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Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura Hills Two armed robbers stole $300 from the Shell gas station in the 5100 block of Chesebro Road Oct. 22. A thief stole a $3,100 bicycle from a parking structure on Medea Lane Oct. 16. Calabasas A resident on Federalist Road reported that a man entered her home Oct. 21. After seeing him standing in her kitchen, she ran […]

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Program for parents about teens



A free presentation for parents titled “Teens and the Pressure to be Perfect” will take place from 10 a.m. to noon Thurs., Nov. 7 at the Westlake Village Pepperdine campus, 2829 Townsgate Road. The presenters are marriage and family therapists Melody Black and Julie Tunick. Ludington Institute for Family Enrichment is the sponsor. Space is limited to the first 40 […]

College students conduct groundbreaking research

Students intern with top nuclear research scientists


It was the offer of a lifetime. Cal State Channel Islands students Cameron Embree and Gradon Faulkner were invited to intern with and work alongside some of the world’s top physicists at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN)—the research facility that proved the existence of the Higgs boson, or “God particle,” one of the most important scientifi c discoveries […]

Weekend schedule



Newbury Park Home Pairs A Country Style With Modern Contemporary



This two-story Newbury Park home pairs an Americana country style with modern contemporary conveniences. Featuring four bedrooms, 4.5 baths and 4,067 square feet per appraisal, the house is on private lot larger than one acre. The floor plan has a downstairs guest bedroom with ensuite bathroom and a separate powder room. There is a formal living room with high ceilings […]

Candidate carries vision of sustainable growth in city




Maintaining the small-town feeling in Agoura Hills is one of several goals that Councilmember Harry Schwarz has outlined for the new year if he is elected to a third term on the council. Schwarz is on the Nov. 5 ballot with incumbents Denis Weber and Bill Koehler and challengers Meril Platzer and Chris Anstead. “I want to ensure that there […]

Hot Flashes



The New Blue Dog Whether you live near the Norwegian Grade or you don’t give a darn about any Norwegians, or whether you too have been tormented by rabbits, we still share the same bond: a love for those cardiac kids, the Los Angeles Dodgers. As they are working their way toward a pennant championship, here’s what I remember from […]

Managing food waste can have a beneficial outcome




Discarded food can be turned into compost, and compost is good for growing plants, so in a county of mixed urban and agricultural areas, why are there no curbside collection programs for food waste? Local jails, schools, restaurants and other facilities with large kitchens throughout Ventura County send their food waste to be turned into compost, and collection programs in […]


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