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Man killed riding motorized bicycle



A traffic collision June 21 at Reyes Adobe Road and Thousand Oaks Boulevard in Agoura Hills resulted in a man’s death when his motorized bicycle struck another vehicle driving through the intersection. The Ventura County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the deceased as Brian Larson, a 49-year-old resident of Newbury Park. The cause of death was multiple blunt force injuries. The […]

Sanitation districts squabble over money

It’s Ventura versus Triunfo


Ventura County Regional Sanitation District wants to charge higher fees to the contracting sewer agency that serves Oak Park and other local communities. Customer rates could be affected. The Triunfo Sanitation District services more than 30,000 people including residents of Oak Park, Lake Sherwood, Bell Canyon, the Westlake portion of Thousand Oaks and parts of North Ranch, but has no […]

Locklear in trouble again



Homegrown celebrity Heather Locklear is facing fresh criminal charges that she kicked two first responders last Sunday during an incident that began with a 911 call from her North Ranch home. Already free on bail and awaiting trial on a similar incident that took place in February, Locklear is looking at two additional counts of battery following the June 24 […]

Westlake Promenade shake-up

Shake Shack to replace PS 805


In-n-Out, Five Guys, Umami Burger, Stacked, Lucky’s Dog House, Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers: There’s no shortage of places in the Conejo Valley to chow down on a delicious burger. Soon, there will be one more. New York-based Shake Shack, a cult favorite, is shimmying into the Westlake Promenade. Sometime after the last bell rang for Public School 805 restaurant […]

Chamber hosts economic forecast breakfast

LOOKING AHEAD—Above, Jon Irwin, chief operating officer at Ring, the Santa Monica-based home security company, addresses the 2018 Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce Regional Economic Forecast breakfast June 22 in Westlake Village. Also speaking at the morning presentation at the Hyatt Regency Westlake was Matthew Fienup, below, executive director of the Center for Economic Research and Forecasting at Cal […]

LVMWD touts water quality

Las Virgenes Municipal Water District has released and mailed its 2017 Water Quality Report to homes and businesses throughout the district’s 122-square-mile service area. LVMWD says the annual publication of test results reflects water quality analyses conducted throughout 2017 and shows that the district’s customers continue to receive excellent quality drinking water. State and federal law require that all water […]


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