2015-03-19 E-Edition

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Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills A resident of Tenneyson Drive reported a possible burglary in progress March 4. She found the front door open when she returned home. Deputies checked the house to make sure no one was inside. They found pry marks near a window, but there were no signs of forced entry. A thief stole a $1,000 ring and a $200 […]

Lassens doors now open at The Lakes

Grocer occupies former Claim Jumper space

Lassens completed its long anticipated move to The Lakes shopping center in Thousand Oaks this week. Since last summer, the sign in front of the publicly owned shopping center next to the Civic Arts Plaza has touted the coming of the fresh food market formerly at 2857 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Lassens opened its new store in the space that […]

Take a shot, support a charity

Each year, the boys and girls of the Oak Park High School Golf teams vote on a charity to support with their “Birdies to Benefit” program. For 2015, the Oak Park golfers have selected Children’s Hospital Los Angeles as the benefiting organization. Players of both teams will voluntarily solicit pledges based on the number of birdies or better the players […]

The hoopla surrounding hoops

Couple starting basketball league in Agoura Hills

Mike Hazan and his wife, Margaret, are forming a new recreational basketball league they say will allow adult players to enjoy the game year-round in a structured but cordial setting. “It’s a family-friendly league; it’s just about getting out there and having a good time. We have zero tolerance for cursing or fighting,” said Hazan, who grew up in Agoura […]

An oldfling with the lion king

The Thousand Oaks Acorn ran an article March 5 evoking the nostalgia that surrounds one of the city’s former big draws, Jungleland. The article relates a story from a city resident whose property was next to the attraction and the close encounters she had with some of the wild beasts that populated the circus-zooentertainment complex in the Old Town area […]

School board explores tax extension

Las Virgenes Unified School District may ask voters to extend Measure E, the $98-per-year parcel tax paid by property owners. The parcel tax was first passed by voters in 2004 and renewed in 2008 for an additional eight years. District officials say the parcel tax helped the district stay afloat financially during the recession, which many educators consider to be […]

Couple enjoys unforgettable wedding adventures

Globetrotters from Woodland Hills become man and wife, again and again

Six continents, 12 countries and 38 ceremonies in 83 days— professional aerialists Cheetah Platt and Rhiann Woodyard are performing acrobatic tricks and tying the knot again and again at landmark locations around the globe. The unusual wedding journey, which was paid in part through the online fundraising site Honeyfund, began Feb. 8 and will end in early May in Calabasas. […]

Hot Flashes

Food groups

I live dangerously. Without warning, I snuck a bunch of kale into Grumps’ veggies. Yup, that dark fibrous ruffly stuff that begs for a shot of Round-Up or doubles as caulking for your composition roof. So Grumps suspected something was up when his green beans were cluttered with unidentifi ed goop. Grumps does not care for unidentified goop. Shuffling through […]

Celebrities join with Boys & Girls Clubs to honor some of area’s exceptional youth

The community is welcome to attend the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley’s 12th annual Superstars of the Year Celebration from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Sun., March 22 in the Kavli Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. T.O. Blvd. Admission is free and reservations are not required. The event recognizes local youth and volunteers who have […]