2016-07-07 E-Edition

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Supervisors look through haze for clarity on pot

With vote near, medical marijuana still frowned upon

Even as legalized marijuana looms on the November ballot, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted June 28 to continue their ban on the cultivation, manufacturing and distribution of medical cannabis in unincorpo- rated county areas. Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, who represents the local cities and rural Santa Monica Mountains area, cast a single opposing vote. Kuehl said the ban […]

Marching on the Fourth

BEST FOOT FORWARD—Above, families line up for the start of the eighth annual Fourth of July Parade in Agoura Hills’ Liberty Canyon. The parade, which drew some 300 participants, began at the intersection of Liberty Canyon and Country Glen roads and proceeded south on Liberty Canyon, east on Park Vista, north on Patrick Henry Place and west on Country Glen. […]

Bargain boutique needs volunteers

Store benefits Senior Concerns

Senior Concerns’ Bargain Boutique and Thrift Store in Thousand Oaks is seeking volunteers to perform a variety of functions at the shop. Volunteers greet and assist customers, monitor and organize clothing racks and merchandise displays, operate the cash register and handle money transactions. Volunteers also assist with sorting donated items and preparing them for the sales floor. The Bargain Boutique […]

Pet of the week

UPSIDE DOWN—Jesabelle is a female torie domestic shorthair cat about 8 years old. She is very sweet and likes to cuddle. To adopt Jesabelle, ask for ID No. A3778324 at the Agoura Hills Animal Shelter, 29525 Agoura Road (http://animalcare.lacounty.gov).

One Fourth makes community whole

CALABASAS COOL— Above, firefighter Todd Guess and Calabasas resident Noah Weintraub, 9, wrestle with a hose at the summertime Salute To Our Firefighters event at the Chabad of Calabasas. Below, Agoura Hills Mayor Harry Schwarz takes a ride in the Liberty Canyon Fourth of July parade. At right, Uncle Sam gets a bird’s-eye view of the action at the 47th […]

Final OK given for west side lodging

Calabasas officials have approved both the Canyon Oaks and Rondell Oasis hotels slated for construction on Las Virgenes Road. Responding to the concerns of city leaders and citizens, both developers agreed to scale down their hotels in the gateway to the Santa Monica Mountains from four stories to three stories. The City Council voted 3-2 June 22 to change zoning […]

4th of July puts pets on parade

Taylor made

Calabasas grad puts elbow injury in rearview mirror; prepares for senior year with Matadors

An injury during a senior season of a college sports career is usually catastrophic. For Taylor Hobson, a broken elbow on the second day of Cal State Northridge women’s soccer practice last August was a blessing in disguise. The center midfielder earned numerous Big West Conference accolades in her first three years with the Matadors, including All- Big West first […]

Third hotel in the making

The hotel gold rush continues in Calabasas. Following the recent approval of two hotels for the city’s west side, another developer has come forward wanting to build a new hotel on the east side. In May, Encino-based Land Developers and Associates filed an application with the city to build a Westin hotel on a 24.6- acre vacant parcel at 24300 […]