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Man survives shark bite off popular Maui beach

By jkh@our-hometown.com | January 28, 2021

“Shark bait,” a slang term for a person swimming or surfing alone in the ocean, became more than an idiom to a 73-year-old Thousand Oaks resident last week. Jerry Weisbecker is recovering from a shark attack that happened off the coast of Maui. Speaking from the Hawaiian island, Weisbecker told the Acorn he was snorkeling 100 to 200 yards from […]

Man survives shark bite off popular Maui beach

By jkh@our-hometown.com | January 28, 2021

“Shark bait,” a slang term for a person swimming or surfing alone in the ocean, became more than an idiom to a 73-year-old Thousand Oaks resident last week. Jerry Weisbecker is recovering from a shark attack that happened off the coast of Maui. Speaking from the Hawaiian island, Weisbecker told the Acorn he was snorkeling 100 to 200 yards from […]

Prosecutor says Grossman did not stop willingly

By jkh@our-hometown.com | January 07, 2021

According to a statement provided by the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office, the woman charged with running over and killing two Westlake Village pedestrians Sept. 29 did not pull over willingly following the collision, but instead came to a stop a quarter-mile away only when the engine in her Mercedes-Benz quit working. Rebecca Grossman, the 57-year-old co-founder of the […]