Local students advance science with Amgen

Scholars chosen from 4,000 applicants

Three local students joined 25 other Southern California students doing hands-on science research projects at premier universities as part of the Amgen Scholars program. •Chantalle Le from Thousand Oaks is participating at Howard University. She is interested in a biotechnology career. She was a member of Westlake High School’s Advanced Anatomy class and president of the National Honor Society. She […]

Is constitutional convention the answer?

System broken

Can a constitutional convention fix the fiscal and governance problems facing our state? That question was the focus of a public forum at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks on Aug. 3. Among the speakers was Jim Wunderman, president of the Bay Area Council, a San Franciscobased public advocacy group made up of large businesses in the “Repair California” campaign […]

Harbor to host fine arts exhibit

The Channel Islands Harbor Fine Art Festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat. and Sun., Aug. 15 and 16 at Harbor Landing, 2800 Harbor Blvd., Oxnard. Artists and craftsmen will present original work in all mediums of two and threedimensional fine art, including paintings in acrylic, oils, watercolors, photography, sculpture in clay, glass, metal, stone and […]

Sixties chicks are reelin’ in the years

Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills A $500 car stereo was stolen from a car parked in the 5400 block of Lake Crest July 22. Someone stole a jar containing $10 worth of coins from a home in the 5400 block of Cedarhaven July 22. A peson stole a package containing a pair of $120 receivers from the doorstep of a home in the […]

A Zac attack in Westlake

Final performance of ‘Contempt of Court’ scheduled

The Two Valley Players will present the final performance of the interactive mystery comedy, “Contempt of Court,” at Blue Ultra Lounge & Restaurant in Agoura Hills on Sat., Aug. 8. Doors open at 6 p.m. and show starts 7 p.m. “Contempt of Court” is a dinner theatre production in which the audience takes part as witnesses, suspects and the jury. […]

Dog days of summer

Eyes open

The Sheriff’s Teenage Traffic Offender Program (STTOP) wants you to be the eyes and ears of the community. If you witness a case of reckless driving, call STTOP at (818) 880-5420. To learn more, visit www.sttop.net.

Man guilty in drug sale that led to woman’s death

Westlake Village resident gets 15 years

A Westlake Village man was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for selling hallucinogenic mushrooms that were taken by a 17-year-old girl who was later hit and killed by a car on the Ventura Freeway. Stephen Thomas Roman, 31, pleaded guilty to three felony charges, including distribution of a controlled substance to a person under 21 resulting in death. […]

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