2006-02-16

Fast-thinking teenagers help rescue freeway accident victim

Burning automobile was a death trap

Good friends Carl Brocket, Damon Michaels, Brandon Sprout and Ivan Robles stood outside their Lincoln Navigator in the emergency lane of the 101 Freeway in the early hours of Jan. 18, and knew they had to make a decision, and make it fast. Just seconds earlier, Michaels, the driver of the SUV, had witnessed a serious accident involving an 18-wheel […]

Fundraiser will help fight cancer



Residents can help community members fight cancer by working out at The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura’s Cycling for Wellness, a non-competitive fundraiser for the organization’s free programs of support and education for people fighting cancer. The event will take place in hourly increments between 8 a.m. and noon on Sat., Feb. 18 at Bally’s Total Fitness, Oxnard, and from noon to […]

Stay in touch with Ceragem Thermal Massage System



The Ceragem Thermal Massage System is now available in Thousand Oaks. An FDA-approved medical device, the Ceragem thermal massager utilizes safe and penetrating infrared heat with heated jade rollers to provide a deep, therapeutic massage that increases circulation, helps alleviate arthritic joint pain and relaxes tense muscles. A Ceragem massage is said to “stimulate the body’s own innate capacity to […]

Pet of the Week



Up in smoke



The Peoples’ Republic of Calabasas is taking anti-smoking hysteria to new heights. Who can believe those statistics related to secondhand smoke exposure applied to five minutes of diluted outside smoke? Can people not stand to walk by a smoker now? Do people stop driving because of the exposure to smog in a traffic jam? Ever suck in a bunch of […]

Lovely Campus Hills Estates Home



This home is in Campus Hills estates and has been highly upgraded. There are 4-bedrooms, a family room, a separate formal dining room currently used as a media center, oversized travertine flooring and crown molding. The gourmet kitchen is finished with cherry wood cabinets, slab granite and stainless steel appliances. The rear yard is quite large and features a beach […]

Students exercise for a cause



Area high schools test world knowledge



Learn about emergency shelters in Calabasas



The city of Calabasas and the American Red Cross of Ventura County will offer a “Shelter Operations Course” for individuals interested in learning how to open and run a shelter in response to disasters that affect local communities. The course will teach participants the important components of shelter operations, and will culminate in a tabletop drill. The course will be […]

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Agoura Hills Oak Path Drive residents saw a burglary suspect running down the street on Jan. 28 who appeared to be carrying a flat screen monitor. When deputies arrived they saw that several doors of parked vehicles were ajar. One victim said a $500 laptop computer had been stolen. Burglars took a Palm Pilot valued at $500 from a medical […]


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