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New Calabasas shopping center up and running

By John Loesing | September 19, 2019

Las Virgenes Village Shopping Center, located on the west side of Calabasas, is giving shoppers throughout the Conejo Valley, Malibu and San Fernando Valley a variety of retail stores and services from which to choose. Tenants include Bungalow 21 Premier Salon & Spa, Dig Indoor Cycling and Strength Training, Angel’s Gymnastics Place, Peachwave Frozen Yogurt and Ice Cream, and Inner […]

Bud Marley, beloved Las Virgenes educator, dies

By John Loesing | September 09, 2019

Albert “Bud” Marley, an educational pioneer in the Las Virgenes community who nurtured a lifelong love for kids in the classroom, died on Sept. 4. The former Agoura Hills resident who moved to Thousand Oaks in his later years was 87. With his homespun style and personal connection to students, parents and teachers, Marley helped make the local public school […]

Former detective heads to prison

By John Loesing | August 09, 2019

Neil Kimball, a 46-year-old former detective with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, was sentenced to a maximum three years in state prison for unlawful sexual intercourse and committing a lewd act on a child. Kimball, an Agoura Hills resident who had previously served as an investigator with the Special Victims Unit of the Sheriff’s Department, met his 15-year-old victim […]

Car crashes into business, again

By John Loesing | July 19, 2019

A car crashed through the front door of Daily Breath Pilates in Westlake Village Friday, the second time in a week a vehicle has barreled into a Conejo Valley business and caused damage. At the pilates studio in the County Line Shopping Center, trainer Teresa Fleckenstein and a private client were wrapping up a session at 12:30 p.m. when a […]

Autopsy complete in Cameron Boyce death

By John Loesing | July 09, 2019

The Los Angeles County coroner’s office has completed its autopsy in the death of Cameron Boyce, the 20-year-old Disney Channel star from Oak Park, but what killed the young celebrity at his North Hollywood home on July 6 still isn’t known. “An autopsy was performed (Monday) and a cause of death was deferred pending further investigation,” the coroner’s office said […]