2015-10-22

2015-10-22 E-Edition

Fall frenzy



OFF THEY GO—Above, runners begin the 1-Mile Fun Run at Triunfo YMCA’s fourth annual Goblin Gallop Oct. 17 at the Westlake Village Civic Center. The fun was all part of the 13th annual Westlake City Celebration last weekend. At right, families take a giant selfie during the Calabasas Pumpkin Festival at Juan Bautista de Anza Park, also last weekend. For […]

Menges for school board



Pam and I have known Linda Menges for over 15 years through our church and our community. We have both worked with Linda in different groups and activities throughout the years where she has been an effective leader and shown exceptional ability in collaborating with others. I especially remember the sleep-deprived eight days we spent as adult leaders on our […]

Find out about senior housing options



Senior Concerns will present a free community seminar titled “Housing Options for Seniors” from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tues., Oct. 27 at 401 Hodencamp Road, Thousand Oaks. Led by Kelila Heller of Assisted Living Connections and Annette Broersma, a geriatric counselor, the seminar will cover options for when a loved one can no longer manage living alone, how to have […]

Pet of the Week



BLACK BEAUTY— Raven is a female black domestic shorthair cat about 1-1/2 years old. She is very sweet and should be in an adult only home. If you would like to adopt Raven ask for ID No. A4881801 at the Agoura Hills Animal Shelter, 29525 Agoura Road. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so check http://animalcare.lacounty.gov before visiting the shelter.

Quarterback renaissance

Local football players thrive in era of the pass



The Dark Ages lasted for a thousand years. Progress sputtered to a halt. Ideas, invention and intellectual curiosity tumbled into hibernation like the Chicago Bears’ clinically and spiritually depressed offense. The forward pass, needless to say, was not around. In a flash, we went from the Immaculate Conception to the Immaculate Reception. Ricky Bobby’s 8-pound, 6-ounce newborn infant Jesus towered […]

New candidates aim for Klessig seat in Westlake

Davis hopes for another term


One incumbent and two challengers are running for two open seats on the Westlake Village City Council. One of the seats, previously occupied by Councilmember Philippa Klessig, has been vacant since March. Davis Council members are caretakers of the city, said Westlake Village City Council incumbent Ned Davis. If elected to a third term, Davis said, he would continue to […]

Yes on Measure E



Although I always vote, this particular election is important to me because of Measure E. As a parent of two children who went to Yerba Buena and Lindero Middle School and who are now at Agoura High School, I believe their education has been outstanding. The LVUSD schools are one of the reasons we moved to this area. But we […]

CLU sculpture walk



California Lutheran University will line the path between its two galleries with bronze pieces by sculptor Richard Mac- Donald in a display titled “Sculpture | Walk” from Nov. 1 through Dec. 15. “Sculpture | Walk” was organized in conjunction with the Representational Art Conference 2015, which will take place Nov. 1 through 4 at the Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach. Mac- […]

Students learn to ‘ship the chip’




Shipping a single potato chip through the mail without it breaking isn’t easy, but if you have a few nifty engineering skills in your bag of tricks, the task is doable. Oak Park High School students enrolled in Cal State Northridge’s online Accelerated Coursework in Computer Science and Engineering for Student Success (ACCESS) program, proved they had the right stuff […]


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