Kanan bus continues free service in Agoura

$25,000 city donation helps pay shuttle’s annual operating cost

The Kanan Shuttle—that friendly white bus seen scooting about the community since 2013—will continue to operate as a free service thanks to a $25,000 contribution by the City of Agoura Hills. The shuttle, which runs in a loop with stops up and down Kanan Road in Agoura Hills and Oak Park, has become a popular mode of transportation for students […]

2017-08-17 E-Edition

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African safari turns into medical emergency for Calabasas couple

Survival in Africa is a tall order, and even the gentle giraffe will sometimes go to extremes to protect itself and its herd. In an unusual turn of events, a Calabasas couple visiting Africa in 2015 were attacked by a male giraffe they believe was guarding a trio of females. The encounter occurred shortly after David and Sam Menteer arrived […]

Development in West Calabasas

All the destruction taking place on the west side of Calabasas is horrifying. City Council ignores taxpayers on this side of the city. Residents voted no on the West Village project, but the builder found legal ways to further destroy this scenic corridor without another vote from residents. It is already difficult for residents to access the freeways or canyon. […]

Living with the coyotes

I read the article on the rogue coyote threat in the south Old Agoura community. I have lived in Old Agoura for 14 years. While I am not an animal biologist, I have spent many hours observing coyotes and watching their behavior in the parkland, in our neighborhood and via the seven wildlife cameras I have put up in Old […]

Doggone people

Oak Park is such a beautiful area, but it is being trashed by barking dogs that disturb the peace and tranquility in addition to people leaving dog feces all over the place. There are piles of dog feces all along the west side of Lindero Canyon Road that are very toxic to the environment, the wildlife and people in the […]

Puzzling issue

The Acorn crossword puzzle is so absurdly difficult that none of my friends, who all have advanced degrees, can even come close to completing it, so no one even tries it any more. They all do daily puzzles. This is such a waste. I’ve done many New York Times puzzles, but I can’t even understand many of the questions in […]


Rodeo Round-Up

RIDE ‘EM COWBOYS!—At top, the bull Mama’s Boy throws Armando Rodriguez during the PRCA Rodeo at the Ventura County Fair on Aug. 13. Above, brave Matt Deskovick jumps on a steer during the steer-wrestling event. At right, Eric Brown lassos a steer during the tie-down roping.

Titans clash at the park

Gypsies in a Trunk bring fairy tales to life in Westlake