2014-06-26 E-Edition

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Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills A vandal scratched the driver’s side of a car parked near the Agoura Hills Animal Shelter on Agoura Road June 16. The value of the damage was not declared. A burglar caused $ 800 in damage breaking into a garage and stole a $300 pair of earrings from the property on Kimberly Drive June 11. Someone wrote graffiti […]

Native American art exhibit

Artist on hand to discuss her work

The National Park Service will host an art exhibit opening for Silvia Huerta, a Native American artist inspired by nature, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sun., July 6 at the Satwiwa Native American Indian Culture Center at Lynn Road and Via Goleta in Newbury Park. Huerta uses a combination of pen, ink, stippling and sculptures to express her artistic […]

Pastor retires from pulpit

The Rev. Dr. Elroi Reimnitz will deliver his last sermon at 9 a.m. Sun., June 29 at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 667 Camino Dos Rios, Thousand Oaks. Reimnitz has served as pastor at Redeemer since April 1, 1986. He is a graduate of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Mo., where he earned a Master of Divinity in 1971 and Doctor of Theology […]

A Smart and Safe Way to Get Rid of Pests

Rattlesnakes, rats, mice, ants, fleas, spiders, ticks, bedbugs— all of these critters bring hazards into the home and garden. Rattlesnake bites can be deadly. Ticks can carry Lyme disease and rats can carry E. coli and salmonella, which are dangerous to humans and pets. Pesticides kill pests and rodenticides kill rodents—but the handling of these poisons can make a homeowner […]

Big bang rocks Ventura Boulevard

Fiddling around at the roundup

Westlake boy’s wish comes true at World Cup

Shane’s opponent is leukemia

Shane Perrigo, 11, lives in Westlake Village and has leukemia. He’s is a sports junkie and his favorite TV show is anything on ESPN. Make- A- Wish recently granted Shane’s wish to attend the World Cup. Shane and his family traveled to Brazil to attend the global soccer showdown, go on a sightseeing tour, visit the FIFA Fan Fest, and […]

Agoura Meadows Health Foods a Pioneer in Supplements

With public awareness on an upswing regarding the importance of sound nutrition, consumers are becoming more selective where they obtain their vitamins and supplements. Agoura Meadows Health Foods has been an advocate for consumer health for the past 35 years. The stereotype of health stores staffed with sales people in tiedyed shirts and sandals, selling incense, candles and questionable apparatus […]

Our local water is still a good bargain


While the Legislature battles it out in Sacramento over a pair of competing water bonds for the November ballot, consumers are left to wonder if they will have anything to drink at all this summer. Of course they will. Adequate supplies will continue to flow from the Bay Delta in the north, and our wellmanaged local reservoir and water delivery […]