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Trailhead burglar takes a hike

Hiker thief nabbed by sheriff's deputies

   The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department arrested a man Jan. 12 for breaking into numerous vehicles parked at local hiking trails.    According to authorities, convicted burglar and Newbury Park resident Troyan Duss, 43, used the purses, bank cards and cash stolen from the trailhead parking lots to support his drug addiction.     Duss was on parole after serving a third of his 28 year […]

‘Happy Holidays’ is no slight against any religion

I am responding to the letter by Jerry Cutler referring to the letters of Ms. Cindy Seiff and Ms. Smith regarding the past holiday season. I am Jewish and our family has belonged to a synagogue since 1982. However, with admiration I have attended services at other houses of worship. I have many friends at St. Max church, the various […]

Tea party and story time deliver anti-bullying message

A tea party in a box is an Agoura Hills woman’s answer to the problem of childhood bullying. Joann Siegel hopes her “tea to imagination” will help kids engage with classic literature while learning how to get along with their peers. Siegel had hosted “Alice’s Tea” parties for children while working for the hospitality division of a luxury hotel. In […]

State launches Green Ribbon Awards

California schools can apply for the inaugural Green Ribbon Award to receive federal recognition as some of the nation’s highestperforming green schools. The U.S. Department of Education unveiled the Green Ribbon Schools award last September. The program recognizes schools that save energy, reduce costs, feature environmentally sustainable learning spaces, protect health, foster wellness, and offer environmental education to boost academic […]

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Agoura fire destroys Derry Avenue businesses

  By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com A fire broke out in the Agoura Business Center and Industrial Park Monday night, destroying two businesses and damaging at least one other, the fire department said. According to Capt. Ed Saldibar of Los Angeles County Fire Department in Agoura Hills, a resident reported a brush fire at the Derry Avenue business park at 9:45 p.m. Jan. […]

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