2013-04-11 E-Edition

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Fancy Flight

Man builds single-engine aircraft in his Oak Park garage

Retirement is not an idle time for Oak Park resident Glen Wilcox, who recently took advantage of his golden years to build a fully functional airplane in his garage. The single-seat, light aircraft took about 1,000 hours over a three- year period to assemble. It completes a personal transportation collection at the Wilcox household that covers land, sea and air. […]

Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills Someone stole a bag containing personal paperwork and caused $100 in damage shattering the window of a car parked in the 29200 block of Agoura Road March 29. A burglar stole $1,300 worth of jewelry and $400 worth of electronic equipment from a home on Calle Robleda March 29. Someone stole a $300 iPad and caused $75 in […]

Chamber seeks nominations for Spirit of Community awards

The Greater Conejo Valley Community Foundation, the charitable arm of the Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce, has opened nominations for the upcoming 11th annual Spirit of Community Awards slated for May 16. Nominations for individuals and organizations that have a positive impact on the communities of Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village and Agoura Hills are due to the chamber by […]

Thinking smart about clinical trials

The Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/Santa Barbara will host a free seminar titled “Clinical Trial Participation: Deciding Whether to Take Part” from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tues., April 16 at 530 Hampshire Road, Westlake Village. This presentation will provide a general overview of clinical trials for patients, their family members and friends. It will cover the different types of clinical trials […]

Niroj Levant Cuisine

In the United States, authentic Kurdish restaurants are exceptionally uncommon. Fortunately for local residents such an eatery has come to Agoura Hills. Open since Februrary 2013, Niroj Levant Cuisine is the vision that became reality for owner Luqman Barwari and his wife, Zuzan. “ It has always been my dream to have a Kurdish restaurant,” Barwari said. “I strongly believe […]

Westlake fire captain dead

    Family, friends and firefighters from Los Angeles and Ventura counties this week honored the life of Capt. Richard McClung, a 27-year veteran of the L.A. County Fire Department who died on April 4.    The L.A. County department said in a statement that it was deeply shocked and saddened by the sudden off-duty death of McClung. Fire department officials and […]

Conservation group acquires new land to protect Ladyface

612 acres purchased near mountain’s southern base

The Ladyface Mountain panorama in the Santa Monica Mountains will be preserved for generations to come, thanks to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors who recently approved two significant land acquisitions totaling almost 612 acres near the scenic mountain. The Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority will be the purchasing agency. The purchase comprises 525 acres of unspoiled land at […]

Hit and run driver sought

Authorities are seeking the public’s help to identify a driver who reportedly struck and injured a pedestrian in Agoura Hills and fled the scene. At about 10:13 a.m. on April 9, a woman was hit while walking in a marked crosswalk at the intersection of Kanan Road and Fountainwood Street. Police say the driver, a white female in her 20s […]

Free job and career workshop in T.O.

The Thousand Oaks Community Service Center will present the following free workshops at the Thousand Oaks Job and Career Center, 80 E. Hillcrest Drive, Ste. 200. • Power of VOS (Virtual OneStop), 9 a.m. to noon Mon., April 22. Learn about the VOS website and use its tools to build a resume and customize a job search. Must have basic […]