2010-07-08 E-Edition

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‘California Gold’ found in Agoura Hills

‘The Comedy of Errors’

Play review

The Kingsmen Shakespeare Company kicks off its 2010 summer season with a presentation of “The Comedy of Errors,” one of William Shakespeare’s earliest works. First performed in 1594, the play is the Bard’s shortest. The story—a comedy about two pairs of twins separated at birth—was lifted from an ancient Roman comedy called “Menaechmi.” The light entertainment was perfectly suited for […]

Patriotic fervor high in Calabasas

Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Thieves stole a $350 wallet containing bank cards and $325 in cash from a business in the 28800 block of Agoura Road June 15. The culprits subsequently used the stolen bank cards to make purchases. Vandals burned two flags in the front yard of a home in the 5300 block of Francisca Way June 29. Calabasas Burglars stole a […]

Young camp director wins entrepreneur award

For her work in helping to inspire the next generation of actors, Shayna Turk of Agoura Hills has been named the 2010 Young Entrepreneur of the Year by the National Federation of Independent Business Young Entrepreneur Foundation and Visa Inc. Shayna was chosen from more than 4,300 nationwide candidates. She was awarded a $10,000 scholarship to help defray the cost […]


New drivers learn about road dangers

Nearly 100 adults and teens attended a recent program in Westlake Village to learn about the importance of safe driving from police, state officials and the parent of a teen killed by a drunk driver. The event at Westlake City Hall was sponsored by the city and the Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station. The audience learned that motor vehicle accidents are […]

Two die in freeway crash

Two people were killed in a traffic accident on the shoulder of the westbound 101 Freeway in Agoura Hills at about 4:30 a.m. Fri., July 2. According to the Highway Patrol, 23-year-old Joshua Dubon from Santa Paula ran his Toyota Scion into the back of a big rig truck that was parked on the side of the freeway between Kanan […]

Sumac playground gets facelift

The newly renovated playground at Sumac Park in Agoura Hills will be unveiled at a grand opening event and ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thurs., July 8 at 5 p.m., Agoura Hills Recreation Manager Meredith Petit announced. The playground will feature new swings, “adventurous” climbing and spinning elements, wood-fiber surfacing, sand play area and shade canopies. Petit said construction of the playground […]