2016-04-28 E-Edition

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Agoura Hills A thief stole a $100 wallet, a $135 U.S. passport, a $250 pair of sunglasses and a pair of shoes valued at $45 from a car parked in the 30400 block of Mulholland Highway April 8. A culprit took $250 in cash, a box containing $10 worth of items, lipstick valued at $10 and a fake pearl necklace […]

Amateur radio operators celebrate on air

Amateur radio, or “ham” radio operators in the region joined their fellow licensees around the world on air in observing the annual World Amateur Radio Day April 18, marking the foundation of the International Amateur Radio Union in 1925. Camarillo resident James T. Fortney, whose FCC amateur radio call sign is K6IYK, heads the American Radio Relay League’s Santa Barbara […]

Sports Chalet is folding up its tent

For the second time this year, a major sporting goods store will close its doors in Thousand Oaks. Sports Chalet announced April 16 that it is in the process of shutting down all 47 of its locations and will no longer accept online orders after its parent company, Vestis Retail Group, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The chain has […]

Moral dilemmas posed in ‘Eye in the Sky’

The Movie Nut

Like a dinner in a 5-star restaurant, there’s not a lot on the plate, but what is here is choice. “Eye in the Sky” is a realistic, morally complex war story based on the new rules of engagement, where commanders sit at computer screens continents away from their targets. And the choices get more complicated in the battle zones. Director […]

Dog have their day in Oak Park

Dog Day will provide a variety of services for pet owners Sun., May 1 at Oak Canyon Community Park, 5600 Hollytree Drive, Oak Park. All dogs must be on a leash. Rattlesnake avoidance training will be provided by appointment only for $75 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. To make an appointment, call Bruce Freeman at (818) 707-3147. The Ventura […]

Rancho Simi to decide Mae Boyar plan

Recommendations about the design of the new Oak Park Community Center at Mae Boyar Park have been placed in the hands of Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District board of directors. Members of an Oak Park committee looking at the center approved their recommendations on April 14 and sent them to Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District, which governs Oak […]

Gala will honor law enforcement

The Ventura County Sheriff’s Foundation will host its “Salute the Stars” gala from 6 to 10 p.m. Sat., April 30 at the Hyatt Regency, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. The event will have entertainment, a reception, dinner and silent and live auctions. Attendees can mingle with members of the Ventura County Sheriff’s SWAT Team, Search and Rescue Team, Crime […]

Troop Real Estate merges with Century 21

Ventura County’s largest unaffiliated residential real estate broker is independent no more. Troop Real Estate, founded 29 years ago as a family business in Simi Valley, is joining the Century 21 franchise system, Century 21 Real Estate LLC announced last week. Troop, which has 550 agents and 14 offices in and around Ventura and Los Angeles counties, has entered into […]

Comedian promises big laughs in T.O.

Two- time Emmy and Grammy award-winning comedian Kathy Griffin brings her brand of pull-no-punches comedy to the Kavli Theatre at 8 p.m. Fri., May 6 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2011 T.O. Blvd. Griffin earned her sixth consecutive Grammy nomination and first win for Best Comedy Album for “Kathy Griffin: Calm Down Gurrl.” In 2013 Griffin was inducted […]