2014-02-27 E-Edition

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Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills A vandal caused $ 2,300 in damage loosening a water pipe which caused flooding at a home on Windsong Lane Feb. 5 Calabasas A burglar caused $ 160 in damage shattering a window to get into a car and steal a $100 pair of spinning shoes and a $25 gym bag. The incident occurred on W. Alsace Drive […]

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Pet of the Week

Expert imagines cure for breast cancer

Author of ‘Dr. Susan Love’s Breast Book’ to speak

Breast cancer expert Susan Love, MD, MBA, will share her vision and perspectives on breast cancer research at a complimentary event at 5: 30 p. m. Wed., March 19 at a private residence in Point Dume, Malibu. Hosted by Talia Emery, MD, of Remedy Skin + Body in Westlake Village, Love will talk about current research that challenges existing hypotheses […]

Incumbent leads field in early fundraising

It’s no secret the race for the 26th Congressional District will be heated, as U.S. Rep. Julia Brownley (D-Thousand Oaks) looks to defend her seat against three challengers, including Republican favorite Assemblymember Jeff Gorell (R-Camarillo). If the 2012 election— estimated at $9 million—is any indication, this year’s battle for the district, which covers most of Ventura County including Oak Park, […]

Students breaking the cycle of poverty

Screening of documentary about four young Californians

The Ventura County Women’s Forum Collaborative will present a two-part program on “Through a Gender Lens: Issues of Importance to Women.” Guests can attend one or both events. Screening of the film “First Generation” will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sun., March 9 at Cal State Channel Islands, Malibu Hall 100, Camarillo. A panel discussion and key scenes […]

Listening to the mysterious chorus at dawn

As dawn peels back the darkness of the rural Agoura countryside, an invisible choir director raises aloft his arms. Song replaces silence in as momentous and startling a transition as daylight replacing darkness. The new day’s sky is pale at first. Through a veil of cloud tendrils appears the full moon, a silvery disc getting ready to set as the […]

Take Your Acorn on Vacation

Rough ride home for Oaks students

Tainted food said to cause illness

Paramedics were on standby at Los Angeles International Airport Feb. 19 to meet a group of Oaks Christian School students who became ill on their return flight home from a six-day mission trip to Guatemala. Yvonne Vollert- Noblitt, spokesperson for Oaks Christian School in Westlake Village, said 10 students likely picked up some type of food bacteria in Guatemala City […]