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Westlake Village

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Getaway Guide: One-Tank Trip to Westlake Village

Distinct California culture meets natural beauty at Westlake Village. Cradled in the foothills of the Santa Monica Mountains, just 25 minutes from the beaches of Malibu, Westlake Village once set the stage for the filming of “Robin Hood,” “Tarzan” and “Bonanza.” With the surrounding communities of Thousand Oaks and Malibu, Westlake Village serves as the center for a well-appointed resort, a hub for cultural adventures and endless outdoor recreational activities, and a gateway to one of the best beaches in the state.

07/28/2012

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LA City Commissioner Blames Possession Of Child Porn On His Medical Condition

A Los Angeles City Commissioner, who resigned in the midst of a child porn investigation, was expected to make his first court appearance Wednesday afternoon.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/29/2012

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Woman Reportedly Abducted Off Street Dies In Pursuit Crash

A woman, who reportedly was abducted off a street, was killed Thursday when the suspected kidnapper’s car smashed into another vehicle during a police chase in the Westlake area.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/16/2012

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Jury Acquits Man Who Allegedly Paid Teens To Spit On Him, Slap Him

A 41-year-old man who allegedly paid high school students to spit in his face has been acquitted of four counts of annoying and molesting a child.

02/08/2012

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Stolen iPad Gives Away Location Of Christmas Gift Burglar

The “pinging” of an iPad led police to a burglary suspect and more than 40 stolen Christmas presents.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/27/2011

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Look Out Danica Patrick, Jessica Clark Is On Your Tail!

Most parents would say “absolutely not” if their daughter wanted to race at more than 115 miles an hour, but instead of slamming on the brakes, Jessica Clark’s family overcame their fear.

11/14/2011

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Westlake’s Kang Wins US Amateur

Danielle Kang became the first player in 15 years to successfully defend the U.S. Women’s Amateur title, beating Thailand’s Moriya Jutanugarn 6 and 5 on Sunday in the 36-hole final.

08/14/2011

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Westlake Village Veterinarian Helps Heal Abused Animals

Meet Nate. He’s a Chihuahua mix that walks with the help of this cart after he was abused and his spine was broken.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/21/2011

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Lenny Dykstra Charged With Bankruptcy Crime

Former New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Lenny Dykstra has been charged with embezzling from a bankruptcy estate.

04/15/2011

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Big Rig Overturns On 101 Freeway In Westlake Village

A big rig overturned Friday morning on the eastbound Ventura (101) Freeway in Westlake Village.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/04/2011

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