2015-02-12 E-Edition

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Deadly week claims two Calabasas lives

Animal activist a victim in Bruce Jenner crash

A Calabasas woman was being mourned by the community this week following her death in the Feb. 7 Malibu traffic accident involving former Olympian turned TV reality star Bruce Jenner. Kim Howe, a 69-year-old widow and charitable giver who lived in the exclusive Calabasas Oaks neighborhood, was remembered as a lover of pets and a staunch advocate for animal rights. […]

Mother was on her way to pick up a child at school

A mother of three on her way to pick up a daughter at Calabasas High School died Feb. 4 in a six-vehicle crash on the 101 Freeway in Woodland Hills. The accident that claimed the life of Claudia Carolina Mejia, 40, occurred shortly after 3 p.m. near the off-ramp of the southbound 101 at Valley Circle Boulevard. Mejia, who was […]

Upbeat State of the City from Mayor David Shapiro

Past year made strides in anti-bullying

Find something that’s near and dear to your heart. Whether it’s Special Olympics, Relay For Life, the environment, business or Savvy Seniors, give of yourself . . . give it your all and you’ll get so much more back than you can ever imagine. — Mayor David Shapiro Rather than focusing on himself and his accomplishments during the 17th annual […]

From Congress to the Classroom

Boudreau property protected

A Stokes Canyon landowner has donated a conservation easement on 298 acres of pristine habitat to the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority, an agency that preserves and manages open space, parkland and wildlife habitat in the region. The easement will keep the land as permanent open space. The MRCA accepted the donation from Brian Boudreau’s Malibu Valley Land company, which […]

Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills An armed robber stole $300 from the 7-Eleven market in the 3600 block of Lake Lindero Drive. A man wearing a ski mask and black clothing came into the store holding a black semiautomatic handgun. He propped the door open with a trash can lid and told the cashier to open the register. The thief took the cash […]

Committee welcomes James Ebert

Real estate agent James Ebert is the newest member of the Oak Park Recreation and Park Planning Committee. Established in 1976, the committee comprises seven representatives from Oak Park who meet quarterly to oversee park facilities and programs administered by the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District in the unincorporated community. Two of the representatives are appointed and five are […]

Fight looms over Chesebro Meadow

Discussions are underway in Agoura Hills to build 15 luxury homes on a large swath of undeveloped land just east of Old Agoura. It’s a familiar location with familiar battle lines. Just like the 200,000-square-foot Heschel school that was proposed to be built there 10 years ago, the Agoura Equestrian Estates project is not wanted by the Old Agoura community, […]