2015-09-03

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Candidate speaks out



Two years ago I ran for City Council, and two of the biggest issues that residents raised was traffic congestion, specifically on Kanan Road, and pedestrian and bicycle safety. As to the traffic, most residents must sit in traffic for up to 15 minutes just to get on the 101 during the morning commute. Many residents expressed frustra- tion and […]

Thrift Shop reopens



The Assistance League of Conejo Valley Thrift Shop will reopen its doors at its new location at 10 a.m. Fri., Sept. 4 at Skyline Plaza, 2853 Thousand Oaks Blvd., T.O. The new store is a larger space and will allow for more gently used clothing, accessories, housewares, decorator items along with a new feature, furniture. The Thrift Shop is the […]

Zumba for good health



The Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/Santa Barbara will present a free workshop called “Zumba with Cece Lio” from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Wed., Sept. 9, 16 and 30 at 530 Hampshire Road, Westlake Village. Lior is an AFFA certified group fitness instructor with training in senior fitness and has been teaching Zumba for two years. Attendees don’t have to be dancers […]

Other local football matchups



Ventura (0-1) at Agoura (0-1) Outlook: Agoura is the only local team without a win. Charger QB Bryce Viole’ (285 passing yards, four TDs, one interception) and RB Christian Williams (96 rushing yards, one receiving TD) showed sparks in last weekend’s loss at St. Paul, but the defense must step up against Ventura, a 2014 Western Division finalist. Oak Park […]

Can’t build without water



Whether it be a hotel or a housing development, both represent an utter capitulation of civic responsibility by our city councils and planning commissions. Protecting the quality of life of the constituents should top the agenda of any locally elected government. Nothing is dearer to the quality of life than an adequate water supply. Right now, and possibly for years […]

Tennis Hall of Famer to give on-court instruction at Calabasas center



Mary Pat Faley, Calabasas Tennis and Swim Center teaching professional, met Hall of Fame tennis coach and motivational speaker Nick Bollettieri at the USPTA World Conference in La Quinta in 2010. At the event, Bollettieri invited Faley to the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. The 84-year-old coach had founded the school where he still teaches top-level juniors and pros on […]

Free haircuts for blood donors



The American Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts are teaming up to offer a free haircut coupon to those who donate blood or platelets during September. Those who come out to give blood or platelets before Sept. 30 will receive a free haircut coupon via email a few days after their donation. The coupon is valid through Nov. 8. Donors […]

Bill Redell’s big day

Oaks Christian field is renamed for coach who started football program


The longtime leader of the Lions’ football team received the ultimate honor from Oaks Christian School on Aug. 28. Oaks Christian dedicated its home field within Thorson Stadium to former head coach Bill Redell, who helped the Lions capture seven CIF-Southern Section titles and a 2006 CIF State Championship in his 13 years at the helm. The Lions will now […]

Alicia Weintraub



When I first visited Calabasas over six years ago, I knew instantly that this was the place to raise my family. As my family has grown and as my kids have gotten older, I want to make sure that the Calabasas I love also continues to grow and evolve, and adapt to the many changes to our climate, economy and […]


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