2014-04-10 E-Edition

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Area sees commercial real estate rebound

Vacancy rates vastly improved

Workers are putting final touches on the new Shoppes at Westlake Village retail center on Russell Ranch Road, one of several new commercial real estate projects being introduced to the Conejo and Las Virgenes valleys. The area’s commercial real estate market is reportedly heating back up. Located on the north side of the 101 Freeway at the Lindero Canyon Road […]

Protesters complain about Westlake water tank

About a dozen people picketed the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District headquarters in Calabasas on April 3, hoping to halt the construction of the 5-million-gallon water tank in the Three Springs community of Westlake Village. District directors recently voted 3-2 to begin building the tank, despite protests from some board members and residents who feel the potable water reservoir is […]


Symptoms of oral cancer to watch for Although oral cancer frequently has no symptoms,when they do occur, the mostcommon include:a sore or ulcer on the lipor in the mouth that does notheal a lump on the lip, in themouth or on the necka white or red patch onthe gums, tongue or lining ofthe mouthunusual bleeding, pain ornumbness in the mouthoral […]

Get in the swim with aquatics program

With spring break just around the corner and summer vacation not long after that, parents are starting to look for activities to keep kids busy. Among them are the aquatics programs offered by Conejo Recreation and Park District. The community pool at California Lutheran University is the site of a variety of programs, from parent and child classes for babies […]

School board honors young athlete

Coast plan ready to go

Approval on land-use program expected today

The Local Coastal Program to be voted on today by the California Coastal Commission carries the support of many environmental groups, but the sweeping land use plan puts the local equestrian community on edge. Some property owners are also angry because it prohibits new agricultural uses such as vineyards. The LCP outlines the future of the 52,000-acre Santa Monica Mountains […]

Greuel seeks traction in crowded field

Race for 33rd U.S. Congress

Candidates are turning up the volume in the race for Henry Waxman’s 33rd Congressional seat, which spans the coastline from the South Bay to Malibu and includes Calabasas and Agoura Hills. Visiting the area last week, Democrat Wendy Greuel spoke at a meet-and-greet for about 50 guests at the Agoura Hills home of Linda and Jay Lewitt. Greuel is one […]

Other Side of 50

Why are you calling me? A few Saturday mornings ago, I was jolted awake by a phone call at 6:15. “This is Lifeline, Mrs. Gallagher. Your mother pushed her Lifeline button a little while ago and asked us to call an ambulance. Your father passed out. He and your mom are on their way to the hospital.” With a trembling […]

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