2015-06-04 E-Edition

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Agoura vandalism

The vandal shown at left is being sought by the Lost Hills Sheriff’s Department for damage to an Agoura Hills car wash on May 23. The suspect reportedly came to the Driven Smog, Lube and Wash business on Roadside Drive and tampered with a spigot, which caused water to leak from a pipe.


Agoura Hills resident finally reconnects with man he knew as a child war evacuee 71 years ago

Barry Spencer was haunted by memories of World War II, but it wasn’t the nightly air raids that exploded over his family’s modest London flat during the war or the rationed food or even the overall horrific Nazi threat that kept his mind drifting back to that place and time in history. Instead, Barry couldn’t shake thoughts of a boy […]

High School Hi Lights

Agoura Chargers Fri., June 5: Senior finals Mon., June 8: Final exams (through Wed., June 10) Senior brunch Tues., June 9: Senior picnic Wed., June 10: Last day of school Thurs., June 11: Graduation/ stadium/7 p.m. Calabasas Coyotes Fri., June 5: Track banquet/multipurpose room/6:30 p.m. Sat., June 6: SAT/lecture hall and H building/8 to 10 a.m. ASB banquet/6 p.m. Mon., […]

Soaring to stardom

Local comedic cantor scores guest role in new Mark Feuersteinfilm opening this week

Cantor Kenny Ellis of Agoura Hills will appear in a new comedy film called “Larry Gaye–Renegade Male Flight Attendant” opening in theaters Fri., June 5. The movie stars Mark Feuerstein from the TV series “Royal Pains,” who also is producing. Other cast members are: Stanley Tucci, Marcia Gay Hardin, Patrick Warburton, Taye Diggs, Henry Winkler and Jason Alexander. Ellis plays […]

Track and field stars gear up for state meet

Multiple high school track and field stars from Acorn country qualified for the CIF State Championships this weekend in Clovis. Kendall Mader, a Newbury Park senior, will compete in the girls’ shot put and discus events. This is her fourth trip to the state meet. Thousand Oaks senior Alexa Coubal will also take part in the girls’ discus throw. Lancer […]

Spot these subtle signs

Crime prevention

Most of us have a good idea of what suspicious activity is and what it looks like. But what are some of the more subtle indications of criminal activity that occur around us all the time? Remember, suspicious activity doesn’t necessarily mean a crime has been committed; still, attention should be paid to help ensure we aren’t missing an opportunity […]

Free YMCA membership in June for active military and veterans

Active military, veterans and their families can sign up for a free June membership at the following branches of the Southeast Ventura County YMCA: Conejo Valley YMCA, serving Thousand Oaks and Moorpark; Miller Family YMCA of Newbury Park; and Simi Valley Family YMCA. Activities available at the Ys include group fitness classes, individual fitness coaching, free weights, cardio equipment, lap […]

Raising children to tell the truth

“My 14-year-old has started to lie to us. It began with simple things but recently it has gotten worse. She even lied to us about where she was last Saturday. What can we do?” Surprising as it may seem, lying is an indicator that your children are developing. Part of their natural growth is to establish a distance from Mom […]

Remodeled Calabasas home with hardwood floors and new paint

This newly remodeled Calabasas home is on a quiet cul-de sac. The house has a freshly painted interior with new hardwood floors. The estate features a formal dining room, family room and kitchen with granite counters and breakfast bar. A double marble fireplace is in the living and family room. The home has four spacious bedrooms and a master bedroom […]