2013-01-30 E-Edition

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Game over: Court approves bankruptcy sale of Agoura-based THQ

Agoura Hills-based gamemaker THQ Inc. closed its bankruptcy sale last week for an estimated $72 million, a far cry from the $2 billion market capitalization the company enjoyed during its heyday five years ago. U.S. Bankruptcy Court approved the sale of THQ’s studios and titles to multiple buyers. Plans to sell the company to “stalking horse” bidder Clearlake Capital Group, […]

County supervisors postpone clean water fee

Los Angeles County supervisors postponed a recent vote on a proposed clean-water tax after receiving a large number of protests from people who are against the new fee. About 200 homeowners and representatives from schools, cities and businesses attended the Jan. 15 meeting in downtown Los Angeles to weigh in on the measure. Most speakers opposed the fee, which would […]

Take Your Acorn on Vacation

CLU organist will perform free concert

California Lutheran University organist Kyle E. Johnson will present a free recital at 7 p.m. Fri., Feb. 8 in Samuelson Chapel south of Olsen Road near Campus Drive on the Thousand Oaks campus. Johnson will perform works by Johann Sebastian Bach, Frederick Frahm, César Franck, W.C. Handy and Johann Pachelbel. Johnson is the coordinator of chapel music and a music […]

Coyotes fall to Royal

Calabasas boys’ basketball now in four-way tie forfirst place in Marmonte

The Royal High boys’ basketball team needed to defend its home court on Tuesday night for any chance at securing a Marmonte League championship. The Highlanders made it happen. Royal head coach Craig Griffi n’s senior-laden squad put the clamps on Calabasas’ high-octane offense and found enough scoring of its own during key moments to secure a 59-43 victory and, […]

Lost Hills captain dismissed

Joseph Stephen, former captain of the L.A. County Sheriff’s Malibu/Lost Hills Station, has been relieved of duty amid claims that he sexually harassed a subordinate. Stephen, a 27-year veteran of the Sheriff’s Department, is one of three Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department leaders under investigation for alleged sexual harassment. “He has been relieved of duty with pay. The investigation is […]

Learn about water treatment

The Las Virgenes–Triunfo Joint Powers Authority will conduct a free tour of its water recycling, wastewater treatment and composting facilities from 8:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sat., Feb. 2. Advance registration is required by signing up at www.LVMWD. com or calling (818) 251-2200 during regular business hours. Area residents are welcome. Customers can see first-hand how the water sent down […]

Agoura High’s baseball team loves airborne mascot

‘Chess’ makes opening move in Thousand Oaks

The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Foundation will present Musical Theatre Guild’s production of “Chess” at 3 p.m. Sun., Feb. 17 in the Scherr Forum Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. The award-winning Musical Theatre Guild, a company of professional performers, has presented concert-staged readings of seldom seen musicals for the past 17 years. Kirsten Chandler […]

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