2020-11-05 E-Edition

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Buckley Weber, Northrup sweep Agoura

Mayor and fellow council member retain seats

Votes are still being tallied in Los Angeles County, but as of Wednesday afternoon the numbers indicate the residents of Agoura Hills can expect four more years with Illece Buckley Weber and Linda Northrup on their City Council. Buckley Weber led the three-person field with 5,933 votes, or 42%, followed by fellow incumbent Northrup with 5,218, or 36%. Challenger Jan […]

Kraut comes through in Calabasas

Newcomer joins incumbent Weintraub in winners circle

As the Calabasas City Council race unfolded Tuesday night, all eyes were watching the open seat vacated by longtime city politician Fred Gaines, who announced earlier this year he would not be seeking reelection. Challenger Peter Kraut, a popular city leader and member of the Calabasas Planning Commission, saw the opening and took it. While the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder […]

Menges, Vadehra lead tight race for Las Virgenes school board

Challenger Kowalski a close third

The race to fill two Las Virgenes Unified School District board seats remained neck-and-neck as of Wednesday, less than a week before LVUSD plans to reopen campus classrooms for some of its youngest students. A mere 2% of votes separated board of trustees challengers Kate Vadehra and Kiyomi Kowalski and incumbent Linda Menges. With 100% of precincts reporting and mail-in […]

Sheriff pays tribute to Fred Rosenberg

Longtime university professor and police volunteer Fred Rosenberg of Westlake Village, killed Oct. 16 in a collision involving an alleged drunk driver, received honors from the lost Hills Sheriff’s Station at a flag presentation last week. Capt. Chuck Becerra gave the American flag to members of Rosenberg’s family on be- half of the sheriff’s department. “Our hearts and prayers continue […]

Youngest LVUSD students head back to class Nov. 9

It’s a start. Some students in the Las Virgenes Unified School District will be going back to class on Mon., Nov. 9. The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors last week approved the district’s waiver request and said nine LVUSD elementary schools will be allowed to reopen for on-campus learning. Classes will resume for children in transitional kindergarten, also known […]

Heartfelt thanks from family

Julia Brownley headed back to Washington with convincing Nov. 3 win

Aims to deal with COVID, help veterans

U.S. Rep. Julia Brownley (D-Thousand Oaks) will continue representing California’s 26th Congressional District following her comfortable win over Republican challenger Ronda Baldwin-Kennedy in Tuesday’s election. Brownley stood at 167,047 votes, or 62%, to Baldwin-Kennedy’s 102,428 votes, or 38%, with all precincts at least partially reporting Wednesday morning. Even with potentially tens of thousands of votes left to count, the math […]

Incumbents return to Oak Park Council

Two members of the governing body of Oak Park, called the Municipal Advisory Council, bested one challenger in Tuesday’s election and will return to the panel to serve four-year terms. Jane Nye finished first with 39% of the 9,300 total votes. Fellow incumbent Seema Chandra earned 34% of the vote and challenger Maria Soosai 28%. Nye, a 30-resident of Oak […]


READY OR NOT— The newly elected school board members must deal with the return of K-2 kids on Nov. 9, including those coming back here to Sumac Elementary School in Agoura Hills.