2017-02-09 E-Edition

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Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills A thief shattered a $200 window of a car parked on Wheelhouse Lane Jan. 25 and stole an auto insurance card and vehicle registration card. A burglar shattered a $200 car window and stole a $20 phone charger and a $50 bag from a car parked on Lewis Road Jan. 19. Calabasas Two residents on Lost Springs Drive […]

Special dates call for special trips

Flying Squirrel

There’s a particular Beatles’ song many of us hear once a year on a special day. I’ve heard it today because this is a special day for me. The song I’m referring to was written pretty much on the fly during a recording session at Abbey Road Studios in September 1968. It appears on the double album “The Beatles,” commonly […]

Adult education program at Catholic parishes

The annual University Series of adult education classes will run during Lent from Thurs., March 2 through Fri., April 7 at 12 Catholic parishes throughout Ventura County and West L.A. County. Weekday classes meet from 7:30 to 9 p.m.; Friday sessions are 12:15 to 1:45 p.m. Most classes are in English; a few Spanish programs are available. These courses are […]

Patriots take first place in Gold Coast

ALL TOGETHER NOW—The Viewpoint High girls’ soccer team won its first Gold Coast League championship this season. The Patriots shared the league crown with Sierra Canyon. Viewpoint is 13-5-2 overall, 9-2-1 in league. The CIF-Southern Section Division 5 playoffs start next week.

Verizon antennas anchored at yacht club

Westlake’s wireless coverage will improve

New wireless antennas to be installed at the Westlake Yacht Club are expected to boost cell coverage for hundreds of residents on the south side of Westlake Village. The City Council recently approved a request by Verizon Wireless to install 12 antennas on top of the yacht club headquarters at 32123 Lindero Canyon Road. The antennas will be set inside […]

Sustainable & FUN

ENVIRONMENTAL ROAD—At top, Linda Coburn, right, from Pedego 101 Electric Bikes of Westlake Village, instructs Terre Short, also from Westlake, prior to a test spin on a bicycle. Many sustainability businesses, utilities and educational experience providers had booths at the eighth annual Super Saturday sustainability fair and recycling drive Feb. 4 at Oak Park High School. Electric vehicles from owners […]

Pet of the week

WHAT’S UP, DOC?—Greta is a female white and gray rabbit about one-and-a-half years old. She is very sweet. To adopt Greta, ask for ID No. A4955341 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.

Oak Park debates weekend gardening noise

Pro services under scrutiny

The Oak Park Municipal Advisory Council wants to hear how community members feel about establishing guidelines for commercial gardening work in neighborhoods. The topic will be on the agenda at the Tues., Feb. 28 Oak Park MAC meeting, starting at 7 p.m. at the Oak Park Library, 899 N. Kanan Road. Residents are welcome to come to the meeting to […]

Students who assisted teacher get school board recognition

Stan Smith was substitute teaching Cathy Lory’s 7:30 a.m. geometry class at Oak Park High School late last year when he suddenly fainted in front of the class. Quickly, several students jumped into action to help save the teacher. Luckily Smith was seated when he passed out, so he didn’t fall. At a Jan. 17 meeting of the Oak Park […]