Caltrans says OK to Agoura wildlife bridge

The California Department of Transportation gave approval Tuesday for a plan to build a $60-million wildlife freeway crossing in Agoura Hills. The unpaved bridge across the 101 Freeway at Liberty Canyon will feature a natural landscape design to encourage mountain lions, bobcats and other wildlife to safely cross the highway and expand their habitat from the Simi Hills in the […]

The spirit of radio is alive and well

Westlake man
helms Christian programmingfirm

The growth of the internet has proved to be a reckoning for numerous industries, especially the media. Television, radio and print news are being pushed aside due to digital content, or so it may seem. One man, however, believes the spirit of radio is alive and well, and audiences faithful to the medium will continue to listen. Roger Kemp, 61, […]

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Treat mom to breakfast

Attention all moms: Breakfast is served. Boy Scout Troop 127 will present the 55th annual Mother’s Day Pancake Breakfast from 8:30 a.m. to noon Sun., May 13 at Malibou Lake Mountain Club, 29033 W. Lake Vista Drive, Agoura. The Scouts’ tradition of honoring moms began in 1963 as a fundraiser and has grown into a community event where dads cook […]

Estate on nearly half-acre lot offers privacy, mountaintop views

Master suite is in
its own wing

This single-story estate has gardens and sits high on the street. The nearly half-acre lot has landscaping, privacy and mountaintop views. The expansive home, with nearly 2,900 square feet of living space, has three bedrooms, three baths and a den, which could be a fourth bedroom. The double-door entry opens to Brazilian cherry wood floors. Columns frame the formal living […]


Barking up the right park Conejo Recreation and Park District will host Bark in the Park from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., May 5 at Conejo Creek Park North, 1379 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. The family-friendly event is free to the public. Pet dogs are welcome. The event will have vendors, dog apparel, veterinarians, dog contests, dog races, […]

Gen. Powell gives 4-star talk at Reagan Library

Former Joint
Chiefs chairman, secretary of State a guest at Oaks Christian gala

As the son of immigrant Jamaican parents and member of a minority race, retired U.S. Army Gen. Colin Powell didn’t expect much to come of his life as he grew up on the tough streets of New York City’s Harlem neighborhood in the 1940s. But as he rose to become a top military and diplomatic leader who served under four […]


The Calabasas Public Library at 200 Civic Center Way will present the following free programs in May. The library will be closed for the Memorial Day weekend Sat. and Sun., May 26 and 27. Story time will be cancelled on Wed., May 30. Call (818) 225-7616 or go to cityofcalabasas.com/library for more information. Yoga and You will take place at […]