2016-09-29

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Prop. 63 reduces clip capacity

Ballot measure takes aim at magazine rounds, other issues


A measure on the ballot in November is designed to tighten gun control laws in California, a state with some of the strictest firearm restrictions already in place. Proposed by Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, Proposition 63—also known as the Safety for All initiative— comprises a set of gun-control measures that address gun usage and the sale of firearms and ammunition […]

Beach trailer donated to Lost Hills Sheriff



MOBILE COMMAND— From left to right, Steve Rishoff, David Stern, Barry Myerson, Christopher Levinson and retired Dep. Robert DeSantis proudly display a new Sheriff’s Department mobile command center trailer that will be assigned to Zuma Beach in the summer months and to other areas throughout the year. Harbor Freight Tools of Camarillo donated funds to the Lost Hills Sheriff’s Foundation […]

Voters choosing sides in Calabasas Canyon Oaks referendum

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The battle lines have been drawn and now it’s up to voters to decide whether or not they will support the proposed Canyon Oaks hotel and homes project on the west side of Calabasas. Despite opposition by a citizens group, the Calabasas City Council voted 3-2 earlier this year to approve the development slated for a vacant site where Agoura […]

Westlake Village changes City Council election to coincide with state

Hoping voter turnout improves


Westlake Village officials agreed last week to move their next council election to November 2018 to abide by a new law that aligns municipal elections in California with the state and federal general election in order to boost civic involvement. With the change, all five members in the small city at the western edge of Los Angeles County will serve […]

Given our druthers, Canyon Oaks would be best



Calabasas development, always an entertaining show, has come to a crossroads— and this crossroads lies at the intersection of Las Virgenes and Agoura roads. In a city of 24,000 people that’s been on a steady growth curve since it was founded in 1991, commercial and residential construction is beginning to wind down as buildable lots disappear. It is on the […]

Political Cartoon



Guest opinion /// Five reasons to support California WaterFix



A simple truth: Our homes, businesses and communities in western Los Angeles County served by the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District would not exist were it not for water from Northern California. But the reliability of those supplies is at long-term risk. This high quality Sierra Nevada supply flows through the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. But, deteriorating environmental conditions have led […]

Happy birthday, Oak Park



Congratulations for a fine Oak Park 50th celebration to the amazing staff and crew of our Rancho Simi Recreation and Parks District. Special thanks to Derek Ross and his team for their vision, time and energy to create a lasting legacy of those 1967-1975 pioneers of our community, our schools and our current successes. Additional praise to our Oak Park […]

Article was cruel to Agoura High



Shame on you. As an editorial staff you should know better than to allow one of your writers to publicly ridicule high school athletes on their games. I am referencing the comments recapping Agoura High School’s game against Golden Valley last week. Referencing the score and the team record thus far is fine by all accounts. Your writer crossed the […]