2016-03-24

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Safe, or not?



Our area is supposed to be a rather safe community as far as crime is concerned. It has not been that way for my family. Last week, for a second time in 14 months, we had mail with checks stolen from: first, our mail box, and this time from the postal box on Thousand Oaks Boulevard near TJ Maxx. Since […]

Celebrity mountain lion accused of murder!

COMMENTARY /// Urban wildlife


The killer was a celebrity. The victim was a female, at night, alone. It happened in Los Angeles, and the killer walked free. This is not a promo for a miniseries about O.J. Simpson. It’s the heartbreaking story of Killarney, a 14-year-old that resided peacefully at the L.A. Zoo until two weeks ago, when she took a doomed nighttime stroll […]

Stellar cast wows in British comic opera

PLAY REVIEW /// ‘The Yeomen of the Guard’


In 1887, all of England was celebrating the 50th anniversary of Queen Victoria’s ascension to the throne. To take advantage of this auspicious occasion, the estimable team of W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan decided to stage their next work in the historical setting of the Tower of London. The result, “The Yeomen of the Guard,” became their personal favorite, one […]

Pet of the week



BUNNY HOP—Grayson is a male, gray and white rabbit about 6 weeks old. He is cute as a button. To adopt Grayson, ask for ID No. A4929030 at the Agoura Hills Animals Shelter, 29525 Agoura Road. Check http://animalscare.lacounty. gov before visiting the shelter.

Not enough due diligence by city planners



After two consecutive nights of hearings for the Canyon Oaks Development, the planning commission approved the project by a 3-2 vote and sent it to the City Council. Once again commissioners John Mueller and Steve Roseman demonstrated they understand residents’ concerns. Concerns included the height of the four-story hotel and the impact of the two-story houses on elevated pads blocking […]

Youth basketball winners



Celebrate Easter at Sagebrush Cantina



Reservations are being taken for Sagebrush Cantina’s popular annual Easter brunch. The cantina’s brunch features many gourmet food stations and international faire including a carving station, seafood and shellfish station, made-to-order breakfast bar with omelets and filling choices, Mexican specialties, American and Asian favorites, vegetarian and vegan selections, dessert bar and a chocolate fountain. The brunch also includes champagne, flavored […]

Says fear of mountain lions unfounded



It’s sad that some people do not understand where they live. If you moved to Agoura Hills, you moved into a magical area filled with wildlife. We have seen raccoons, skunks, tarantulas, coyotes, rabbits and even a grey fox in our backyard. Many people in our area often see rattlesnakes, too. Last week, Robin Riggs stated in her letter to […]

Champions on the soccer pitch




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