2012-11-01

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Opportunistic thieves target Oak Park homes



Between late August and October of this year, Ventura County Sheriff’s deputies responded to five residential thefts in Oak Park and one in Casa Conejo. The thieves mainly stole jewelry and, in one instance, an unloaded gun. None of the stolen property was locked or secured in the home. Some of the jewelry was hidden in drawers or under clothing, […]

Local homeschoolers lead the pack




For some families, home schooling is a better option than a traditional classroom because it allows parents to create a curriculum that meets the individual needs and interests of their children in a more measured environment. About 200 home-school fans gathered at Triunfo Park in Thousand Oaks last week to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Conejo Valley Homeschoolers, a secular […]

Step Up Revolution star to host dancing fundraiser



The Thoughtfulness Committee (TLC) at Retter’s Academy of Dance in Agoura Hills will host Kathryn McCormick, top female dancer “So You Think You Can Dance,” season six, and star of “Step Up Revolution” in a fundraiser for the Hunger Relief Charity Feeding America on Sun., Nov. 11 at the academy, 5341 Derry Ave., Ste. A, Agoura Hills. McCormick will conduct […]

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Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura Hills A thief stole a $150 headset and power supply from a Bank of America employee in the 29800 block of Agoura Road Oct. 16. Calabasas A burglar stole a $1,600 laptop computer and $ 300 watch from a home on Parkmor Road Oct. 18. A resident on Live Oak Circle Drive reported that someone stole his mail Oct. […]

Apple co-founder takes audience on a fantastic ride




High school students, take note. In 1969, two Bay Area teenagers, one a self-described geek and social outcast, and the other an underachieving dreamer with an abrasive personality, found that they shared a love for computers. A few years later, both dropped out of college and decided to form a company together, which they called Apple Computer, Inc. The two […]

At The Library



The Agoura Hills Library will offer the following activities and events in November at 29901 Ladyface Court. For more information, call (818) 889-2278. The Mystery Book Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wed., Nov. 7 to discuss “The Drop” by Michael Connelly. Writer and clinical hypnotherapist Devin Morgan will discuss her book “Aris Returns” at 3:30 p.m. Sat., Nov. 10. […]

Kids learn about kindness through animals




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