2015-07-23 E-Edition

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Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills A burglar stole a $1,500 thirdrow car seat and a $500 pair of glasses from a vehicle parked near the Hampton Inn in the 30200 block of Agoura Road July 10. A third-row seat valued at $1,500 was stolen July 10 from a vehicle parked near the Homewood Suites in the 2800 block of Canwood Drive. Calabasas A […]

New Harper Lee book is top seller

Lost manuscript creates controversy in the literary world

Harper Lee’s lost manuscript, “Go Set a Watchman,” took the literary world by storm last week. A sequel to Lee’s classic “To Kill a Mockingbird,” the almost 60-year-old manuscript for “Watchman” is said to have been found in a safe-deposit box by Lee’s attorney, Tonja Carter. According to publisher HarperCollins, “Watchman” was written first and contained flashbacks to Scout’s childhood. […]

Winery hosts anniversary event

Music, food and wine planned

Sunland Vintage Winery Tasting Room will host its two-year anniversary celebration from 1 to 6 p.m. Sat. and Sun., Aug. 1 and 2 at 1321 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Ste A-108, in the Northstar Plaza in Thousand Oaks. Special guest Lisa Wall- Urgero will be present on Friday night, July 31. Scheduled entertainment from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday will […]

Hidden Valley residents opposed annexation to Calleguas water district

The case of Tom Selleck versus Calleguas Municipal Water District is just the latest in a long history of disputes between Hidden Valley residents and the water companies. The Hidden Valley Municipal Water District, which exists only on paper and does not provide drinking water, was formed half a century ago primarily in opposition to annexation by the Metropolitan Water […]

It’s high time we take stoned driving seriously

As hard as it may be for some of our more conservative readers to grasp, many in the state—law enforcement included— have already come to grips with the fact that it’s not a matter of if, but when, California will decriminalize the recreational use of marijuana. With Colorado, Washington, Alaska, Oregon and, yes, even our nation’s capital having already made […]

At The Library

The Calabasas Library will offer the following free programs in August at 200 Civic Center Way. For more information, call (818) 225-7616 or visit www.cityofcalabasas.com/library. The Summer Reading Program continues until Sun., Aug. 9 for all ages. Patrons can earn prizes by keeping track of their books read each week. Teen movie day will take place at 1 p.m. Sat., […]

Malibu gets artsy in weekend festival

City library to offer children’s programming July 25 and 26

The Malibu Chamber of Commerce’s 44th annual Arts Festival will run from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sat. and Sun., July 25 and 26 in front of the Civic Center, 23555 Civic Center Way. The Optimist Club of Malibu will serve a pancake breakfast each day from 8 to 11 a.m. The festival will host over 200 painters, sculptors, photographers, […]

Chamber names chair elect

Angel Robertson, general manager of Dallas Capital, will be chair elect in 2016 for the Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce. She will assume the board chairmanship in 2017. Robertson has served the Chamber as: treasurer of both the Chamber and its charitable arm, the Greater Conejo Valley Community Foundation; as board secretary; and on the executive committee for the […]