2014-01-02

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Property owners dig in for sidewalk repairs




Hundreds of homeowners in unincorporated parts of Ventura County will soon receive letters in the mail asking them to pay for sidewalk repairs. The Ventura County Public Works Agency is in the midst of a full inventory of cracked and uneven sidewalks throughout the entire unincorporated county, said Glenn Derossett, Ventura County’s engineering manager. Public works officials have identified more […]

Coats for a cause



Lydia Gable of Keller Williams Realty and Rick Winters of Financial Group will host their fourth annual Coats-for-Casa charity event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., Jan. 18 at Three Springs Park, 3000 Three Springs Drive, Westlake Village. This family event will feature complimentary snow play, coffee, smoothies and winter crafts, Attendees are invited to bring gently used winter […]

Calendar



FRI., JAN. 3 Conejo Valley Newcomers Club 8:30 a.m. meet in parking lot beside Grant Brimhall Library, 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Walk through Conejo Creek Park North for 45 minutes. Meet for coffee at 10 a.m. at outside food court, The Oaks, Hillcrest Drive, T.O. Phone: 805.267.9558. SAT., JAN. 4 Agoura High School Alumni Baseball Game 9 a.m. […]

Holiday cheer starts New Year



COMMUNITY TOGETHER—From left, Conejo Parks and Recreation District manager Jim Friedl, state Sen. Fran Pavley, retired Thousand Oaks mayor and city Councilmember Larry Horner and his wife, Thousand Oaks policing volunteer Betty Horner, converse at a Dec. 16 holiday open house at Pavley’s Calabasas headquarters on 5016 N. Parkway Calabasas. Legislation for the coming year was among the topics discussed. […]

Agoura family takes part in Donate Life float at Rose Parade




A local couple devoted to spreading the word about the importance of donating organs is honoring the memory of their child who died of sudden infant death syndrome on April 28, 1981. Agoura Hills’ residents Pamela and Bruce Endo, and their children, Amy and A.J., once again participated in Donate Life’s 11th annual Rose Parade float. On Dec. 21, the […]

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Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura Hills A thief stole two television screens from a Lincoln Navigator parked in the 5800 block of Kanan Road Dec. 25. A person broke into a car parked on Trail Creek Drive Dec. 25 and removed a $50 wheel lock set, which was then left on the grass next to the vehicle. A thief stole $ 50 worth of […]

Buyer beware of used tires



Whenever a motorist hits the road, it’s the car’s tires that hit it first, so it’s important they be in good shape. Unfortunately, bald, damaged, unsafe used tires are available for sale in every state. New tires must meet stringent federal safety standards to be sold in the U.S. In fact, U.S. tire testing standards are the toughest in the […]

Priest recalls the history of Fr. Serra

T.O.’s Rev. Scerbo shares knowledge for TV series


During an uprising at the San Diego de Alcala Mission in 1775, Junipero Serra stood between hundreds of rioting Native Americans who burned mission buildings, killing a priest, and the soldiers who wanted to punish them. “He gets in front of the soldiers and says, ‘Do not take vengeance,’” said the Rev. Joe Scerbo of St. Paschal Baylon Catholic Church […]


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