2013-04-25

2013-04-25 E-Edition

Jump for joy



Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura Hills A thief stole $2,500 in cash, a $500 watch and a $900 necklace from a home on Trail Creek Drive April 12. The culprit ransacked the home. Someone stole a $300 cellphone from a car parked near Adobe Cantina restaurant in the 29100 block of Agoura Road April 12. Burglars stole two wristwatches valued at $ 10,700, necklaces […]

How to dispose of drugs



The Las Virgenes-Triunfo Joint Powers Authority urges area residents to participate in National Drug Take-Back Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., April 27. Sponsored by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, the event promotes the safe disposal of unused, expired or unneeded pharmaceuticals. Proper drug collection and disposal not only protects public health, but keeps unwanted materials out of […]

Production showcases new theater



PLAY REVIEW ‘West Side Story’ After years of anticipation, the wrapping on Calabasas High School’s spanking new performing arts education center was finally removed as its first musical theater production was staged last week. The 650-seat, $18-million auditorium was completed with funds provided by the voterapproved Measure G in 2006, which also resulted in an identical facility at Agoura High […]

EYE ON LOCAL AREA STOCKS



Educators worried Prop. 30 won’t make the grade



A movement is underway among local school officials and politicians to stop—or at the least slow down—Gov. Jerry Brown’s plan to allocate up to 50 percent more funding to school districts that have lower socioeconomic standing. Brown’s Local Control Funding Formula, triggered by last November’s Proposition 30 public education tax hike, is not passing muster with educators and local leaders. […]

Fire department launches app



Hear sirens in your neighborhood? See a fire engine racing toward a scene? Now residents can find out where firefighters are going with a click on their computer or mobile device. With the release of Fireline Mobile, Ventura County residents can “ride along” with the Ventura County Fire Department and monitor the agency’s activity from their home computer, laptop, cellphone […]

Former Miss Ventura County hosts concert to further her education




Former Miss Ventura Kayla Bailey is putting herself in the spotlight to raise money for an educational opportunity abroad. A California Lutheran University graduate, Bailey is finishing a master’s degree program in vocal performance at Cal State Northridge. She won a $1,000 scholarship to attend the American Institute of Musical Studies (AIMS) in Austria, but the six-week summer program will […]

Calendar



THURS., APRIL 25 Thousand Oaks Art Association 7 to 8 p.m. at T.O. Community Gallery, 2331-A Borchard Road, Newbury Park. Alissa Spaulding from Frame Gallery speaks on new trends in framing for paintings. Guests $5. Phone: 805.558.0991. Email: barbjwelch@hotmail.com. FRI., APRIL 26 Charity Luncheon 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Los Robles Golf Course, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. […]


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