2014-06-05 E-Edition

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Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills Someone stole a $550 Mark Jacobs quilted satchel purse from a store in the 5900 block of Kanan Road May 26. A thief stole a $500 iPad from a patron at the Homewood Suites in the 28900 block of Canwood Street May 25. A vandal smashed a $ 100 window and caused $10 in damage to the fence […]

The Other Side of 50

Advice from the experts

While caring for her mother with Alzheimer’s disease, my friend Andrea used to host “happy hour” every Wednesday night for friends and neighbors at her Westlake Village home. Andrea’s mom, Fran, attended happy hour too. Fran shared her artwork with visitors and thrived on the interaction with others. Andrea began the event to give her mom the gift of socialization. […]

Lake’s oldestfish?

END OF THE LINE—Calabasas resident Robert Blackstone holds what it believed to be the largest fish ever to live in Calabasas Lake. But Blackstone didn’t catch it—he found the estimated 25-pounder near the shore on May 31 after it had died. Another Calabasas resident who saw the fish thinks it had lived in the lake for more than 10 years. […]

Beatles tribute band will work it out

June 15 concert kicks off Agoura Hills’ summer music series

Celebrate Father’s Day with an evening of legendary Beatle tunes as Yesterday, the number one Beatle tribute from Las Vegas, launches Agoura Hills’s 2014 Concerts in the Park series at 6 p.m. Sun., June 15 in Chumash Park, 5550 Medea Valley Drive, Agoura Hills. The band will perform all eras of Beatles music in authentic costumes. The show is free […]

High School Hi Lights

Agoura ChargersFri., June 6: Broadway Nights/performing arts education center/ 6 p.m.Sat., June 7: SATDrama banquet/performingarts education center/6 p.m.Mon., June 9: Senior brunch/9a.m. to noonTues., June 10: Senior picnic/ 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.Charger Club meeting/A1/7p.m.Wed., June 11: Last day ofschoolGraduation rehearsal/7:50a.m. to noonThurs., June 12: Graduation/7p.m.Sat., June 14: ACT Calabasas CoyotesFri., June 6: Short day-periods2, 4 and 6Mon., June 9: […]

We’ve earned the right vote, but few take advantage


This is a week to celebrate the freedoms we enjoy in our country, but in a way, the joy is muted. Tomorrow, June 6, marks the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion in World War II. Members of the U.S. armed forces fought and died on the beaches of Normandy to preserve the American way of life, including the right […]

Talented teen artists display pieces in Oak Park

Budget-minded trip tips

Planning a memorable family vacation that won’t break the bank simply involves taking the time to know the destination inside and out, and discussing trip activities with the kids in advance. “It’s all about prioritizing where you spend your vacation dollars and taking advantage of great deals,” said Eileen Ogintz, syndicated travel columnist and creator of www.takingthekids.com. For families looking […]

Free shows rock Janss Marketplace

The annual Janss Marketplace Summer Concerts series will kick off on Wed., June 18 with 11 weeks of tribute bands and family-friendly rock in free outdoor performances. The concerts take place at the shopping center, Hillcrest Drive at Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. All shows will run from 6 to 8 p.m. Following are the dates and locations the concerts. June […]