2010-12-23 E-Edition

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Christmas approaching, local communities sleighed by rain


Agoura A burglar stole a $ 600 navigation system, $900 camera, $180 iPod and other items valued at about $250 from a car parked in the 28400 block of Lewis Place Dec. 11. Calabasas A thief stole a $1,600 purse containing a $600 wallet, a $400 camera and a $250 iPod from a car parked near Calabasas High School in […]

New home for writers club

The Ventura County Writers Club has found a new home in Oxnard. The club’s next meeting will be 7 p.m. Tues., Jan. 11 at Borders Book at the Esplanade Shopping Center, 241 Esplanade Drive, Oxnard. The club formerly met at Borders Books in Thousand Oaks. For information, call Kathleen Kaiser at (805) 524-6970, e-mail Kathleen@KathleenKaiser.com or visit www.venturacountywriters.com/.

Agoura High grad makes good in San Diego

Lorie Roseff Zapf, who graded from Agoura High School in 1976, was elected Nov. 2 to a four-year term on the San Diego City Council. Zapf lived in Hidden Hills with Marc and Alice Stelle during her high school years. The Stelles were instrumental in founding the Las Virgenes Unified School District and the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District. Alice […]

Custom Designed Four-bedroom Home Is Surrounded By Trees

This custom designed four-bedroom home, built in 1998, has more than 2,250 square feet of wellthought out living space, with two-and-a-half baths, paneled doors, spacious kitchen, formal dining room and two fireplaces. Sliding glass doors lead to extensive double decks for views of mature trees, skies and surrounding mountains and valleys. This unique location is both peaceful and pleasant with […]

Chabad appeal unsuccessful

Synagogue still seeking Oak Park expansion

The Ventura County Planning Commission voted 4-1 last week to reject a claim that the county infringed on religious freedoms when it denied Chabad of Oak Park’s request to more than double its occupancy. Chabad has operated a synagogue inside a residential home in the 5900 block of Conifer Street since 1994. The synagogue wanted to increase occupancy from 70 […]

Local woman robbed at knifepoint in Malibu

A 21-year-old Malibu man and a 20- year- old Agoura Hills woman were robbed at knifepoint just after midnight on Dec. 13 at the Malibu Cross Creek shopping center on the Pacific Coast Highway. According to a Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station report, a 19-yearold Port Hueneme man, Juan Navarro, pulled a knife and held it next to the male victim’s […]

Students learn to love

Boys & Girls Clubs help Casa Pacifica dreams come true