2013-01-09

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Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura Hills Someone stole four railroad ties valued at $140 from a business in the 29400 block of Roadside Drive Dec. 22. The thief caused $60 in damage to a fence to enter the locked property. A person caused $300 in damage when they shattered the window of a car parked on Cheseboro Road Dec. 19 to steal a tote […]

Family, friends to celebrate memory of Robert McLaughlin

Event honoring longtime Malibou Lake resident takes place tomorrow


By 1956, Malibou Lake had already been a backdrop for many movies and television shows. Actor Ronald Reagan had a weekend home by the lake. Robert McLaughlin, who would go on to contribute his time to local schools, moved to the lakeside community that year to raise his family amid the natural splendor. McLaughlin, a former Las Virgenes Unified School […]

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Rabbi offers marriage class



Rabbi Yaacov Vann will present practical tips from Jewish tradition’s ancient wisdom for becoming a better spouse and self in “Growing Your Marriage,” a Shalom Bayit workshop, at 8 p.m. Mondays from Jan. 14 through Feb. 4 at the Calabasas Shul. The program is free and all are welcome. To reach the shul, go to the Calabasas Golf Club, 4515 […]

Captains guide Agoura soccer




Great things come in threes. Three Wise Men. Three Musketeers. Three Stooges. Agoura High’s boys’ soccer team features three standout senior captains—Liron Cohen, Matt Solomon and Charlie Villa-Lovos. The tri-captains helped propel the Chargers to a 10-4 overall mark and 4-0 clip in the Marmonte League entering Wednesday’s match at Royal. Agoura head coach Andrew Staiano described Cohen, Solomon and […]

Polan joins water board



Newly elected Las Virgenes Municipal Water District trustee Leonard Polan was sworn into office at the district headquarters Jan. 7 in front of a small group of supporters, relatives and district officials. “I am ready and excited about the work ahead,” said Polan. The Westlake Village resident ousted incumbent Joe Bowman with a 17 percent margin of victory in November’s […]

Paint out at Leo Carillo State Beach



Allied Artists of the Santa Monica Mountains and Seashore is holding a paint-out for artists at 9:30 a.m. Sat., Jan. 12 at Leo Carrillo State Beach, 23200 PCH, Malibu. The seaside features large rock formations, shoreline views, surf crashing on rocks and lifeguard stations. Facing inshore, participants can view mountain vistas and sycamore groves. All artists, new and experienced, are […]

Design it in Wood opens permanent home

COMMENTARY | Arts and crafts

After eight years of offering services to schools in the greater Conejo Valley, Design it in Wood will open a permanent location at 29646 Agoura Road in Agoura Hills. The new facility will allow the company to expand its programs for children and adults by offering a permanent place for woodworking classes and project building. As wood shop and other […]

Ongoing series to address death and grief



Woodland Hills Community Church will host a seminar series titled “Living into Dying” led by Martha Feng, executive director of Counseling West, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. every second and fourth Thursday starting Jan. 10 in the church’s Breese Chapel, 21338 Dumetz Road, Woodland Hills. In Western culture, death is often a subject that is both uncomfortable and avoided, yet […]


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