Standouts make a racket

Workshop on creek restoration

A public workshop on phase two of the Las Virgenes Creek Restoration Project will be presented from 6 to 8 p.m. Thurs., Aug. 6 in the Calabasas Community Center, 27040 Malibu Hills Road. With the completion of phase one, the project, which is adjacent to the Albertsons shopping center on Agoura Road, the City of Calabasas is pursuing the restoration […]

New transit company to operate Dial-A-Ride service

The City of Agoura Hills has contracted with a new transit service, MV Transportation, to operate the city’s Dial-A-Ride program. Founded in 1975 to provide public transportation for people with disabilities, MV Transportation Inc. operates in more than 130 locations. The new contract between Thousand Oaks Transit/MV Transportation and the City of Agoura Hills will continue to provide the same […]

Remember the name ‘Yelich’

Former Westlake star catcher makes his pro baseball debut with Gulf Coast League Braves

Two years ago, the casual baseball fan couldn’t name any ballplayer named Yelich. In the next few years, fans may have to start asking, “Which Yelich?” Collin Yelich, the younger brother of Christian Yelich, a Gold Glove Award-winning outfi elder with the Miami Marlins, has been busy making a name for himself since being drafted on June 10 as a […]


Torch runners carry the message for Special Olympics World Games

Don’t be fooled by this scam

Local residents should beware of new scams in which victims are receiving threatening phone calls from crooks who are using scare tactics in an attempt to steal their money, the Lost Hills Sheriff’s station reports. Recently, deputies at the station have taken two reports from residents who received these scam phone calls in which the caller claims a close family […]

Getting into the swing of things

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Woman with autism to cover Special Olympics

Reporter is paving the way for others

The opportunity to report on the 2015 Special Olympics in Los Angeles—the largest event to hit the city since the Summer Games of 1984—is the thrill of a lifetime for Westlake Village resident Robin Borakove. Diagnosed at age 41 with Asperger’s syndrome, a highfunctioning form of autism, the 50-year-old author and professional storyteller says the chance to cover the games […]

Las Virgenes residents curb water use

Las Virgenes Municipal Water District reports a 33 percent reduction in June water usage when compared to the same month in 2013. The report has been submitted to the State Water Resources Control Board in compliance with the state’s drought emergency policies. The June reduction builds on the 28 percent conservation figure recorded in May. As part of its response […]

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