2011-07-28

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Argument is a blockbuster

Tenant, landlord point fingers over demise of video store


The Blockbuster on Kanan Road closed suddenly—and without clear indication as to whether it was the landlord or the tenant who wanted the Agoura Hills store closed. Blockbuster, once a leader in the movie rental chain store business, filed for bankruptcy protection last year, but when the proceedings didn’t work out as planned the chain went to auction. Thousands of […]

Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura A thief stole a $200 cellphone from a patron at a fast-food restaurant in the 5700 block of Kanan Road July 7. A $500 gun and $450 gaming console were stolen from a home in the 1900 block of Olivera Drive July 7. Calabasas A burglar stole a $1,000 laptop computer and $400 leather suitcase from a car parked […]

Summer concerts rock on

Journey tribute band gets Chumash Park audience on its feet

Women perform mitzvah for foster kids



It’s magic



State’s top money man stops in Westlake




California’s economy is still years away from a full recovery, state Controller John Chiang told a large audience at Bellini Osteria Bar and Lounge in Westlake Village on July 21. Chiang, the state’s chief fiscal officer, came to the Conejo Valley as part of Ventura County Supervisor Linda Parks’ quarterly dinner series on policy and government. “The state owes education […]

Bus shuttle available to Zuma Beach



The Agoura Hills Department of Community Services sponsors a beach bus to Zuma Beach in Malibu. The bus makes three stops in Agoura Hills: at Lindero Canyon Middle School, Agoura High School and the corner of Liberty Canyon and Agoura Road. The bus proceeds to Zuma Beach, Lifeguard Tower No. 6. There are four round trips per day, Monday through […]

Public welcome on casino trip



Temple Etz Chaim will host a bus trip to Chumash Casino on Sun., Oct. 23. The community is invited. The bus will leave at 8 a.m. from the temple, 1080 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Return time is 8 p.m. Participants will be able to play blackjack, bingo, slots and roulette on their own at the casino. The cost is […]

Marijuana growers under fire




Park rangers announced the seizure of more than 3,500 marijuana plants over a 9-acre swath in the heart of Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. The pot discovery was one of three in the region during past month. Last week, authorities reported finding a pair of pot cultivation sites in the Los Padres National Forest in Ventura and Santa Barbara […]


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