Kickoff for Westlake Newcomers Club

COME ON DOWN—The board members of the Westlake Newcomers Club are, from left: Mary Jo Johnson, Cynthis Britton, president Sharon Siemering, Nancy Van Volkinburg and JoEllen Pierce. The club invites prospective members to attend the group’s annual free kickoff coffee with continental breakfast at 10 a.m. Wed., Sept. 12 at the Westlake Yacht Club, 32123 Lindero Canyon Road. The Newcomers […]

Lupe’s project underway

Concerns include removal of several mature trees

Developing Martha Zuniga’s old multi-acre sprawl next to Thousand Oaks Boulevard is proving to be more difficult than expected. The founder of Lupe’s Mexican Restaurant died in 1997, but the land she purchased in the 1940s adjacent to what would become Jungleland remains in the spotlight today due to plans approved in early 2017 to build the city’s first mixed-use […]

Suicide prevention signs along highway offer hope to motorists

More than a dozen suicide-prevention signs line the overpass that connects the 23 and 118 freeways. The notices, installed by Caltrans in early June, hope to save lives along the 2.2-mile stretch of road that crosses above Los Angeles and Princeton avenues. Since the overpass was constructed in 1993, 11 people have jumped off the two 100-foot-tall bridges, according to […]

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