Agoura Hills A thief stole a $ 50 wallet containing bank cards from a car parked on Agoura Road June 30 and later used the stolen cards to make fraudulent purchases. The incident occurred June 30. A 43-year-old man was arrested for transporting a controlled substance for sale in the 30000 block of Mulholland Highway June 28. Someone stole a […]

Right theme, right place

WALK OF ART—At top , Ali Liaquat of Simi Valley views an art display titled“A Walk with Nature”on July 9 at King Gillette Ranch. The show is open at the art gallery through July 30 at 26800 W. Mulholland Hwy., Calabasas. For more information, search King Gillette Ranch at www.nps.gov or call (805) 370-2301.


Sumac kids warp space and stretch their minds

OUTER SPACE IS OUTTA SIGHT—Sumac Elementary School teacher Carol Mallett and students Rian Bock and Nyla Arzu play with a space vortex that demonstrates the warping of space and time. Mallett built the vortex in her garage as a teaching tool for her kids. Albert Einstein theorized that mass like the sun, Earth and moon warps the spacetime around it.

Calabasas Senior Center celebrates first anniversary

A GRAND YEAR—Right, Channel 4 weathercaster Fritz Coleman entertains the audience with funny stories about what it means to be a senior citizen during the Calabasas Senior Center’s June 24 anniversary party. At far right, Coleman joins Calabasas Mayor Mary Sue Maurer and City Council members Fred Gaines, Alicia Weintraub and David Shapiro. The center offers more than 170 classes, […]

Catching the sunrise at Sunset Hills

Lakeview path is
near the border of T.O., Simi Valley

This new summer series will seek to shed a light on some of the Conejo Valley’s lesser-known hikes. Looking for a new hike this summer? How about something lakeside? Nestled in the hills along the border between Thousand Oaks and Simi Valley, the still waters of Bard Lake look like glass in the morning sun. Also known as the Wood […]

Upgraded Thousand Oaks home has easy access to parks, shopping, schools

This upgraded Thousand Oaks home features four bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms and is approximately 2,560 square feet. The house is on a cul-de-sac in the LynnBrooke neighborhood. The living room is light and open. There is a formal dining room. The upgraded kitchen has granite counters, new stainless steel appliances and a family eating area. A spacious family room adjoins […]

Lindero Canyon welcomes new principal

The Las Virgenes Unified School District Board of Education announced that Eric Anhalt will be the new principal of Lindero Canyon Middle School in Agoura Hills starting with the 2017-2018 school year. Anhalt is in his 15th year with the school district. He has served as a teacher in general and special education, an assistant principal at both Lindero Middle […]

Report on Sherwood pilot crash released

Reason for midair
breakup still unclear

Something caused Lake Sherwood pilot Michael Brannigan’s single-engine Cessna to break up in the skies above Ventura last month, but what that something was remains unclear. A preliminary report issued last month by the National Transportation Safety Board says Brannigan’s plane left a 1.5-mile-long path of debris before crashing down just before noon June 1 about seven miles northeast of […]

Visionary had a passion for preservation

Ray Phillips devoted his life to protecting local historical landmarks

“Leonis Adobe is important to me because, with the Valley constantly changing, people don’t realize there are roots here,” Ray Phillips told a Valley Times reporter in 1965. The Leonis Adobe Museum recently held a celebration in tribute to Albert Raborn “Ray” Phillips Jr., a visionary with a passion for historical preservation who was part of the effort to save […]