May 5, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Thieves help themselves at local Blue Table restaurants

Running a restaurant is hard work, and made doubly tough when crooks break in, steal cash, and cause property damage. More...

Health & Wellness

Taking advantage of Medicare benefits

Have you recently enrolled in Medicare or will you in the near future? If so, let me be the first to say welcome. What should your first step be as a new Medicare beneficiary? More...

Calabasas ready to run relay for a cure

24-hour fundraiser to begin May 14 at A.E. Wright school

Residents, students and the business community will come together for the 14th annual Calabasas Relay For Life Sat. and Sun., May 14 to 15 at A.E. Wright Middle School. More...

Pregnancy center renovated

Community leaders and the Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Conejo Pregnancy Center in Thousand Oaks on April 7. After nine years at the location, the CPC underwent renovations. More...

Schools

Westlake High School grad part of Pulitzer-winning team at L.A. Times

When it was announced last month that the Los Angeles Times won a Pulitzer Prize for breaking news, cheers and applause erupted in the paper’s downtown newsroom. More...

Westlake WAGS winners!

THE FORCE IS WITH THEM—Westlake Agoura Girls’ Softball WAGS U-12 team, The Force, are the first-place playoff champions on May 1. Front row: LillyAnne Locke. More...

Classes mix music with storytelling

The Arts for All grant from the Los Angeles County Arts Commission was awarded to Las Virgenes Unified School District to provide a three-day workshop at the district headquarters called “Scoring a Story.” The matching grant allowed the d More...

Police

Sheriff's Blotter

Agoura Hills A thief stole $50 worth of allergy medication and a $20 DVD from a home on Conejo View Drive April 20. More...

Faith

Cruisin’ California for charity

Cruisin’ the Conejo, Ventura County’s largest charity bike ride, begins at 6:30 a.m. Sat., May 7 at Skyworks Solutions, 649 Lawrence Drive, Newbury Park. More...

Pastor encourages people to see ‘big picture’

The Rev. Gary Keene of Camarillo United Methodist Church said he adopted a “greater sense of duty” in his life when his older brother died in a car crash when he was a child. More...

Houses of worship, agencies to take action

The nonprofit organization ACTION (Area Christians Taking Initiative on Needs) is uniting churches, agencies, schools, organizations, and businesses to meet needs throughout Ventura County during City Serve Days 2015. More...

Obituaries

Walter Francis Kelley Jr.

Walter Francis Kelley Jr. was born to Walter Francis Kelley and Teresa Elisabeth (Betty) Kelley on January 10, 1932 in Washington Heights, New York. Walter joined the United States Army in 1952 after graduating from Washington Heights High School. More...

On the Town

Art Immersion

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Vincent Van Gogh de-mystified

The California Museum of Art Thousand Oaks speaker series will present “Vincent Van Gogh: The Man and the Myth” at 7 p.m. Wed., May 11 in the Hillcrest Center for the Arts community room, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive. More...

Hurray for ‘Bollywood’

The local Indian community will host an evening of Bollywood music and traditional Indian food during an event titled “Then and Now—A Bollywood Evolution” on Sun., May 15 at Calabasas High School Performing Arts and Education Center More...

Editorials

Loss of Carden school not an attractive alternative

It turns out $2 million in bond money, $6.3 million from T.O.’s former redevelopment agency and over $10 million from the sale of public property isn’t enough to buy Conejo Valley Unified a new school on Janss Road. More...

Political Cartoon

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Thorsen’s replacement announced

The Malibu City Council announced that assistant city manager Reva Feldman replaced outgoing city manager Jim Thorsen following Thorsen’s May 2 retirement. Thorsen is the former public works director for the City of Agoura Hills. More...

Westlake Village Symphony to perform

The Westlake Village Symphony will be performing two concerts for the community this month.  Led by associate conductor Paul Piazza and featuring guest conductor Lauern Wasynczuk, the program will include Beethoven’s Symphony No. More...

Westlake OKs dog park

It’s been a long time coming,’ City Council member says

Westlake Village residents and their canine companions will soon have a place of their own to gather and play, with leashes optional. More...

Race’s lone Republican talks economy

The third in a series of stories profiling candidates in the June primary election. More...

Community

Local resident touts emergency preparedness

Community Emergency Response Team training was developed by the City of Los Angeles Fire Department in 1985 to provide basic training so citizens are prepared for a disaster. More...

Know your options for June 7 primary

All registered voters can vote in California’s June 7 presidential primary election. More...

Westlake private school might lose lease

Supporters of 45- year- old Carden Conejo School implored the Conejo Valley board of education Tuesday to reconsider the possibility of ending the campus’s lease in 2017. More...

Business

Calabasas massage business opens

 Foot Journey Massage Therapy has recently opened at 26500 Agoura Road, Ste. 110 in Calabasas.The business strives to provide quality therapeutic care in a clean, friendly environment. More...

Oak Park center sells to investor

 Oak Park Plaza, a 30,000-square-foot shopping center on Lindero Canyon Road, recently sold to an investor for $11.95 million, the seller’s agent announced.Tenants at the plaza include Subway, On the Thirty, Stevenson Fitness and Margarita’s Mex More...

Poke restaurant new in Thousand Oaks

A new poke restaurant opened last week in the North Ranch Mall in the Westlake portion of Thousand Oaks. Poke is a raw fish salad served as an appetizer in Hawaiian cuisine. More...

Sports

Going for a three-peat

Westlake boys’ golfers complete fourth straight regular season without a loss

Westlake High’s boys’ golf team is considered one of the best prep programs in the country. The Warriors solidified their place in history last season, becoming the first squad to claim back-to-back CIF/CGA State Championships. More...

Local football stars bound for NFL

Two players with local ties got drafted by NFL teams, and another top prospect got picked up by the Los Angeles Rams. Jordan Payton, an Oaks Christian High grad, was selected in the fifth round, at No. More...

Eagles capture Redondo volleyball tournament title

SPIKE CITY—The Oak Park High boys’ volleyball team captured first place at the Redondo Classic Volleyball Tournament. The Eagles, ranked No. More...

Family

Movie fun with ‘SpongeBob’

 The City of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services will screen the first film in its summer Movies in the Park series Sat., May 14.“SpongeBob SquarePants: Sponge Out of Water” will begin at dusk at Reyes Adobe Park, 30400 Rainbow Cr More...

Men share their dating deal-breakers

Single Files

As a single person in today’s world, have you given a thought to your dating deal-breakers, those red flags that you are careful to avoid—or should be watching out for? More...

Director of Health Care Agency to retire

Will leave Oct. 1 after serving 15 years

Ventura County executive officer Mike Powers recently announced that Health Care Agency director Barry Fisher will retire Oct. 1 after 15 years of service to the county. More...

Calendar

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Letters

Unsafe in Liberty Canyon?

My husband and I have lived in beautiful Liberty Canyon for 14 years. Everything about this place makes us grateful on a daily basis that we are fortunate enough to be a part of such a warm, safe and beautiful community. More...

A near miss

Not to run an unpopular opinion shared by no one into the ground, but one last time I feel I must share something with all of you. Mon. or Tues., April 25 or 26, I was walking my dog up Mulholland Highway. More...

The brew crew

In reference to your article “There’s a lot on tap in Westlake,” and as a long-time resident and owner of Ladyface Ale in Agoura, I wanted to add a few points. More...