2014-10-09 E-Edition

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Plan gets second look

Economy helps Agoura Village chances

The economy has improved and the City of Agoura Hills is taking another look at the longawaited Agoura Village plan. The plan to transform the area along Agoura Road at Cornell and Kanan roads into a development that mixes stores, offices, restaurants, entertainment, services and residential living was discussed during a Sept. 23 meeting between the Agoura Hills City Council […]

Vacation photo contest winner!

A pink pony for cancer

D.A. cites board for Brown Act

Water district meeting held improperly

The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s public integrity division determined that the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District board of directors violated the California Brown Act open meetings law when it improperly added an item to a closed meeting agenda. Last February, LVMWD board of directors member Barry Steinhardt—a leading opponent of the new water tank now under construction in Westlake […]

Pair of accidents snarl freeway

Traffic nightmare

A pair of accidents on the 101 Freeway caused major traffic backups on Thurs., Oct. 2 The first collision involving four vehicles occurred at about 9 a.m. on the southbound freeway north of Lindero Canyon Road and led to backups into Thousand Oaks. The crash included one overturned van and injuries to an 85-year-old woman. Two lanes between Westlake Boulevard […]

Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills A person caused $ 800 in damage scratching the door of a car parked on Willowtree Drive Sept. 21. A burglar stole a pouch containing $1,970 worth of cash and a $200 iPod from a car parked in the 30000 block of Triunfo Drive Sept. 16. A $500 scooter was stolen from a bicycle rack at the Twin […]

Voters thirsty for drought’s end should favor water bond

On Election Day, Nov. 4, first on your scorecard will be Proposition I, the $7.5-billion state water bond. Notwithstanding the importance of the candidate races, a referendum on our water infrastructure is the single most important item on the 2014 ballot. The drought is insidious, and it’s time to do something about it, state lawmakers have decided. Question is, will […]

Political Cartoon

Freeway incident

For those motorists on the 101 Freeway northbound near the Hampshire exit at approximately 12:30 p.m. Wed., Sept. 24, thank you for saving a life: mine. My car, in coming to an abrupt stop behind a stopped car in front of me, suddenly went into a spin and skidded across all four lanes and then suddenly righted itself and came […]