2016-08-25 E-Edition

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A very happy ‘kidney-versary’

BROTHERS IN ARMS—Jason Roschke, left, and his brother Ryan celebrate the ninth anniversary of their 2007 kidney transplant operation in which Jason, who was 19 at the time, donated one of his kidneys to save the life of Ryan, who was 18 and suffering from renal failure. Every Aug. 15 the brothers from Oak Park host a party with family […]


Agoura Hills A robber broke a $2,000 sliding glass door at a home on Calmfield Aug. 8 and then stole $1,200 worth of silver Panda Chinese coins and $1,000 worth of U.S. currency from a bedroom. The thief carried out the loot in a stolen pillow case. Burglars stole $8,000 worth of construction tools from a secured storage yard near […]

Life Force, an art exhibit

The Blackboard Gallery at Studio Channel Islands will host an exhibit called “Life Force” with artists Hiroko Yoshimoto and Bob Privitt from Sept. 1 through 24 at 2221 Ventura Blvd., Camarillo. The artists’ reception will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Sat., Sept. 3. An artist talk with Privitt will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. Sat., Sept. 17. […]


Pet of the week

A SWEET BOY— Brave is a male tan and white Labrador retriever mix about 5 years old. He is very sweet and curious. If you would like to adopt Brave, ask for ID No. A4967429 at the Agoura Hills Animal Shelter, 29525 Agoura Road. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so check http://animalcare. lacounty.gov before visiting the shelter.

Murder of Agoura Hills college student solved after 24 years


In the dusky evening of Feb. 7, 1992, most students at UC Berkeley had shoved their books aside to get ready for a weekend of fun. Such was the case for a group of students who met on campus to finish their weekly work for an organization called the Pilipino American Alliance. Grace Asuncion, a 20-year-old Philippine-American from Agoura Hills, […]

Help clean up the creek

Volunteers are being sought for annual Medea Creek clean up in Agoura HIlls. The event organized by the City of Agoura Hills and Heal the Bay will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Sat., Sept. 17. Participants will meet at the corner of Kanan and Agoura roads. Each year, thousands of community volunteers come together to remove debris from […]

Career paths are winding roads

Other Side of 50

I recently heard about a Twitter meme called #firstsevenjobs. A meme, if you don’t know, is an activity or image spread rapidly by internet users. The objective with this particular meme is to list your first seven jobs, starting from the first time you received pay from someone other than your parents. Some of the lists show how far we’ve […]


THURS., AUG. 25 T.O. Kiwanis Brewfest 4 to 8 p.m. at Conejo Creek Park North, Janss Road at 23 Freeway, Thousand Oaks. 18 breweries compete for tasting honors. Eight eateries provide food samples. Brats, ciders, live music, entertainment, silent auction, raffle. Tickets: $50 in advance, $60 at door. Web: www.tobrewfest.com. FRI., AUG. 26 Summer Farewell Festival 5 p.m. at picnic […]