What you think of me

“The second agreement: Don’t take anything personally. When you are immune to the opinions and actions of others, you won’t be the victim of needless suffering.” —Don Miguel Ruiz A student went to his master teacher and asked to know the key to true inner peace and freedom from emotional suffering. The master said to him, “Go to the cemetery […]

Prize money will help bring medicine to remote areas

UCLA physician Dr. Gary Satou, an Agoura Hills resident, recently won third prize for his work in developing a telemedicine connection with rural, remote medical facilities that do not offer specialty pediatric heart care. The associate professor of pediatric cardiology and UCLA’s director of pediatric echocardiography was awarded a gift of $63,100 to support his work. Traumatic brain injury repair, […]

Suspected DUI causes outage

A vehicle driven by suspected drunk driver sheared off a power pole near Las Virgenes Canyon Road just south of Lost Hills Road in Calabasas, causing an interruption in electricity and traffic lights from the city all the way to Mullholland Highway. Traffic had to be halted on both sides of Las Virgenes Road. Danielle Donatoni, 20, of Agoura Hills […]

Skateboarders take flight

New pastor for St. Matthew’s in Newbury Park

St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church will welcome its new pastor, the Rev. Stan Ferguson, on Sun., July 18 at the church, 1360 S. Wendy Drive, Newbury Park. A welcome luncheon for Ferguson and his wife Ellen will take place after the 10 a.m. worship service. The public is invited. Ferguson was previously assigned to St. Matthew’s for seven years beginning […]

Drinking less sugar may lower blood pressure

Drinking fewer sugary beverages may lower blood pressure, according to new research published in the medical journal Circulation. The media has reported warnings about sugar and obesity as well as diabetes. Now comes evidence linking it to blood pressure. Drinking one less sugarsweetened beverage daily was associated with drops in blood pressure in a study of 800 adults with elevated […]

Net results at checkpoint

Deputies from the Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station conducted a sobriety/driver’s license checkpoint in Agoura Hills from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. on Fri., July 9. •Vehicles through checkpoint: 2282 •Drivers stopped: 1465 •DUI arrests: 3 •Other arrests: 2 •Driver’s license citations (for unlicensed or suspended driver’s license): 20 •Marijuana citations: 1 •Vehicle impounds (for unlicensed or suspended driver’s license): 11 […]

New And Used Book Sale

Friday July 16

Sponsored by The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura at The Oaks mall in Thousand Oaks, first floor between Banana Republic & Marciano, near Johnny Rockets entrance. Fri., July 16 through Sun., July 25. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday. All proceeds go toward programs of support for local […]

Historical hot wheels on display

New Shul to host outdoor Shabbot in Oak Park

The New Shul of the Conejo will host its first community event, Shabbot Under the Stars, at 5:30 p.m. Fri., July 30 in the amphitheater at Oak Canyon Community Park, 5600 Holley-tree Drive, Oak Park. Participants should bring a picnic dinner. Attendees will be able to greet the new board of trustees headed by Jay Laifman. Cantor Kenny Ellis will […]