2015-05-07 E-Edition

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Volunteers chip in to make Agoura beautiful

Third-row-seat thefts on the rise, sheriff says

Chevy, Cadillac and GMC vehicles are being targeted

Owners of sport utility vehicles, watch out: Thieves are targeting the third-row seats in SUVs, which can reel in a big profit on the resale market. In recent weeks, third-row seats of full-size sport utility vehicles and vans have become prime targets for thieves, Heather Fuquay of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said. Popular targets are Chevrolet, Cadillac and […]

County brokers annexation dispute

Agoura, Calabasas still at odds

Negotiations are underway between Los Angeles County and the City of Calabasas to share the tax revenue produced by a business that moved out of the city and onto county-owned land at the Agoura Hills eastern city limit. The relocation of Spirent Communications—a U.K.-based telecommunications company— from inside the Calabasas city limits to a building in unincorporated L.A. County last […]

Residents raise a stink over sewer clog

Six Agoura families are coping with a major disruption in their lives following a sewer line clog near the Annandale townhomes on April 11. A blockage near the street allowed an estimated 43,000 gallons of raw sewage to back up into homes through toilets and tubs in the 28800 block of Conejo View Drive in Agoura Hills. “What a nightmare,” […]

Sheriff’s Blotter

A thief stole a catalytic converter from a car parked near a home on Acanthus Court on April 23. The value of the loss was not declared. A burglar tried to break into a home on Valley Heights Drive April 23. The resident called 911 when she saw a man wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt standing at her kitchen sliding […]

Outreach is turning the tide

Law has been changed to allow victims more time to report abuse

Part three of a three-part series Last year, 11 victims of labor and sex trafficking in Ventura County called the Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking in Los Angeles for help. All but one—a female sex trafficking victim—said they were victims of labor trafficking, seven men and three women with U.S., Mexican and Philippine citizenship who reported being abused in […]


Theater puts CAP on fees

Patrons of the theaters at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza who buy their tickets over the phone or online will pay less in processing fees beginning July 1 under a new deal reached between the City of Thousand Oaks and Ticketmaster. The T.O. City Council approved a three-year agreement that gives Ticketmaster exclusive rights to sell passes online or […]

Watershed management workshop

A public workshop on the Enhanced Watershed Management (EWM) programs for the Malibu Creek Watershed and the North Santa Monica Bay Coastal Watersheds is scheduled from 6:30 to 8:0 p.m. on May 14 at King Gillette Ranch, 26800 W. Mulholland Hwy., Calabasas. The event is sponsored by the County of Los Angeles, Los Angeles Flood Control District and the cities […]