2014-08-14 E-Edition

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It was a deadly month at Malibu Creek State Park

Rescuers saw spike in injuries, one death

An alarming rising in injuries the past month at Malibu Creek State Park turned deadly last week when a man fell to his death off a cliff. The incident occurred shortly before 8 p.m. on Wed., Aug. 6, officials said. The victim, 42-year-old Joshua Finley of Venice, Calif., suffered multiple traumatic injuries, said Ed Winter, assistant chief of investigation for […]

Freeway wreck injures 11

Eleven people were injured after a charter van overturned on the 101 Freeway at Lynn Road in Thousand Oaks last Thursday. The accident happened about 2 p.m. on the northbound side of the 101, forcing the California Highway Patrol to shut down all but one lane of the busy freeway, making for an incredibly slow afternoon commute. About half of […]

At The Library

The Agoura Hills Library offers the following free activitiesat 29901 Ladyface Court.For more information, call(818) 889-2278.Fall Storytime for toddlersand preschoolers will take placeat 11 a. m. Wednesdays fromAug. 27 through Dec. 3, featuring stories, music, finger playsand art activities. The County of Los AngelesPublic Library is accepting applications for the Teen Book Review Board. Ten teens in gradesseven through 12 […]


At a recent meeting, the trustees of the Former Agents of the FBI Foundation voted to award a scholarship for the 2014-2015 academic year to April Pollock of Oak Park. April will attend the Coastal Carolina University in Conway, SC, in the fall. She is the granddaughter of former FBI agent Thomas P. Weston.

Community on board with Emma

Sheriff’s Blotter

Oak Park A 49-year-old man was arrested for being under the influence of a controlled substance on Oak Leaf Avenue Aug. 1. A residential burglary was reported in the 5500 block of Bromley Drive July 31. Westlake Village A thief stole a $650 iPhone from the purse of a teenager at a public place on Regents Court July 25.

Farewell to a military hero

Borg is new vice principal at Lindero Canyon

Three challengers enter LVMWD directors race

Water board incumbents face uncertain future

For the first time in recent memory, three incumbents on the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District board of directors will face challengers at the ballot box. LVMWD directors Glen Peterson, Lee Renger and Barry Steinhardt are seeking reelection to the board, which controls the sewer services and potable and recycled water delivery in Agoura Hills, Hidden Hills, Calabasas, Westlake Village […]