2012-07-19 E-Edition

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Going for the Gold

Going for the Gold Fans cheer on the US Men’s Olympic Water Polo team as they prepare for the 2012 Olympic games. Under the leadership of USA Water Polo Head Coach Terry Schroeder, the team held its fi nal stateside practice at the Oaks Christian School aquatic center.

Honoring one of their own

Dogs learn new, life-saving trick

Registration is underway for the Rattlesnake Avoidance Training Clinic for Dogs hosted by Mountains Restoration Trust on Sun., Aug. 26 at Malibu Creek State Park, Tapia Park Unit, 884 N. Las Virgenes Road, Calabasas. The clinic is conducted in a safe, humane and controlled environment. The one-on-one training process is repeated several times to ensure that the dog understands the […]


THURS., JULY 19 ‘A Star-Spangled Day’ 1 p.m. at Mrs. Figs’ Bookworm, 93 E. Daily Drive, Camarillo. Alphabet Soup Puppeteers present patriotic puppet play. Kids can create original drama and take a puppet home. Free. RSVP. Phone: 805.482.1384. ‘The Voice Behind Scarlett O’Hara’ 1:30 p.m. at Newbury Park Library, 2331 Borchard Road. Martha Miller portrays Margaret Mitchell, author of “Gone […]

Activist seeks to bring back Amgen tour

A local open spaces activist is vying to bring the Amgen bike tour back to the Conejo Valley, saying the race could boost local tourism and help to save remaining wild lands in the Santa Monica Mountains. At a recent council meeting in Agoura Hills, Mary Wiesbrock, Chair of Save Open Space (SOS), an organization dedicated to the conservation of […]

Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills A shoplifter stole $180 worth of alcoholic beverages from the Ralphs supermarket in the 5700 block of Kanan Road July 2. A burglar stole a $200 purse containing two rings worth $400, a $ 250 necklace, $ 250 pair of eyeglasses as well as a driver’s license and bank cards from a car parked near Las Virgenes Road […]

Pet of the Week

PLAYFUL—Rosie is a 10-yearold pitt bull mix. Rosie is curious, engaging, playful and loves belly rubs. Rosie has some arthritis in her knees, but other than that she has been given a clean bill of health. If you would like to adopt Rosie, ask for ID # A4458264 at the Agoura Hills Animal Shelter, 29525 Agoura Road. Occasionally pets have […]

Surf music, family fun at Tropical Daze

The fourth annual Tropical Daze Summer Music Festival from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sat. and Sun., July 21 and 22 at the Thousand Oaks Community Park, 2525 Moorpark Road. The two-day festival features island music, food, more than 75 tropical-themed vendors, and a free children’s activity area with hands-on games and crafts. For the third year, exotic birds—including macaws, […]

Morning rant leads to arrest

A 19-year-old man was arrested last week in the Westlake portion of Thousand Oaks for being under the influence of a controlled substance and attempting to steal a sheriff’s patrol car. Deputiesrespondedtoa5a.m. call on July 11 about a man who was heard screaming in the area of Finrod Court near Evenstar Park. According to a report, the first deputy who […]