2017-05-18 E-Edition

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Rent control gets teeth

The California State Assembly approved a bill on May 4 that will restore the power of local governments to bring affordable rental units to their jurisdictions. The bill by Assemblymembers Richard Bloom, a Democrat whose district includes Agoura Hills, David Chiu (D-San Francisco) and Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) needed 41 votes to pass the Assembly. The final vote on AB […]

The truth and nothing but the truth

Westlake Village resident Carmen Mormino will give a presentation titled “The Truth” from 4 to 6 p.m. Sun., May 21 at 28632 Roadside Drive, Ste. 240-B, Agoura Hills. He will share his knowledge and life experiences of both successes and failures. The goal of the talk is to plant the seeds to help individuals reach their highest potential, and to […]

Fresh food and family-friendly staff in Ventura

Acorn Epicurean

What do you get when you marry a talented chef from Sicily with a feisty gal from Scotland? You get a fabulous Italian restaurant with authentic food and warm, welcoming customer service that’s sure to have you coming back time and time again. Sicily by Gino on Main Street in downtown Ventura is the place to go when you’re craving […]

Salon opening in Westlake

The public is invited to the grand opening of Salon Santori, a European boutique-style, full service hair salon, from 2 to 5 p.m. Sun., May 21 in Westlake Village. The event will have tours of the salon facility, free beverages and hors d’oeuvres, and prize baskets. The ribbon cutting will be at 2:30 p.m. The new company features a team […]

Star closes production facility in Camarillo

The Ventura County Star will close its printing facilities in Camarillo and contract the Los Angeles Times to print the newspaper in a cost-cutting move that will impact some three dozen production department employees, the company announced. The Times will begin printing the Star at a 325,000-square-foot facility in Los Angeles starting with the July 12 edition, according to a […]

Nurses deserve special recognition

Other Side of 50

The month of May has a number of days celebrating special things. One of my favorites is May 25, 2017—National Chardonnay Day! On a more serious note, May 6 through 12 was National Nurses Week, which got me to thinking about the nurses who have made an impression on my life. One of my first nursing memories is of our […]

Music in Westlake

The Westlake Village Symphony will perform at 7:30 p.m. Sat., June 3 at St. Jude the Apostle Church, 32032 W. Lindero Canyon Road, WLV. The program will include Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony, Sibelius’ Violin Concerto featuring Thomson Wang and Purcell’s “Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary.” Paul Piazza and Lauren Wasynczuk will conduct. The event is free; donations will be […]

Eye On Local Area Stocks


Agoura Hills A thief stole a $2,000 laptop computer, a $140 charger and a $100 physics textbook from a car parked on Thousand Oaks Boulevard May 9. A resident on Lake Lindero Drive reported May 5 that someone smashed a $700 sliding glass door to get into his home. The victim was not sure what items were stolen when the […]