2014-07-17 E-Edition

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Attention shoppers, new Westlake center set to open next week

Some residents overwhelmed by store’s big-box size

Not everyone is excited about the opening of the new Target store in Westlake Village. Some residents of the adjacent Lake Lindero community in Agoura Hills say their homes are being flooded with nighttime security lights from the store. The 135,000-square-foot Target— which anchors a new center called the Shoppes at Westlake Village—is scheduled to open July 23. The shopping […]

Filing opens for Nov. 4 election

Nomination papers for eligible candidates in Ventura County must be filed with the county’s Clerk and Recorder Elections Division Office no later than 5 p.m. Fri., Aug. 8, officials said. The documents are available from the division office at the county’s Hall of Administration, 800 S. Victoria Ave., Ventura. Several local races are included. The Nov. 4 election includes the […]

Ready for tomorrow


Green light for YMCA and sports park

Plans unveiled, challenges remain

The new regional park and YMCA in Westlake Village— more than a dozen years in the planning and plagued by numerous fundraising challenges—appears to be finally coming together. Last week at Sherwood Country Club, plans for the 20-acre park and YMCA at the corner of Thousand Oaks Boulevard and Lindero Canyon Road were unveiled to the community. A pair of […]

Award for water district

Las Virgenes Municipal Water District received a certificate of achievement for excellence in financial reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the U. S. and Canada. The award was presented for the district’s 2012-13 comprehensive annual financial report. The certificate is considered the highest form of recognition in the field of government accounting and financial reporting. GFOA is a […]

Agoura church gets a workout

The Movie Nut

Melissa McCarthy can be a very funny woman, but she’s not ready to drive a car or to carry a movie. And she proves that here. To her credit, “Tammy” isn’t as raw and raunchy as it might have been, but it’s not as funny as it should be, either. The female cast is strong, but the script is exceptionally […]

Photographer gets a charge