2014-07-17 E-Edition

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Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills Over $3,200 worth of clothing, shoes and accessories were stolen from a car in the 30000 block of Mulholland Hwy. Two women left five dresses, leather boots, a jacket, a backpack, two duffle bags, and a set of keys in the car while they were taking part in a wedding rehearsal in a park. A laptop valued at […]

Need help with entertaining

Of Note Productions, a new nonprofit organization that brings Broadway cabaret performers into the community to entertain and teach, will present an introductory meeting for volunteers from 10 a.m. to noon Sat., Aug. 2 at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. The organization is seeking volunteers for its Concert and Master Class on Oct. […]

Remembering Family

Unwanted booksfind home in trash bin

Digital books are gradually replacing traditional books but, for some, it appears the change isn’t happening soon enough. Last month, several hundred books were spotted inside trash bins at Calabasas High School. The school acknowledges the books were thrown away and say it regrets they had to be dumped. The school donates books to schools in the Philippines and to […]

Life in the Single Lane

Summertime fun Now that summer is here in full force, many of us have dragged out our swimsuits, dusted off the folding beach chairs and spruced up our walking, hiking, running, tennis, dancing and playing shoes so we can dive into this glorious season head-on. But for those of us who are single, it’s not quite as easy as discovering […]

Bird tests positive for West Nile Virus

On July 10, the Ventura County Environmental Health Division received confirmation from the California Department of Public Health that one wild bird collected in the City of Ventura by the EHD on July 1 tested positive for an infection of West Nile Virus. This is the first bird to test positive for WNV in Ventura County this year, and more […]

Agoura Hills giving grants to the community

The City of Agoura Hills increased its community grants budget this year by $850 and granted funding requests from two new groups. The increase still didn’t meet the demands of the local groups seeking financial assistance from the city. In all, the city pledged $17,600 to local organizations for the 2014-15 fiscal year, up from $16,750 last year. Almost 20 […]

Student car and business buffs compete nationally

Calabasas High School is proud of two student groups that have made their mark in various competitions. According to Josh Landerer, a jack-of-all-trades electives teacher at the school, the auto shop engine team and the Future Business Leaders of America club have qualified for national competitions this year after performing well in local contests. Engine team The engine team from […]

Run for a cure

Theinaugural805Dash4ACure5K/10Kfunrunwilltake place Sat., Aug. 2 at Road Runner Sports, 1714 Newbury Road, Newbury Park. Proceeds will go to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society to fund cancer research and patient services. The event will feature a finish-line expo with food, raffles and a beer garden. Packet pickup for the race will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Fri., Aug. 1 at […]