2014-04-24 E-Edition

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Former player arrested for domestic battery

Former Southern California football All-America and NFL player Keyshawn Johnson was arrested early Monday morning on charges he assaulted a girlfriend at his Calabasas home. The arrest occurred at about 1 a.m. April 21 after the Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station received a call concerning a fight at the Johnson home. When deputies arrived, they determined the 41-year-old Johnson and his […]


Volunteers wanted The City of Agoura Hills will have its inaugural Community Services Day from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sat., May 3. Participants will meet at Chumash Park to sign in, pick up a free T-shirt and then disperse to the various project sites. Projects will include creek clean-up, school improvements, graffiti removal and trash pickup. Larger projects will […]

Kids learn about nature at Boys & Girls Clubs

Hike to raise funds and awareness

NatureBridge will present its third annual Hike-athon in the Santa Monica Mountains fundraiser from 8 to 11 a.m. Sat., May 3. Participants will hike the 2.25 mile Inspiration Point Loop at Will Rogers State Historic Park in Pacifi c Palisades. The event will raise funds and draw attention to the need for environmental education in the Santa Monica Mountains and […]

Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills A burglar stole a $550 iPad from a home on Elizabeth Court April 7. A thief stole $1,200 worth of tools from a home on Wheelhouse Land April 4. Someone stole a purse containing a wallet and bank cards from a car parked on Lake Lindero Drive April 4. The value of the loss was estimated at $850. […]

Life in the Single Lane

Singles helping singles It seems the Singles Support System I proposed in my last column has turned out to be a popular concept after all. So I thank everyone who took the time to write me about the idea. And in case you missed the discussion, here it is in a nutshell. I was upset recently by a series of […]

The Movie Nut

If you’re already longing for next year’s NFL season, “Draft Day” will reassure you it’s coming, but you don’t have to love football to love this movie. On the surface, it’s about that one day each year when exceptional college athletes get picked and promised large sums of money to be the foundations of future NFL dynasties. But, at its […]

Tykes on trikes raise monies for hospital

Montessori of Malibu Canyon held its third annual Trike-athon benefitting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital on April 25. Almost $2,000 was raised as children ages 2 to 5 rode their bikes on the campus and received donation pledges. About 50 of the school’s 85 students participated in the Trike-athon. “We talked to the students about helping other children,” said Negin […]

Red Robin restaurant closes

In its place: Lovi’s Delicatessen

Local community leaders and loyal Red Robin restaurant patrons gathered one last time at the longtime Calabasas restaurant to mark a special moment. Red Robin on Calabasas Road opened in 1979, and it closed its doors for the final time at 10 p.m. April 13. Patrons say they will miss the landmark local restaurant. “I have literally decades of fond […]