2012-05-24 E-Edition

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Speed boarder killed in Lake Lindero accident

Christopher Schwartz, a 29-year-old Agoura Hills man, was killed early Tuesday when he lost control of his in-line Dirtsurfer skateboard apparatus and struck a parked vehicle while going down a steep residential street. The accident occurred in the 6000 block of Lake Lindero Drive in Agoura Hills at about 12:05 a.m., said Sgt. Mark Bock of the Lost Hills Sheriff’s […]

Survey, bus news in Agoura

•The City of Agoura Hills • invites residents to take a survey and offer their ideas on how to improve the intersection of Kanan Road and Thousand Oaks Boulevard and make the area safer for drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians. The intersection is considered one of the busiest in Agoura Hills. City officials hope to improve connections between residential areas, shopping […]

Ask the Arborist

Just say no to tree topping Topping is the indiscriminate cutting back of treetops and branches. It reduces not only the height of the tree but quite often its width, with no concern for the growth that’s needed to maintain a healthy, attractive and safe tree. It is one of the most harmful cutting procedures that can be done to […]

Can turn hobbies into careers

For those of you who are unemployed, underemployed, or unhappy with their job, you’re not alone. Not only is the economy still in recovery mode, but according to the Conference Board, job unhappiness among American workers is at the highest level it has been in over 20 years. That’s why an increasing number of people are turning their hobbies and […]

The sky’s the limit this summer

A summer event called Sky for children from age 4 through grade five will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Mon. through Fri., June 11 to 15 at Living Oaks Community Church, 1033 Business Center Circle, Newbury Park. Children will participate in Bible-learning activities, sing songs, play teamwork-building games, make treats, experience Bible adventures, collect Bible Memory Buddies and […]

WAGS is winning

Agoura club gets a dressing down

Offcials not pleased with Sunset Room lingerie act

City officials are irked at the Sunset Room bar and lounge in Agoura Hills for hosting a lingerie fashion show in February that violated a permit under which the supper club has been operating since it opened last year. The Agoura Hills Planning Commission earlier imposed a number of conditions on the Agoura Road business concerning entertainment, security, parking and […]

From beauty queen to military pilot

. Agoura High graduate serves her country well

While based in Qatar and flying missions in Iraq in December 2003, Lt. Col. Patricia Murray was tagged as one of the first U.S. military pilots to go into Iran since the fall of the shah in 1979. Though an Iranian air traffic controller threatened to shoot her plane, the American pilot completed her humanitarian mission to deliver supplies for […]

Barkley Pet Hotel opens new digs

Facility adds more footage, services for family dogs

In less than two years of opening its doors, The Barkley Pet Hotel and Day Spa is expanding its Doggie Day Camp, grooming salon and boarding areas. The original 32,000-squarefoot campus will expand an additional 8,000 square feet. The expansion will add six additional grooming and bathing stations to a new section of the facility. The day spa will offer […]