2013-12-12 E-Edition

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Community helps in dog rescue

Thank you to all the incredibly kind people who helped my niece find her dog last week. Bello slipped out of his collar and harness when he heard a loud noise, and just disappeared in a heartbeat. Mary drove around from 9 p.m., when he got away at the corner of Westlake and Thousand Oaks boulevards, until Bello was found […]

Sporting a good cause

Juried show open for entries

The Thousand Oaks Artist Association 2014 Open Juried Art Show in February is accepting entries from all visual artists living in Ventura, Santa Barbara, Los Angeles or Orange counties. Accepted works will be displayed at the Thousand Oaks Community Gallery, 2331 Borchard Road, Newbury Park. Three cash awards will be offered per category, plus a Best of Show cash prize […]

$48-million property may be subdivided

Greenfield Ranch in Hidden Valley a ‘tough sale’

A 452-acre ranch in Hidden Valley that has served as a backdrop for numerous Hollywood films and television shows could be subdivided if the property isn’t sold soon, according to the listing agent. Greenfield Ranch at 1388 W. Potrero Road has been on and off local real estate listings since 2005. Its current price tag: $48 million. Greenfield is the […]

Final word on Ahmanson Ranch

I was puzzled by the comments of Mr. Bass (“ Second thoughts about Ahmanson”) regarding what was arguably the most successful land conservation battle in recent years in the Los Angeles area. He asserts that opposition to the project from Los Angeles County residents averse to more traffic was “as much about green money as green virtue,” and cites recent […]

Don’t be afraid to question prescriptions

Because some commonly prescribed medications can be harmful for older adults, people age 65 and older should question whether they should be taking the medications they’re taking. The human body changes as it gets older. These changes can increase the chances of having side effects from certain drugs. For example, the liver or kidneys may not function quite as well […]

Rockin’ and a-joggin’ to help the school


Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills Thieves removed tires and lug nuts from two cars parked on Yankee Drive and Country Glen Road Dec. 1. One of the tires was found down the street. A vandal caused $ 4,500 in damage destroying inflatable Christmas decorations on Lake Lindero Drive Dec. 1. Someone caused $ 700 in damage tampering with a vehicle parked on Willow […]