2016-08-18 E-Edition

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Not so home sweet home

Contemporary house gets cold shoulder in Old Agoura

The ongoing debate between what a developer wants to build and what residents envision for their community played out last week at the Agoura Hills City Council meeting. In May, the Agoura Hills Planning Commission denied plans for a new home that Shahnaz Brigitte Bina wants to build in Old Agoura. Bina appealed the decision to the City Council, but […]


Agoura Hills A resident on Pisces Street reported Aug. 5 that someone caused $50 in damage breaking through a backyard gate. A burglar stole $30 in cash and a pouch containing vehicle registration and insurance cards from a vehicle parked on Quail Run Drive Aug. 5. A thief caused $500 in damage breaking into a car parked on Colodny Drive […]

Drip, dry at the park

WATER FUN—Above, Annabella Bernard, 10, of Agoura Hills, revels in the water at the Oak Canyon Community Park splash pad Aug. 12 in Oak Park. Right, Calabasas residents 5-yearold Nicolas Sandford and his 2-year-old brother, Luke, are cool with the pad. It closes Sept. 30.

A night of Dixieland jazz

The Night Blooming Jazzmen will perform an evening of Dixieland jazz from 6 to 8 p.m. Sat., Sept. 10 in the sanctuary of the United Methodist Church of Westlake Village, 1049 S. Westlake Blvd. The Nightbloomers formed in 1975 and has played thousands of concerts venues worldwide. Pre-sale concert tickets are available until Fri., Sept. 9 through the church office […]

Bible study starting September at St. Paschal

St. Paschal Baylon Catholic Church will host a multi-parish scripture study of Genesis from 10 a.m. to noon Mondays beginning Sept. 12 at the church,, 155 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Guest speakers will participate throughout the year. Both men and women are invited to attend. For information, call Rita and leave a message at (805) 484-2414.

Calabasas hotel goes on Nov. 8 ballot

Petition drive successful, residents to decide development

Calabasas voters have another reason to go to the polls Nov. 8: The controversial Canyon Oaks hotel and home development at Agoura and Las Virgenes roads will be on the ballot. It is the first time in the city’s history that voters will have the final say on a City Council-approved development. The council voted 3-2 in June to give […]


Neighbors throw farewell party for beloved mailman

Neither snow nor rain stopped Stan Castagnetto, the local mail carrier. OK, not much of that weather comes to Southern California, but Castagnetto faithfully delivered more than the mail along his route in Oak Park. He delivered his friendship as well. In honor of his recent retirement, dozens of people along his route, past and present, gathered Aug. 13 at […]


The following free programs will be offered at the Calabasas Library, 200 Civic Center Way. For more information, call (818) 225-7616 or go to www.cityofcalabasas.com/library. The library will be closed for the Labor Day holiday Sun., Sept. 4. Pumpkin Patch Storytime will not meet Thurs., Sept. 1 and Fri., Sept. 2. Yoga and You at noon Thurs., Sept. 1 and […]

Free concert to feature singer Jeanne Tatum

Guests can bring picnic dinner

Vocalist Jeanne Tatum will perform as part of the 14th summer season concerts at the Gardens of the World from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Sun., Aug. 21 at 2001 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. The concert is free. Tatum has entertained audiences throughout Ventura and Los Angeles counties for many years with a style that is reminiscent of such singers […]

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