Shooting details still not certain

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s homicide division is continuing its investigation into whether the California State Parks ranger who shot and killed a Los Angeles man at Tapia Park near Calabasas was justified in his actions. According to Capt. Ed Winter of the Los Angeles County Dept. of the Coroner, Onesimo Arturo Guzman died from a single gunshot wound to […]

Seniors learn about health programs

Festival celebrates Agoura’s rancho roots

City invites businesses, community members to sign up as sponsors

The city of Agoura Hills is inviting businesses and residents to help sponsor, plan and/ or volunteer at events during Reyes Adobe Days. To sponsor an event, join a committee or learn more about participating, interested parties should call the Agoura Hills Recreation Center at (818) 597-7361 or sign up at 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd. in Agoura Hills. The third […]

Task force reports on student success

The Las Virgenes Unified School District continues to place student achievement under the microscope. A school district Student Success Task Force, formed one year ago, studies how students in the district achieve. The five-member team, which included three parents, a teacher and an administrator, also made 11 recommendations on how the district can improve programs to boost student success. Joe […]

Couple find new pooch online

Over the Memorial Day weekend in May, our 15yearold Australian Shepherd, Amanda, succumbed to the afflictions of old age. She had had a full life of hiking, boating, swimming, running, traveling and generally living her life with us to the fullest. We were inconsolable. Knowing there could be no replacement for Amanda, we nonetheless slowly began our search for a […]

See ‘Harold and Maude’ under the stars

Topanga Nights will feature music and movies through Sept. 9

“Harold and Maude,” the 1971 cult classic film, will be screened outdoors during Topanga Nights from 6 to 10 p.m. Sun., Aug. 12 at the Topanga Community Center, 1440 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd. “Harold and Maude” stars Bud Cort as a death-obsessed youth and Ruth Gordon as an elderly woman with a zest for living. Ellen Geer, of Theatricum Botanicum, […]

“The Bourne Ultimatum”

Directed by: Paul Greengrass Starring: Matt Damon, Julia Stiles, David Strathairn, Scott Glenn, Albert Finney, Joan Allen MPAA rating: PG13 (for intense action violence) Running time: 112 minutes Best suited for: Bourne again fans Least suited for: newbies (Don’t even try to discover Jason Bourne here.) It isn’t that Paul Greengrass’ excitement-choked conclusion to the “Bourne” trilogy lacks plot, it’s […]

Cathie Post

Top Selling Agent honors for April went to Cathie Post at Prudential California Realty’s North Ranch/Westlake Village office. Post is known throughout the Conejo Valley, especially the Lake Sherwood area, for her charisma and vivacious personality. She is also known and respected for her long and successful career as one of the area’s top Realtors, and is a specialist in […]

Deputies roll out Operation Safe Canyons

Summer sting designed to slow down drivers speeding on narrow mountain roads

CAREFUL MOTORING- Above left, West Valley CHP Officer Ray Abramian writes a ticket for a motorcyclist on Mulholland Drive last Sunday during Operation Safe Canyons. The traffic safety program is an ongoing effort by the CHP and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lost Hills Station to make local canyon roads safer. Above, Officer Abramian aims a Lidar gun at a […]

Blast from the past

Guests enjoy '50s fun at outdoor movie