and the end of December another way: stressful, hectic, chaotic, exhausting. […]

New councilman appreciative

I would like thank the residents of Westlake Village for their tremendous support in the recent election. I am truly thrilled and honored to be participating on our City Council, and I look forward to working to preserve the lifestyle in this amazing city that we all call “home.” Thank you. Brad Halpern Westlake Village

Says campaign disengenuous

It is a shame that only 10 percent of the registered voters in Agoura Hills voted in the most recent election. Unfortunately, only 1,400 people decided the fate of our city for the next four years. There are over 14,000 registered voters and a total population of over 20,000. The winners in this race did not sail through this election. […]

Thanks to Agoura leadership team

There is no better time than now to give thanks for our beautiful city of Agoura Hills and to those who make it so. To our City Council: Thanks to every council member who contributes endless hours and vigorous leadership to shaping this city. Congrats to Denis Weber and William Koehler for continuing their solid leadership. For the six jewels […]

Koehler pledges commitment

I would like to take this opportunity to thank the many loyal voters who supported my reelection to our City Council. It has been my distinct pleasure to have served you this past eight years, and I look forward to continuing this service over the next four years. Having talked to many of you over the past several months, I […]