2011-11-17 E-Edition

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Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura A burglar stole a $400 purse, $200 wallet and $400 cellphone from a car parked in the 28800 block of Lake Vista Drive Nov. 5. The culprit caused $600 in damage by shattering one of the car’s windows. A vandal rode his bicycle over notebooks, a board game and other items belonging to a soccer coach at Yerba Buena […]

Journalism mentor wins award

Steve Ames, who taught college journalism and served as the faculty adviser to student publications for 38 years, has received a College Media Advisers Lifetime Membership for his service to student media. The award was given during the National College Media Convention in Orlando, Fla. last month. Ames was a contributing writer for The Acorn Newspapers from 1998 to 2009. […]

‘All My Sons’ presents mature theme

Arthur Miller’s first commercially successful play, “All My Sons,” is being produced by the students of Agoura High School. A critical look at the American Dream is at the heart of the drama, which also weaves in themes about family, love, loss and death. Miller’s criticism of American values in the play caused him trouble with the House Un- American […]

New VCCU loan officer

Ventura County Credit Union, the largest credit union headquartered in Ventura County, has recently hired Linda Muse-Tabata as a new loan officer. She will be responsible for originating and managing loans for VCCU members. Muse- Tabata served as a mortgage loan officer for Bank of America Home Loans for the last two years and was assistant vice president/residential loan officer […]

Wine is fine for Gelson’s

The Calabasas Planning Commission unanimously approved a request allowing in-store wine tasting at Gelson’s supermarket. The grocery store at 22277 Mulholland Highway already has a license to sell alcohol. It sought permission from the city to introduce in-store wine tasting as a convenience to patrons. The Calabasas Municipal Code allows sampling or tasting of wine offered for retail sale provided […]

At The Library

The holidays are approaching and upcoming programs at the Agoura Hills Library reflect the season’s traditions. All events are free and will be at the library, 29901 Ladyface Court, Agoura Hills. For more information, call (818) 889-2278. •Residents can show off their favorite cookie or brownie recipe for a Cookie/Brownie Bake-off for all ages on Sat., Dec. 3. Entrees will […]

Concerts ring in holiday season

California Lutheran University will offer its annual free Christmas Festival Concerts for the community, “Out of Darkness . . . Light!” at 8 p.m. Fri. and Sat., Dec. 2 and 3, and at 4 p.m. Sun., Dec. 4 in Samuelson Chapel on the Thousand Oaks campus. Additional parking is available at the corner of Olsen Road and Mountclef Boulevard. The […]

Open house at fitness studio

Fitness Movement exercise studio for men and women will host an open house from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sat., Dec. 3 at its newly-opened facility at 1145 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. The studio offers a variety of fitness programs, training and pilates with multiple trainers. Each class tops out at 10 people. One-on-one sessions are also available. The […]

$90,000 state grant will help Calabasas build a new park

Calabasas officials plan to use a $ 90,050 California Department of Housing and Community Development grant recently awarded to the city to develop a new downtown park that will allow visitors to relax in a natural setting. The city became eligible for the grant after it contributed $1 million from its Affordable Housing Trust to build a 75-unit apartment complex […]