2011-04-28 E-Edition

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Ideas that make a difference

Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills An 18- year- old woman was cited April 5 for making annoying or harassing contact through phone or other communication device from the 900 block of Westcreek Lane. Oak Park Vehicle break- ins occurred between April 13 and 15 in the 5700 block of Oak Bank Drive; between April 14 and 15 in the 5600 block of Foxwood […]

Science specialist a winner

Debby West, Oak Park Unified School District’s science specialist, will be honored at the Friends of Oak Park Schools Education Foundation’s “Friends Play Together” game night. West led a team of Medea Creek Middle School and Oak Park High School students to victory in two science competitions earlier this year—the Ventura County Idea to Impact Challenge and the USC/Quicksilver QuikSCience […]

Call for artists

The Thousand Oaks Arts Festival is accepting entries for the eighth annual festival scheduled for Sept. 17 and 18 at the Mary and Richard Carpenter Plaza Park at the Civic Arts Plaza and The Lakes at Thousand Oaks. For a fine arts prospectus and entry form, go to www.toartsfestival.com. For more information, call (805) 498-6591.

Gently-used books needed

Local Business Briefs

Pacific Rim Home hosts open house Pacific Rim Home will host a grand reopening celebration from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat., April 30 and from noon to 5 p.m. Sun., May 1 at the store, 31139 Via Colinas, Suite 204, Westlake Village, directly across from the Four Seasons Hotel. California designer Barbara Bacigalupi, creator of Umano Beads, will make […]

Holy Week marred by hate graffiti at Calabasas High School

Three teenagers arrested

Three students at Calabasas High School have been identified as the ones who spread hateful graffiti all over the campus last weekend. On the morning of Sat., April 23, High school maintenance workers found swastikas and other graffiti spray-painted on campus doors, walls, lockers and sidewalk. The crime occurred Friday evening at the height of the holy week for Jews […]

Deputies’ new breath analyzer is recalled

Ventura County law enforcement agencies that began using new high-tech breath analyzers in January to better detect blood alcohol levels in people suspected of driving under the influence have sent the gadgets back to the manufacturer due to malfunctions. The county district attorney’s office said it will review 294 DUI cases in which the Alco-Sensor V was used. Deputies used […]

Former Beach Boy Brian Wilson to rock Heal the Bay

Environmental group Heal the Bay will host a trio of beach culture icons to entertain guests at the organization’s 20th annual Bring Back the Beach outdoor gala dinner titled “The Ultimate Beach Party” on May 19 under the stars at The Jonathan Beach Club in Santa Monica. Beach Boys co-founder, performer and composer Brian Wilson will play a full-length set […]

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