2013-04-18

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Paramount ticks test positive for Lyme



Officials from the Thousand Oaks-based Los Angeles county and Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area are advising visitors that ticks found at Paramount Ranch in Agoura Hills have recently tested positive for Lyme disease. Three separate pools of western black-legged ticks (Ixodes pacificus) discovered along the Coyote Trail were found to be positive. “This is a good reminder for visitors […]

Chief of police among several local residents who ran in Boston




After two bombs exploded within seconds of each other near the finish line of the 117th Boston Marathon this week, leaving three dead and 183 injured, a grieving city is still asking why a beloved annual event was ripped by violence. Thousand Oaks Police Chief and Westlake Village resident Randy Pentis was at the race to represent his Cops Running […]

High Style



Oaks Christian students experience Carnegie Hall



The students and directors of the Oaks Christian School Performing Arts Department toured New York City during spring break. The musical odyssey culminated with a night of performances in Carnegie Hall by the OCS Choir, Orchestra, and Symphonic Band. From March 28 through April 2, the group of 99 students and 24 chaperones stormed the Big Apple and took part […]

Lion softball prepares to battle Warriors



Agoura Hills accountant, Sherwood jeweler key players in KPMG case




Scott London, an Agoura Hills resident and former lead accounting partner with KPMG, an audit, tax and advisory firm in Los Angeles, is facing a May court date to answer charges of securities fraud filed last week by the federal government. London, 50, allegedly gave confidential information about several clients to friend and golfing partner Bryan Shaw, a jeweler who […]

POW’s incredible World War II tale captivates Agoura audience




First of two parts Louis Zamperini, the subject of Laura Hillenbrand’s book “Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption,” is a charmer. Zamperini touched the emotions, including the funny bones, of people who attended the Agoura Hills One City, One Book event at the Regency Theatre in Agoura Hills on April 10. He attended the event […]

The winsome quartet



It’s often said that “you don’t know the value of something until you’ve lost it.” This spring, I briefly toyed with the idea of selling my drafty old home in the Santa Monica Mountains of rural Agoura and heading for points unknown. For a time the prospect of change seemed exciting—until the prospect of saying “farewell” became excruciating. In the […]

La Reina gala



The La Reina High School Parent Guild will host its 31st annual Evening of Excellence on Wed., April 24 at Los Robles Banquet Center in Thousand Oaks. Reservations are $50 for adults and $30 for students. For more information, call (805) 495-6494, ext. 335.


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