Boys feared kidnapping

Helpful man mistaken as an abductor

A potentially dangerous situation involving two Oak Park boys Wednesday morning turned out to be nothing more than a misunderstanding. The boys, in grades three and five, were on their way to Red Oak Elementary School when they were approached by a stranger at Rockfield and Carmona streets. Frightened, the boys informed their school principal, who contacted police. The school […]

Guest speakers for Rotary

The Agoura Hills/Oak Park Rotary Club meets at 7 a.m. Tuesdays at Brent’s Deli, 2799 Townsgate Road, Westlake Village. The club is seeking new members and welcomes guests. On Dec. 4, Dr. Jamshid Damooei of California Lutheran University will discuss the impact of economic cycles in the United States. The meeting on Dec. 11 will include a presentation by Erik […]


THURS., NOV. 29 RSVP For Gala Deadline to reserve for Thousand Oaks Republican Women Federated Christmas and Holiday Gala, Thurs., Dec. 6, Sherwood Country Club, 320 W. Stafford Road, Thousand Oaks. Reception 10:45 a.m., luncheon and program at noon. Carolers, boutiques, officer installation. Special guest District Attorney Greg Totten. Men, public invited. $50 members, guests. $35 students. RSVP Rosemary Licata, […]

Pet of the Week

City celebrates anniversary with Pat Benatar show

Highlighting the city of Agoura Hills’ anniversary year will be a Silver Celebration Gala at The Canyon club on Sat., Dec. 8 with special guest performer Pat Benatar. Residents, business owners and friends are invited to join city representatives, staff and special guests for an evening at the city’s landmark nightclub. “The Silver Celebration is the grand finale for our […]

This New Construction Is Located High In The Hills Above Ventu Park

This new construction in the hills above Ventu Park has granite counter tops, custom cabinets, professionaltype appliances, view balconies, a large master bedroom and high ceilings. An early buyer could select the colors for the home. For information on this property listed at $899,900, call the Reznick Group at (805) 418-2555.

New anti-terrorism unit showcased locally

As threats of terrorism continue around the world, a group of Westlake residents are breathing easier after last week’s presentation by a unit of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Chief William McSweeney, head of the sheriff’s Office of Homeland Security, led the members of a Westlake service group through the workings of a highly specialized hazardous materials unit, offering […]

Man makes a career of profiling history

Although Joe Maddalena just moved his business to Calabasas Hills earlier this year, he’s had a lifetime of experience in scouting and collecting some of the most prized historical memorabilia, from presidential letters to autographed movie posters. Born to parents who were antiques dealers, Maddalena learned to spot collectibles early, beginning with baseball cards. At 12 he organized the first […]


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Support horse rescue group

Wish list includes hay, grooming supplies

California Coastal Horse Rescue, Ojai, has announced its fifth annual Horses’ Holiday Wish List. Each year the facility collects horse treats, hay, grooming supplies and cash donations from the community for the horses in its care. The nonprofit group provides an equine sanctuary and adoption service that helps more than l00 abused and displaced horses every year. To drop off […]