2017-02-02

Cornerstone of the city



The Cornerstone mixed-use project has an application with the City of Agoura Hills to be the first Agoura Village development in the area at the southern gateway to our city. It is an area that, once developed, will express how we value the natural beauty that surrounds us. In 2007, the developers submitted Cornerstone: 84,457 square feet of commercial development […]

Oceanic battles

Sea Shepherd volunteers teach students about the evils of poaching


The oceans are home to countless species of marine animals and ecosystems, and many of them are on the brink of extinction, according to numerous scientists and conservationists. Oceans provide food for the entire world; they filter pollution out of the air and keep the climate in balance. But if the current rate of human exploitation and pollution persists, the […]

Sisters hope to hit $1 million in cancer fight



The 2017 Westlake Village Pancreatic Cancer Research Run/ Walk will be held Sat., Feb. 18 at Westlake Village City Hall, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. Onsite registration will begin at 7 a.m. The 10K Run/Walk will start at 8 a.m. The 5K Run/Walk will commence at 9:30 a.m., and the 1K Kids Fun Run will begin at 10:30 a.m. The event […]

Hope springs eternal as rain quenches thirst



There is beautiful clarity after a rain here in Westlake Village. You can see for miles beyond the hills newly speckled with homes that appear over the vista. Even the birds are happier as they chirp and tweet so merrily, so seemingly grateful for a spray of sunshine as well. It’s easy to be at one with nature on such […]

Volunteers preserve Habitat’s 100th house




More than 30 volunteers stirred up a whirlwind of activity as they pitched in last Saturday to spruce up a home in Oak Park. Habitat for Humanity of Ventura County, with help from Boys Team Charity, a service organization for boys and their parents, and St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church, provided plenty of positive energy while performing home repairs and […]

Forecast to look at Trump economy



The Rotary Club of Thousand Oaks will host its 2017 Economic Outlook Forecast breakfast from 6:45 to 9 a.m. Fri., Feb. 10 at the Lundring Events Center at Cal Lutheran University’s Sports Center, 130 Overton Court on the Thousand Oaks campus. The focus this year is on the post-election economy and financial markets. Two Conejo Valley economic experts will serve […]

Turf upheaval



It’s sad to see a nice community park being destroyed, at least to my eyes. Triunfo Park has offered neighborhood and community people tremendous enjoyment and fun. I’d like to ask Conejo Recreation and Park District to come to its senses and realize that turf removal has been done in unfair proportion compared to other parks and should be stopped. […]

Guild to present Messiaen masterpiece



The Epiphany Music Guild will present Olivier Messiaen’s masterpiece “Quatuor pour la fin du temps” (Quartet for the end of time) at 7:30 p.m. Sun., Feb. 12 the Church of the Epiphany, 5450 Churchwood Drive, Oak Park. A complimentary reception will precede the concert at 6 p.m. A pre-concert discussion of the history and music of the piece will be […]

EYE ON LOCAL AREA STOCKS



The liberals’ complaint



I continue to be amazed at the liberals’ idea that a failed Trump presidency is a win for America. In that spirit, liberal bullies, aided by a biased press, dominate the news with a cacophony of bitter, derisive and vindictive language. Women march through the streets of L.A., laughingly hurling insults, shouting obscenities, and threatening the president’s safety. This is […]