Calabasas residents spread good cheer

Members of the Calabasas Tennis and Swim Center were in a giving mood when they took part in the fourth annual Kids Holiday Tennis Clinic benefiting Los Angeles inner-city youths on Dec. 13. A week later, Dec. 20, Calabasas residents returned to Jackie Tatum Harvard Recreation Center in Los Angeles for an Adopt-a- Family event. The men, women and children […]

Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills A thief stole a $1,000 computer and caused $ 200 in damage breaking into a condo on Yankee Drive Dec. 31. The resident reported that some jewelry was also stolen. A burglar stole a $400 safe containing $5,000 in cash from Tavern 101 in the 28400 block of Roadside Drive. The culprit caused $4,500 in damage breaking into […]

Free spay, neutering services available for pit bulls, mixes

The Humane Society of Ventura County is offering free spay or neutering to pit bull and pit bull mixes for a limited time this month. Funding is limited and the program will only last for a short time so Ventura County owners of pit bull and pit bull mixes should act soon. HSVC began its first free spay and neuter […]

The adventures of Sugar Boop

Once upon a time there was a sweet little rat named Sugar Boop—yes, a rat! After a family was no longer able to care for her, Sugar Boop was surrendered to Agoura Animal Shelter. She was sad to have to go, but hopeful she would soon find a new home. Her playful demeanor won over all the shelter workers. A […]

New local post office

The U.S. Postal Service has opened a Village Post Office at Rustic Canyon General Store and Grill, 2598 Sierra Creek Road, Agoura Hills. The new post office will sell Forever stamps and Priority Mail flat-rate products and provide other postal services. The Rustic Canyon post offi ce will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and […]

Pharmacist has the right spirit

Each year, the Calabasas Chamber of Commerce bestows the Spirit of Calabasas Award to reflect the pioneering spirit, exceptional initiative and outstanding contributions of a city resident to the community. This year’s recipient is Brenda Johnson, owner of Calabasas Pharmacy. Johnson will receive the award at the Installation Gala from 6 to 11 p.m. Sat., Jan. 24 at the Warner […]

Mountain lion is topic du’jour

Ventura County Supervisor Linda Parks will host another dinner in her Quarterly Dinner Series on Wed., Feb. 25 at 9021Pho, 2200 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. The speaker is Seth Riley, mountain lion expert with the National Park Service, who will discuss the status of mountain lions in the Santa Monica Mountains. The cost is $30 per person in […]

Regional Taser sales energized

People want ‘more than pepper spray’ to defend themselves

Brothers Tom and Rick Smith know firsthand the devastation gun violence can bring. After losing two friends in high school, the brothers— along with their father, Phil— sought to invent a weapon that would be less lethal than a firearm and could be used for personal protection. The Smiths worked with the original creator of the Taser electronic control device—NASA […]


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