2017-06-08

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SHERIFF’S BLOTTER



Agoura Hills A burglar shattered a $200 window and stole $7,500 worth of photography equipment from a car parked near a home on United Road May 25. Calabasas A thief stole a $900 cellphone from a gym bag next to the basketball court at Gates Canyon Park in the 25800 block of Thousand Oaks Boulevard May 24. Someone took a […]

Invention aims to smooth road ahead




Ever since the advent of paved roads, potholes have been the bane of city officials and motorists alike. Not only costly to fix, and often fix again, potholes damage tires, shocks and struts. But a local entrepreneur has been working on a new invention that may help reduce the cost of repairing pock-marked streets and smooth the ride for commuters. […]

Guidetti goes for gold

Former Oak Park star sets long jump record for Cal Lutheran women’s track andfield team



Kendall Guidetti is no ordinary athlete. The 19-year-old recently capped a historic freshman year at Cal Lutheran. Guidetti, who hails from Oak Park, was the university’s only track and field athlete to qualify for the NCAA Division III tournament in Geneva, Ohio, this spring. “She is a very hard worker, and she is very determined,” said freshman teammate Ana Cordoba, […]

Warmer weather brings out bikers




It happens every year. The weather gets warmer and Southern California streets get a little bit more crowded with motorcyclists cruising the coastline and mountain roadways. To help prevent the number of motorcycle-related collisions, injuries and fatalities from increasing as they typically do during the warmer months, the California Highway Patrol encourages motorists to drive with caution. “No matter how […]

Free wheelchairs available for Ventura County veterans




The Gold Coast Veterans Foundation has free wheelchairs available to Ventura County veterans. “We have 30 new wheelchairs to be given away, and the only qualification is being a veteran or the member of a veteran’s family and to contact us,” said JC Oberst, executive director of the Camarillo-based nonprofit. The wheelchairs came to the foundation through a donation by […]

Agoura football team will host golf tournament



Agoura High’s football team is set to host its annual golf tournament. The golf tournament, a fundraiser for the team, is June 26 at Las Posas Country Club in Camarillo. Tee time is scheduled for 11 a.m. An auction and dinner are scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m. The fundraiser costs $150 for individual players or $575 per foursome. The […]

Dangers in riding bicycles



Hearken unto the story of the Complete Idiot. I once chauffeured for a Complete Idiot who told me something I did not take seriously at the time. She said that starting up a car with the air conditioning on was not good for it. At the time, I dismissed what she said. Then time went on and I discovered that […]

Nature lovers can take a hike, celebrate the great outdoors



June is Great Outdoors Month, and with that comes the launch of #FindYourWay, a campaign to celebrate the upcoming 50th anniversary of the National Trails System and the Wild and Scenic Rivers acts of 1968. Over the next two years, #FindYourWay will invite visitors from all backgrounds to explore Ameri ca’ s trails and more than 12,000 miles of protected […]

Remembering those we love




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