2014-09-25

2014-09-25 E-Edition

Supporters rally at wildlife crossing

Fundraising for new corridor in Agoura Hills begins in earnest


Trying to give mountain lions more room to roam in the Santa Monica Mountains while bolstering their dwindling population, the National Wildlife Federation and the Santa Monica Mountains Fund launched a campaign on Sept. 19 to raise money for an improved wildlife crossing at the 101 Freeway in Agoura Hills. The campaign, named Save L.A. Cougars, kicked off with a […]

FOR THE RECORD



A Sept. 18 front page article incorrectly stated the Triunfo YMCA has enough public and private money to complete its six sports fields and main building, which is currently under construction. But the YMCA says the $55-million project in Westlake Village is still $20 million short of its fundraising goal and that more donor support is still needed. For information, […]

Staged reading of ‘8’



The Church of the Epiphany and the Oak Park chapter of PFLAG will host a staged reading of “8,” a documentary courtroom drama chronicling the federal constitutional challenge to California’s Proposition 8, written by Dustin Lance Black, the Academy Award-winning screenwriter of “Milk” and “J. Edgar.” The staged readings will take place at 7 p.m. Fri. and Sat., Sept. 26 […]

Midura is Chamber’s chair elect



The Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce has announced that Matthew Midura, associate vice president for integrated marketing and communications for Pepperdine University, will succeed Rick Lemmo, senior vice president community relations for Caruso Affiliated, as the Chamber’s chair elect for 2015. Lemmo will succeed Leonard Greenlee, director of facilities management for Baxter Healthcare, as the Chamber’s chair for 2015, […]

This new group gets off on the right note



Of Note Productions will present its premiere concert starring Tony-winner Faith Prince at 8 p.m. Fri., Oct. 10 in the Agoura High School Performing Arts Education Center, 28545 Driver Ave. Of Note Productions is a new nonprofit organization based in Thousand Oaks. The group offers performances by stars of the New York City Broadway and cabaret scene that are geared […]

Weekend schedule



Dominguez atWestlakeFriday, 7 p.m. Birmingham atOaks ChristianFriday, 7 p.m. Rio Mesa atCalabasasFriday, 7 p.m. Oak Park atSanta PaulaFriday, 7:30 p.m.

City Council turns against roundabout

Agoura Hills traffic circle is defeated


The Agoura Hills City Council went round and round over how to calm traffic at Kanan and Agoura roads; in the end it voted against the construction of a multimillion-dollar traffic circle at the site. A study comparing a roundabout to a traffic signal showed that either option would improve traffic at the location. Before the study, it was believed […]

Political Cartoon



Quilters go to extremes

Show to feature art pieces

Extreme Quilters will host a gallery exhibit of art quilts at the Thousand Oaks Community Gallery, 2331 Borchard Road, next to the Newbury Park Library. The exhibit and gallery shop hours will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily from Fri., Oct. 3 through 14. In addition, there will be an opening reception from 3 to 5 p.m. Sun., […]


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