Oak Park man arrested for bouncing checks

Ventura County District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced recently the arrest of Alexander William Cooperman, 51, of Oak Park on charges of passing checks with nonsufficient funds (NSF) and violating the terms of his probation on a previous conviction for passing bad checks. The charges were initiated following the completion of a six-month investigation by the District Attorney’s Bureau of […]

Three-part diabetes workshops planned

West Hills Hospital & Medical Center will host a three-part Diabetes Workshop from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays, July 8, 15 and 22 on the hospital campus at 7300 Medical Center Drive, West Hills. Part I (July 8) will be in the hospital’s fourth floor Education Classroom and will explain the American Diabetes Association guidelines on how to effectively manage […]

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Kuperberg can’t claim that he was against

Home Depot

Kuperberg can’t claim that he was against Your last issue included an article on Dan Kuperberg’s decision to seek reelection to the Agoura Hills City Council. The reporter writes, "In addition to his views on open space, Kuperberg has voiced strong opinions against commercial development. He opposed the Home Depot big box store in Agoura Hills last year." What? For […]

New people take posts with LVUSD

Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD) has announced the hiring of David Jackson and Janine Jellander as assistant principals at Agoura High School, and the appointment of Teresa Shiner as the district’s director of classified personnel. Jackson has more than 20 years of service in public education. Before moving on to administrative positions, he was a teacher at both the […]

Rare chemical a problem for some people

Some people may be more vulnerable to contaminants in drinking water than the general population. This may be a result of a weakened immune system due to chemotherapy treatment, organ transplants, HIV/AIDS, or other immune system disorders. Some elderly people and infants also can be at high risk. For people who are immuno-compromised, one contaminant of particular concern is Cryptosporidium. […]


Agoura Sheep fencing valued at $150 was damaged after vandalism in the 29300 block of Craggs Drive. The victim said similar incidents have been an ongoing problem. Agoura Hills The glass door to a business in the 5300 block of Derry Avenue had $200 damage and computer equipment and a phone were stolen ($470 loss). The break-in occurred the night […]

Councilman tried to sue residents for exercising their rights

Councilman tried to sue residents for exercising their rights Dan Kuperberg did not oppose the Home Depot in Agoura Hills. We know because we were part of the core group of local citizens who introduced and supported Measure H that succeeded in blocking the Home Depot project. Kuperberg was a strong supporter of the project; his name was prominent in […]

Body is found––no evidence of foul play

Body is found––no evidence of foul play A 40-year-old man whose partially decomposed body was found June 7 in Agoura Hills died from apparent natural causes, authorities said. Scott Reid Hud of Agoura Hills was found in the backseat of an automobile parked at 28853 Roadside Drive. "There appear to be no signs of foul play or trauma at this […]

People need more cardiovascular workouts

Healthcare professionals should prescribe physical activity to prevent and treat cardiovascular disease, according to a new American Heart Association scientific statement published in the June 24 issue of Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association. "A lot of emphasis has been placed on physical activity for the prevention of cardiovascular disease risk factors, which remains an important focus. "However, prescribing […]

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