2013-08-29 E-Edition

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Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills Burglars stole five computers valued at $ 10,000 and accessories worth about $1,000 from Willow Elementary School on Laro Drive Aug. 15. A thief stole tax return documents belonging to a resident of Foothill Drive Aug. 14. Someone stole a $40 knife, a $75 pair of binoculars, and an envelope containing credit cards and other items of value […]

Church group beautifies community

Though the Mormon Helping Hands program is hosted every April throughout the world, the group practices a year-round commitment to community service. Local volunteers with the program helped with the RENEWbury Park High School initiative last spring, painting buildings, curbs and fences at the school. The school maintenance project is a grassroots community effort that involves students, local businesses and […]

High School Hi-Lights

Agoura Chargers Mon., Sept. 2: Labor Day-no school Tues., Sept. 3: AAC meeting/ faculty dining room/11 a.m. Wed., Sept. 4: Kickoff pep rally/ gym/10:05 a.m. Thurs., Sept. 5: Local holidayno school Calabasas Coyotes Fri., Aug. 30: ComedySportz tryouts/3 p.m. Mon., Sept. 2: Labor Day-no school Tues., Sept. 3: Freshman elec- tions applications due/3 p.m. Cheer parent meeting/5 p.m. Wed., Sept. […]

Firefighter honored in Westlake Village

Not all glass is clear for recycling

COMMENTARY | Eye on the Environment

Are beer drinkers more environmentally conscious than wine drinkers? Not to whine about wine, but the recycling rate for wine bottles is 34 percent nationwide versus 41 percent for beer and soda bottles, according to the Glass Packaging Institute. he biggest reason for this difference is that many states, including California, exclude wine bottles from “bottle bills.” You can sell […]

Honor roll

Oak Park resident David Brown made the academic dean’s list at Azusa Pacific University. Brown is honored for a spring semester 2013 academic standing that included a 3.5 or better grade point average.

Traffc death of 17-year-old investigated

Police are still trying to determine what caused a 17-year-old driver to crash into a telephone pole near Lake Sherwood last week, killing the student-athlete and injuring his passenger. Austin Evans, who would have been a senior at Thousand Oaks High School, was driving north on S. Westlake Boulevard around 4:20 p.m. Aug. 20 when his car veered off the […]

Residents can tone up with yoga classes

The Agoura Hills Recreation Center is offering a new Restorative Yoga class for adults from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. Mondays starting Sept. 9 at the center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Restorative yoga counteracts daily life stresses to rejuvenate the mind and body by balancing the nervous system through supported yoga poses, various breathing techniques, and guided meditations. This class is […]

The High Holidays bring healing, joy

commentary Judaism

Every year around this time, Jews throughout the Conejo Valley and Las Virgenes valley begin to act a little differently, seemingly concerned with something called the High Holidays. But what are these holidays, what are they about, why do they seem to come up at different times every year, and how do they affect everyone else? Because the Jewish calendar […]