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Reward offered in Malibu Creek shooting

The Malibu City Council approved a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for murdering Tristan Beaudette. The council approved the reward at its July 9 meeting. Beaudette, a 35-year-old chemist from Irvine, was camping with his daughters, ages 2 and 4, at Malibu Creek State Park when he was shot in the […]

Agoura Hills will improve Palo Comado

BUILDING BETTER BRIDGES


City’s third and final bridge update to begin soon Agoura Hills has come a long way from its roots as a shooting location for Paramount Pictures cowboy movies. The population has boomed, and the city has expanded its infrastructure with better roads and bridges to accommodate the ever-increasing traffic. Now that the city has finished renovating the overpasses at Kanan […]

Jewish eruv comes in peace, but some object



The installation of a religious marker across some streets in Agoura Hills has drawn the attention of locals who are concerned about its impact on wildlife. Leaders of the local Jewish community say the controversial practice is an expression of religious faith and is respectful of the community and the environment. The eruv, a delineation of public areas where Orthodox […]

Hit-and-run leaves man critical



A hit-and-run on Mulholland Drive left a 23-year-old Calabasas man hospitalized in serious condition. The incident occurred in the early morning hours of June 23. The victim, whose name has not been released, was walking on Mulholland Drive near Viewpoint School around 3 a.m. when he was hit by a car. The driver left the scene without offering assistance or […]

Cooper free on bail, other victims sought



Calabasas resident and former city official Jeff Cooper pleaded not guilty to eight counts of child molestation and is free on bail. Cooper, 66, was arrested June 18 and charged with penetration of a child under the age of 10 and oral copulation with a minor. The alleged crimes took place between 2006 and 2016. Investigators from the Los Angeles […]

Landmark Sears store closing for good

Was a community mainstay for 50 years


A destination for two generations of Thousand Oaks shoppers, Sears announced today it is closing its store on Hillcrest Drive. Sears Holdings Corp. told employees June 28 that the Janss mall mainstay for nearly 50 years will shutter this fall. “As part of our ongoing efforts to streamline the company’s operations and focus on our best stores, the company on […]

Boat safety

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary’s Flotilla 7-3 will teach a one-day, in-depth boating safety course from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat., July 7 at the Thousand Oaks Police Department, 2101 E. Olsen Road. The Coast Guard Auxiliary is the uniformed auxiliary component of the U.S. Coast Guard. The beginner boating class will give attendees the knowledge needed to obtain […]

Eyes open

Residents living in Agoura Hills, Calabasas, Chatsworth, Hidden Hills, West Hills or Westlake Village who see suspicious activity should contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff ’s Department Lost Hills Station at (818) 878- 1808.

Pro-immigrants stand their ground

Alleged Calabasas child molester makes bail

Jeff Cooper, 66, arrested on eight counts


Calabasas resident and former city official Jeff Cooper pleaded not guilty to eight counts of child molestation and is free on bail. Cooper, 66, was arrested June 18 and charged with penetration of a child under the age of 10 and oral copulation with a minor. The alleged crimes took place between 2006 and 2016. Investigators from the Los Angeles […]


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