2016-05-05

2016-05-05 E-Edition

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Mom’s love for children unsurpassed




Being a mom means everything to Dylette Davis, a mother of two who also runs the Loving Home Hospice for Children in Agoura Hills. After raising her birth son, Lee, Davis began a new parenting journey when she adopted 10-month-old Jason. Now 5 years old, Jason is one of many children Davis has cared for as a foster parent, some […]

Westlake OKs dog park

It’s been a long time coming,’ City Council member says


Westlake Village residents and their canine companions will soon have a place of their own to gather and play, with leashes optional. The City Council approved a plan last week to build a bark park on a 1.2-acre cityowned vacant parcel at the southwest corner of Oak Crest Drive and Agoura Road. City officials established the goal in 2014 to […]

Thieves help themselves at local Blue Table restaurants



Running a restaurant is hard work, and made doubly tough when crooks break in, steal cash, and cause property damage. Gina Marcione, the owner of Blue Table, said both of her restaurants in Agoura Hills and Calabasas were burglarized in the past two months. The first incident happened about 5:30 a.m. March 2 when two masked burglars broke through the […]

Race’s lone Republican talks economy




The third in a series of stories profiling candidates in the June primary election. Steve Fazio, the only Republican candidate in the 27th California Senate district race, says the residents currently represented by Democratic stalwart Fran Pavley of Agoura Hills are ready for a new leader who will work to improve the business climate, reform education and reduce crime. Fazio […]

Local resident touts emergency preparedness




Community Emergency Response Team training was developed by the City of Los Angeles Fire Department in 1985 to provide basic training so citizens are prepared for a disaster. The program was adopted by fire departments across the country after the 9/11 tragedy. The free training concentrated on earthquakes and fires that are prone to strike locally. The eight-week course I […]

Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura Hills A thief stole $50 worth of allergy medication and a $20 DVD from a home on Conejo View Drive April 20. A thief stole two pairs of sunglasses valued at $400, a $200 heater fan and a $700 radar detector from a home on Carrell Avenue April 20. A $400 computer tablet and $50 iPod were taken from […]

Know your options for June 7 primary



All registered voters can vote in California’s June 7 presidential primary election. Voters who are registered with no party preference, formerly known as decline-to-state, have the option to request a presidential ballot for the Democratic Party, American Independent Party or the Libertarian Party. The Republican, Green, and Peace and Freedom parties have prohibited decline-to-state voters from taking part in their […]

Loss of Carden school not an attractive alternative



It turns out $2 million in bond money, $6.3 million from T.O.’s former redevelopment agency and over $10 million from the sale of public property isn’t enough to buy Conejo Valley Unified a new school on Janss Road. Word this week that first-year CVUSD Superintendent Ann Bonitatibus and her staff had cooled to the idea of committing millions to a […]

Unsafe in Liberty Canyon?



My husband and I have lived in beautiful Liberty Canyon for 14 years. Everything about this place makes us grateful on a daily basis that we are fortunate enough to be a part of such a warm, safe and beautiful community. Recently our area has had a barrage of homes broken into. Fortunately, we were able to acquire three photos […]