2012-11-15 E-Edition

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Area plagued by recent ‘knock knock’ crimes

Capt. Joseph Stephen of the Malibu Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station is advising residents to be alert for a recent wave of “knock knock” type burglars. The City of Calabasas experienced one such burglary attempt in September. Burglars knocked on the front door, but the resident inside didn’t answer. Armed with a shotgun, the resident scared the suspects away. In October […]

Ninth annual Calabasas Classic is a runaway success

Ready, set, cancer be gone. More than 2,600 adults and children from throughout the region participated in the ninth annual Talbert Family Foundation Calabasas Classic on Sunday to support families coping with cancer and other major illnesses. “This is the largest group we’ve ever had coming into the event,” said Julie Talbert of Hidden Hills, who started the nonprofit organization […]

Fair seeks junior board members

The Ventura County Fair seeks 2013 Junior Fair Board members. The Junior Fair Board was established in the 1970s to provide young adults with an opportunity to develop leadership skills, perform community service and become aware of the business and operations of district agricultural fairs. Along with conducting daily contests at the fair, the Junior Fair Board performs service projects […]

Help for those who grieve during the holidays

A free GriefShare Surviving the Holidays seminar will take place from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sat., Nov. 17 at Gateway Church, 29646 Agoura Road, Ste. A, Agoura Hills. The seminar will offer practical strategies for anyone suffering loss, stress or loneliness to help them make it through the holiday season. The event will include a video featuring advice from […]

Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills A burglar stole $6,000 in cash, two handguns valued at $1,100 and medical marijuana worth $100 from a home on Terrace Lane Nov. 2. The culprit caused $600 in damage breaking into the house. Someone stole a $40 earpiece from a car parked on Trail Creek Lane Nov. 4. A vandal caused $ 200 in damage shattering the […]

Project Holiday Stocking collecting donations for the troops

The 10th annual Project Holiday Stocking is collecting donations of stockings filled with snacks and goodies to send to American troops deployed to Afghanistan. In the past 10 years more than 30,000 stockings have been shipped. Residents can purchase a stocking no longer than 20 inches from top to heel and fill it with some of the following items: Snack […]

Medicare age is still 65

COMMENTARY Social Security If you’re in your 60s, you probably know that the age to receive full retirement benefits has changed. But it’s important to remember that the age to begin receiving Medicare has not— it is still 65. Even if you have decided to wait until after you are age 65 to apply for retirement benefits, most people should […]

Local bakery supplies bread to feed hungry students

Wildflour Bakery in Agoura Hills is supplying Oak Park and Las Virgenes unified school districts with an assortment of breads and baked goods for student lunches. Bakery owner Greg Yulish said the lunch deal in the Las Virgenes district happened “very organically.” “The officials from LVUSD came in here for lunch, and they loved the products,” Yulish said. “They found […]

End the veil of silence

The plea agreement reached last week in the involuntary manslaughter case against 19-year-old David Nernberg did little to put to rest the questions that remain about the night Griffen Kramer died in Agoura Hills. Without the revelations of a trial, perhaps we’ll never know why a high school graduate from this affluent community would leave a friend foaming at the […]

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