2014-10-02

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Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura Hills A burglar stole $20,000 worth of jewelry, two computers valued at $2,900, four purses valued at $6,500, a $700 camcorder and a $500 Persian rug from a home on Walnut Ridge Drive Sept. 16. The culprit caused $750 in damage to get into the house. A vandal caused $ 500 in damage shattering the window of a car […]

Bikers show support for burn charity



Westlake band entertains at Monterey fest



Teens and alumni to perform at food festival




The upcoming Food Truck Festival, hosted by the Westlake High School instrumental music boosters, will feature performances by several talented local players. Clockwork City, an alternative rock-blues band made up of students from Westlake, Agoura and Simi Valley high schools as well as a student from Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, is a band that’s been earning […]

Charging ahead

Agoura boys’ cross country team is ranked No. 2 in CIF-SS Division 3


Bill Duley kept track of everything for the Agoura High boys’ and girls’ cross country teams during his coaching run from 1985 to 2001. An inaugural inductee into the Agoura Athletic Hall of Fame in 2012, Duley had countless pages filled with races, times and records since 1968. The most detailed entries come from the Charger glory days of the […]

Liberal icon Tom Hayden will speak




As a founding member of Students for a Democratic Society in 1961, Tom Hayden was a leading voice in the 1960s’ student protest movement, and over the past 50 years he has remained a strong advocate for American change. Hayden—who will speak at the Oct. 5 fundraiser for the Democratic Club of the Conejo Valley in Thousand Oaks—said his passion […]

Superstar of animation

Featured artist at Reyes Adobe Days is known for his long-running television series


Butch Hartman, the featured artist at this year’s Reyes Adobe Days from Oct. 9 to 12, is a superstar of animation. He created the hit television series “The Fairly OddParents” for the Nickelodeon channel. Hartman said he was inspired to create “The Fairly OddParents” because he liked the idea of a “powerless kid who suddenly gets a lot of power.” […]

Students can gain a wealth of information at Agoura High’s College Knowledge Night

Sessions on state, community, private and out-of-state schools

Pressure begins for students and parents with the arrival of college application season. Essays and personal statements must be written, letters of recommendation from teachers gathered, transcripts be sent, musical performances recorded and artistic portfolios finished. And, college application fees must be paid. Applying to college—many students these days apply to 10 or more—is a job in itself. A program […]

The Movie Nut



If you had looked into Robin Williams’ eyes before he took his life, you would see it: His demons were throwing porcupines at each other. As much as we were hurt by his leaving, he was hurting more. Milo and Maggie could relate to that. Milo (Hader) is a gay man waiting tables in Los Angeles. His sister, Maggie (Wiig), […]


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