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Agoura’s Davis finishes sixth at first Olympics

By jkh@our-hometown.com | August 05, 2021

Local track and field phenom Tara Davis made a big impression at her first Olympics. Davis, a 22-year-old Agoura High grad, placed sixth in the women’s long jump finals with a leap of 6.84 meters on Aug. 3 in Tokyo. A California state champ in multiple events in high school, Davis has said she almost quit the sport last year […]

State official suggests landowner ‘suffer more’ in email to supervisor

By jkh@our-hometown.com | July 08, 2021

Ventura County Supervisor Linda Parks has made a 25-year political career out of battling developers and land prospectors in the name of preservation. Now one high-profile Thousand Oaks landowner is arguing that the staunch environmentalist and her colleagues at the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy, where she’s served on the 12-member board on behalf of the county for over 20 years, […]