2015-11-05 E-Edition

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Gaines and Weintraub strong in Calabasas

Roseman remains hopeful

A razor-thin margin kept candidates on edge throughout the night in Tuesday’s Calabasas City Council election. Challenger Alicia Weintraub lead at the polls from start to finish, while incumbent Fred Gaines held off a strong challenge by newcomer Steve Roseman. Two seats were contested. Nearly one-fourth of the city’s 14,800 registered voters participated in the election. Almost half voted by […]

Buckley Weber, Northrup win seats in Agoura

O’Meara’s wide loss not expected in race for City Council

The ladies won the night Tuesday in Agoura Hills as Mayor Illece Buckley Weber and planning commissioner chairperson Linda Northrup captured the highest number of votes for the two open seats on the City Council. Buckley Weber received 1,378 votes, or 31 percent of the total vote count, followed by Northrup’s 1,155 votes, or 26 percent. The Agoura Hills turnout […]

Honig joins WLV Council

Ned Davis reelected to another term

The Westlake Village City Council is back to full strength. Voters reelected Ned Davis for a third term and chose newcomer Kelly Honig to fill a seat that had been left vacant since March with the departure of former Councilmember Philippa Klessig. Nearly 22 percent of the city’s 6,012 registered voters cast ballots. Davis finished with 914 votes (44 percent) […]


TABULATION—Workers in Calabasas sort and count the ballots from Tuesday’s municipal election. Three candidates ran for two seats.

LVUSD school tax passes

Measure E pays salaries and programs

The Las Virgenes Unified School District will have its $98 annual parcel tax for another eight years. Measure E passed in Tuesday’s election with more than 78 percent of the votes that were counted in the school district’s four-city jurisdiction. City of Calabasas voters gave the measure the highest percentage of votes at 83.5 percent, followed by voters in Ventura […]

New water bills coming down the pipe

The Las Virgenes Municipal Water District approved rate increases for potable and recycled water and sewer services that will take effect Jan. 1. Under the new billing, property owners will receive a water budget with a monthly allotments that depends on factors such as lot size, landscaping, number of occupants and the presence of livestock. Allotments will change from month […]

Oak Park rates up too

Higher rates and supply restrictions based on parcel size have gone into effect for residents of Oak Park. The increase includes 3 percent higher tier 1 water rates, 8 percent higher tier 2 and 10 percent more for tier 3. Residents in apartments and condos receive 6 units, or 600 cubic feet, of water per month. There are 748 gallons […]

Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills A burglar stole $3,500 in cash and caused about $200 in damage at Brendan’s Irish Pub in the 30300 block of Canwood Street Oct. 23. A vandal caused $1,700 in damage to a trailer parked on Waring Drive Oct. 22. A burglar stole a $1,000 laptop computer, $580 cellphone and $900 necklace from a home on Passageway Place […]

Political Cartoon