2019-04-11

Suck it up, no more plastic straws

Calabasas ban begins April 30


Calabasas residents will soon notice a change at their favorite local eatery—no more plastics. The city’s ban on plastic straws, stirs and utensils takes effect April 30. Approved by the City Council last fall, the ordinance requires restaurants to offer biodegradable alternatives to plastic, such as products made with bamboo, paper or sugar cane. The new law is a follow-up […]

Fire department nixes new farmers market move

The Thousand Oaks Farmers Market’s move to a new location at The Oaks mall has been short lived. Shortly after the market’s March 21 grand opening along the west side delivery lane between the parking structure and the main food court entrance, Ventura County Fire Department officials told organizers that the site did not meet safety standards for emergencies and […]

Residence with open floor plan backs to open space

This Brighton floor plan single story pool home in Lynnmere Estates has four bedrooms and three baths in approximately 2,835 square feet. The large single door entry leads to an open floor plan with volume ceilings and wood floors. The formal living room with fireplace has large windows and a glass slider to patio and pool. The formal dining room […]

HIGH SCHOOL HIGHLIGHTS

Agoura Chargers Fri., April 12: ComedySportz/ main stage/7 p.m. Dance marathon/G building/7 p.m. Mon., April 15: Spring break-no school through Fri., April 19 Calabasas Coyotes Mon., April 15: Spring break-no school through Fri., April 19 Oak Park Eagles Fri., April 12: ComedySportz/ pavilion/7 p.m. Sat., April 13: Community beautification event/parking lot/9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mon., April 15: Spring break-no […]

Longtime commissioner dies April 2

Richard Woolard helped usher in Calabasas cityhood


Calabasas lost one of its longtime city commissioners last week with the passing of Richard Woolard. Woolard, who was in his late 80s and died due to undisclosed health issues, also played an active role on the cityhood committee that engineered the incorporation of Calabasas in 1991. Ellen Pangarliotis served on the cityhood committee and several other governmental bodies with […]

‘Miss Jo’ celebrates 90th birthday



Leonora Josephine Lassak— better known as Miss Jo to the countless families who benefited from her leadership as a Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District specialist in Oak Park—will celebrate her 90th birthday on April 13 with a shindig that will reunite family and friends from all over the country. Born on April 17, 1929 in West Virginia to Polish […]

Century 21 Everest agent earns Centurion Producer Award

George Morris, CEO of Century 21 Everest, recently announced that sales affiliate Robbie Starr has earned the Century 21 Centurion Producer Award for her 2018 sales success. The award honors sales affiliates of the Century 21 system that rank in the top 5 percent in sales production or close 70 transaction sides within a calendar year. Starr was also named […]

Blast off at Oak Hills Elementary

Animal, not human found at crash site

While investigation continues into the old plane crash wreckage found March 31 in the hills near Liberty Canyon, authorities are now saying the remains that were found at the site belong to an animal and not a human as previously believed. Agoura Hills resident Ross Olney made the discovery while he was hiking with his dog. “I’d actually noticed it […]

Are values and respect still valued?

Family Man

I have a day job in retail, which means that no matter how much abuse I take from customers, I must remain professional and nice. Customers don’t have that obligation. Have values, respect and accountability gone out the window? I don’t see it when a guy with a raised F-150 and the obvious inability to wait for an open parking […]


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