2013-08-08 E-Edition

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A career is launched

Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills A thief stole a $150 briefcase and caused $ 300 in damage shattering the window of a car parked in the 22500 block of Driver Avenue July 25. Someone stole a $ 5,000 laptop computer and a tote bag containing a credit card from a car parked near Forest Cove Park July 25. The culprit used the stolen […]

Linda Livers Nitsch

Born February 2, 1934. She passed away on August 2, 2013, peacefully, in her home. She leaves two daughters, Susan and Karen, two grandchildren, Robyn and David, and one great grandson, Jameson. A memorial service well be held for family and friends on August 10 at 1:00 at the Nitsch residence.

Cuban music at free show

Gardens of the World will host a free concert featuring percussionist Luis Conte and his group performing Cuban- American music from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sun., Aug. 18 at 2001 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. This concert is the third in a four-Sunday series. The last performance on Aug. 25 will feature guitar sounds of Spain by Incendio. Lawn […]

Agoura council race draws two challengers

Two Agoura Hills residents have entered the race for Agoura Hills City Council against three incumbents. Meril Platzer, a doctor who’s lived in Old Agoura for 32 years and ran unsuccessfully for a council seat in 2011, is running because she wants to establish new priorities for the city. Six-year resident Chris Anstead says he wants to improve the city’s […]

Kanan shuttle serving Agoura and Oak Park is up and running

EASY RIDER—The Ventura County Public Works Agency, in partnership with the City of Agoura Hills and First Transit, launched the Kanan Shuttle Service on Aug. 5. The shuttle runs a 14-stop route up and down Kanan Road from the 101 Freeway to Oak Park and operates from 6 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The shuttle runs every 15 […]

Restoring nature one tree at a time

BACK TO THE ROOTS—A volunteer prepares the soil before planting a seedling for TreePeople in the Santa Monica Mountains. TreePeople announced actress Victoria Principal recently gave a large donation to help support thefire prevention reforestation programs of the nonprofit environmental organization. For more information, visit www.treepeople.org.

Young artists kick up their heels

PLAY REVIEW ‘42nd Street’

The Young Artists Ensemble’s production of “42nd Street” just concluded a two-weekend run at Thousand Oaks High School, where performers put on a superb display of acting, singing and dancing skills that held audiences in delight. Originally produced in 1980, “42nd Street” marked the first time a popular film musical made the transition to Broadway. But it took 47 years […]

New day, new traffc jam

Freeway accidents test patience of local drivers

The accidents on the 101 Freeway near Agoura Hills and Calabasas just keep piling up. An accident on July 31 was the third in the past 10 days to cause major delays. A U-Haul truck towing a trailer overturned just east of Chesebro Road in Agoura Hills and spilled fluid on the highway. All southbound lanes were closed while a […]