2022-09-30 E-Edition

YMCA recognizes giving spirit

State AG removes LASD from Kuehl case

Supervisor’s home raided this month

A headline-grabbing investigation of 3rd District Supervisor Sheila Kuehl has taken a new twist. Less than a week after Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies raided the Democrat’s Santa Monica home, state Attorney General Rob Bonta ordered LASD off the case, citing the perception of a conflict of interest because of Sheriff Alex Villanueva’s long-running feud with the supervisor. The California […]

Agoura, Calabasas nearing community center lease deal

A decision on who will repair the roof at the Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center and for how much could come within a few weeks. But first, the board overseeing the 30,000-square-foot facility on Malibu Hills Road needs answers to several questions. Among those is whether a federal grant could be used to pay for some of the work, estimated to […]

Work starts just as costs top $100,000,000


Construction began in earnest last week on the long-planned Liberty Canyon wildlife crossing, just as costs associated with the undertaking crossed the $100-million mark. Bulldozers could be seen grading the hillside where crews will start erecting the bridge that, when complete, will span 10 lanes of the 101 Freeway and Agoura Road. Speaking during a Sept. 20 media event to […]

Prepping for emergencies, disasters

Event offers residents strategies

Helping residents prepare for the next Woolsey fire or other disaster was the aim of a weekend event at the Agoura Hills City Hall Community Room. Representatives from the Agoura Hills Community Emergency Response Team and Los Angeles County Fire Department were on hand for several hours Sept. 24 for Emergency Preparedness Saturday—a first for the city, said Ericka Diaz, […]

Park district’s new budget may cover additional ranger, new BMX track

Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District is proposing a balanced budget for next year that leaves room for consideration of a third full-time park ranger, more inviting park kiosks, pool decking and a new BMX track. While it hasn’t been easy dealing with the lingering economic aftermath of the pandemic or the current spike in inflation, RSRPD General Manager Dan […]

Don’t forget to make another important vote


We all, at some point, long for that special getaway. Whether it’s snorkeling along the shoreline of a tropical island, relaxing aboard a posh cruise liner headed to Alaska or camping in the Sierra mountains with family and friends, the change of scenery represents a refreshing change of pace. Even unwelcome travel mishaps can bring unexpected surprises. After all, a […]

Political Cartoon


Last week’s frontpage story on the LVUSD bond measure said Measure S would result in homeowners paying $36 per $100 of assessed property valuation. The correct figure is of course $ 36 per $ 100,000 of property value. We’re sorry for the error.