Focus on the community

BIG HEARTS—Sherwood Cares presents a $10,000 grant to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley. From left are Pat Henahan, Alex Mallen, Anne Lee and Jim Post. Sherwood Cares is the Sherwood Country Club’s charitable foundation. The B&G Clubs will use the funds for youth programs. Visit bgcconejo.org for more information about the club and its programs.

A picnic and worship in the park

Education fair preceding the service will have games, story time and dance

The Valley Outreach Synagogue will present Shabbat in the Park on Fri., June 9 and July 14 at Oak Canyon Community Park, 5600 Hollytree Drive, Oak Park. A picnic will begin at 5:30 p.m. Rabbi Ron Li-Paz and Chaplain Jennifer Nye will lead the service at 7 p.m. During this annual event, 400 to 600 people congregate in an outdoor […]

Junior charts course for graduation

KUDOS—Vivian Forbes, Los Angeles Smith College Club alumnae coordinator, center, stops by Oak Park High School recently to present 11th-grader Olivia Chang, right, with the Smith College Junior Book Award to honor her academic achievement. Forbes also invited the student to the Smith College book award tea this fall. With them is Julie Heeney, left, who is Olivia’s counselor at […]


Agoura Hills A resident on Walnut Ridge Drive reported May 20 that a $7,150 Rolex watch was stolen from his home. A burglar stole $1,200 in cash and caused $2,000 in damage to enter a home on Jon Dodson Drive May 18. The apparent knock-knock burglar smashed a sliding glass door and searched through cabinets and drawers. The incident occurred […]



MARVIN EDWARD SCHULHOF, 80, resident of Westlake Village since 1968, died May 22, 2017 with his family by his side. He had been fighting a hardf ight for quite some time and fought with strength and grace. He was a warrior and conquered three different cancers during three decades. He didn’t talk about his scrapes and bruises, he just made […]

Dave & Buster’s fun zone eyes first Ventura County location

Adult arcade wants former Sports Authority site

Ventura County has its fair share of playgrounds for children. Now it’s time (maybe) for the adults to get theirs. Dave & Buster’s, an arcade-themed American restaurant that serves beer alongside skee-ball, is slated to fill the retail space left empty by Sports Authority on Hillcrest Drive in the Sears building next to Thousand Oaks’ Janss Marketplace. Haider Alawami, City […]

Pet of the week

CURIOUS CAT—Bacon is a female brown tabby and white domestic shorthair cat about 6 years old. She is good with small children and seems to get along with dogs. To adopt Bacon, ask for ID No. A4822531 at the Agoura Hills Animal Shelter, 29525 Agoura Road. Check http://animalcare.lacounty.gov before visiting the shelter.

Deputy accused of drug theft wants case heard in Veterans Court

Arrangement would take jail time off the table

A Ventura County sheriff’s deputy accused of stealing from one of the department’s prescription drug drop-off bins is hoping to qualify for Veterans Court, an arrangement that would allow him to avoid jail time. Senior Dep. Matthew Volpe of Agoura Hills made the request at a May 15 hearing before Ventura County Superior Court Judge Ryan Wright, prosecutor Scott Hendrickson […]

Fire captain gets ‘Naked and Afraid’ on TV

Simi resident has experience of a lifetime in Amazon

As the small boat approached the Malaysian wilderness, Fernando Calderon was overwhelmed by the rainforest’s intimidating harshness and beauty. In 2013, the Simi Valley resident was just beginning the 21-day challenge for season two of the Discovery Channel’s “Naked and Afraid,” a show that throws one man and one woman into the wilderness with nothing but a blade, such as […]


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