2014-07-03

2014-07-03 E-Edition

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Local author discovers manuscript about her father and Elvis Presley

Adams will give talk before ‘Love Me Tender’ airs at park


There aren’t many new stories about Elvis Presley out there, but Agoura Hills’ resident Allyson Adams will be telling some interesting tales before a showing of “Love Me Tender” at 7 p.m. Sat., July 19 at the Reyes Adobe Historical Site, 30400 Rainbow Crest Drive, Agoura Hills. Adams will speak about her discovery and the publication of a manuscript her […]

LVMWD board member on new committee

Agoura resident appointed vice chair

The Association of California Water Agencies has appointed Barry S. Steinhardt, a member of the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District Board of Directors, as vice chair of its newly-created Business Devel- opment Committee. Steinhardt is a resident of Agoura Hills. He was elected to the LVMWD Board of Directors in November 2010. ACWA is a statewide organization with over 400 […]

Program benefits special needs kids



Possibility Kids in Thousand Oaks, a nonprofit organization started in 1993, will offer an Advanced Sensory Motor Integration Program this summer for nonverbal children with autism and slow learners. This is a whole family integration process which has been developed from 20 years of evidence-based science. Intensive daily training will include enjoyable, yet challenging sensory motor floor practices that open […]

Case closed on Agoura High racist graffti incident

Boy ordered to pay cleanup costs


A former Agoura High School student has been found guilty in Los Angeles County Juvenile Court of one count of felony vandalism, according to Las Virgenes Unified School District Superintendent Dan Stepenosky. The youth was convicted June 23 of writing racist and threatening graffiti on several Agoura High School buildings last year, including listing the names of five African American […]

Navy pilot shares his harrowing tales as a POW




Navy pilot Capt. Charles Plumb’s F-4 Phantom jet was shot down over Hanoi, Vietnam on May 19, 1967, just five days before he was scheduled to return home. Plumb, who’d completed 74 successful combat missions prior to the crash, was forced to parachute into enemy territory. He spent the next six years in communist prisons but survived to tell his […]

Calabasas TV channel big winner



CTV, the Calabasas television channel, received the 2014 SCAN NATOA Star Award for Overall Excellence at the June 18 ceremony in Santa Monica. The Star Awards recognize excellence in government programming in California and Nevada. In addition to this award, CTV also earned the Best PSA for its “C.J. Jones Closed Captioning” announcement; Best Public Affairs Program for “State of […]

Actress opens headquarters, art gallery in Westlake Village



Actress, artist, and philanthropist Jane Seymour recently relocated her business headquarters to Westlake Village. Her new executive office and fine art gallery—called the JS Art and Design Center—is in the Townsgate Business Center at 2637 Townsgate Road. The location is home for the artist’s art and design endeavors under the name of Coral Canyon Publishing. Additionally, the new facility will […]

Drought conditions leave no room for error

Authorities fear use of illegalfireworks


Punishable by a fine of up to $1,000 for a first offense, setting off fireworks— of any variety—is never a smart idea. But doing so is exceedingly careless this Fourth of July given the potential for a devastating brush fire, according to fire department spokesman Capt. Mike Lindbery. “We’re in a Stage 4 drought. We’ve only had 5 inches of […]


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