2015-11-19 E-Edition

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Busy burglar finally nabbed

Detectives from the Lost Hills Sheriff’s station arrested Timothy Bertram, 48, in Santa Barbara County Nov. 12 in connection with a string of commercial burglaries that occurred in Agoura Hills and Westlake Village. Bertram, who drives a Chevrolet Tahoe truck, was in possession of property that was also linked to nighttime burglaries to churches, medical offices and other commercial buildings […]

Activities for kids during school break

The Triunfo YMCA—serving Westlake Village, Agoura and Oak Park—will offer its annual Thanksgiving Camp Nov. 23 through 25 from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Willow Elementary School childcare facility at 29026 Laro Drive, Agoura Hills. With the theme “Soaring Over California,” the camp will offer a variety of supervised indoor and outdoor activities for kids ages 5 through […]

Don’t answer when scam comes knocking

Residents should be aware of the latest credit card scam occurring across the country. Victims receive a call from a “courier service” asking if they are going to be home so a package that requires a signature can be delivered. The “delivery person” arrives at a home or business, bringing a basket of flowers or wine even though the victim […]

Pet of the Week

BIG EYES—Versace is a female black tabby domestic longhair mix about 1 year old. She is playful with small children and gets along with other cats and small dogs. If you would like to adopt Versace ask for ID No. A4887536 at the Agoura Hills Animal Shelter, 29525 Agoura Road. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so check http://animalcare.lacounty.gov before […]

Agoura meet set for Dec. 5

The Agoura All-Comers meet for track and field and cross country will start at 8 a.m., Sat., Dec. 5 at AHS. All athletes, from youth, prep and adult, compete unattached. The cost to compete is $5 per athlete. For more information, email coach David Case at agouratrackcoach@gmail.com.

Stormwater project remains under scrutiny

Six months after residents in Oak Park voiced strong concerns about a proposed stormwater treatment project that would require the removal of two dozen trees along Kanan Road, officials from the Ventura County Watershed Protection District disclosed a new study that remains supportive of the $1.8-million project. The study shows that a plan to build two in-ground filters, also called […]

Calabasas Rotary can dish it out and seniors can take it

Hundreds of seniors will gather in Old Town Calabasas Nov. 26 to share a meal at the Sagebrush Cantina. The 27th annual Thanksgiving luncheon hosted by the Rotary Club of Calabasas will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Seniors from throughout the region will be bused in to partake in the feast. Walk-in diners are also welcome, organizers […]

Honoring transgender lives Friday

Candelight vigil to occur in Ventura

The Diversity Collective and Trans Alliance Ventura will hold an event to commemorate the Transgender Day of Remembrance. The program will take place from 7 to 10 p.m. Fri., Nov. 20 at 501 Poli St., Ventura. The event is free and open to the entire community. The evening will have a screening of the HBO documentary “Valentine Road” about the […]

Boutique to benefit homeless pets

A holiday boutique benefiting homeless pets in need of medical care will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat., Dec. 12 at the Agoura Animal Shelter, 29525 Agoura Road. The boutique is a fundraiser for Healthcare for Homeless Animals, an all-volunteer run organization that provides funding for medical care for the shelter animals. Proceeds raised will pay for surgeries, […]