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 […]

Have a safe and enjoyable vacation

Planning a family vacation? Whether your trip this summer takes you to Disneyland or Denmark, there are certain precautions you need to take to enjoy a safe and fun vacation. According to these tips from the sheriff’s department, the work begins before you even leave home. •Keep shades and blinds in their normal position. •Unless you plan to be gone […]

Free comedy night for cancer patients

The Wellness Community Valley/ Ventura will host a free comedy night for people affected by cancer, cancer survivors and their families from 7 to 8 p.m. Mon., July 12 at 530 Hampshire Road, Westlake Village. The event will feature professional standup comic Steve Mazan. In the decade since starting in the San Francisco comedy scene, Mazan has played clubs, colleges […]

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.

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Methodist church bids farewell to pastor, friend

After almost 50 years of service to the church, the past nine of them at Simi Valley United Methodist Church, the Rev. Dr. Lewis Fry gave his last sermon on Sunday. Fry retired this week. For members of the congregation, Fry has been a minister as well as a cherished friend. Jeff Brown, who has been attending the church for […]

Sheriff’s station has safe drug drop off

More than 470 pounds of prescription medications and 32,000 syringes and needles have been dropped off anonymously at the Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station in Agoura Hills as part the department’s Safe Drug Disposal program that began in January. A receptacle at the station provides residents with an easy way to safely dispose of unused and outdated prescription medications and syringes […]

Oak Park High makes beautiful music

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