2014-02-20

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Case involving cyclist death being turned over to D.A.

Sheriff ’s deputy under investigation


A team of investigators from the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office will soon take possession of the case involving the Calabasas highway collision that killed cyclist Milton Olin Jr. on Dec. 8, 2013. L.A. County Sheriff’s deputy Andrew Wood was heading east on Mulholland Highway when his patrol car struck the 65-year-old Olin, who was also riding his bicycle […]

E-cleanup



Sat., Feb. 22, 9 to 11 a.m.: Creek cleanup. Meet on Lost Hills Road at the A.E. Wright footbridge. Supplies provided. Sat., March 1, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: E-waste roundup in the Albertsons parking lot at 26521 Agoura Road in Calabasas. Sat., March 8, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Water-based paint and used motor oil roundup at Calabasas City […]

Life in the Single Lane



Unconditional love I have to admit that the majority of my most beloved and loyal companions throughout my life have not been of the human kind. With the exception of my dear mom and precious friends, my “fur babies,” as I refer to them, have filled my heart as the most consistent, joyful and long-lasting loves of my life. Like […]

Gems, minerals and fossils sparkle at show



The Ventura Gem and Mineral Society will present the 52nd annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil and Lapidary Show on Sat. and Sun., March 1 and 2 at the Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W. Harbor Blvd., Ventura. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 1 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 2. The event will have gems, minerals, fossils, jewelry, […]

Dentist offers free cleanings andfillings Sunday



Dr. Amy’s Dental will host a Free Smiles: Dentistry from the Heart event to provide free cleanings, fillings and simple extractions for people who otherwise are unable to afford these services on Sun., Feb. 23 at Dr. Amy’s Dental, 394 Lombard St., Thousand Oaks. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. The event needs various supplies and volunteers. Donations would be welcome. […]

Agoura planning commissioner Rishoff steps down




Agoura Hills Planning Commissioner Stephen Rishoff has turned over his job of 10 years to Agoura Hills resident Chris Anstead, a former candidate for City Council. Former City Councilmember Dan Kuperberg appointed Rishoff to the panel in 2000. Councilmember Illece Buckley Weber appointed Anstead to take over the job. Planning commission members serve two-year terms. They act in an advisory […]

Young people with disabilities are ready, willing, able to work

Early intervention, support and internships can help the disabled find their role in the workplace


Second of two parts Students start their learning young, and that includes children with disabilities who find out quicker than most about the importance of long-range goals. Luckily, there is support. All public school districts offer the IEP, or individualized education program, which allows educators and parents to identify learning disabilities in children and create a plan for students with […]

Calabasas artist to appear at Art Guild event



Westlake Village Art Guild will present an impressionistic oil painting demonstration with Lynn Gertenbach on Tues., March 4 in the West Ballroom at Los Robles Greens, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. The doors will open at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 6 p.m. and the demonstration from 7 to 9 p.m. Gertenbach is a member of the California […]

Agoura welcomes South Korean baseball team

Chargers split doubleheader with Yatap High of South Korea in memorable baseball exhibition


Separated by continents, language and cultures, teenagers from Agoura Hills and South Korea gathered on a baseball field. Agoura and Yatap high schools’ varsity baseball players couldn’t ask each other questions. They learned about each other by playing the game. “Baseball is a universal language,” Chargers head coach Anthony Chevrier said. “Baseball brings people together,” said Jacob Stock, an Agoura […]


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