Agoura Hills Burglars stole a $1,500 safe containing an undetermined amount of cash and payroll checks from Yamato Japanese restaurant on Roadside Drive March. 22. Shoplifters stole two bottles of alcohol worth $40 from the Vons market in the 5600 block of Kanan Road March 18. In another occurrence that day, two people ran out of the store with two […]

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WHS dance clinic April 17

The Westlake High School Dance Team will present its Spring Dance Clinic and Performance from 1 to 4 p.m. Sun., April 17 at 100 Lakeview Canyon Road, Thousand Oaks. Youths from kindergarten through high school can learn a routine from the WHS dance team and perform it for family and friends. The cost is $50, which includes T-shirt and snacks. […]

Pet of the week

LOTS TO LOVE— Gray is an female gray domestic shorthair cat about 12 years old. She is good with small children and gets along with other cats. She is also litter box trained. If you would like to adopt Gray ask for ID No. A4927390 at the Agoura Hills Animal Shelter, 29525 Agoura Road. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, […]


Discussion of legalized pot Professionals In Human Re- sources Association, District 9, will host its monthly networking and learning event today from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Thurs., April 7 at Woodland Hills Country Club, 21150 Dumetz Road, Woodland Hills. Ron S. Brand, of Jackson Tidus law firm, will present the topic, “Seeing Through the Smoke: Marijuana’s Increasing Impact on the […]

Conservation has helped

Californians came just shy of meeting Gov. Jerry Brown’s 25 percent water conservation mandate for the nine months since mandatory urban conservation began, the State Water Resources Control board reported April 4. Statewide cumulative savings from June 2015 to February 2016 totaled 24 percent compared with the same months in 2013. “Twenty-four percent savings shows enormous effort and a recognition […]

Change lifestyle to manage diabetes

COMMENTARY /// Disease prevention

Given the enormous surge in Type 2 diabetes over the past few decades, the prospect of being diagnosed with the disease strikes fear in the hearts of most people. But there are steps you can take to help protect yourself from developing diabetes—and, if you are already diagnosed, to manage the disease and lower the risk of complications, such as […]

Pass ‘Go’ and collect $200 in tourney

The sixth annual SoCal Monopoly Tournament for youth and adults will begin at 9 a.m. Sat., April 9 at St. Paschal Baylon Church, 155 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. The fundraiser will include a large silent auction and is open to the public. The tourney will benefit Thousand Oaks Boy Scout troops 718 and 799. Troop 718 was chartered in […]

Pastor shares his favorite verse

The Rev. Paul Phillipps, the senior pastor at Pleasant Valley Bible Church in Camarillo for 14 years, has expounded on thousands of biblical verses from the pulpit. But there is one verse in particular that the head of the nondenominational congregation on Ponderosa Road calls his “job description.” Phillipps said he writes 2 Corinthians 4:5 in the upper-left-hand corner of […]

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