2015-08-20

Check out the new Westlake YMCA and sports park



Residents can take a public progress tour of the new YMCA and Westlake Village sports park from 4 to 6 p.m. Sun., Aug. 30 at 31105 Thousand Oaks Blvd. The Triunfo Y and the City of Westlake will have a table set up to give out information along with some health partners. Pedego Electric Bikes in Westlake Village will offer […]

Gary James Davis, Sr.

April 9, 1940- August 6, 2015

Air Force veteran, magician, motorcyclist, photographer, world traveller, businessman, fisherman, family man. There were many ups and downs in his life, but he was always happy. He loved his family, he loved his neighborhood, he loved his life. When asked how he was doing, he often replied, “Nifty, keen, gnarly, rad, groovy! If I were any better, I’d need two […]

High School Hi*Lights



Agoura Chargers Fri., Aug. 21: Student council lock-in/gym/4 to 11 p.m. Sat., Aug. 22: ComedySportz tryouts/G bld./9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mon., Aug. 24: Theater boosters meeting/faculty dining room/7 a.m. Wed., Aug. 26: Fall sportz parent meeting/performing arts education center/7 p.m. Calabasas Coyotes Mon., Aug. 24: A cappella auditions/ band room/12:15 to 2:15 p.m. Tues., Aug. 25: A cappella auditions/ […]

Elderly woman smells rip-off



I was going to let this go and write it off as a bad experience I had with a home repair business, but I can’t. I want to warn elderly people like me. A few weeks ago I got up early in the morning, turned on my dishwasher and noticed the mat in front of my sink was wet. After […]

Registration open for trips, fall classes for Savvy Seniors



Registration is now open for classes, lectures and excursions for Savvy Seniors age 50 and over in Calabasas. The Calabasas Recreation Brochure with all the listings has been mailed to residents. The brochure can also be picked up at the Calabasas Tennis and Swim Center at 23400 Park Sorrento and at the Calabasas City Hall at 100 Civic Center Way. […]

To my wife



I suppose you’ll call this a confession when you read it. I don’t like the word confession, but something’s been weighing heavy on my conscience and I just want to set you right about one thing. Do you want to know who turns off the dishwasher every time you do the dishes? I do. Me, your husband of almost 15 […]

Drones spark new ideas for teaching math, science




While two unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) hovered above, Tiffany Morse shouted air traffic instructions to teachers taking turns guiding the controls of the Phantom I drones. “Stay below the roof level. Let’s try not to fly over people’s heads,” said Morse, director of the Ventura County Office of Education’s Career Education Center, who’d led the group of educators out to […]

Not surprised at Haggen closures



When I read that the Haggen grocery chain decided to close many of their California stores, after just acquiring them a few months ago, two things came to mind: It’s no surprise. Customers have seen the higher prices compared to the Albertsons and Vons stores they took over and voted with their feet. Go into the Haggen store on Lindero […]

Beautiful dreamer



I dream of gracefully cruising down Venice’s Grand Canal, waving to tourists at St. Mark’s with Bradley Cooper as my gondolier while I bask in the Venetian breeze wearing a gauzy creation of silk and linen that flows gently and makes me look utterly thin, waiflike. I dream of trekking in Kathmandu with fresh henna designs traced on my hands […]

Baseball team reigns on the diamond



PARTY ON, WAYNE; PARTY ON, GARTH—The Adam Kennedy Baseball U-10 team won the Xtreme Diamond Sports Memorial Day State Championships by going undefeated during the three-day tournament. Pictured in the front row, from left, are Ryan Weiss, Brian Paymard, Grayson Paul, Jack Medhurst, Hayden Langbehn and Luke Medhurst. Middle row: Donnie Blankenship, Mason Reid, Michael Antczak, Aaron Luebbert and Micah […]


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