2016-01-14 E-Edition

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Agoura Hills Someone caused $ 250 in damage shattering the front passenger window of a car parked near Homewood Suites in the 2800 block of Canwood Street Dec. 23. A burglar stole $800 in cash and caused $ 100 in damage shattering a window to get into a car parked in the 28900 block of Canwood Street Dec. 23. A […]

Volunteer ombudsman program has helped monitor senior care since 1981

To the 8,500 or so Ventura County seniors living in longterm care facilities, small issues like slippery floors or cold soup can quickly become big issues. Helping to address these and other matters that can crop up at some 200 such facilities dotting the county are a group of volunteers who belong to the ombudsman program administered by the nonprofit […]

From Hollywood to Holy-wood

Concert Jan. 17 in North Ranch

The Chabad Jewish Women’s Circle will host a luncheon and concert with singer Judy Winegard in a performance titled “From Hollywood to Holy wood” at 11 a.m. Sun., Jan. 17 at the New Chabad Center in North Ranch, 1145 Lindero Canyon Road. Winegard was on tour with a Broadway-bound production of “Jekyll and Hyde” when she began her return to […]

Class to help girls build self-esteem

For the first time, Agoura Hills Recreation and Event Center is offering a class for girls to boost their self-esteem and stave off the desire to participate in risky behavior. Amber Olsen, whose daughter is a student at Lindero Canyon Middle School, will be conducting the class. She attended the cyber-bullying meeting hosted by the Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station to […]

Man arrested on identity theft charges

Detectives from the Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station arrested a Reseda man Jan. 7 on suspicion of multiple counts of mail theft, credit card fraud and identity theft involving local residents. While conducting a search inside the Reseda home of Wilfredo Marquez, 32, detectives recovered a slew of stolen credit cards, bank checks, driver licenses, mail box keys and other personal […]

Coats of snow

TONS OF FUN FOR CHARITY—Above, two 6-year-olds have fun in the 25 tons of snow delivered to the sixth annual Coats for Casa Pacifica snow day event Jan. 9 at Three Springs Park in Westlake Village. Clare Bagnuolo hangs on to her friend Cambria Richards as they head down the hill. At left, Calabasas resident Lior Sacks, 16, sorts donated […]

Rabbi leads teens on Mexican mission to help build schools

HELPING HANDS—Rabbi Ron Li-Paz, second from right in top row, and other volunteers ended 2015 and kicked off the new year with a trip to the villages of Xiloxochico and Chicueyaco, Mexcio, with teens from Valley Outreach Synagogue. The group helped build two schools in the villages. This is the third teen volunteer trip that Li-Paz has led in Central […]

Student introduced to what the arts have to offer

BEHIND THE SCENES—Gilles Chiasson, PAEC theater manager, gives about 70 students from the Las Virgenes Future Foundation a tour of the Agoura High School Performing Arts Education Center on Jan. 6. Right, LVUSD Superintendent Dan Stepenosky talks to the visitors about the creative opportunities available at the school.

Freeway becomes landing strip

Commuters on the 23 Freeway had their drive interrupted Monday when a small single-engine plane had to make an emergency landing during the middle of rush hour after it ran out of fuel. At approximately 4:30 p.m. Jan. 11 the aircraft touched down on the southbound 23 Freeway near the Tierra Rejada Road exit in Moorpark as stunned drivers looked […]