2010-12-09 E-Edition

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Deputies can check homes

The Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station offers free vacation checks for Westlake Village residents while they’re away on vacation. During the holiday travel time, an empty home gives burglars opportunity to search and ransack homes To place a vacation check, call the sheriff’s station at (818) 878- 1808 a few days prior to the trip and request a vacation check. Sheriff […]

Store owners embrace traditions of Chinese art

Passion for Asian art led to partnership

Becoming an Asian art dealer wasn’t always the plan for Agoura resident Will Merrill. A tree trimmer by trade, Merrill developed an interest in ancient Chinese art about three years ago when he attended a party hosted by Michelle Lou, a local dealer who buys and sells Asian antiques, collectibles and reproductions. Merrill, a collector by nature, said he went […]

Cabrillo Music Theatre up for Ovation Awards

The nonprofit Cabrillo Music Theatre, the resident musical theater production company of the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, received five nominations for the 2009-10 L.A. Stage Alliance Ovation Awards. Cabrillo will host this year’s Ovation Awards presentation on Mon., Jan. 17 in its resident 1,800-seat Kavli Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. One […]

Theater presents holiday play

Conejo Players Theatre will present “Home for the Holidays” at 8 p.m. Fri. and Sat., Dec. 17 and 18 at the theater, 351 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. The show will be a night of cabaret when performers from current and past seasons come to- gether in an evening of song, glad tidings and holiday cheer. A champagne reception will […]

Entitled to build

Recently a writer from Agoura Hills asked, “Do we need more office space in Agoura Hills?” Obviously, the free market thinks that there is a place for it. If not, they wouldn’t be building. “Will this project employ local architects and builders, and purchase its supplies locally?” That would and should be determined by the owners of the business, the […]


Drinking water rates for the Triunfo Water District customers in Oak Park have increased more than 40 percent since September 2009. The residents of nearby Thousand Oaks do not receive their water from Triunfo and have been subject to separate increases.

Inspiring kids to stay fit

The experts on fitness at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say children need at least 60 minutes of physical activity a day, and it wouldn’t hurt most adults to get that, too. Here are a few tips that can help families get more active. •Incorporate physical activities into family gatherings, birthday parties and when children’s friends come […]

Make-A-Wish to host fundraiser

Wish Night 2011, an event hosted by the board of directors of the Make-AWish Foundation of the Tri-Counties, will be on Feb. 17 at The Canyon club in Agoura Hills. The event will have silent and live auctions as well as special seating for both of the musical acts that evening. Ticket packages range from $30 to $1,000. A new […]

Wedding bells

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