Agoura doctor jailed, loses license for misprescribing pills

Dr. Terry Stanger, a 69-year-old Agoura Hills resident who was charged in 2014 with more than a dozen felonies related to money laundering and the overprescribing and selling of controlled substances, surrendered his medical license last month. Stanger practiced medicine in Tarzana and Ventura. He was convicted in a Ventura County Superior courtroom on Jan. 21, 2015 for unlawfully transporting […]

Residents teed off about Westlake’s errant golf balls

Not a pervasive problem, but a dangerous one

Jim Goodwin was minding his business and driving the speed limit on the southbound 101 Freeway in Westlake Village a month ago when a golf ball broke through his windshield and landed on the passenger seat. “All of a sudden the windshield on the passenger side exploded,” said the retired Army officer, who grabbed his steering wheel to keep the […]

A round of square dance classes offered

The Trail Dusters square dance group will offer three classes for beginning dancers from 7:30 to 9:15 p.m. Wed., Sept. 2, 9 and 16 at Bay Laurel Elementary School, 24740 Paseo Primario, Calabasas. The group, a friendly social club, has over 180 members. Members can also participate in a friendship group, book group or movie group. Once a year members […]

Teen actor chosen as parade grand marshal

Actor Corey Fogelmanis, best known for his role as Farkle Minkus on Disney Channel’s “Girl Meets World,” will be the grand marshal of the 2015 Reyes Adobe Days parade. The grand marshal announcement was made at the Aug. 12 Agoura Hills City Council meeting, where it was also made known that Michael “Cookie” Cook will be the featured artist at […]

Ongoing Nar-Anon meetings provide support

Nar-Anon is a worldwide support group for family and friends of drug addicts. The Conejo Valley Chapter meets at 7:30 p.m. every Thursday in room 6 at Temple Adat Elohim, 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. The group has no religious affi liation. Members share their experiences, strength and hope at these weekly meetings, which are free to attend. Members […]

Agoura acting coach guilty of sex with minor

A Los Angeles County court found Agoura Hills acting coach Cameron Thor guilty of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl six years ago. Jurors deliberated for the day and returned an Aug. 26 verdict that said the 55-year-old Thor was guilty of one count of lewd act upon a child with “substantial sexual contact.” Thor faces up to eight years in […]

Union fires back at Haggen

One week after Haggen announced plans to close 16 California stores and lay off 1,100 company employees, a local union filed grievances with the grocery chain—as well as Vons and Albertsons—alleging illegal business practices and violations of a collective bargaining agreement. Three of the stores slated for closure are in Ventura County: two in Simi Valley and one in Newbury […]

Tips for living in the wild

GOING GREEN—Author and naturalist Christopher Nyerges leads a Wild Food Plant Walk at the Santa Monica Mountains Interagency Visitor Center. He’ll take another group out from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Sat., Sept. 5 to discuss “Principles of Going Green” and show ways for self-reliant living, followed by a wild foods plant walk. Reservations are required for this free program by […]

At The Library

Calabasas The Friends of the Calabasas Library will offer the following free events in September at 200 Civic Center Way. The library will be closed on Sun., Sept. 6 for Labor Day. For more information, call (818) 225-7616 or visit www.cityofcalabasas.com/library. Yoga and You will take place at noon Thurs., Sept. 3 and 17. Wear comfortable clothes; bring a yoga […]

Home remodeling show builds following

The 41st Conejo Valley Home Remodeling Show will take place Sat. and Sun., Oct. 10 and 11 at the Westlake Hyatt Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. The show is accepting vendor applications from builders, interior designers, manufacturers, contractors, landscapers and other trades seeking to reach […]