2018-08-30

Solve the traffic

This November we can break long-standing bad habits that threaten to clog the arteries of our city. Two incumbents for reelection have contributed disproportionately to the disconnect between citizens and government. Never has this been truer than examining the relationships between lobbyists and council members. Rapacious developers throughout our region know that lobbyist Brad Rosenheim is “the go-to guy” for […]

Conquerors on the court

SWISH!—Team Venom wins the 2018 American Roundball Corp. (ARC) Gold Division U-11 Summer League Basketball Championship at Cal State Northridge. They beat the Studio City Shooters 61-37. Front row, from left: Dylan Goosen, Peter Iba and Gavin Udell. Back row: assistant coach Aaron Donovan, Ryder Donovan, Cole Paperno, Aiden Wier, Nick Phenix, Jordan Klein and head coach Dave Goosen.

Wise words

A Scripture program on Wisdom Literature titled “ Journey Toward Freedom” will start Mon., Sept. 10 in room 2 in the parish hall at St. Paschal Baylon Catholic Church, 155 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. The class, which meets from 10 a.m. to noon every Monday, is open to both men and women. For more information, call Rita at (805) […]

Property backs to open space and includes large gated RV parking area

This five-bedroom, three-bathroom home has 3,100 square feet of living space on a more than 17,000-square-foot lot that backs to open space. The property has a huge, gated RV parking area with dump station. One bedroom and bathroom are downstairs. The living room has volume ceilings. There is a formal dining room. Marble flooring appears in the hallway and kitchen. […]

Power outage sparks anger

From 6 p.m. Aug. 21 to 3:50 a.m. Aug. 22, the east side of Las Virgenes Road in Calabasas went dark. When we have a power outage during a storm or some other natural disaster, it is understandable that we will have to put up with discomfort and use our emergency preparedness gear. However, when Southern California Edison planned to […]

Name for new YMCA revealed Sept. 9

The new YMCA in Westlake Village is in its final phase of construction, and the organization says the public is invited for a family fun day, hard-hat tour and official naming ceremony for the building on Sept. 9. The event gets underway at 10 a.m., and the Y’s name will be announced at 11 a.m. in the ceremony at 31105 […]

New vicar connects science, faith

An interest and curiosity in both science and faith have led the Rev. Greg Brown to where he is today. The former chemist-turned- Episcopal priest will be officially welcomed by The Church of the Epiphany as its new vicar during worship services at 8 and 10 a.m. Sun., Sept. 9 at the church, 5450 Churchwood Drive, Oak Park. The public […]

Oak Park residence has large backyard

Features fenced pool, spa, built-in barbecue and basketball area

This Oak Park Morrison Sutton 605 plan house is on a cul-de-sac. The house has four bedrooms and a loft, which can be a fifth bedroom, and 3.5 bathrooms. The huge master suite includes a sitting area. The house has large family room and two fireplaces. The kitchen has a center island. The house has over 3,400 square feet on […]

Support for Debbie Lopez

It’s hard to imagine during these sweltering dog days of summer, but last week I opened my front door to a breath of fresh air: Debbie Lopez. She was walking the neighborhood, introducing herself to voters as a new candidate for Agoura Hills City Council. Debbie is not a stranger to me as I have volunteered under her leadership countless […]

Cue the Y’s reach for the stars gala

The Southeast Ventura County YMCA will host the second annual Reach for the Stars Gala at 6 p.m. Sat., Sept. 22 at the Four Seasons Hotel, Two Dole Drive, Westlake Village. The YMCA will honor longtime YMCA supporters John and Karen Bradley as the 2018 Joel and Frances McCrea Award recipients. The Y will also present three Community Leadership Awards. […]