2016-05-12 E-Edition

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Armed robber hits Cisco’s in Westlake Village

A man armed with a handgun robbed Cisco’s Mexican Restaurant in the Westlake portion of Thousand Oaks last Sunday night, police said. According to information provided by the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office, the man entered Cisco’s, 925 S. Westlake Blvd., around 9:50 p.m. May 8 after the business had closed and ordered two employees to give him money. “(He) displayed […]

SoCal champs

LACROSSE LEADERS—The Oak Park Eagles U-11 boys’ lacrosse team recently won the Southern California Lacrosse Association championship. The boys beat a Simi Valley team 5-4. Top row, from left: Tim Correa, coach Joe Chandler, Brennan Curry, Brandon Scuderi, Jack Watkins, Miles Dillingham, Nat Bjerkaas, Amaru Talledo, Charlie McDonnell, Austin Ritz, head coach Tyler Chandler and Drew Hearst. Bottom row: Danny […]

Mariposa celebrates May

A FAIRE-LY GOOD DAY— Above, Ashley Rush swings her partner, Maya Minguela, both 12, during a dance with their sixth-grade class at the annual May Faire on May 4 at Mariposa Elementary School in Agoura Hills. Far left, Principal Leslie Martinez steadies the pole while students perform the May Pole dance. Left, May Faire Queen Stephanie Matz, the school’s office […]

A cappella groups sing up a storm May 14

Calabasas High School will host an A Cappella night with its two groups, Unstrumental and Bare Rhythm, along with visiting artists at 7 p.m. Sat., May 14 at the CHS Performing Arts Education Center, 22855 W. Mulholland Hwy. The guest musical groups are: BFOM from UC Santa Barbara, AcaSola from Cal State Northridge and Pitch Slapped from Berklee College of […]


Agoura Hills A burglar stole $850 worth of tools from a truck parked on Eagleton Street April 30. A jack hammer, a hammer drill and an impact wrench valued at $2,300 were stolen from the side of a home on Wheelhouse Lane April 30. A thief stole a $300 iPhone and containers with various documents from a car parked near […]

Walk to honor national peace heroes

Launch event will take place Sunday

The Conejo Valley Peace Heroes Walk will launch at an event from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Sun., May 15 at Unity of the Oaks, Conejo Valley Masonic Lodge at 2786 Crescent Way, Thousand Oaks. The International Peace Heroes Walk initiative promotes peace leadership education through the stories of peace heroes and explores the ideals that guide these role models for […]

Radio station receives $1M donation

A Westlake Village couple has donated $1 million to support and expand the award-winning news department of KCLU Radio. The Linda and Dennis Fenton KCLU Radio News Endowment will be used to hire personnel and enhance equipment, programming and production. The National Public Radio station serves Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties. The Fentons have contributed to KCLU […]


Lawyers on wheels The law offices of Manfredi, Levine, Eccles, Miller and Lanson will host its 10th annual Boulevard Cruisers Car Show from 5 to 8 p.m. Wed., May 25 the back parking lot of its office at 3262 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Westlake Village. Attendees can bring their classic, muscle or otherwise unique vehicles. Established by Sam Manfredi and […]

Clean bill of health for Cancer Support Community, we hope


As with the battle against cancer itself, there were doubts about the future. Formerly known as the Wellness Community until its name change several years ago, the Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/Santa Barbara hit a rough patch in 2015 when it lost key financial support and was forced to shut down some of its programs and operations. Two chief executives came […]