2015-06-25 E-Edition

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Mulholland gets more dangerous

Every Saturday and Sunday morning, the Mulholland Highway between Lakeshore Drive and Troutdale becomes a miniature speedway for a large number of motorcycle riders. There is a 25 mph limit clearly posted as all drivers approach this stretch of road. One week ago I waited at a stop sign on Careful Avenue with the purpose of making a right turn […]

At The Library

Calabasas Library The Calabasas Library will offer the following free programs at 200 Civic Center Way. The library will be closed Sat., July 4. The summer reading program is in progress. Patrons can earn prizes by keeping track of books read. In addition, there will be online and traditional reading programs for teens and adults. The following special events will […]

Rooster likes to be heard

We bought a barnyard Well, not exactly. Sometimes it just feels that way. I like to say that I live “in the country.” In truth, I live in rural Agoura, in a community of narrow streets packed with more than 200 mobile homes. We’re “in the country,” but we’ve got plenty of company. So when one of us elects to […]

CHS sends first female to West Point

Sarah Chamberlin, a Calabasas High School honors graduate, made history at the school this year as its first female graduate to be accepted to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in New York. Chamberlin said West Point wasn’t on her radar for potential colleges until her junior year, when the academy scouted her for its women’s soccer team. West […]

Westlake’s Kythera sells for $2.1 billion

An Irish-based company is buying Kythera Biopharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: KYTH) of Westlake Village in a $2.1-billion cash and stock transaction announced June 17. The deal allows Allergan (NYSE: AGN), a global pharmaceutical company headquartered in Dublin, to gain control of Kythera’s newly marketed treatment for reduction of the human double chin. Kythera’s Kybella injection is the first non-surgical treatment for double […]

Oak Park tweets

The two 18-year-old adults that chose to glorify Adolf Hitler certainly deserve the hard time that they are receiving. Their parents are just as culpable if they consider it a “joke” to honor a devil who was responsible for the deaths of about 50 million people throughout the world. Speech, however vile, cannot be legally punished unless it is deemed […]

Water workshop

The Ventura County Building and Safety Division and Calleguas Municipal Water District will host a free workshop for homeowners on how to use wastewater from clothes washers to irrigate their shrubs, flowers and trees. The workshop will take place at 6:30 p.m. Mon., July 13 at 2100 E. Olsen Road. Homeowners can learn how to install piping and drainage systems […]

Pet of the week


Editor’s note: Senior standouts are selected by their school and profiles are compiled from questionnaires filled out by the students. Sean Harvey, Oak View High School Sean Harvey turned her life around at Oak View High School in Oak Park. A Gold and Silver Honor Role graduate for academic excellence, Sean earned the Marie Panec Educating Compassionate and Creative Global […]