2014-09-04 E-Edition

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Likes new shopping center

To counterbalance all of the letters complaining about the makeover of the Westlake Plaza Shopping Center, I would like to say that I am happy that the old is being replaced by the new. It is good for all of us that the owners are investing in the future of the shopping center, and I trust our city leaders and […]

Life in the Single Lane

Georgia on my mind I work in an office building where I sometimes encounter this cool gal named Georgia. She’s one those magnanimous personalities who seems to attract attention wherever she goes. There’s something really special about her because when she spots you, she somehow makes you feel like you’re the most important person on the planet at that moment—that […]

Pet of the Week

League gets a face-lift

Bus rides to high school girls’ volleyball matches in the Marmonte League won’t take long this season. All six teams in the revamped league— Agoura, Calabasas, Newbury Park, Oaks Christian, Thousand Oaks and Westlake— reside along the 101 Freeway. Moorpark, Royal and Simi Valley join Camarillo and Oak Park in the Coastal Canyon League. The commute’s smoother, but the schedule […]

Sheriff should follow same laws

Just before Labor Day weekend, the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office announced its decision to exonerate the deputy who tragically killed a cyclist last year on an empty stretch of road near Calabasas. They cited that police officers are exempt from the law that prohibits citizens to text and drive. In their cruisers, police officers have literally at their fingertips […]

Food trucks at farmers market

The Ventura County Certified Farmers’ Market Association has added food trucks to its farmers markets. The following food trucks appear at the Pleasant Valley Certified Farmers’ Market and Crafter’s Corner in Camarillo and the Thousand Oaks Certified Farmers’ Market. ConFusion Sushi Roll Tacos: Customers can choose from five fillings, including a Korean-style marinated steak, walnut shrimp and an Indian-style butter […]

Thousand Oaks event is all about horses

ETI Corral 37 will host the 10th annual Day of the Horse from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., Sept. 13 at Conejo Creek Equestrian Park, 1375 E. Avenida de Las Flores, Thousand Oaks. Exhibitors will be showing the different disciplines of the horse. The event will have a food court, Italian ices, horse-shoeing demonstrations, free face painting and stick […]

Westlakefirm brings Hunter drug to market

ArmaGen, a privately held biotechnology company in Calabasas that seeks cures for neurological disorders, announced it has reached a licensing agreement to bring to market a drug known as AGT-182, an enzyme replacement therapy that helps the body and its central nervous system fight Hunter Syndrome. Hunter Syndrome is a rare, severe, and progressive disorder that affects metabolic enzyme function. […]

Ryan brings conservative message to town

Congressman Paul Ryan told supporters last week that he has a plan to reform Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act and reduce the nation’s deficit by $4.6 trillion in 10 years. Nearly 1,000 people came to the Reagan Library in Simi Valley Aug. 28 to hear the Republican from Wisconsin discuss his conservative agenda and to meet the congressman in […]

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