2018-09-06

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As summer winds down, kids cool off

City just got bigger

Calabasas completes 57-acre annexation


A move by the Calabasas City Council to annex new property on the west side of town will generate up to $600,000 in annual tax revenue and add 57 acres of land to the city. The council approved a deal Aug. 8 with the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to annex unincorporated county territory on Agoura Road between Liberty […]

Water board will have a new member



Elections only work when voters have multiple candidates from which to choose, but when the number of office-seekers matches the number of openings, there’s no need to cast a ballot. Such is the case with the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District, which has three seats up for election this November and only three candidates in the running. Mike McNutt, public […]

Westlake close call raises questions about bike safety



On Aug. 21, North Ranch resident Matt Singley was riding his road bike on Westlake Boulevard near the intersection at Thousand Oaks Boulevard when a driver to his left made a dangerous lastsecond move, zipping across two lanes of traffic in an attempt to turn right. The vehicle swerved in front of Singley, who was traveling 20 mph, forcing the […]

Agency aquires open space near bridge

The Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority announced it has acquired 98 acres of Santa Monica Mountains open space south of the 101 Freeway and west of Liberty Canyon Road. The land widens the amount of protected open space south of the freeway and near the proposed Liberty Canyon wildlife bridge in Agoura Hills. It abuts open space to the west […]

SHERIFF’S BLOTTER

Agoura Hills A home on Rock Creek Road was broken into and ransacked on Aug. 21. The owner left for a few hours and returned to find the burglar had smashed a glass door, causing $1,000 damage. The thief ransacked the three bedrooms, but it isn’t known if anything was taken. On Aug. 18 someone broke into a home on […]

Son’s memory keeps family fighting on

To any parent who’s suffered the loss of a child, hearts everywhere go out. To anyone whose child is currently sick with a terminal illness, we don’t even know where to begin. The pain and the unimaginable loss must be horrific. No parent should have to watch their child die. After accidents, cancer is the second leading cause of death […]

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Teenage angst

As a teen, I feel as if there is nothing to do in Agoura. Our town is often referred to as “the bubble,” and for good reason. There seems to be nothing to do for high school/middle school students in Agoura. The most entertaining and free options my friends and I have found are walking around, going to various stores […]