2016-06-30

2016-06-30 E-Edition

Someone’s got their goat

Weed abatement animals come under attack at Morrison Ranch


The herd of goats trucked in from Coalinga, Calif., to Agoura Hills each year to remove fireprone brush in the Morrison Ranch neighborhood were threatened recently by an unlikely foe—the Agoura Animal Shelter. A confrontation started June 14 when a shelter volunteer lodged a complaint after seeing a herding dog that belonged to goat owner Joseph Choi inside a cage. […]

Doors open at new Calabasas Senior Center



Let’s take in a drink and a movie




Moviegoers in Calabasas will soon be able to have wine, beer or a cocktail while they watch films at the Edwards Calabasas 6 theater in The Commons. The Calabasas City Council gave the OK at a meeting last week to allow Regal Cinemas to sell alcoholic beverages for onsite consumption. Regal is the parent company of the Edwards theater chain. […]

If at first you don’t succeed, tri, tri again

Team of local triathletes will compete at Ironman Canada on July 24


Local triathletes are heading to Canada. P5 Racing, a triathlon team which won Ironman Arizona in 2014, will compete at Ironman Canada on July 24 in Whistler, British Columbia. A group of 16 competitors, including P5 founders Scott and Kari Davis, will make the 1,400-mile trek to compete in the 140.6-mile competition. Competitors will swim 2.4 miles in Alta Lake, […]

Transit authority wants new sales tax on ballot




The Metropolitan Transportation Authority board voted June 23 to place a new half-cent sales tax measure on the November ballot in Los Angeles County. If approved by a two-thirds major i ty of voters, the tax would raise the countywide levy to 9.5 percent, one of the highest in the nation. The rate will be higher in cities that already […]

Historic collection debuts at library

Photos are part of diplomatic art exhibit at museum


The Reagan Library will welcome its newest exhibit next week, displaying works of art that until now have been seen only in embassies outside the United States. In its historic debut at the Reagan Library at 40 Presidential Drive in Simi Valley, the Foundation for Arts and Preservation in Embassies will present its original print, photography and site-specific collections from […]

EYE ON LOCAL AREA STOCKS



Westlake teen takes center ice

Lola Mormino is only girl on Ventura Mariners bantam hockey team


Lola Mormino laced up ice skates for the first time when she was 11 years old. “I couldn’t stand up,” she said. She donned all her equipment— stick, gloves, helmet, shin pads and Chicago Blackhawks sweater—ready for Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals or a morning skate at a local rink. She kept slipping on the ice at the […]

Little desire for public shuttle service in Calabasas




Most residents in affluent Calabasas and neighboring cities own at least one car and rarely use public transit. But some residents still depend on buses and shuttles to get to school and work and to run errands. Ali Asghar, a 21-year-old from Calabasas, said that while public transportation in Los Angeles is expanding, and the 161 Metro bus from Woodland […]


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